CMOS timing startup raises $2.3 million News & Analysis 2/2/2012 3 comments EoSemi Ltd. (Congleton, England), a developer of CMOS replacements for quartz oscillators, has announced it has secured a $2.3 million (£1.5milion) second tranche of funding.
TSMC plans 3-D IC assembly launch early in 2013 News & Analysis 2/2/2012 7 comments Leading IC foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. plans to announce 3-D IC assembly service as a general offering at the beginning of 2013, according to Maria Marced, president of TSMC Europe.
U.S. probes Qualcomm's foreign business practices News & Analysis 2/2/2012 2 comments Qualcomm reported record quarterly results that beat analysts' expectations, but revealed the the U.S. Dept. of Justice has begun a preliminary investigation into the company's compliance with law governing foreign business practices by U.S. companies.
Plextor SSD offers high performance Product News 2/1/2012 Post a comment Plextor has released its M3 Pro Series solid state drive (SSD) with enhanced sequential and random read/write speeds and with features such as 24nm Toggle Flash and firmware updates.
New versions of Wi-Fi expected to boost tablets News & Analysis 2/1/2012 3 comments Chip makers and consumer electronics manufacturers are working to improve the tablet user experience within the home, turning to newer versions of Wi-Fi to improve connectivity and the ability to stream content from tablets to TVs, according af Broadcom executive.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 15 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...