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Oct 16, 2018
Apple-Dialog Deal Seen as 'Win-Win'
Apple's $600 million deal to buy Dialog Semiconductor's power management IC business is not only a shrewd move from Apple's perspective, but it is also the best possible ...
EE Times
Qualcomm, FTC ask judge to delay ruling to pursue settlement
Qualcomm Inc and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission asked a federal judge to delay a preliminary ruling in an antitrust case U.S. regulators brought against the mobile ...
Reuters
Dam and Fill Encapsulants Continue To Protect Sensitive Packages
For over twenty years NAMICS dam and fill encapsulants have protected fragile integrated circuits and wire bonds. Newly developed EU SVHC-free grades are now available.
Technical Paper
Intel, Arm to Collaborate on IoT
Intel and Arm announced a strategic partnership that aims to eliminate a major barrier to IoT deployment, reducing the complexity associated with the onboarding process ...
EE Times
Multichip Integrated Copper Clip Package Technology
IC Socket Footprint -- Why is it important?
Surface Mount Guidelines for Amkor's DRMLF®
Lasers for High-speed Sample Preparation
Developing a Theta jc Standard for Electronic Packages
Is Fully Automatic Bond Testing Possible?
New Technique to Create sub 2.0 µm Interconnects on Panel Format
Slipshod Cybersecurity for U.S. Defense Dept. Weapons Systems
Last week, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released yet another report on the state of the U.S. Department of Defense's cybersecurity. The GAO's ...
IEEE Spectrum
Rivals ARM and Intel make peace to secure Internet of Things
Rival semiconductor giants ARM and Intel have agreed to work together to manage networks of connected devices from both firms, clearing a major stumbling block to market ...
Reuters
What to Look for at Arm TechCon
What has become one of the most important technical conferences in the world returns to Silicon Valley. What has become one of the most important technical conferences ...
EE Times
Next-Generation Military Communications Challenges
The next generation of MILCOM platforms will need to leverage more modern communication technologies that have been developed to enable commercial platforms. Military ...
EE Times
RISC-V: More Than A Core
The open-source RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA) is attracting a lot of attention across the semiconductor industry, but its long-term success will develop ...
Semiconductor Engineering
Biochip Security Needs Spawn Event
With security threats on the rise for medical devices, NYU hosted a gathering of researchers exploring novel solutions tailored for the sector. Lab-on-a-chip microfluidic ...
EE Times
Advanced-node technology driving TSMC revenue per wafer, says IC Insights
The average revenue generated from processed wafers among the four biggest pure-play foundries - TSMC, Globalfoundries, UMC and SMIC - is expected to be US$1,138 in ...
Digitimes
ASE and clients are ready for US-China trade war, says COO
ASE Technology Holding and its customers have come up with contingency plans to counter possible impact from escalating US-China trade conflicts, but so far no ...
Digitimes
Oct 23, 2018: International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference and Tabletop Exhibition
Oct 25, 2018: Free Cleaning Webinar - DI-water vs Chemistry
Oct 28, 2018: MEMS & Sensors Executive Congress
Oct 29, 2018: Failure and Yield Analysis Short Course (Singapore)
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SVXR, Inc. announces sale of X200™ to SHIIMA Electronics Inc.
SHIIMA Electronics corporation will install the X200 in its Nirasaki, Yamanishi facility to facilitate adoption by their customers in Japan seeking to deliver the highest ...
SVXR, Inc
The explosion of IR lighting applications is driving the growth of the IR light sources market
The development of new and smart functionalities in smartphone, medical and automotive applications as well as the development of breakthrough devices and functions ...
Yole Développement
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"Autumn is a season followed immediately by looking forward to spring."
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Test Your Knowledge Answer
What does "opposition of electrical current flow in a AC circuit" mean?
Answer: Inductance and elastance (weak capacitive coupling) cause opposition to electrical flow in an AC circuit, and this opposition is called reactance.