MEMS in Mobiles to Be $6B Market
News & Analysis 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.
Loss-Making ST Forecasts Flat for Q3
News & Analysis 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.
Other Firms Prepare to Eat Apple's Lunch
News & Analysis 7/19/2013 54 comments
Shipments of Apple iPhones fell below expectations in the first quarter of 2013 and market analyst IHS reckons Apple is on track to lose market share in the rapidly growing market.
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.
DRAM Prices Improving Rapidly
News & Analysis 7/16/2013 12 comments
Thanks to robust gains in average selling prices throughout the year, the DRAM market is now expected to grow by 28 percent this year even as unit shipments fall, according to IC Insights.
Dialog to Pay $310 Million for PMIC Pioneer
News & Analysis 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.