2016-11-07 - Alan Patterson

SMIC builds South China’s first 12-inch fab

The new fab, which has a total designed capacity of 40,000 wafers per month, is aimed at meeting demand for…

2016-11-04 - Broadcom

Broadcom aims for IoT with $5.9B Brocade buy

Broadcom will retain Brocade's Fibre Channel storage area network switching business and divest the company's IP networking business.

2016-11-04 - Microchip Technology

Curiosity boards designed for developing 32-bit apps

The PIC32MZ EF board features a 200MHz PIC32 MCU with an integrated Wi-Fi module, while the PIC32MX470 features a 120MHz…

2016-11-01 - James Nolan

IIoT: Standards needed for connectivity, security

Most early adopters believe little organisational change will be necessary to integrate IoT into their day-to-day operations. Are they right?

2016-10-28 - Vivek Nanda

Qualcomm bags NXP for $47B

Qualcomm will offer $110 per share and, including debt, the deal will cost close to $47 billion.

2016-10-28 - Microchip Technology

FCC-certified RF transceiver, kits target IoT apps

The kits are powered by Microchip's ATA8520E, a low-power RF transceiver with an integrated AVR microcontroller.

2016-10-25 - Gartner

‘Intelligent things’ to penetrate businesses in 2017

Gartner anticipates a shift from stand-alone intelligent things to a collaborative intelligent things model.

2016-10-24 - NXP Semiconductors

Reference system paves way for multi-gigabit Wi-Fi

The system is based upon access point architecture that augments the home gateway with Wi-Fi extenders connected via a wired…

2016-10-24 - IDC

Chinese business IoT market to hit $361B in 2020

The market is set to move into a development phase featuring market integration, driven by technology and business model innovations.

2016-10-20 - NXP Semiconductors

Wireless MCU packs up to 512KB Flash, 128KB SRAM

Powered by the ARM Cortex-M0+ core, the Kinetis KW41Z MCU family offers certified BLE and pre-certified Thread stacks.

2016-10-18 - Peter Clarke

Start-up secures funding for sub-treshold processors

Minima provides a middleware stack with its hardware that provides compatibility with dynamic voltage and frequency scaling (DVFS) regimes.

2016-10-18 - Graham Prophet

Thin, flexible ICs fit into smart packaging

The technology is built around a planar nano-transistor, in which the conducting channel and gate structure are co-planar.