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Jun 23, 2017
Imagination Puts Itself on the Block
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After losing its top customer, selling off its SoC design group and putting its MIPS processor core licensing business up for sale, Imagination Technologies Group has put the entire company on the block. U.K.-based Imagination said that after receiving interest from multiple parties, its board of directors has initiated a formal sale process for the entire company and is engaged in preliminary ...
EE Times
Taiwan to Invest $131 Million in Semiconductor Industry
Taiwan will invest about $131 million over four years in the island nation's semiconductor industry, according to multiple news reports citing recent remarks by Taiwan's ...
EE Times
Tech industry asks who will lead Toshiba's motley white knights
A hastily-assembled group of investors looks set to win the bid for Toshiba Corp's prized memory chip business, but a lack of clear leadership or industry clout is raising ...
Reuters
Counterfeiting: Why Blockchain Is a Solution for the Semiconductor Industry
I remember my first year in the electronic industry. I had been recruited as the manufacturing and logistics director of the Sagemcom set-top-box division. At that ...
EBN
Connecting The Car
K. Charles Janac, chairman and CEO of ArterisIP, sat down with Semiconductor Engineering to discuss changes in automotive and how the connected car will affect ...
Semiconductor Engineering
Handsets Expected to be Largest Market for ICs
Sales of chips for cellular handsets will surpass sales of chips for PCs for the first tine in 2017 as the PC sales slump continues and tablet shipments also plummet ...
EE Times
Imagination Tech up for sale after bruising Apple fight
Imagination Technologies, the British firm that lost 70% of its value after being ditched by its biggest customer Apple, put itself up for sale in a disappointing ...
Reuters
4DS ReRAM Hits DRAM Speeds
A flavor of resistive RAM (ReRAM) has overcome a significant hurdle that has it nipping at DRAM's heels. 4DS Memory Limited recently announced that architectural ...
EE Times
White House aims to speed U.S. drone, wireless technologies
The White House is bringing together drone makers, wireless companies and venture capitalists to look at ways government can help speed new technologies ...
Reuters
Plotting a Moore's Law for Flexible Electronics
At a meeting in midtown Manhattan, Kris Myny picks up what looks like an ordinary paper business card and, with little fanfare, holds it to his smartphone. The details ...
IEEE Spectrum
TSMC secures 7nm chip orders from Qualcomm
TSMC has regained chip orders from Qualcomm for baseband chips produced on its 7nm process, but not application processors, according to industry sources. ...
Digitimes
NAND Market Hits Speed Bump
Demand for NAND flash memory remains robust due to the onslaught of data in systems, but the overall NAND flash market is stuck in the middle of a challenging ...
Semiconductor Engineering
Press Releases
Exploring Smart Sensor Explosive Growth at SEMICON West 2017
MEMS & Sensors Industry Group® (MSIG), the industry association advancing MEMS and sensors across global markets, today announced its line-up of speakers for TechXPOT ...
SEMI
Power IC: Yole proposes consolidated tracking market data
The power IC market revenue will reach US$18 billion in the year 2022, announces Yole. In its new global market research database titled, Power Integrated Circuit 2017...
Yole Développement
Leti Sigmafusion Solution for Autonomous Vehicles Embedded in Aurix Platform of Infineon
Leti announced that Leti's embedded sensor fusion solution, SigmaFusion, has been embedded in Infineon Technologies' AURIXTM TC29x platform. This platform enables ...
Leti
GORE® PHASEFLEX® Microwave/RF Test Assemblies Selected By Rohde & Schwarz
Gore has announced that Rohde & Schwarz (R&S) is endorsing GORE® PHASEFLEX® Microwave/RF Test Assemblies for use with its new R&S ZNBT20 multi-port VNA. The new R&S ...
W. L. Gore & Associates Inc.
         
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Arrange these parts of the human body by the number of bones they contain (most to least): Hand, Skull, Foot
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Calendar
Jun 25, 2017: SEMI Member Forum Israel
Jun 27, 2017: Sensors Expo 2017, San Jose, CA
Jul 10, 2017: Understanding Semiconductor Technology & Business/ San Francisco, CA
Jul 11, 2017: ABC's of Basic Electronics and Devices
Jul 11, 2017: SEMICON West
Jul 13, 2017: Overview of Semiconductor Manufacturing/ San Francisco, CA
Sep 13, 2017: SEMICON Taiwan
Cartoon of the Day
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"There's going to be a lot of finger pointing around here and I'd like to put you in charge. You have exquisite hands."
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Test Your Knowledge Answer
Arrange these parts of the human body by the number of bones they contain (most to least): Hand, Skull, Foot
Answer: Hand 27 bones, Foot 26, Skull 22