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  • Russian Startup Tour Gets Under Way

    About 400 startups are participating in the third annual tour of Russian cities organized by the Skolkovo Foundation, a non-profit organization that aims to accelerate the transformation of Russia to an innovation-based economy.

  • Spansion Teams with Chinese Foundry on 3D NAND

    Agreement with up-and-coming XMC calls for the flash memory vendor to jointly develop 3D NAND targeted at the Internet of Things as well as automotive systems that need greater storage demands.

  • Researchers Create Graphene-based Transparent Displays

    Latest breakthrough with graphene could result in thinner phones, tablets and TVs.

  • Silicon Labs Buys Bluegiga to Broaden IoT Wireless

    Microcontroller-to-sensor company Silicon Labs has bought a Finnish short-range connectivity specialist company, Bluegiga for approximately $61 million.

  • Toyota Begins Silicon Carbide Chip Trial

    Toyota is testing SiC power semiconductors in hybrid and EVs with a planned trial run in Japan hoping for better performance that could then be used in future vehicle models.

  • ARM Launches Mobile IP Core Suite for 2016

    ARM has more than ten licensees for a set of IP cores that form the guts of a next-generation smartphone application SoCs. The IP cores are suitable for 16nm FinFET manufacturing process technology and are expected to appear in mobile devices in 2016.

  • Arrow Buys IT Asset Disposal Service

    Distributor gets another leg to stand on in the used technology market as well as a five year agreement with Computacenter, a European IT disposal service.

  • Chip Firms Battle Over Bluetooth for IoT

    Silicon Laboratories' purchase of Bluegiga is but the opening salvo in a 2015 short-range wireless connectivity battle between semiconductor elites drunk on the ethereal promises of the Internet of Things.

  • Chip Sales Grew 10% in 2014

    SIA says chip sales reached $335.8 billion in 2014, a record, exceeding projected sales for the year with strong growth from memory and discrete parts.

  • Cornell Dubilier Acquires Illinois Capacitor

    The capacitor manufacturer said the acquisition will expand its board-level power discrete business and open up opportunities for new customers in Asia.

  • Manufacturing Limps Into 2015

    Low prices--a boon for consumers--are a mixed bag for industry.

  • Actions Semi Caps Tough Year

    Chinese fabless chipmaker struggled with declining in revenue as a result of the highly competitive tablet market, corporate restructuring and a supply shortage from its foundry.

  • Ixys Acquisition Adds ZigBee to IoT Mix

    Californian power and MCU chip company has agreed terms to acquire South Korea's RadioPulse, a specialist in ZigBee RF transceivers and modules.

  • MagnaChip Rolls High Voltage 0.13 EEPROM Core

    Designed for use in foundries, MagnaChip’s 0.13 micron embedded EEPROM core is said to decrease the density of memory blocks by as much as 50 percent.

  • Module Market Next Target for LED Vendors

    Searching for a way to expand their product offerings and stave off profit margin losses, many LED suppliers are turning to the module market for future growth.

  • PCB Shipments Increase

    December sales decline 1 percent despite sharp increase in orders.

  • Teardown: TiVo Roamio TCD848000

    TiVo's latest DVR offers WiFi and MoCA connectivity and streaming to mobile devices.

  • Ceva Has Vision For Neural Network Processing

    Ceva has included support for convolution neural networks within its licensable MM3000 DSP core. But the company is working to define a neural network processing architecture even better suited for computer vision and other tasks.

  • Display Makers Keep Focus on Larger Screens

    Once concerned with how many units they need to ship each year, flat panel display vendors have changed their focus to area-demand growth and that trend will continue to move forward through 2020.

  • Intel Eyes Strategic Hub in the Home with Lantiq Acquisition

    With the acquisition of broadband access gateway provider Lantiq, Intel broadens its offerings in the home gateway market with which it will use to create new Intel-based devices for the home.

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