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China foundry houses wooing orders from Taiwan IC suppliers
China-based foundry houses, including Shanghai Huali Microelectronics, XMC and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), have stepped up ...
Industry News
Smartphone Connectivity Presents Both Opportunities and Challenges for Automotive Processor Chip Suppliers
The use of smartphones in motor vehicles--already a near-ubiquitous phenomenon--is the most disruptive trend in the automotive infotainment business today ...
IHS iSuppli
Design and Manufacturing Technology Development in Future IC Foundries
The fabless-foundry relationship in commercial IC manufacturing was established during an era of fab technology predictability--clear litho roadmaps ...
Semiconductor Manufacturing & Design
Tessera Technologies names Craig Mitchell as CTO and president of Invensas
Tessera Technologies, Inc. announced it has named Craig Mitchell as chief technology officer for Tessera and president of Invensas Corporation, effective ...
How IBM Got Brainlike Efficiency From the TrueNorth Chip
Neuromorphic computer chips meant to mimic the neural network architecture of biological brains have generally fallen short of their wetware counterparts in efficiency ...
IEEE Spectrum
Stop obsessing over transistor counts: Itís a terrible way of comparing chips
For most of the last 20 years, foundries like TSMC and IDMs (integrated device manufacturers) like Intel have operated in parallel tracks with only minimal direct ...
Printed, Flexible, and Organic Wearable Sensors Worth $244 Million in 10 Years
Wearable sensors capable of checking someone's heart rate or breathing may not rely on traditional microchip technology in the near future. Instead, ...
IEEE Spectrum
TSMC introduces new IoT technology platform
Semiconductor foundry bellwether TSMC announced a comprehensive ultra-low power consumption technology platform designed to cater to the varied applications ...
The China Post
Electronics sector raises 2014 growth goal
The electronics and semiconductor industry has upgraded its 2014 growth outlook to 8% from the previous estimate of 8%, on the recovery of global demand ...
Manila Standard Today
Vietnam to build two IC plants
Vietnam is to invest half a billion dollars in chip manufacturing. Saigon Semiconductor Technology (SSTI) is to build a $257 million plant in Saigon to make ...
Electronics Weekly
IoT Calls for Simpler Protocol
In my last blog, I described why Internet of Things traffic must be self-classified if we are to wring meaning from billions of devices. Those ...
EE Times
HP Ships First ARM Servers
A year after first demonstrating its CPU-agnostic Moonshot server, Hewlett-Packard has announced it is shipping models using ARM-based SoCs from Applied ...
EE Times
TSMC to grab 84% of leading-edge pure-play foundry market
Leading foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (Hsinchu, Taiwan) is expected to garner $10.3 billion of leading edge foundry manufacturing ...
EE Times Europe
Where Do We Stand With CDC
Semiconductor Engineering sat down to discuss where the industry stands on clock domain crossing with Charlie Janac, CEO of Arteris; Shaker Sarwary, VP of Formal ...
Semiconductor Engineering
Lenovo Says $2.1 Billion IBM X86 Server Deal To Close
Lenovo Group Ltd will close its acquisition of International Business Machines Corp's x86 server division on Oct 1 for $2.1 billion, giving China's ...
Business Insider
Dresden 5G Lab delves into next-gen mobile communications
Mobile Internet and high-bandwidth wireless data communication technologies are playing a pivotal role for developing future electronics applications in ...
EE Times Europe
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USHIO Has Booked Order for 'UX4' from CiS Research Institute in Germany
USHIO INC. announced that the company has received an order for its UX4 large-area, full-field projection lithography from a German research institute ...
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