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Aug 15, 2018
Intel discloses three more chip flaws
U.S. chipmaker Intel Corp disclosed three more possible flaws in some of its microprocessors that can be exploited to gain access to certain data from computer memory. ...
Reuters
Apple is beefing up a team to explore making its own health chips
Apple has a team exploring a custom processor that can make better sense of health information coming off sensors from deep inside its devices, job listings show. The ...
CNBC
Hermetic Cover Seal Technology
Weld or Combo Cover 80Au20Sn, with low device temperature, with E-10 atm-cm3/sec air leak rates, for smd or glass feedthrough hermetic packages.
Technical Paper
China new fabs to join competition for foundry orders in late 2018
As most of the 12-inch wafer foundry fabs built in China in 2016-2017 will kick off commercial run in late 2018, China's combined monthly foundry capacities at ...
Digitimes
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
Package Thermal Challenges Due to Changing Mobile System Form Factors
Metal-Oxide (MOX) Gas Sensor Testing
The Science of Bond Testing
Samsung collaborates with SNU for semiconductor research
Samsung Electronics said it has joined forces with Seoul National University to provide scholarships and research project funds, as it seeks to foster a foundation ...
The Investor
Vampire Drain: The Bane of Today's Cars
A little current drain here, a little bit there, and within a few days, your car may not start due to all those little power vampires sucking life from the battery. Today's ...
EE Times
Silicon Nanowires Used to Create Large-Area Bendable Electronics
Researchers in the U.K. have demonstrated a dry contact-printing system that enables the transfer of multiple silicon nanowires onto flexible large-area substrates to ...
EE Times
Overwhelmed by IoT Designs?
Building IoT is no cakewalk. There is a lot to learn -- everything from embedded software to deep knowledge in hardware engineering -- and broader expertise in digital ...
EE Times
Tsinghua Unigroup to buy stake in ASE subsidiary
Tsinghua Unigroup has agreed to buy a 30% stake in Suzhou ASEN Semiconductors, which is wholly owned by ASE Technology Holding, according to the Taiwan-based IC assembly ...
Digitimes
DRAM output value hits record high in 2Q18, says DRAMeXchange
The global DRAM memory industry's output value grew 11.3% sequentially to record-high US$25.69 billion in the second quarter of 2018, according to figures from research ...
Digitimes
Nvidia rolls out new chip technology for filmmakers
Nvidia Corp released a new generation of chips aimed at helping expand its business among movie makers and other graphics professionals. At a gathering of graphics ...
Reuters
Startup AI Chip Passes Road Test
A startup will sample before June a 13-W machine-learning accelerator for cars, robots, and drones said to handily beat Nvidia GPUs in recognizing images. Visteon is ...
EE Times
Aug 30, 2018: Free Cleaning Webinar - Stencil, Underside Wipe and Misprint Cleaning
Sep 5, 2018: SEMICON Taiwan
Sep 10, 2018: CMOS, BiCMOS and Bipolar Process Integration (San Jose)
Sep 17, 2018: Wafer Fab Processing Short Course (San Jose)
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Test Your Knowledge Answer
At what temperature are both Fahrenheit and Celsius the same?
See answer below.
SEMI Integration of ESD Alliance Underway
SEMI announced that all legal requirements have been met for the ESD (Electronic Systems Design) Alliance to become a SEMI Strategic Association Partner. Full integration ...
SEMI
Testing of LED Devices with Superior Temperature Performance in High Volumes
The Xcerra MT9510 XP pick-and-place handler successfully passed the onsite buy-off for an automotive LED test application at a leading lighting manufacturer. ...
Xcerra Corporation
Quote of the Day
"Give your dreams all you've got and you'll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you."
William James
What Year Was It?
Woodstock Festival Opens
Woodstock Festival Opens
The Woodstock Music Festival opens on a patch of farmland in White Lake, a hamlet in the upstate New York town of Bethel.
The day was Aug 15. What year was it?
Cartoon of the Day
Cartoon
"Howl at an ambulance or fire siren every chance you get. Run around the room in circles with a sock in your mouth. Eat a messy meal without using your hands or utensils. Ask a friend to scratch your belly..."
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Test Your Knowledge Answer
At what temperature are both Fahrenheit and Celsius the same?
Answer: -40°F = -40°C