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  • Cypress to Make Quantum Processors

    Minnesota fab operates as quantum computing component foundry for British Columbian pioneer D-Wave Systems Inc.

  • Did Apple Launch New iPad Mini Too Early?

    Launching both the iPad Air and second-generation iPad mini in the fourth quarter may have been a mistake for Apple, which had success with a two-pronged launch strategy in 2012.

  • XMOS Adds ARM to its Multicore Mix

    Privately held XMOS Ltd. has broadened its xCore architecture to include ARM microcontrollers alongside its own real-time event-driven processors. That has been effected by bringing a Silicon Labs Gecko MCU die into the xCore components.

  • ARM Tips Real-Time Architecture Upgrade

    Release of ARMv8-R instruction set architecture targets automotive and industrial control markets.

  • Broadcom to Cut Up to 1,150 Jobs

    Fabless chip vendor cutting workforce, including former employees of Renesas Electronics, as part of global restructuring plan to reduce expenses.

  • Intel Invests $65 Million in 16 Startups

    Latest investments by Intel Capital focus largely on cloud, storage and high performance computing.

  • Record Number of Licensing Deals Boosts ARM's Q3

    Increase in licensing deals signed in Q3 point to ARM spreading its wings in server, networking and IoT markets as it reports another record quarter.

  • Tablet Panel Shipments Reach Record Levels in August

    Tablet panels recorded their best numbers yet in August when total shipments hit an all-time peak, boosted by demand for soon-to-launch new tablet products from the likes of Apple...

  • After Solid Q3, TI Expects Sales Decline

    Texas Instruments delivered sharply lower-than-expected guidance for the fourth quarter, blaming seasonal sequential declines endemic of the global semiconductor industry over the last three years, as well as in its calculator business.

  • Jury Finds Qualcomm Infringed Patents

    A jury in U.S. federal court found that fabless chip giant infringes on patents held by little-known ParkerVision Inc.

  • Microsemi to Buy Symmetricom for $230 Million

    Chip vendor says it plans to acquire precision time and frequency technology provider Symmetricom in a cash deal worth about $230 million.

  • More Electronics Manufacturing Expected to Return to North America

    More electronics companies plan to return manufacturing back to North America from China, according to a new study by the Association Connecting Electronics Industries.

  • Chang to Remain 'Ultimate Authority' at TSMC

    Morris Chang told analysts he will continue as chairman and remain in charge of foundry TSMC after he stands down as CEO sometime before June 2014.

  • Imagination's P5600 Avoids Big-Little 'Complexity'

    The six-core cluster supported by Imagination's P5600 processor allows licensees to implement their own low-power/high-performance core instantiation.

  • TSMC Sees Fast Ramp for 20-nm

    TSMC's 16-nm FinFET manufacturing process will hit volume one year after 20-nm planar CMOS does early in 2014 and production ramps are set to be faster than they were at 28-nm, according to CEO Morris Chang.

  • TSMC Forecasts Q4 Dip

    TSMC sees fourth quarter sales declining due to an inventory correction but CEO Morris Chang stressed that the dip will be temporary in a market that is generally strong.

  • Intel Delays 14-nm Broadwell, Posts Mixed Q3

    Under new CEO Brian Krzanich, Intel continues to suffer due to a weak PC market and has confessed to a one-quarter delay for its 14-nm Broadwell processor.

  • Qualcomm Working on Neural Processor Core

    Fabless chip giant Qualcomm Inc. is working with a San Diego-based startup called Brain Corp. to develop a neural processor architecture to provide human-brain like cognition and processing for mobile computing.

  • SK Hynix Places Memory R&D in Taiwan

    SK Hynix builds on acquisition of Link_A_Media Devices by locating a NAND memory controller development center in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Besides being close to customers, it's also where the "superior" engineers are, according to the company.

  • Startup Ports Gesture Software to Mali GPUs

    Processor IP licensor teams with Israeli startup EyeSight Mobile Technologies on an optimization of EyeSight's gesture recognition software to run on ARM's Mali T600 series graphics processors.

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