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Imagination 'Rogue' GPUs to demo at CES
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1/4/2013   2 comments
Partners of graphics IP licensor Imagination Technologies Group plc will be demonstrating the first products using the firm's PowerVR Series 6 GPU cores at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the company said.
Chip sales boosted by American strength
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1/4/2013   9 comments
For the second month in a row, strong growth in the Americas region pushed the three-month average of worldwide semiconductor sales to increase at above typical seasonal rates.
Plunify, net-based FPGA design startup, gains funds
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Startup company Plunify has gained funding from Singapore to continue development of its Internet-based FPGA design software platforms.
Prediction for 2013 – Technology
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1/4/2013   2 comments
What do people in the EDA and semiconductor industries expect to happen in 2013? This clearly establishes the directions that they intend to focus on and where they will place their dollars…
Improving automotive lighting designs with high-performance LED drivers
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1/3/2013   1 comment
One of the biggest challenges for automotive lighting systems designers is how to optimize for high-brightness LEDs, which require an accurate and efficient DC current source.
Semiconductor Evaluation Leveraging COTS FPGAs and Connectors
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1/3/2013   Post a comment
This is the ideal solution for one of my design engineer friends who is having problems with regard to evaluating components from different semiconductor and sensor vendors.
Google to drop patent cases as part of FTC deal
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1/3/2013   3 comments
A deal between Google and the Federal Trade Commission gives Android competitors such as Apple and Microsoft an edge in ongoing mobile patent wars.
DesignCon Deep Dive: SystemVerilog for FPGA-Based Design
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Download this free pdf from a recent DesignCon, which dives into how SystemVerilog can help you with your next FPGA-based design.
A Clean Slate for CES
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1/3/2013   2 comments
What does the lack of hype around CES 2013 indicate?
Wolfe's Den: Will Complexity Kill CES?
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1/3/2013   10 comments
I went to the 2013 consumer electronics show and all I got was another lousy remote control.
TI offers efficient DC/DC step-down converter
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Texas Instruments has introduced what it claims the industry’s lowest power DC/DC step-down converter, an ultra-low power circuit enables battery-free power to applications, such as wireless sensor networks, monitoring systems, smoke detectors, wearable medical devices and mobile accessories.
GravityLight – What a GREAT idea!
Engineering Pop Culture!  
1/3/2013   14 comments
There are currently over 1.5 billion people in the World who rely on biomass fuels (mostly kerosene) for lighting once the sun goes down.
Amazon spinning out Kindle’s Lab126?
Blog  
1/3/2013   8 comments
The secretive R&D group behind the Amazon Kindle has nearly 250 positions open, including many senior management jobs -- if its Web site is to be believed.
London Calling: A northern light startup
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1/3/2013   3 comments
The far north has the aurora borealis and, in the winter, a need for controllable lighting. So it should be no surprise that a Finnish cluster of expertise is developing around the topic of solid-state illumination.
Semi upswing seen for 2013
News & Analysis  
1/3/2013   8 comments
Strength in mobile devices, communications, and tablets will boost the chip biz out of the doldrums, according to IDC.
Ethernet tackles automotive EMI challenge
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1/2/2013   3 comments
The needs of more recent Ethernet-based automotive applications distinctly from the current applications, and must meet car manufacturers’ EMI limits.
Analyze This: Electronics winners & losers in 2012
Blog  
1/2/2013   21 comments
A look back and a look ahead at the top trends in the global electronics industry.
Stars of DesignCon: Silicon Interposer Spurs 3-D Chip Stacks
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1/2/2013   1 comment
Rambus will explain how the die-to-die connections maintain routing and signal integrity up to 20 GHz.
That's strange – my clothes have shrunk!
Engineering Pop Culture!  
1/2/2013   19 comments
I think I must be the victim of some strange disturbance in the space-time continuum, because my clothes appear to have been shrinking over the past few months.
Wolfe's Den: Sony Streams with Style
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1/2/2013   7 comments
Move over, Apple TV and Roku, because Sony's got the best streaming entertainment play no one's heard of.
IPad 3 called 'unbalanced' as Apple, TSMC rumors fly
News & Analysis  
1/2/2013   20 comments
With more reports asserting that Apple will start making chips at TSMC, an analyst says the iPad 3 designed suffered because it lacks of the latest process technology.
Tech trends: Details on Everspin's ST-MRAM
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1/2/2013   3 comments
New materials for ST-MRAM enhance data stability and decrease failure.
Broadcom seen retaining lead in connectivity chips
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1/2/2013   2 comments
More than 5 billion wireless connectivity chips will ship in 2013, according to market researcher, and Broadcom is expected to remain the leader with Qualcomm a close second.
EDA/IP weekly roundup – January 2nd 2013
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Analog Bits, Mentor, Tanner and Xilinx made the lineup today. See here for their news…
National Instruments acquires LTE tester
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National Instruments has acquired wireless testing specialist Signalion, a German firm that is part of Dresden's tight-knit communications R&D community.
Texas firm buys Chinese chip maker
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1/2/2013   1 comment
Diodes, a manufacturer of discrete, analog and application-specific semiconductors, is set to buy a chip maker that supplies OEMs in China with analog and mixed-signal ICs.
How eight engineers designed the next EV
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1/1/2013   1 comment
What design considerations did a serendipitously chosen band of engineers using to design the next-gen EV?
Imagination CEO given knighthood
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Hossein Yassaie, the CEO of Imagination who came to the U.K. from Iran in the 1970s, has been knighted for services to technology and innovation in the New Year Honors for 2013.
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