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SIA sees second half IC slowdown
News & Analysis  
7/7/2010   1 comment
The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported record growth for ICs in May, but it also sees a slowdown in the second half of 2010.
TI pushes pillar flip-chip for next-gen ICs
News & Analysis  
7/7/2010   3 comments
Texas Instruments Inc. said that it will no longer use traditional wirebonding techniques for devices at the 45-/40-nm node and below.
Democratization of MEMS design and manufacturing
Blog  
7/7/2010   3 comments
A perfect storm is brewing in semiconductor design and it reminds of a period about 20 years ago when many of the same forces were at work. The storm is all about challenges and opportunities to expand a market for a specific type of semiconductor technology, and the main thing missing is coherent infrastructure or ecosystem to facilitate it.
SMIC planning $100 million share sale, says report
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7/7/2010   Post a comment
Chinese foundry chip maker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. is planning to raise $103 million by selling additional shares in the company, according to a Reuters report.
LG previews line of iPad/iPhone rivals
News & Analysis  
7/6/2010   7 comments
The first major consumer electronics maker to follow Apple's iPad into the coming blitz of smart touchscreen tablets will be LG Electronics, which has announced its Optimus Series.
Logic analyzer developed in 10 hours
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7/6/2010   Post a comment
Rainer Malzbender has produced the first design in a challenge to Design Logic Analyzer in One Day using a Opal Kelly FPGA module, FrontPanel SDK and LabVIEW.
Automotive chip market set to grow 23.5% in 2010, says Gartner
News & Analysis  
7/5/2010   8 comments
The automotive semiconductor market will grow 23.5 percent in 2010 to $19.334 billion, after declining 21.7 percent in 2009 to $15.661 billion, according to market research company Gartner.
Penn puzzled as chip ASPs fall during boom
News & Analysis  
7/5/2010   5 comments
Malcolm Penn, founder and principal analyst with market research company Future Horizons Ltd., sees the second quarter as being a "blockbuster" but is puzzled by the "madness" shown by chip companies that continue to allow chip prices to sink even as lead times lengthen.
Analysts lag 'actual' chip market growth
News & Analysis  
7/5/2010   2 comments
The "actual" global market for chips was $24.02 billion in May, as calculated from the three-month average of $24.65 billion given out by the ESIA.
Global chip sales beat expectations - again
News & Analysis  
7/5/2010   13 comments
The three-month average of global sales of semiconductors for May was $24.65 billion, up 4.5 percent compared with the previous month and up 47.6 percent compared with the same month a year before, according to the ESIA.
Singapore seeks to bolster presence in high-tech
News & Analysis  
7/5/2010   2 comments
EE Times sat down with Damian Chan of Singapore's Economic Development board to talk about the country's role in high-tech.
LED lighting control using powerline communication
Design How-To  
7/4/2010   5 comments
Understand how the standard powerline can be adapted to control the attributes of many independent LED-based lighting fixtures.
Analyst: Intel buys cell-phone chip maker
News & Analysis  
7/3/2010   2 comments
Intel acquired Comsys Mobile Communication and Signal Processing Ltd. for $30 million in late May.
Qualcomm brews plan to boost struggling lines
News & Analysis  
7/3/2010   2 comments
Qualcomm launched a number of new initiatives for many of its lesser-known products.
Lead times for some chips at 20 weeks, says iSuppli
News & Analysis  
7/2/2010   1 comment
Critically short supply of some ICs is resulting in rising prices and delivery delays of "worrying lengths," according to iSuppli.
MCUs - Microcontroller with AES authentication consumes as little as 300nA
Product News  
7/2/2010   Post a comment
Maxim's new MCU, the MAXQ1004 with AES authentication, has power use of as little as 300nA.
Qualcomm CEO: No stopping mobile traffic
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7/1/2010   Post a comment
Data traffic over mobile networks is exploding, thereby requiring new technologies to keep up with the frenetic demand.
Qualcomm tips Snapdragon development platform
News & Analysis  
7/1/2010   1 comment
Qualcomm CE0 Paul Jacobs revealed a new development platform for its chip line in the emerging mobile Internet device market.
What is augmented reality?
News & Analysis  
7/1/2010   1 comment
What is augmented reality?
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