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Apple's suit against Motorola tossed
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11/5/2012   Post a comment
A U.S. federal judge dismissed a lawsuit over patent license fees brought by Apple against Motorola last year.
STMicro to spearhead deployment of the ARM Cortex-A57
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The ARM Cortex-A57 Processor – featuring ARM 64-bit Technology – will be deployed in next-generation ASICs and SoCs.
Microsoft Surface RT more profitable than iPad
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11/5/2012   5 comments
Preliminary results from IHS iSuppli teardown analysis indicate Microsoft makes $315 per unit.
28KB Java virtual machine supports 32-bit MCUs
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11/5/2012   4 comments
Industry’s smallest, fast JVM boots in 2 ms at 120 MHz; uses less than 1.5 KB RAM. Supports Cortex M-based MCUs.
Slideshow: ARM server boards, demo from Applied
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11/5/2012   6 comments
Applied showed four prototype boards and an FPGA version of its 64-bit ARM server SoC running a demo of a full Web software stack despite its lack of a working chip.
SMIC posts record sales
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11/5/2012   2 comments
Chinese chip foundry beats expectations as it benefits from the rapid growth of the communications and consumer sectors in China.
OpenCL S/W dev kit for FPGAs from Altera
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11/5/2012   2 comments
Software development kit for OpenCL enables developers to take advantage of the performance and power-efficiencies of FPGAs.
X-Fab takes control of another MEMS foundry
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11/5/2012   1 comment
German foundry X-Fab Silicon Foundries AG has increased its holding in MEMS Foundry Itzehoe GmbH from 25.5 percent to 51 percent and renamed the company as X-Fab MEMS Foundry Itzehoe.
Chip sector adding jobs faster than overall U.S. economy
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11/2/2012   1 comment
Analysis of U.S. government data shows that semiconductor industry jobs grew by 3.7 percent in past year.
Android powers 75% of smartphones in Q3
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11/2/2012   4 comments
Four years after Android-powered devices hit the streets, Google-backed OS found in three of every four smartphones shipped in Q3.
Qualcomm grabs half of baseband IC market
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11/2/2012   4 comments
Fabless chip giant increased market share as Intel, MediaTek fought for No. 2 position in first half of 2012.
TI integrates more functions into AFE5809
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11/1/2012   Post a comment
Texas Instruments has integrated digital I/Q demodulation and decimation into an analog front end to reduce FPGA processing requirements in ultrasound systems as well as ultrasonic applications, such as sonar and non-destructive testing.
UMC sees shipments declining amid inventory glut
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11/1/2012   1 comment
Third quarter results in line with Wall Street's expectations, but foundry vendor sees dip ahead.
IMEC backs carbon nanotube memory
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11/1/2012   6 comments
Belgian microelectronics research center IMEC has announced a joint development program with Nantero Inc. to make carbon nanotube non-volatile memories with critical dimensions of less than 20-nm.
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