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IBM breakthrough could alleviate mobile data bottleneck
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5/31/2013   8 comments
Integrated phased-array transceiver contains all millimeter- wave components necessary for high data-rate communications.
Intel wins CPU slot in Samsung tablet
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5/31/2013   21 comments
Atom processor gain design win in Samsung Galaxy tablet computer, according to reports.
Analyst: Chip sales were weak in April
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5/31/2013   Post a comment
Financial analyst sees signs of weakness in the chip market and predicts market contraction in 2013.
Exar releases step-down regulator for EMC/EMI sensitive applications
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Exar’s latest power management chip delivers 3A of current with a 2.5MHz programmable operating frequency.
Texas Instruments ADS4449 14-bit A/D converter
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5/31/2013   Post a comment
According to TI, the ADS4449 is the highest-performance 4-channel A/D converter at 250 MSPS, providing an additional 4-dB SNR and 8-dB SFDR, compared to existing 4-channel A/D converters.
Linear Technology LTC2378-20 SAR A/D converter
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5/31/2013   Post a comment
Linear Technology’s 20-bit 1Msps no-latency SAR A/D converter boasts exceptionally low 0.5ppm (typ) and 2ppm (max) INL error.
QuickLogic’s "CUB" system provides easy eval of ArcticLink III VX for customer designs
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5/30/2013   Post a comment
Multi-function boards support all variants of the ArcticLink III VX and BX families; provides fast and easy prototyping and compatibility testing.
Production availability of SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs from Microsemi
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5/30/2013   Post a comment
Microsemi has announced the availability of its first production-qualified SmartFusion2 System-on-Chip FPGAs, the M2S050 and M2S050T.
ADI unveils ADL5544, ADL5545, ADL5610 and ADL5611 broadband RF gain blocks
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5/30/2013   Post a comment
RF amplifiers offer a combination of high linearity, power, and noise-figure performance over a wide frequency range.
Samsung unveils 4-Gb LPDDR3 mobile DRAM
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20-nm-class memory can transmit data at up to 2,133 Mb/s per pin.
Microsemi unveils TRRUST-Stor Series 200 high-security, self-encrypting solid state drive line
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New 256GB, 200MB/s TRRUST-Stor series 200 SATA SSD shipping to customers.
Global GDP woes dragging on chip growth
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5/30/2013   12 comments
IC Insights trimmed its forecast for 2013 chip market growth after preliminary Q1 GDP estimates from several regions came in soft.
Tablets expected to outship notebooks in 2013
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5/29/2013   8 comments
IDC cuts PC market forecast as consumers turn increasingly to tablets, smartphones.
SRC sponsors research in Abu Dhabi
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5/29/2013   1 comment
The Semiconductor Research Corporation is jointly funding semiconductor development efforts with the Globalfoundries parent company.
AMD rolls 'Kyoto' server processors
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Firm claims small core processors outperform Intel's Atom server chips with better power efficiency.
Cloud-based virtualization goes mobile
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5/24/2013   6 comments
Innovations by Citrix and Nvidia could take virtualization to its logical conclusion, allowing users to access their desktops from any mobile device.
Research gap threatens innovation, experts warn
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5/24/2013   22 comments
The decline of big corporate R&D groups such as Bell Labs has created a hole in the innovation pipeline said Bill Spencer (pictured) at an event celebrating the 40th anniversary of Ethernet.
Global FDSOI ecosystem rising
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5/24/2013   5 comments
So far, STMicroelectronics has been identified as the only company tilting at the FDSOI windmill. That perception, and a lonely market landscape, are about to change.
Silicon Labs' Si52111 and Si52112 clock generator ICs ease power consumption, design complexity
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5/23/2013   Post a comment
Silicon Labs introduced what it claims are the industry’s smallest, most power-efficient PCIe clocks for consumer, embedded, storage, server and communications applications.
AMD launches three mobile APUs
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5/23/2013   2 comments
Additions to AMD's lineup of mobile accelerated processing units include chips formerly codenamed Temash, Kabini and Richland.
Broadcom: Time to prepare for the end of Moore’s Law
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5/23/2013   52 comments
CTO Henry Samueli says Broadcom is starting to prepare customers for the end of CMOS scaling in the next 15 years, and it is working out plans for 3-D chip stacks.
TI expands ecosystem for MSP430 Capacitive Touch solutions
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5/22/2013   Post a comment
End-to-end portfolio allows developers to quickly and easily create capacitive touch designs that replace mechanical buttons.
Europe backs FDSOI wafer fabs
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5/21/2013   3 comments
A $465 million collaborative R&D project is set to support pilot lines in Dresden and Grenoble for production of fully depleted silicon on insulator manufacturing process.
Microchip expands 8-bit PIC MCU portfolio with intelligent analog
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5/21/2013   1 comment
MCU features complementary output generator, op-amp, and 9-bit DAC, increasing overall system capabilities while reducing costs.
EFM32 "Wonder Gecko" with ARM Cortex-M4 and FPU
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Energy Micro combines floating point and extreme low leakage technology to achieve longest battery lifetime in portable applications.
Altera Stratix V GX FPGAs achieve PCIe Gen3 compliance
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New Altera DMA reference design for Stratix V and PCIe Gen3 solutions now available.
Taiwanese researchers take aim at environmental issues
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Taiwan has long been recognized for its contributions to microelectronics, but its research labs are now working on pressing social issues.
Slideshow: Maker Faire returns to Silicon Valley
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5/21/2013   8 comments
Our man in Silicon Valley spent his Saturday afternoon taking in Maker Faire and here's a glimpse of some of the makers, robots, LEDs and whatnot he saw there.
QuickLogic's camera I/F solution for TI's ARM MCUs & Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 OS
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5/20/2013   Post a comment
Ready-to-use solution enables developers to take advantage of Android ecosystem; supports BeagleBone open source hardware platform and QuickLogic Camera Cape.
Seagate SSDs target big data, cloud storage
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5/20/2013   Post a comment
Enterprise version features a 12 Gb/s SAS interface.
ST to deny rivals FDSOI access
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5/20/2013   Post a comment
In an interview Jean-Marc Chery, ST's CTO (shown), said his company could install its FDSOI process in multiple foundries but for now has an agreement in place that will deny certain companies access to the process.
Taiwan funds smartphone innovations
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5/16/2013   4 comments
National Taiwan University has developed several innovations for tablets and smartphones designed to win the hearts of mass-market users.
ST's strategy is a tale of two segments
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5/16/2013   3 comments
ST tells analysts it is going to report financial results for both its digital and analog business segments for "transparency" but remains committed to exploiting manufacturing technologies it has Crolles, including its FDSOI process.
Chrontel expands CH7515 DisplayPort-to-LVDS conversion chip lineChrontel expands DisplayPort-to-LVDS conversion chip line
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Chrontel's latest device supports higher resolutions and 3D displays.
Mellanox to acquire silicon photonics developer Kotura
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Mellanox expects acquisition to enhance competitiveness, expand its ability to deliver next-generation optical connectivity.
Touchstone Semiconductor TS3300 boost regulator
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Touchstone’s 3.5µA TS3300 boost regulator maintains 84% efficiency over a 100:1 output current span while delivering 75mA.
Q1 mobile phone sales buoyed by Asia-Pac
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5/14/2013   5 comments
Handset sales were down year-over-year in all regions expect Asia-Pacific, according to Gartner.
Exclusive: TSMC plots microelectronics future
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5/13/2013   9 comments
TSMC's chief technology officer and vice president of R&D reveals future of semiconductors from perspective of world's foremost microchip foundry, in exclusive interview with EE Times.
Swissbit rolls out industrial SATA II SSD
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5/13/2013   Post a comment
SLC drive achieves a data rate of up to 240 MB/s.
Japan's chip vendors slide down Q1 global rankings
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5/13/2013   12 comments
Japan's chip vendors in the top 20 ranked by sales in Q1 all suffered declining sales compared with 1Q12 and were four of the worst five performing in the top 20 in terms of growth.
What Nook could buy Microsoft
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5/10/2013   10 comments
Microsoft has reportedly made a $1 billion offer to buy Nook, Barnes & Noble's e-reader business. What could it gain from the deal?
DCD's DP8051 – even faster and more configurable
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5/10/2013   Post a comment
The DP8051 is the fifth consecutive realization of a highly-advanced 8051 IP core from Digital Core Design (DCD) for use in ASIC and FPGA designs.
Compact half-bridge gate driver family targets applications with a blocking voltage of 600 V
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5/9/2013   Post a comment
Infineon Technologies AG will be unveiling the 2EDL EiceDRIVER Compact half-bridge gate driver at PCIM 2013. The device is targeting applications with a blocking voltage of 600 V.
Full featured multi-port 40nm Gigabit PHY claims lowest power
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5/9/2013   Post a comment
Broadcom has developed a new generation of energy efficient PHY devices for power-intensive Ethernet network applications.
Silicon Labs Si826x gate drivers
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CMOS-based Si826x isolated gate drivers provide a robust drop-in replacements for opto-drivers used in industrial power systems.
Microchip expands PIC16F178X 8-bit PIC MCU family with intelligent analog integration
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New MCUs feature on-chip 12-bit ADC, op amps, high-performance 16-bit PWMs and high-speed comparators.
Microsemi samples ZL70251 ULP sub-GHz radio with extended temperature, frequency range
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Next-generation 2mA low-power transceiver supports industrial operating temperatures and China unlicensed frequency bands.
Fairchild Semiconductor FTC03V455A1 automotive power module
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5/9/2013   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor is offering an automotive 3-phase variable speed inverter power module that enables higher torque systems, saves fuel and lowers CO2 emissions.
Motion sensing IC growth slowing
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5/9/2013   4 comments
The red hot market for acceleration and yaw sensors cooled in 2012, growing only 7 percent, according to market research firm IC Insights.
Peregrine Semiconductor's PE42420 SPDT RF switch enables increased network capacity, higher data rates
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5/9/2013   Post a comment
Peregrine has released what it claims is the industry’s highest-isolation RF switch for the wireless infrastructure market.
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