2016-07-19 - Artesyn

Nonisolated converter features up to 14V input voltage

For applications requiring higher current, up to four units can be connected in parallel to supply up to 320A as a single power rail.

2016-07-19 - Peter Clarke

Japan Semi ramps up IC production

Japan Semi's Iwate and Oita operations are focusing on IC production, aiming 30% of its revenue to come from foundry business in FY18.

2016-07-19 - Peter Clarke

SoftBank takes IoT a step further with ARM buy

SoftBank wants to take the lead in the global IoT, autonomous car revolution and thinks it can help ARM make the future happen faster.

2016-07-18 - Toshiba

ICs cut down power consumption at 3V supply voltage

A low-power circuit design secures a nearly 46% current reduction and peak current consumption of 3.6mA at 3V supply voltage in transmitting mode.

2016-07-18 - Junko Yoshida

Smart interposer drives high-performance, low-energy 3D IC

The chip industry’s quest for 3D ICs has come a long way in the advance of 3D integration technology.

2016-07-18 - Dylan McGrath

U.S. takes the lead in 5G after FCC nod

The FCC’s vote makes the U.S. the first country in the world to approve rules for communications operating at frequencies above 24 GHz.

2016-07-15 - Eric Zeman

Snapdragon 821 chip’s spec bump targets new smartphones

Qualcomm has given its Snapdragon mobile processor a minor spec bump to target the best smartphones slated for the second half of the year.

2016-07-15 - Semi

Foundries to drive chip equipment spending growth in 2017

Equipment spending had a slow start in the beginning of 2016, but it is expected to accelerate in the second half of the year.

2016-07-15 - Alliance Memory

Low-voltage SDRAM delivers up to 1600Mbps/pin transfer rate

The 8GB DDR3L SDRAM operates from a single 1.35V power supply and is backwards-compatible with 1.5V power supplies to enable large memory subsystems.

2016-07-14 -

Global PC shipments slide in Q2: Gartner

Lenovo maintains the top position in global PC shipments in the second quarter of 2016, despite a 2.2% drop in units from the same period last year.

2016-07-14 - On Semiconductor

8MP image sensor improves near-infrared sensitivity

The enhanced sensitivity can be critical in applications such as scientific and medical imaging, machine vision or intelligent transportation systems.

2016-07-13 - Gary Hilson

China steers global chip sales away from red

Month-to-month sales into all regional markets has held relatively steady, with China leading the way with 3.1% market growth.