Report: TI led 2010 industrial electronics market News & Analysis 11/8/2011 3 comments According to market research firm IHS iSuppli, the industrial market has one champion: Texas Instruments, who in 2010 earned $1.79 billion in industrial electronics semiconductor revenue, giving it a 6.5 percent market share.
TSMC sees signs of market turning up News & Analysis 11/7/2011 9 comments Although foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. suffered a third quarter that was down sequentially against its second quarter, the company is starting to see signs of a turn in the market, according to its leading European executive.
Energy harvesting memory provides voltage Product News 11/7/2011 6 comments STMicroelectronics NV, Europe's largest chip company, has introduced a 16-kbit memory that can also harvest enough energy to enable small electronic items using it to become battery-free electronic applications.
Microchip Technologies meets street estimates News & Analysis 11/4/2011 2 comments Microchip Technology Inc. reported revenue had decreased 9.1 percent sequentially in its fiscal second quarter, scraping in just below analyst’s expectations, but meeting the street’s predictions for non-GAAP profits at 46 cents per share.
TI talks future-proofing for Omap News & Analysis 11/3/2011 7 comments Tomorrow’s mobile application processor will not only be capable of rendering holographic displays, high-definition augmented reality, real-time voice translation, natural speech interaction and multi-view synthesis, but may also be able to handle neuro, fuzzy-based and even humanistic intelligence according, to Texas Instruments Inc.
Diodes AP2331 load switch Product News 11/2/2011 Post a comment Optimized for hot-swap applications, Diodes' latest single channel high side power switches have fast short-circuit response time for improved overall system robustness.
Intel to update Celeron lineup News & Analysis 11/1/2011 3 comments Intel Corp. will reportedly be updating its Celeron product line in the first quarter of 2012, with several new chips aimed at the lower end of the notebook market.
SIA restates Q3 comparisons after stats glitch News & Analysis 11/1/2011 2 comments The Semiconductor Industry Association has confirmed that it mis-stated the quarterly sequential comparisons for Japan and the global semiconductor market in its statement of global semiconductor sales for September issued Monday (Oct. 31).
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 12 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 ...