Spreadtrum sacks CTO
News & Analysis 4/26/2013 3 comments
The sudden firing of Qiuzhen Zou, Spreadtrum's chief technology officer, hints at internal turmoil within the Chinese fabless chip firm.
What’s the story behind Spreadtrum’s sudden sack of its CTO?
Add radio on-a-chip to any design
News & Analysis 4/23/2013 7 comments
Designers can add FM radio to any of their consumer gadgets with a $5 software-defined radio-on-a-chip, an antenna-to-audio solution from mixed signal semiconductor maker, Silicon Labs (Austin, Texas).
AMD's Q1 beats estimates
News & Analysis 4/19/2013 2 comments
Microprocessor vendor says it has largely completed restructuring initiatives which resulted in thousands of job cuts.
Micrel MIC826 voltage supervisor
Product News 4/18/2013 Post a comment
Micrel’s latest microprocessor supervisor improves accuracy of power supply monitoring, reduces solution size up to 70 percent, and cuts current consumption up to 75 percent.
3-D chips getting cool
News & Analysis 4/8/2013 2 comments
DARPA awards Georgia Tech 3-year $2.9 million contract to develop better cooling strategies for 3-D chips.
3-D IC stacks pushed back to 2015
News & Analysis 4/2/2013 6 comments
Globalfoundries reports on a functioning 3-D wafer-level stack with through silicon vias as the industry pushes out plans for such products to 2015 or later.