2020-08-07 - IDC

China’s Smartphone Market Narrowed its Decline to -10.3% in 2Q20

According to IDC, 87.8 million smartphones were shipped in China during the second quarter of 2020, down 10.3% year-on-year...

2020-08-07 - Bill Schweber

Solar Energy Harvesting: No Such Thing as a Free Lunch?

An experiment with solar-powered outdoor lamps was conducted to see if solar energy harvesting works well and what limits the…

2020-08-07 - Sally Ward-Foxton

Startup Syntiant Raises $35M for Always-On Voice AI Processors

Syntiant raises a series C round, bringing total funding to $65m. The company has shipped a million of its first…

2020-08-06 - IC Insights

Covid-19 Expected to Limit Growth Rates For IC Products in 2020

NAND flash, DRAM, computer CPU, and embedded MPUs show improvement for 2020, but consumers and businesses moving cautiously forward with…

2020-08-06 - Sally Ward-Foxton

AI Startup Grows TENSAI Flow Toolchain for AIoT SoCs

Eta Compute’s tool chain has gained a compiler and middleware that streamline edge AI development...

2020-08-06 - Daniel Browning

US-China Trade War Reshapes Global Electronics Supply Chain

While the shifting political landscape and subsequent tension between America and China is no secret, the ripple effect is harder…

2020-08-05 - TrendForce

BOE Takes Lead as Chinese Panel Manufacturers Aggressively Expand in Monitor Market in 1H20

Chinese panel manufacturers stepped up their efforts to capture shares in the monitor panel market as BOE and CSOT’s shipment…

2020-08-05 - Anton Shilov

Selective Tungsten Process Fights Resistance

Chipmakers now have a new manufacturing technology for more precise tungsten contact vias, which lead to performance, power, and area…

2020-08-05 - Nitin Dahad

Real-Time Algorithms Bring Distortion-Free Wide-Angle Videos for Smartphones

New video distortion correction software algorithms adjust scenes in real-time on images and videos captured on smartphones...

2020-08-05 - George Leopold

Chip Gear is Selling Like Hotcakes

The chip equipment sector is for now exhibiting remarkable resilience despite geopolitical concerns over an escalating U.S.-China tech cold war and a…