Latest Content tagged with Semiconductors
ARM Boosts IoT Security
News & Analysis 10/23/2017 1 comment
ARM announced a new framework for security in MCU-class devices used in the Internet of Things along with new firmware and core offerings to implement them.
Elektrobit Targets ECU Overload in Cars
News & Analysis 10/18/2017 1 comment
While the automotive industry today faces many challenges, two stand out: How do automakers deal with the proliferation of codes, software and data? Can conventional ECUs – presumably hundreds already packed into a single vehicle – handle this digital mob scene?
Globalfoundries Speaks Car Talk
News & Analysis 10/12/2017 3 comments
Globalfoundries' executive told EE Times that his company is picking “new customers in the automotive space,” as carmakers and Tier Ones scramble to “figure out software/hardware partitioning and interfaces” in the highly automated electric vehicles.
WD Gives Hard Drives New Spin
News & Analysis 10/12/2017 1 comment
Western Digital said it will start shipping in 2019 a new recording head technology that will enable 40 TByte hard disk drives by 2025.
Foundries Target China
News & Analysis 10/6/2017 2 comments
With the share of the pure-play foundry market going to China on the rise, foundries are increasing their manufacturing presence there, according to IC Insights.
RISC-V Boots Linux at SiFive
News & Analysis 10/4/2017 2 comments
Startup SiFive has taped out and started licensing a version of the RISC-V core that runs Linux, expanding its set of target markets.
Smooth Succession Expected at TSMC
News & Analysis 10/4/2017 Post a comment
Foundry giant likely to likely to see a smooth transition to new management once Chairman Morris Chang retires next June, according to analysts who cover the company.
Q&A: Ray Bingham on Canyon Bridge, Imagination
News & Analysis 10/2/2017 2 comments
EE Times caught up with Ray Bingham, partner at Canyon Bridge. Our discussion covered questions about his firm’s relationship with Tallwood VC which bought MIPS, how Canyon Bridge plans to rebuild Imagination, who Canyon Bridge really is.
5G Sprint Led by Marathon Man
News & Analysis 9/28/2017 Post a comment
Qualcomm engineer and 3GPP chair Wanshi Chen is on the hook to deliver by the end of the year a draft of requirements for a 5G cellular transceiver.
IPhone 8 Chips Come into View
News & Analysis 9/26/2017 Post a comment
Apple’s iPhone 8 Plus sports an A11 processor 30% smaller than in the A10 in the iPhone 7, according to a TechInsights teardown of it and other chips.
Will Imagination Deals Deliver MIPS to China?
News & Analysis 9/25/2017 2 comments
Imagination will sell itself to Canyon Bridge, while simultaneously agreeing to sell MIPS to Tallwood VC. Has Imagination structured both deals in such a way to let Canyon Bridge –China’s government-backed buyout – have access to MIPS CPU IP?
iPhone 8 Still Packs Q’Comm, NXP
News & Analysis 9/22/2017 6 comments
A teardown of the iPhone 8 by iFixit shows good news for Qualcomm, NXP, Broadcom, and Skyworks, who maintain or expand sockets in Apple’s latest handset.
DDR5 Runs in Rambus’ Labs
News & Analysis 9/20/2017 4 comments
Rambus has working chips in the lab for DDR5, the next-generation DRAM bus, while the industry debates the road ahead for memory in servers.
AI Reshaping Fab Operations
News & Analysis 9/15/2017 5 comments
Chipmakers are adopting artificial intelligence to boost fab operations, and the effort is starting to pay off, according to Micron Technology.
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