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Samsung & Apple Drive Robust Growth in Light Sensors
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7/31/2013   2 comments
The value of light and proximity sensors used mobile handsets and tablets is set to grow rapidly in the coming years due to increased use by the likes of Samsung and Apple, according to IHS.
MEMS in Mobiles to Be $6B Market
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7/30/2013   13 comments
The market for MEMS sensors in smartphones and tablets is ramping fast but will be accompanied by increased competition and declining prices, according to market analysis firm Yole Développement.
Chip Market Projected to Grow 7%
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7/30/2013   19 comments
IDC says the semiconductor market will grow by 6.9 percent in 2013, thanks in large part to smartphone and tablet growth.
Slideshow: Google Upgrades Android, Nexus, TV
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7/25/2013   29 comments
We take a look at the new Nexus 7, Android 4.3, and Chromecast and share a brief chat with Google's Mr. Android and the chairman of Asus.
Loss-Making ST Forecasts Flat for Q3
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7/23/2013   4 comments
As STMicroelectronics strives to move on from its wireless misadventure, the company has reported losses in its Q2 results and sees no sequential growth in Q3.
TI Looks for Q3 Sales Uptick
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7/23/2013   9 comments
Texas Instruments reported that second quarter sales were down 9 percent year-over-year, but the company forecast a third quarter sequential increase of about 6 percent.
Java Grabs ARM in Embedded Drive
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7/22/2013   10 comments
Version 3.3 of Oracle's Java Micro Edition Embedded supports ARM-based SoCs targeting a broad range of microcontroller-class devices.
MEMS Sensors Secure Structures
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7/19/2013   21 comments
Infrastructure monitoring firm Resensys claims to be preventing bridges from collapsing with advanced warning using wireless networks of micro-electro-mechanical system sensors and smart monitoring software.
Intel Results Continue to Slide
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7/18/2013   35 comments
Intel cuts 2013 capex and revenue forecasts as it reports falling profits in second quarter.
Startup Aims to Unsnarl IoT Code
News & Analysis  
7/17/2013   21 comments
WigWag plans open source software to ease to job of addressing devices using any protocol on the Internet of Things. It also described the innards of its home automation devices.
Japan Firm Offers Personal 3D Printer
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7/16/2013   17 comments
Japan firm is offering a 3D printer plus design software for less than 200,000 yen, or less than about US$2,000, in the form of the Scoovo C170 model.
MRAM Pioneer Doubles Funding
News & Analysis  
7/16/2013   13 comments
French MRAM firm Crocus Technology has raised about $45 million, which it plans to use for volume production in Israel and R&D at its joint venture fab in Russia.
Image Processor IC Startup Snags Funding, New CEO
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7/10/2013   4 comments
Movidius Ltd. puts the former GM of TI's OMAP in the chief executive chair and moves its headquarters to Silicon Valley.
Chip Sales Boom in May
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7/2/2013   7 comments
Americas and Asia-Pacific regions drive May three-month average of global chip sales above expectations and produce the largest sequential monthly increase in averaged sales since March 2010.
Dialog to Pay $310 Million for PMIC Pioneer
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7/2/2013   1 comment
Germany-based Dialog Semiconductor has agreed to buy power management IC pioneer iWatt for $310 million in cash plus up to an additional $35 million based on subsequent business performance.
IoT Landscape Defies Mapping
News & Analysis  
7/1/2013   17 comments
The Internet of Things represents one of the most fragmented market landscapes in electronics today.
WigWag Kicks Off Home Automation Campaign
News & Analysis  
7/1/2013   6 comments
WigWag has quickly blown through the modest goal of its Kickstarter campaign, but whether the startup sparks an IoT firestorm remains to be seen.
Artificial Pancreas Dials Up Smartphones
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7/1/2013   15 comments
Diabetes researchers are tapping mobile devices to link insulin monitors and pumps as they work toward an artificial pancreas.


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