Video: Intel’s CES press conference highlights
News & Analysis 1/10/2013 5 comments
At CES, the firm announced a pull-in of its low powered processors from fourth generation to third generation Ivy bridge products, exceeding even its own previously stated power targets, for what the company hopes will produce thinner, lighter, longer battery life devices.
Nvidia launches 'Wayne' processor with LTE
News & Analysis 1/7/2013 6 comments
Nvidia has launched the quad-core Cortex A15 based Tegra 4 application processor for use in consumer gadgets from smartphones, through tablet computers to games consoles at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Chip sales boosted by American strength
News & Analysis 1/4/2013 9 comments
For the second month in a row, strong growth in the Americas region pushed the three-month average of worldwide semiconductor sales to increase at above typical seasonal rates.
TI offers efficient DC/DC step-down converter
Product News 1/3/2013 Post a comment
Texas Instruments has introduced what it claims the industry’s lowest power DC/DC step-down converter, an ultra-low power circuit enables battery-free power to applications, such as wireless sensor networks, monitoring systems, smoke detectors, wearable medical devices and mobile accessories.
Semi upswing seen for 2013
News & Analysis 1/3/2013 8 comments
Strength in mobile devices, communications, and tablets will boost the chip biz out of the doldrums, according to IDC.
Texas firm buys Chinese chip maker
News & Analysis 1/2/2013 1 comment
Diodes, a manufacturer of discrete, analog and application-specific semiconductors, is set to buy a chip maker that supplies OEMs in China with analog and mixed-signal ICs.