Imagination 'Rogue' GPUs to demo at CES
News & Analysis 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
News & Analysis 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.
Prediction for 2013 – Technology
Blog 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…
TI offers efficient DC/DC step-down converter
Product News 1/3/2013 Post a comment
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.
London Calling: A northern light startup
Blog 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.
Texas firm buys Chinese chip maker
News & Analysis 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.
Imagination CEO given knighthood
News & Analysis 1/1/2013 Post a comment
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.