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Semiconductor Counterfeiting is a Global Problem

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 01:01:00 EDT

The problem of counterfeit semiconductors extends far beyond the borders of the United States.

IoT Growth Slower Than Expected

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 19:01:00 EDT

Analysts said the Internet of Things will crack a billion units a year in 2019, slower than expected, as Andes rolled out four new IoT processor cores.

DAC Panelists Discuss Emulation's Versatility & Various Use Models

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:20:00 EDT

Lauro Rizzatti, Nasr Ullah (Samsung), Bruce Cheng (Starblaze), and Robert Kaye (ARM) discuss emulation for data storage chips, system IP, and embedded software.

Made in China 2025: Make or Break for Europe?

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:00:00 EDT

Whether or not it succeeds, China's MIC 2025 plan to catapult into advanced manufacturing will have consequences for European companies and the EU's Industry 4.0 initiative.

Semiconductor M&A Fervor Cools

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:01:00 EDT

The value of semiconductor industry deals fell markedly in the first half of this year as the absence of "megadeals" brought down the total value of transactions, according to IC Insights.

Google Aims to Beat the Brain

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:01:00 EDT

Google AI unit DeepMind aims to "solve intelligence" by decoding the algorithms and architectures of the brain. Has it underestimated the magnitude of the task?

Apple vs. Qualcomm: Turn the Lawyers Loose

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:00:00 EDT

Suits and counter-suits make for good entertainment from the sidelines, but do they help consumers?

IoT Needs Unlicensed LPWA Standard

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The Internet of Things needs an open standard for unlicensed band connectivity.

Patents Detail IoT Security Scheme

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 EDT

An independent inventor is licensing a trio of patents to secure the Internet of Things using technology he pioneered at IBM for mag stripe cards.

IoT in Personal Fitness: Where Do We Go From Here?

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 EDT

Can you really track food intake passively just by scanning blood flow? In large part, the answer to questions like these comes down to the sensors. This episode of Engineering the Internet of Things features Andrew Baker, executive director of the industrial and healthcare business unit at Maxim Integrated.

NXP to Spend $22 Million to Expand U.S. Fabs

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:31:00 EDT

European chip maker says expansion will enable it to produce secure ID chips for the U.S. government.

Fake Chips on Amazon Are Nothing New

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:11:00 EDT

The "news" that counterfeit semiconductors have been sold on Amazon comes as no surprise to industry insiders.

Report: Samsung Plans to Triple Foundry Market Share

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:41:00 EDT

South Korean giant eyes No. 2 spot in foundry market and market share of 25 percent, according to Reuters report.

Europe's Summer of Semiconductors

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:41:00 EDT

Now that Europe is entering the heat of summer, news is a little slow because everyone is clearing their desks so they can spend August in Italy (the Italians go somewhere else).

Security a Must for Auto GbE Switch

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:11:00 EDT

Bringing popular Ethernet technology to cars seems like a natural progression. But here's why in the auto world, a regular GbE switch won't work, and even 1000BASE-T1 might not cut it for autonomous cars.

AMD's CTO on 7nm, Chip Stacks

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:31:00 EDT

AMD's chief technologist talks about the company's needs in 7nm foundry processes, multi-die packaging and EDA for its x86 and graphics processors.

Elon Musk Sounds Alarm on AI

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:41:00 EDT

Elon Musk, the public face of SpaceX and Tesla, warns of the unintended consequences of artificial intelligence and calls for a rapid regulatory response.

Evolving Radio/Audio for Connected Cars

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:41:00 EDT

Changes in antennas, displays, in-vehicle networks and new digital radio standards have made car radios much more versatile, while bringing new challenges to car radio vendors.

Kumu Preps Full Duplex Chip

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:01:00 EDT

Kumu Networks discussed its chip aimed at full duplex networking for Wi-Fi and LTE amid standards efforts from CableLabs and the 3GPP.

Neural Accelerator Battle Begins

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:01:00 EDT

The embedded market for neural network accelerators is heating up, with more systems - ranging from smart speakers and drones to light bulbs - poised to run neural networks locally instead of going back to the cloud for computation.