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Tsinghua to Build $30 Billion Memory Fab in China

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:50:00 EST

State-controlled Chinese chip firm has committed to $54 billion to two memory fab projects in past two months.

Friday Quiz: Specifying Power Supplies, Part 1

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:03:00 EST

How should you specify your next bench or system power supply? Find out through these questions.

Virtual Reality Takes Zombie Shoot-'Em-Ups to Next Level

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:00:00 EST

Arizona Sunshine plunges you into a blistering hot, post-apocalyptic Arizona where you must defend yourself against hordes of the gruesome undead.

Automotive Power Semi Market Keeps Soaring

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:50:00 EST

The global market for power semiconductors used in cars and light passenger vehicles will grow by more in $3 billion USD in the next six years, predicts market research company IHS Markit.

The Future of FPGAs and the Coming Data Avalanche Per Forbes

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:40:00 EST

By 2020 it's predicted that there will be as many as 50 billion devices connected to the Internet, each of which will be generating data.

Chip Sales Grew 1.5% in '16, Gartner says

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:01:00 EST

Global chip revenue increased by 1.5% in 2016 as a late-year surge enabled the semiconductor industry to avoid widely anticipated contraction, according to market research firm Gartner.

Alexa: Secret Agent or Double-Agent?

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:15:00 EST

I'm now sufficiently intrigued with Amazon Echo and Google Home. But when it comes to an actual purchase, I'm still on the fence. What about you?

IoT Network Reboots Its Efforts

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:20:00 EST

The Weightless-P network for the Internet of Things gets a new backer as the special interest group behind it carves out a broader role for itself.

IoT Will Grow by Collaboration

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:00:00 EST

As with most new technologies, growth for the Internet of Things will be linear to start before we hit an inflection point that will lead to mass adoption.

Future of Chip Research Group Questioned

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:01:00 EST

Questions surround the future of SUNY Poly's semiconductor industry research after the resignation and arrest of its CEO and the disintegration of two high-profile projects.


Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:00:00 EST

Representing the famous Battle of Koom Valley between the dwarfs and the trolls, Thud is a favorite game of Lord Havelock Vetinari, Patrician of Ankh-Morpork.

Give Unique Test Gear Some Respect

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:40:00 EST

There is general-purpose test equipment, more-focused test equipment, and some units that address truly unusual and narrow niches.

How to Build DIY Switches and Potentiometers from Household Materials

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:45:00 EST

By constructing homemade versions of components like switches and potentiometers, it should be possible to reduce the cost of a new Arduino kit.

IoT Startup Rides LoRa

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:00:00 EST

Startup TrackNet got $7 million in funding from two OEMs who aim to help it build and sell IoT systems for consumers and business users.

Startup Looks to Shake Up IP Paradigm

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:01:00 EST

A novel concept in semiconductor design is taking shape that could potentially have a dramatic impact on the costs associated with prototyping and building hardware.

What Autonomous Driving Implies in 2017

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:01:00 EST

System aware development, industrial application and beyond autonomous, are a few perspectives on 2017 and autonomous driving implications.

FTC Slaps Qualcomm with Suit

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:00:00 EST

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint alleging Qualcomm is unfairly using its dominance in cellular baseband processors against rivals and customers.

25-Million-Dollar Tech Ideas That Started on Kickstarter

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:00:00 EST

We looked at Kickstarter to see what new ideas are exciting consumers the most. We found a couple dozen projects that asked for tens of thousands of dollars in support and raked in a million dollars or more.

Toshiba Mulls Chip Business Spinoff

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:20:00 EST

Toshiba is considering a plan to spin off its chip business and sell a partial stake in the unit to Western Digital, reported Japanese financial daily newspaper Nikkei.

5G Radio on Trial in France

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:00:00 EST

Researchers in France are preparing a trial that will add more grist to the debate over waveforms for the air interface of 5G cellular.