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ARM Acquisition: What's In It for SoftBank?
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7/19/2016   18 comments
The most vexing question about SoftBank’s deal with ARM is SoftBank itself. Who are these guys and what’s in it for them? Put more bluntly, why does plunking down $32 billion for ARM really make sense for SoftBank?
3D NAND Flash at 2 Cents per GB
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7/18/2016   14 comments
BeSang Inc. claims the cost-per-bit for its monolithic 3D NAND is lower than conventional 3D NAND.
Cypress Aims Low-Pin Memory at Automotive, IoT
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7/18/2016   Post a comment
Unsurprisingly, higher performance and smaller footprints remain desirable memory attributes for automotive, but minimizing the potential points of failures is also a high priority for carmakers.
Infineon Details Plans for Wolfspeed Takeover
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7/18/2016   Post a comment
Infineon recently announced the intention to acquire compound semiconductor expert Wolfspeed. But how are the perspectives for Wolfspeed, its product range and its staff? During a conference call, Infineon CEO Reinhard Ploss shed light on his plans.
ARM Agrees To Be Bought by Japan's Softbank
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7/18/2016   7 comments
ARM Holdings plc has agreed to be bought by Softbank of Japan for £24.3 billion (about $32.25 billion) in an all-cash deal.
5G Research Gets U.S. Call
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7/16/2016   Post a comment
The U.S. took a step ahead in 5G cellular research with a $400 government effort drawing praise from experts who called for global harmony on spectrum.
Futuristic LUKE Arm to Go on Sale
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7/16/2016   Post a comment
Under development and testing for years, the LUKE arm offers amputees revolutionary capabilities.
FCC Paves Way for 5G
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7/15/2016   Post a comment
The U.S Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to approve a set of rules for wireless broadband communications operating above 24 GHz.
DARPA Invests $7.5 Million for Implantable Biosensor Tech
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7/15/2016   Post a comment
The grant will aid Profusa in further development of its implantable biosensors for continuous monitoring of multiple body chemistries.
Audi Exec Predicts ‘Server Blades’ on Wheels
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7/15/2016   Post a comment
Updating a car via software isn’t enough. Audi wants to make hardware upgradable. Using the modular design of server blades as its metaphor, Audi said it wants to “pull in and pull out blades in a car.”
Chip Equipment Spending to Stay Flat in 2016
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7/14/2016   Post a comment
The worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment market will be flat this year and will rebound in 2017 according to the SEMI trade association.
FinFET Startup Seeks Partners for Collaboration
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7/14/2016   Post a comment
FinScale Inc. (Dublin, Calif.), a startup that claims it knows how to build superior FinFETs optimized for quantum effects, has formed an industrial and academic partner program to accelerate development and adoption of its technology.
Infineon to buy Cree's Wolfspeed SiC business
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7/14/2016   Post a comment
Infineon Technologies AG has agreed to buy the Wolfspeed power and RF division of Cree Inc. for $850 million in cash (about €740 million).
Huawei Sues T-Mobile US over 4G
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7/14/2016   Post a comment
China's Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. has filed a lawsuit against T-Mobile US alleging the US mobile phone service operator is using patented 4G technologies without a license, according to the Puget Sound Business Journal.
Quantum Superconducting Advance
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7/14/2016   Post a comment
The European Union announced it is funding the "world's most sensitive microwave detector" for commercialization as a quit photon detector for quantum computers. An ASP.org paper published on Friday describes it as the "worlds most sensitive photon detector" being 17-times more sensitive than photodetectors today.
Wearables Don Secret Materials
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7/14/2016   2 comments
Contract manufacturer Flex and fabric maker MAS Holdings partnered to bring printed inks and conductive yarns to wearables later this year.
TSMC to Adopt Extreme Ultraviolet at 5nm
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7/14/2016   5 comments
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world’s largest foundry, said it will fully implement extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography to make 5nm chips by the end of this decade.
Leti Unveils New 3D Network-on-Chip
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7/14/2016   Post a comment
Leti’s 3D IC technology fundamentally differs from other 3D chips available on the commercial market. The difference lies in the interposer. Leti’s 3D NoC technology uses a ‘smart interposer,” where active elements are integrated.
Chinese Firm Gets ARM License to Attack Server Market
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7/13/2016   Post a comment
Huaxintong Semiconductor Technology Co. Ltd., a recently formed joint venture between China’s Guizhou province and a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., has taken a multi-year ARMv8-A architecture license.
Brexit Vote Prompts Reduced Global Chip Market Forecast
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7/13/2016   1 comment
IC Insights has lowered its 2016 semiconductor market forecast from 2 percent growth to an annual decline of 1 percent.
Irongate Heralds New Cyber Threat to Industry
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7/13/2016   Post a comment
Recently-identified malware demonstrates a potential threat to industrial control systems.
IBM Gives Appliances a Voice
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7/13/2016   2 comments
White goods makers are testing ways to embed into appliances links to data analytics for voice interfaces.
Leti Plans Startup Accelerator
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7/12/2016   1 comment
French research institute Leti is planning to create a startup accelerator organization under the name Innovation Venture Accelerator (IVA).
Q'comm Snapdragon 821 Mobile Chip Unveiled
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7/12/2016   Post a comment
Qualcomm gave its top-of-the-line Snapdragon mobile processor a minor spec bump to target the best smartphones slated for the second half of the year.
M'soft, GE Partnership Targets Industrial Cloud
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7/12/2016   Post a comment
Microsoft and GE have announced a partnership that will make GE's Predix, a platform for the industrial internet, available on Azure.
Ex-Lenovo CEO Takes Avnet Helm
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7/12/2016   Post a comment
Avnet's CEO Rick Hamada has stepped down after five years on the job, less than three months after Avnet announced it would cut $25 million in personnel and other expenses from its technology business.
Will NTSB Apply Brakes to Tesla's Autopilot?
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7/12/2016   11 comments
The NTSB’s entry into the investigations on a deadly crash on May 7 involving the “Autopilot” function in a 2015 Tesla Model S will certainly bring extra scrutiny to the automotive industry’s push for semi and full autonomous-driving technology.
U.S. PC Sales Show Surprising Strength
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7/12/2016   Post a comment
PC shipments in the U.S. unexpectedly increased year-over-year in the second quarter, snapping a string of five straight down quarters.
Flexible Displays Market to Grow at 27% CAGR
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7/12/2016   Post a comment
Flexible display shipment revenues are set to be $3.7 billion in 2016 and are on a compound annual growth rate of 27 percent over the period to 2021, according to IHS Technology.
ST Grows STM32 MCU Family
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7/11/2016   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics has introduced a development ecosystem for its latest low-power, high-performance STM32L4 microcontrollers and expanded the series with five product lines comprising a range of package and memory-density options.
Automotive Memory: Still a Niche Market?
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7/11/2016   Post a comment
Micron's latest SLC NAND is aimed at embedded application uses including connected cars, but although automotive is sexy, as a memory segment it's never going to be that large: it comes down to the volume of vehicles built every year.
IMEC, ARM Collaborate on 7nm Design
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7/11/2016   Post a comment
Processor intellectual property licensor ARM Holdings plc (Cambridge, England) has signed up to the INSITE collaborative research program on design at nanoelectroics research institute IMEC (Leuven, Belgium).
Ex-Broadcom Unit to Shape Cypress IoT Future
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7/11/2016   Post a comment
Cypress closed the previously announced acquisition for $550 million of Broadcom’s Internet of Things business unit. The new unit’s directions and strategies will likely tilt toward the Broadcom team, which dwarfs its counterpart at Cypress.
Intelligence Agency Sets 3D Challenge
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7/11/2016   Post a comment
The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence has issued a $100,000 challenge to the programming community to improve upon the automatic generation of 2D-to-3D imagery from satellites.
Zinc Doping Boosts GaAs Nanowire Lasers
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7/11/2016   Post a comment
Scientists at The Australian National University have improved the performance of unpassivated GaAs nanowire lasers more than a hundred folds, by adding zinc as a dopant, changing the crystal structure and increasing the device's radiative efficiency.
Startup Debuts Open Source SoCs
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7/11/2016   2 comments
Startup SiFive aims to use the open source RISC-V core as the heart of two SoC platforms, enabling a broader set of engineers to build custom processors.
Startup Looks to Put PAs on CMOS Express
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7/8/2016   Post a comment
ACCO Semiconductor has emerged from semi-stealth mode with a new type of transistor that it says enables power amplifiers to be built in CMOS.
Perovskite Discovery Promises Big Efficiency Boost
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7/8/2016   Post a comment
Researchers have found a way to boost the efficiency of perovskite solar cells to 31%.
Chip Sales Remain Stagnant
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7/8/2016   3 comments
Chip sales posted a slight sequential uptick in May, but were down nearly 8% compared with May 2015, according to the SIA.
Perovskite Discovery Promises Big Efficiency Boost
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7/8/2016   Post a comment
Researchers have found a way to boost the efficiency of perovskite solar cells to 31%.
Google Glass Lives On In Medicine
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7/8/2016   2 comments
While Google Glass may have fallen out of favor among the hippest technologists and those that follow them, the wearable technology has found a second life in emergency medicine.
HeartWare's Serious LVAD Battery Recall
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7/8/2016   Post a comment
HeartWare International is recalling more than 18,000 batteries for ventricular assist devices it sold between 2013 and 2015, the company and FDA recently announced.
Vision Restoration: Startup Develops Implantable Pixels
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7/8/2016   Post a comment
French Startup Pixium Vision is moving fast in the field of vision restoration. The company is not only developing two distinct retinal-implant technologies to circumvent retinal degenerative diseases, it also hopes to be able one day to feed visual stimulation (from its proprietary bioinspired neuromorphic imaging sensor) directly to the visual cortex.
Qualcomm Sues Chinese Smartphone Firm
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7/8/2016   Post a comment
Phone chip supplier and intellectual property licensor Qualcomm Inc. has sued Meizu Technology Co. Ltd. (Xhuhai, Guangdong, China) alleging infringement of patents covering features and technologies used in smartphones.
Google To Acquire Image Recognition Startup
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7/7/2016   Post a comment
Google announced a deal to buy image-recognition startup Moodstocks. Created in 2009, the French startup first introduced on-device image recognition in 2012, enabling smartphones to recognize whatever their camera sees.
IBM Rolls Out Job-Cutting Plan In The Netherlands
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7/7/2016   Post a comment
According to a leaked company memo, IBM is imposing involuntary job cuts in the Netherlands for the first time. Does the move serve as a template for Big Blue to impose forced layoffs in regions where local labor laws have made it difficult to impose mandatory cuts?
PROTO FPGAs Lower the Cost of Prototyping Rad-Tolerant FPGA-Based Systems
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7/7/2016   2 comments
RTG4 PROTO devices use the same silicon and the same packages as RTG4 flight-model FPGAs, but they cost a whole lot less.
Tesla's Fatal Crash: 6 Unanswered Questions
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7/7/2016   42 comments
Tesla’s fatal crash has many automotive industry experts wondering what exactly happened. EE Times makes an attempt to dissect which technologies were at play inside Model S Autopilot, and what limitations each technology was manifested in the crash.
IBM, Samsung Put New Spin on MRAM
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7/7/2016   30 comments
20 years after it invented magnetic random access memory (MRAM), IBM adds spin-transfer torque with help from foundry partner Samsung, claiming its MRAM may replace flash someday.
ASML’s Tech Chief Snags SIA's Noyce Award
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7/7/2016   Post a comment
Martin van den Brink, a long-time technologist at lithography system vendor ASML Holding NV, has been named the 2016 winner of the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA)’s Robert N. Noyce Award.
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