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China's cyberespionage will continue unabated, say experts
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2/28/2013   7 comments
Security experts at the RSA Security Conference weigh in on reports of information-stealing attacks and cyberespionage by China.
The Life of (a Raspberry) Pi
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2/28/2013   1 comment
Break out the party hats – the folks at element14 are currently celebrating the Raspberry Pi's first birthday!
AMD settles patent dispute with Tessera
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2/28/2013   Post a comment
Agreement settles pending litigation between two firms. Financial terms not disclosed.
GainSpan unveils first single-chip Wi-Fi and ZigBee IP
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2/27/2013   Post a comment
Multi-standard, multimode chip contains WLAN baseband, RF functions, and a dual IPv4/ IPv6 stack to spur the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT).
Altium Vault Server: Next-gen electronic design data management platform
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2/27/2013   Post a comment
Altium Vault Server represents a new generation of the company’s exclusive Vault design data management technology.
Slideshow: Samsung cagey on smartphone SoC at ISSCC
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2/27/2013   8 comments
Samsung faced down archrivals at ISSCC but showed few details about its Exynos 5 Octa, while Renesas and Mediatek took more open approaches.
Altera's future high-performance FPGAs to use Intel’s 14nm tri-gate technology
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2/27/2013   5 comments
Intel has been ramping its foundry services for some time now with some smaller FPGA companies – now its nabbed a big FPGA "fish" in the form of Altera.
Pericom expands USB 3.0 signal conditioning family
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2/27/2013   Post a comment
With their small footprint and low power, Pericom’s latest devices are well-suited for mobile devices.
Gigabit Ethernet MAC IP with audio video bridging
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2/27/2013   Post a comment
Arasan Chip Systems has added AVB (Audio Video Bridging) to its Gigabit Ethernet MAC product family.
Audio engines combine with high-performance MEMS mics for feature-rich sound
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2/27/2013   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics together with Soundchip, has introduced two High Definition Personal Audio (HD-PA) audio engines, STANC0 and STANC1, and an HD-PA microphone, the MP34AB01H, which enable the creation of feature-rich, software-controlled smart audio accessories.
36.5mm x 22mm buzzer outputs up to 94 dB for alarm equipment
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2/27/2013   Post a comment
The Sonitron Robust Application standard series (SRA) buzzers are 36.5mm diameter, 22mm deep units designed for automotive applications and process and alarm equipment, with a sound pressure level up to 94 dB.
Wolfson and Sensory demonstrate world's lowest-power speech recognition solution for mobile
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2/27/2013   Post a comment
Wolfson Microelectronics has worked with Sensory, a leader in speech technologies for consumer electronics to implement Sensory's TrulyHandsfree Voice Control and audio detect front-end on Wolfson’s latest ultra-low power platforms for mobile phone audio channel processing.
Let LTE and quad-core apps processor battle begin
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2/27/2013   Post a comment
As the Mobile World Congress raises its curtain next week, both Nvidia and Marvell are rushing to announce new smartphone ICs with the mobile industry’s two new “must-have features”: quad-core and LTE modem.
Android, FreeRTOS top EE Times' 2013 embedded survey
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2/27/2013   15 comments
Android has become the most popular third-party operating system for embedded applications according to a survey of engineers – but as they become more familiar respondents may be starting to shy away from the OS for future projects.
TI introduces breakthrough InstaSPIN-FOC motor control technology
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2/26/2013   Post a comment
Identify, tune and fully control your motor in less than 5 minutes and eliminate the need for a mechanical rotor sensor. Available on C2000 Piccolo MCUs today!
Firefox goes mobile, LG changes channels for WebOS
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2/26/2013   9 comments
Mozilla shows off FireFox OS and its partnership with four OEMs and 18 carriers; LG Electronics changes channels for HP's WebOS.
Intel to make 14-nm FPGAs for Altera
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2/26/2013   39 comments
Intel will build FPGAs for Altera in its 14-nm FinFET process in a deal that turns up the heat on TSMC in foundry and Xilinx in high-end FPGAs.
Sequans gung-ho for LTE Broadcast
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2/26/2013   3 comments
LTE Advanced enables operators to get into LTE Broadcast -- multicasting popular content simultaneously to multiple devices.
Toshiba samples 64-GB universal flash storage
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2/26/2013   Post a comment
The JEDEC-compliant interface handles essential writing block management, error correction and driver software.
OCZ unveils SSD with 20-nm flash
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2/26/2013   Post a comment
The 6 Gb/s SATA III-based MLC drive will come in 220-GB and 240-GB capacities.
Achronix is shipping 22nm Speedster22i FPGAs
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2/25/2013   Post a comment
Achronix Semiconductor Corporation has begun shipping their industry-leading Speedster22i HD1000 FPGAs to customers.
Full production of entire Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC family
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2/25/2013   Post a comment
The smartest solution with proven performance, lowest power and unmatched productivity.
Cypress announces revolutionary Gen5 TrueTouch controllers
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2/25/2013   Post a comment
In addition to unmatched performance with regard to noise, new devices enable in-cell stack-ups and deliver world’s best waterproofing.
What’s under the hood of Sony's PS4?
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2/25/2013   9 comments
Although Sony did not show the PS4 game console, the spec sheets provide a glimpse of what’s inside in each unit.
Big Data streamlines fabs
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2/25/2013   2 comments
Streamlined analytics in Microsoft's structured query language cut processing time for wafer fab data at AMD by 90 percent plus boost energy efficiency 10-times at Samsung.
Intel upgrades 32-nm SoC for smartphones
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2/25/2013   5 comments
Intel will show an upgraded 32-nm processor for smartphones at Mobile World Congress and talk about an upcoming new 22-nm Atom core and SoC.
DESIGN West: Livin' La Vida Mobile
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2/22/2013   1 comment
MLove Confestival founder Harald Neidhardt foresees "empathetic" electronics, which adapt their functions users' environments.
Non-contacting rotary position sensors offer rotational life of 50 million cycles and more
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2/22/2013   Post a comment
Bourns has expanded its line of non-contacting rotary position sensors for operation in harsh environments.
Vishay integrates MEPIC resistor on a PCB substrate
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2/22/2013   Post a comment
Device offers joule or flash ignition for fast firing times down to 250 µs, and features firing energy down to 1.5 mJ.
Data compression IP reduces 3G/4G system costs
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2/22/2013   Post a comment
IDT’s patent-protected compression IP reduces system cost by enabling the use of low cost fiber to connect RRUs to baseband unit in wireless infrastructure.
AD5689R 16-bit D/A converter targets wide application range
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2/22/2013   Post a comment
With relative accuracy of ±2-LSB INL, 2-ppm/°C 2.5-V reference, and space saving packages, ADI’s nanoDAC+ converters allow analog designers to address a wider range of applications without having to trade off performance for footprint.
Slideshow: ISSCC spotlights nanotubes, wireless comms
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2/22/2013   9 comments
Carbon nanotubes, video processing, 60 GHz and processors featured among the highlights from this year's ISSCCC presentations.
Xilinx' fully adaptive Gbps-class PtP microwave modem IP for backhaul apps
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2/21/2013   Post a comment
1024QAM microwave modem IP solution combines fully programmable hardware and API software for next-generation intelligent broadband wireless solutions.
Reflex CES demos SoC FPGA-based system-on-module (SoM)
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2/21/2013   Post a comment
Demonstration at Embedded World 2013 (February 26-28, 2013, Nuremberg, Germany) highlights prototyping platform, data recorders, & customizable rugged systems.
TI spins motors in minutes with sensorless, brushless DC motor drivers
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2/21/2013   3 comments
Integrated motor drivers accelerate product design by eliminating external components and software development.
STMicroelectronics launches LIS3MDL single-chip magnetometer
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2/21/2013   Post a comment
High-performance magnetometer completes range of magnetic, acceleration and gyroscopic sensors delivering design flexibility.
ADLINK embedded systems support multiple operating systems
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2/21/2013   Post a comment
ADLINK’s latest Smart Panel series provides high-value cost/performance with a powerful CPU and multiple OS support.
Baidu taps Marvell for ARM storage server SoC
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2/20/2013   8 comments
China’s Internet search giant will use a Marvell Armada XP ARM-based SoC to power a storage server, one of the first big design wins for an ARM-based server SoC.
Linaro group gives ARM a hand in networking
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2/20/2013   Post a comment
The newly formed Linaro Networking Group will develop for ARM low-level Linux code for virtualization, real-time tasks and packet processing.
App developers to be given Google Glasses
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2/20/2013   6 comments
Google is developing a version of its prototype wearable computer that it will share with application developers in an effort to spread interest and create an ecosystem for the concept.
China's Godson processors to power servers in 2014
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2/20/2013   11 comments
Loongson Technology is sampling a 32-nm Godson server processor and plans to ship a 28-nm version this fall to as many as 10 server makers in China.
Apple processors: Designed differently but here to stay
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2/20/2013   31 comments
What's next in Apple's iPhone- and iPad- powering A-series processor family? Two experts prognosticate.
Apple processors: Designed differently but here to stay
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2/20/2013   31 comments
What's next in Apple's iPhone- and iPad- powering A-series processor family? Two experts prognosticate.
ARM and STMicro join with Mathworks to support Cortex-M MCUs
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2/19/2013   2 comments
Offering first ever MATLAB, Simulink, and Embedded Coder support for Cortex-M processor-based MCUs.
Sensory's mega-cool TrulyHandsfree voice control 3.0
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2/19/2013   1 comment
Accurate voice user interfaces with biometric security and ID; Sensory's TrulyHandsfree voice control is enhanced with user defined triggers and passphrases.
Marvell rolls quad-core IC for 3G
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2/19/2013   1 comment
Marvell’s new single-chip quad-core processor is a low-cost 3G platform designed for both smartphones and tablets.
ISSCC: ASML says EUV best option at 10nm
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2/19/2013   17 comments
An ASML executive gave an update on the progress with extreme ultraviolet lithography systems and "cautious" plans for 450mm wafers in a keynote at ISSCC.
Carver Mead: Finish the physics revolution
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2/19/2013   35 comments
Veteran semiconductor academic exhorts chip designers to question orthodox thinking in physics at a packed ISSCC keynote presentation.
Microsoft machine learning takes on 'big data'
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2/18/2013   2 comments
Software giant celebrates 'big data' by describing how analytic software running on Windows servers is already extracting business intelligence.
Former Freescale CEO takes Dialog director's seat
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2/18/2013   Post a comment
European mixed-signal, power and RF chip company appoints Richard Beyer and Michael Cannon as non-executive directors.
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