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November 21, 2014
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Intel Gives Upbeat Outlook for 2015
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Intel, helped by a stabilizing personal computer market, gave a revenue outlook for 2015 that was above Wall Street's expectations and also raised its dividend, sending its shares higher. In a press release, Intel said it expects revenue to grow by a mid-single digit percentage next year ...
Reuters
Industry News
China and US Boost Worldwide Industrial Semiconductor Market in 2014
Continuing strength in China and a resurgent U.S. economy are combining to drive accelerated growth in the worldwide market for semiconductors used in industrial ...
IHS iSuppli
Something Old, Something New
Sooner or later, everything comes back into vogue. There are only so many permutations of fashion, architecture and other designs, and eventually ...
Semiconductor Engineering
Carbon Nanobuds Flex, Replace Indium Tin Oxide
A new variety of carbon, called nanobuds, combines the best qualities of both fullerenes (constructed like a wire-frame soccer ball) and nanotubes, creating 1 nm ...
EE Times
Semiconductor Companies Bloated by Unhealthy Business App Diet
As a child I recall my mother telling me to take care of the pennies and the dollars would take care of themselves. That was, and still is, good advice. ...
EBN
Industrial Processor Avoids Cache to Improve Real-Time Performance
In industrial control systems deterministic response times can be critical, both to maximize performance and to ensure safety. But many high-end microprocessors ...
EE Times
Are you using the right semiconductor process?
When we consider the many intelligent systems and gadgets present in our lives on a daily basis – from e-book readers to medical devices to electric and hybrid ...
ElectronicsWeekly
An Inside Look At The GlobalFoundries-IBM Deal
GlobalFoundries' proposed acquisition of IBM Microelectronics is the kind of deal that will have business schools talking for many years to come--a gargantuan ...
Semiconductor Engineering
The Next Big Shift In Verification
We are coming to the end of the year—have you started your Christmas shopping list yet? For us bloggers, it is time for predictions about what the next ...
Semiconductor Engineering
Why Samsung says it isn't leaving town anytime soon
All attention was focused on how and what Samsung plans to do about its ailing, albeit still stronger than most, mobile business during its investors forum ...
ZDNet
Who will win in race for Apple A9 chip orders?
There have been many speculations circulating about Apple's A9 processors, which are to be used in next-generation iPhone and iPad devices in 2015. Earlier, ...
Digitimes
TSMC buys Qualcomm Taiwan factory for US$85 million
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has acquired a Qualcomm factory in Longtan, northern Taiwan, for US$85 million, according to a company filing ...
Digitimes
Samsung's NAND Flash Market Share Drops below 30% in Q3
Korean semiconductor companies are fiercely competing with U.S. and Japanese firms in the NAND flash market. In the third quarter, SK Hynix was able to ...
BusinessKorea
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Holst Centre, imec and CARTAMUNDI Join forces to Create the Near Field Communication Chip of the Future
Holst Centre, set up by the Belgian nanoelectronics research center imec and the Dutch research institute TNO, and Cartamundi NV, have announced a collaboration ...
Imec
Indium Corporation Hires Global Accounts Manager
Indium Corporation announces that Brian O'Leary has joined Indium Corporation as a global accounts manager. He is based in Phoenix, Ariz. O'Leary is responsible for ...
Indium Corporation
UltraSource, Inc. Proudly Announces AS9100 RevC Certification
UltraSource, Inc. announces their achievement of AS9100 Rev C Certification. AS9100 is an internationally recognized Quality Management System standard specific to aerospace ...
UltraSource, Inc.
TSV integration is creating growth and interest in equipment & materials
"The long term growth of the equipment & materials business will be supported by the expansion of 3D TSV stack platforms" says Yole Développement in its latest report ...
Yole Développement
Plessey achieves 120 lumens per watt LED performance
Plessey announced that its MAGIC(TM) GaN-on-Silicon technology has successfully achieved light output of 120 Lumens per watt with greater than 50% light ...
Plessey
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