2016-09-22 - Linear Technology

Automotive controller targets dual battery systems

The LTC3871 provides bidirectional DC/DC control and battery charging between the 12V and 48V boardnets.

2016-09-19 - Junko Yoshida

China crash puts Tesla under fresh scrutiny

If reports are true, China’s crash fatality in January presents a problem for Tesla.

2016-09-16 - Junko Yoshida

Renesas snaps up Intersil in a bid for survival

The merger is aimed at the combined company’s top-line business growth.

2016-09-16 - Lattice Semiconductor

Programmable interface bridges target ADAS

The ECP5 has high-speed SERDES channels for video interfaces and the CrossLink MIPI D-PHY bridge delivers 4K UHD resolution at…

2016-09-15 - None

Nvidia reveals AI for Baidu’s self-driving cars

The Drive PX 2 AI consumes 10 watts of power.

2016-09-11 - Peter Clarke

Globalfoundries rolls out 12nm FDSOI process

The company has announced a next-generation FDSOI process to follow on from the 22FDX process that is nearing production.

2016-09-04 - Rick Merritt

Upstart energy fuels Hot Chips event

The best news of all comes from a handful of talks by young people in or emerging from academia. Their…

2016-09-04 - Rick Merritt

Hot Chips: Sharper pictures with quantum dots

The highly sensitive dots provide wider dynamic range and work in a broader spectrum area that silicon.

2016-08-30 - Proton Motor

Why hydrogen fuel cells make a difference in EV engines

The key difference between the FC REEV and a regular hybrid car is an important one—hydrogen.

2016-08-29 - Littelfuse

On Semi sells automotive products unit to Littelfuse

Littelfuse also plans to invest approximately $30 million in its semiconductor fabrication locations to enhance its production capabilities.

2016-08-24 - Peter Clarke

Renesas mulls $3 billion bid for rival Intersil

Renesas Electronics is considering whether to buy Intersil Corp., a US vendor of analogue, mixed-signal and power semiconductors.

2016-08-22 - Technavio

Murata, Vishay break into top 5 resistor vendor rankings

Technavio lists the prominent vendors that are expected to impact the global electrical resistors market.