IBM's Watson goes to college
News & Analysis 1/31/2013 4 comments
A general-purpose version of the IBM Watson supercomputer that won on the game show Jeopardy will be installed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
TI doubles memory in new MSP430 MCUs
Product News 1/30/2013 Post a comment
MSP430F66xx devices provide more memory, analog integration, and device scalability for blood glucose meters, home automation, activity monitors, and low-power wireless applications.
Excess chip inventory set to hurt Q1
News & Analysis 1/25/2013 1 comment
Global economic woes across mutliple sectors drove chip inventory high in 2012 and is set to hurt global chip sales in the first quarter of 2013, according to market analysis firm IHS.
Penn keeps predicting chip market growth
News & Analysis 1/23/2013 2 comments
The chip market will grow by 8 percent in 2013, according to market analyst Malcolm Penn but it depends on how the global economy plays out in 2013. Right now the signs are not good.
MediaTek, MStar merger delayed
News & Analysis 1/16/2013 Post a comment
A lack of anti-trust clearances has prompted MediaTek to withdraw a plan to issue additional shares with which to buy rival fabless chip company MStar, according to local reports.
CES: Samsung touts green memory
News & Analysis 1/11/2013 8 comments
Samsung, as a huge player in the entire connected ecosystem, has decided it needs to tackle the problem and at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, was touting its “green memory” to clean up the data center.