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5 Reasons Renesas Ditched Modem Business
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6/28/2013   49 comments
Renesas Mobile's dream to become the world's mobile technology leader went belly-up after a three-year struggle. What happened?
Linear Technology LT3081 1.5A wide input voltage range linear regulator
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6/27/2013   Post a comment
Linear Technology’s 1.5A wide input voltage range linear regulator offers key usability, monitoring and protection features.
ST preps ST75MM smart meter chip supporting METERS AND MORE spec
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6/27/2013   4 comments
ST’s SoC with turn-key hardware supporting METERS AND MORE open communication standard enables broad smart-meter deployment.
Semtech's SX1272 RFIC drives IoT, M2M deployments
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6/27/2013   3 comments
With a range of up to 15km, Semtech's SX1272 RFIC enables metering, control and sensor applications.
Microchip Technology's MCP2561/2 series of transceivers
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6/27/2013   Post a comment
The MCP2561/2 series of transceivers meets the stringent EMC requirements of global automotive OEMs.
3 Windows 8 questions for Microsoft Build
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6/26/2013   3 comments
Microsoft has a chance to regain control of the Windows 8 narrative at Build conference. But can the company execute where it has stumbled before?
Silicon Labs integrates oscillator on standard CMOS chip
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6/26/2013   6 comments
World's first single-chip MEMS oscillator marries the scalability and economy of CMOS to the reliability and stability of MEMS.
TI targets Internet of Things set-up
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6/25/2013   2 comments
Texas Instruments rolled out new hardware and software to help simplify the process of connecting devices to the Internet of Things.
STMicro signs memory design agreement with Rambus
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6/24/2013   1 comment
Multifaceted agreement expands existing licenses between the two companies and settles all outstanding claims.
DRAM market consolidates, gains in stability
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6/24/2013   Post a comment
Production is expected to decline by 24% to 13 million this year, according to IHS.
Microsoft Build: 7 things to expect
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6/24/2013   Post a comment
From Windows 8.1 developments to a possible Surface Mini, the Microsoft Build conference promises fireworks.
Chinese state firm offers $1.38 billion for Spreadtrum
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6/24/2013   6 comments
Booming Spreadtrum attracts purchase offer from Chinese state-owned holding company based at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
IMEC helps scale NAND flash below 20-nm
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6/21/2013   5 comments
IMEC has produced a multilayer inter-gate dielectric that opens up operational voltage windows for planar NAND flash memory structures below 20-nm.
Chip inventory moves point to second-half growth
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6/21/2013   3 comments
Semiconductor inventory falls in Q1 as outlook for electronics demand rises, says market analysis firm.
Qualcomm responds to low-end smartphone threat
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6/21/2013   6 comments
Chip vendor provides 28-nm upgrade and reference designs for Snapdragon 200 range; tries to prevent flow of design wins to competition in China and emerging markets.
Flexible image sensors printed on plastic
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6/20/2013   2 comments
Two firms have created what they tout as a first in flexible printed electronics: a large area, conformable, organic image sensor printed on plastic.
DeepCover Secure Authenticator features strong public key cryptography
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6/20/2013   Post a comment
Maxim is sampling the DS28E35 DeepCover Secure Authenticator, a highly secure cryptographic solution for a host controller to authenticate peripherals.
IEEE 1149.1 'JTAG' revision could save billions
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6/20/2013   3 comments
Release cuts IC design cost through test reuse
Intel, AMD debate best chip for cloud
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6/20/2013   1 comment
AMD touts its newer, low-power ARM chips, while Intel contends x86 remains the go-to chipset for the cloud.
QuickLogic announces CSSP-based SDIO-to-USB solutions
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6/20/2013   Post a comment
Developers of healthcare, industrial and infrastructure devices can easily integrate SDIO-based Wi-Fi/Bluetooth peripherals designed for smartphone and tablet apps.
Diodes 74HC, 74HCT, 74AHC and 74AHCT CMOS logic families.
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6/20/2013   Post a comment
Diodes has added standard shift register and decoder logic ICs to its enhanced 74HC, 74HCT, 74AHC and 74AHCT CMOS logic families.
Linear Technology LT3955 DC/DC converter
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6/20/2013   Post a comment
Linear is offering a 60VIN /80VOUT DC/DC converter that is designed to operate as a constant current source and constant-voltage regulator with an internal 3.5A switch.
Chip making equipment market to bounce back in 2014
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6/20/2013   1 comment
Following on from falls across many areas of semiconductor capital spending in 2013 the market is going to jump in 2014, according to market research firm Gartner.
SMIC appoints former Intel exec to board
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6/20/2013   3 comments
Chinese foundry has appointed Sean Maloney, who had been tipped as a possible CEO of Intel, as an independent non-executive director.
28-nm SoC development costs doubled over previous node
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6/20/2013   13 comments
Software burden means cost of 28-nm SoC development near double that of the previous node, according to market research firm.
The good and bad of tablets at work
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6/19/2013   9 comments
From stakeouts to burger orders, tablets are taking charge. And Windows 8 could add even more use cases.
Op amps extend battery life with low power consumption
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6/19/2013   Post a comment
Microchip’s latest family of op amps provide low leakage current over temperature and low input offset voltage in space-saving SC70 and SOT-23 packages.
Rockchip tablet SOCs use both Mali, PowerVR graphics
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6/19/2013   6 comments
Chinese fabless chip company adds PowerVR GPU to its tablet system-chip offering.
Intel's budget supercomputer diversifies
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6/19/2013   2 comments
Intel's Xeon Phi coprocessor families offer something for every supercomputer user, from high-end systems to workstations to embedded systems.
Microsemi introduces highly-integrated IGLOO2 FPGAs
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6/18/2013   Post a comment
IGLOO2 FPGAs offer lowest system cost, best-in-class integration, low power, reliability, and security.
Microchip's new PIC32MX 32-bit microcontroller portfolio
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6/18/2013   Post a comment
The PIC32MX family offers the performance, integrated peripherals, and memory for low-cost graphic human-interface, connectivity, and digital-audio apps.
FDSOI helps ST, Rambus reach IP settlement
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6/18/2013   Post a comment
Agreement covers FDSOI design, security, memory and interface technologies and settles all outstanding claims.
AMD touts trio of 2014 server chips
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6/18/2013   1 comment
AMD has given some details on its 2014 portfolio of processors for enterprise and data center servers.
China takes fastest supercomputer crown
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6/18/2013   14 comments
China’s National University of Defense Technology won the fastest supercomputer in the world contest sponsored by the Top500 List.
Atmel announces new SAM D20 series of ARM Cortex-M0+ MCUs
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6/17/2013   4 comments
Offering flexible, ultra-low power, high-performance solutions, new MCUs target automation, consumer, metering, and industrial apps.
Toshiba, TSMC report ROMs with multi-level cells
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6/17/2013   Post a comment
Toshiba, TSMC both reported multi-bit per memory cell ROMs at the Symposium on VLSI Circuits held in Kyoto, Japan, last week.
Smartphone demand makes Spreadtrum guidance soar
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6/17/2013   2 comments
Demand for smartphone chips from Chinese fabless chip vendor causes it to provide a major uplift to Q2 sales guidance.
Diodes The ZXTR2005Z, ZXTR2008Z and ZXTR2012Z regulator transistors
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6/14/2013   Post a comment
Diodes’ high-voltage regulators integrate a transistor, Zener diode and resistor into a standard SOT89 package.
AMS marks down 2013 revenue on order delays
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6/14/2013   1 comment
Austrian analog IC and sensor vendor has lowered its growth estimate for 2013 because certain customers are pushing orders out. The company has also lost its CEO who has stood down.
Mellanox adds Danish firm to buying spree
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6/14/2013   Post a comment
High-speed interconnect provider adds to offering with plan to acquire Denmark's IPtronics for its optical transceivers.
Atmel pays Infineon over MCU patent dispute
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6/14/2013   5 comments
After two years of legal wrangling U.S. based microcontroller company pays up over allegedly infringing 11 patents.
TI TPS3420 and TPS3421 push-button reset controllers target portable applications
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6/13/2013   Post a comment
TI's family of low quiescent current timers feature flexible time selection and tiny package.
ST EEPROMs guarantee 4 million erase/write cycles
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6/13/2013   Post a comment
At that endurance level, ST’s latest EEPROMs give designers extra freedom to update stored data more frequently and extend system lifetime.
TI 12-bit ADCs handle up to 900 Msamples/s
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6/13/2013   Post a comment
Comprising six single-channel and dual-channel models, Texas Instruments’ ADS5409 family of 12 bit ADCs offers sampling speeds ranging from 500 Msamples/s to 900 Msamples/s, while reducing board space requirements by 80%.
UMC extends FinFET partnership to 10-nm
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6/13/2013   8 comments
UMC will send researchers to Albany, New York, to work on the development of 10-nm FinFET process technology with IBM.
ST, Bosch in dead heat for MEMS market lead
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6/12/2013   4 comments
Market watcher IHS iSuppli branded InvenSense the most successful MEMS startup ever in its latest report on the MEMS market.
DARPA kicking off Virtual Robotics Challenge
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6/12/2013   4 comments
The Defense Advance Research Projects Agency is staging a competition among 18 teams trying building more advanced search and rescue robots.
Texas Instruments plans to boost Chinese manufacturing
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6/12/2013   7 comments
U.S. chipmaker plans to expand manufacturing at its Chengdu wafer fab with the support of Chinese authorities
Microchip's real-time power monitoring and code optimization
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6/11/2013   Post a comment
MPLAB REAL ICE Power Monitor Module provides unsurpassed current measurement; optimizes software for lowest possible power consumption.
Kickstart IoT development with TI’s new SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3000 BoosterPack
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6/11/2013   Post a comment
$35 CC3000 module-based BoosterPack works with both MSP430 and Tiva C Series LaunchPad evaluation kits for fast time-to-market of new Wi-Fi designs.
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