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.

2016-09-19 - Steve Ohr

Why balancing lithium-ion battery cells is key

As new mobile applications emerge, the challenges to battery management systems increase.

2016-09-19 - Steve Ohr

Samsung’s battery fire puts devices’ integrity on the line

Incidents involving Samsung's latest smartphone may encourage mobile device makers to re-examine the integrity of their power trains.

2016-09-19 - Àngela Sampayo Montañez

Colombia designs 32-bit MCU based on RISC-V

A university group in Colombia developing a RISC-V-based microcontroller is a sign of the country's intention to make its mark…

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.

2016-09-15 - None

Nvidia reveals AI for Baidu’s self-driving cars

The Drive PX 2 AI consumes 10 watts of power.

2016-09-15 - Julien Happich

ITRI’s foldable AMOLED integrates LTPS back panel

The Taiwanese research centre has adopted a transparent plastic cover plate with gas barrier and touch functions on top of…

2016-09-14 - Julien Happich

SnIP: One-dimensional equivalent of carbon nanotubes?

Through appropriate doping, the researchers expect the novel material to lend itself to many applications in the electronic industry.

2016-09-14 - Renee Meiller

Squeezing more onto increasingly limited wafer space

The new method is much faster, and reduces the number of steps in the process to just two: lithography and…

2016-09-13 - KnowMade

Microbattery players corner key IP

Top patent holders could potentially block IP development for the booming microbattery market.

2016-09-13 - IHS Markit

Medical imaging chip unit volume to reach 73m

However, year-over-year global revenue growth from semiconductors used in medical imaging is flat, due to optical component price erosion.

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.