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 4 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.