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Memory markets gain steam
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Shortages, production reallocations and a changing cast of characters boosts contract pricing for NAND flash, mobile DRAM and another market that might surprise you.
Intel adds Rohm PMIC to Atom processor support
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A power management IC from Japan's Rohm has been added to the list supporting the Intel 'Bay Trail' version of Atom, a forthcoming processor expected to be used in tablet computers.
Designing the Tehuti Networks 10GbE controller
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The company's new 10GbE controller, the TN4010, integrates an 8kb OTP NVM from Kilopass Technology Inc.
Segmented, lockable memory enhances 10GbE controller flexibility
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Storing media access control (MAC) address on-chip minimizes cost, bill of materials and power demands for network interface card (NIC) and LAN on motherboard (LOM) manufacturers.
Car infotainment systems need multi-output power ICs
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Engineers from Linear Technology outline the need for a multi-output IC that can provide a small solution footprint with a configurable number of moderately powered rails.
Renesas, Elektrobit team on infotainment
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Renesas Electronics and Elektrobit have joined forces to provide a ready-to-use solution for human-machine interface developments.
8 Hacks to Watch at Design West's Black Hat Summit
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3/5/2013   3 comments
You can learn to hack into someone’s car or smartphone, build an underwater vehicle or tele-presence robot among the interesting DIY projects at Design West 2013.
MIT unveils roadmap for converting light to hydrogen fuel
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Presentation at National Academy of Sciences shows how photovoltaic cells can create artificial photosynthesis technologies.
Micron rolls out SAS SSD
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The 6 Gb/s device achieves 10 drive fills per day for five years.
Slideshow: Analog Aficionados sees old relationships, new mentoring
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A photo recap of the fourth annual Analog Aficionados event, where the stars of electronics unite under one roof to share a meal, a beer and stories.
New ICs, topologies beat the automotive data-net bottleneck
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This article describes a high-speed vehicle network technology that can support the many displays and other functions users expect, while avoiding cabling and connector issues in auto applications.
Computer swap on Mars rover
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3/4/2013   7 comments
NASA troubleshoots memory issue on Mars rover.
Xilinx solutions target growing ASIC and ASSP gaps
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Combining SmartCORE IP and ARM processor-based smarts with All Programmable device portfolio addresses ASIC and ASSP gaps for next-gen smarter networks and data centers.
Is Apple losing its cool?
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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is concerned about Apple not being the "cool" computing system for too much longer.
SparkFun announces 2013 National Education Tour
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SparkFun's Department of Education embarks on a nationwide tour in June; aims to bring mobile teaching unit to every state in the U.S.
Everspin unveils 1-Mb MRAM with Quad SPI interface
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Memory features a 104-MHz clock speed with a 52 MB/s read/write bandwidth.
Startup builds 100-Gbps laser in CMOS
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A low-cost tunable laser made in CMOS could transform the architecture of datacenters and the economics of metro and long-haul communications networks, according to its maker, a startup from Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Advanced yield enhancement technique: Lithography friendly design
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Design these days had to be aware of many downstream issues including lithography, and various manufacturing issues. Not all of these are prevented by DRC, RET and OPC. This article discusses a Lithography Friendly Design (LFD) flow…
Chip market starts year brightly
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3/4/2013   4 comments
The Americas region posted its best total since 2001 as three-month average global sales showed year-on-year growth in January, according to numbers released by the SIA.
Mellanox to open source Ethernet software
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3/4/2013   3 comments
The Infiniband leader will support open source Ethernet software in a move aimed to outflank giants such as Cisco and Ericsson.
Solid state lighting LED driver targets commercial dimming apps
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iWatt Inc announced it has introduced a digital AC/DC LED driver platform, and the first device is a two-stage, Flickerless LED driver with output power up to 45W.
Atmel adds support for Cortex-A5 MCUs
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Atmel has added Qt from TimeSys and ThreadX from ExpressLogic to the available support for its family of Cortex-A5 based embedded processors.
Energy Micro's missing RF now due in Q4
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Norwegian fabless MCU firm has said it is now going to release its overdue line of radio transceiver products in the fourth quarter of 2013.
Samsung's damage payments to Apple slashed
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3/1/2013   11 comments
Damages of $1.05 billion reduced by 40 percent after judge rules jury miscalculated.
Slideshow: Mobile World Congress's hottest product launches
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A look at some of the most intriguing smartphones and tablets launched at the mobile world's premiere event.
Agilent increases warranty on all test instruments
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New standard warranty as well as extended warranty and calibration plans rolled out.
Self-contained RF recording system weighs less than 10lbs
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QRC Technologies offers capability to record 2x25MHz blocks of spectrum between 50MHz and 4.4GHz.
Company-provided training
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3/1/2013   2 comments
Does your company demand that you engage in some sort of continuous education?
ISSCC's backstage duo toasts two big anniversaries
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3/1/2013   1 comment
The work of championing the practice of chip design is not always easy or glamorous, the veteran duo behind the ISSCC conference has found over the years.
Dash cam video: Benefit or distraction?
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3/1/2013   3 comments
In the wake of meteor strike in Russia, will dash cams encourage drivers to drive like videographers looking for good content?
Agilent increases warranty on all test instruments
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3/1/2013   3 comments
New standard warranty as well as extended warranty and calibration plans rolled out.
London Calling: Energy Micro recruit invests $2 million
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3/1/2013   1 comment
Alf-Egil Bogen, a co-inventor of the AVR microcontroller, has not only joined Energy Micro as chief marketing officer but has also invested $2 million in the fabless MCU company.
What were they thinking: Can a mouse be used for that
Engineering Investigations  
3/1/2013   8 comments
Crazy patents are often the work of a single person who wants to become a mad inventor, but large corporations do it as well…
In space no one can hear you scream… or can they?
Engineering Pop Culture!  
3/1/2013   8 comments
An experiment that will change the scientific world forever – a plan so audacious that not even NASA has attempted it!
XMOS lowers price for event-driven MCUs
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3/1/2013   3 comments
XMOS has back-filled its product line with an event-driven microcontroller that supports four time-sliced virtual processors on its single ALU. A price point below $3 is intended to widen its appeal in embedded applications.
London Calling: Forget wireless charging
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3/1/2013   36 comments
Wireless charging; a solution looking for a problem? Or as natural as the change from wired to wireless communication? I am inclined to say forget it. Do the right thing and use a wired charger for reasons of ecology.
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