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Pericom Delivers Broad Support for Latest Embedded Chipsets and Platforms

Monday February 23, 2015

Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM), a leading supplier of serial high-speed switching, signal integrity, connectivity and timing solutions, today announced multiple new products supporting next generation embedded chipsets and platforms, including industrial, automotive, ... — Read More


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AMD Hiring CPU Engineer For GPU Driver Optimization

Sunday February 22, 2015

Pros Cons Presentation   Usability   Features   Value   AMD is hiring a CPU Performance Engineer to optimize the graphics drivers in CPU intensive gaming scenarios. This was revealed via a job description listed by AMD on LinkedIn yesterday. We’ve seen similar job openings at AMD in recent times. — Read More


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Broadcom baits developers with a WICED plan

Saturday February 21, 2015

Georgy S Thomas, Feb 21, 2015, BENGALURU, Dhns SDK, tag kit with sensors, community, power initiative Broadcom, the $8.43-billion, Irvine, California-based fabless semiconductor giant, is betting big on the Indian software developer community hopping onboard its WICED (wireless internet ... — Read More


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BenQ Now Shipping treVolo Electrostatic Bluetooth(R) Speaker

Saturday February 21, 2015

BenQ America Corp., an internationally renowned digital lifestyle solutions provider, today announced that the company is now shipping its award-winning treVolo portable Bluetooth(R) speaker. Introduced at 2015 International CES, the audiophile-grade device is designed to deliver unparalleled ... — Read More


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Low Power FPGA Targets Wearable Applications

Saturday February 21, 2015

Lattice Semiconductor's new, 40-nm iCE40 UltraLite targets mobile devices like wearable technology where low power is king. The iCE40 UltraLite uses half the power and is less than half the size of the iCE40 Ultra (see the figure). — Read More


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JPR Finds NVIDIA GPU Shipments Are Up in Q4 – AMD and Intel Dropped

Saturday February 21, 2015

Graphics processors, stand-alone discrete devices, and embedded processor-based GPUs are ubiquitous and essential components in all systems and devices today from handheld mobile devices, PCs, and workstations, to TVs, servers, vehicle systems, signage, game consoles, medical equipment, ... — Read More


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Biz Break: eASIC seeks to break chip IPO drought in Silicon Valley

Saturday February 21, 2015

Today: Santa Clara chip company eASIC files for an initial public offering just as Silicon Valley nears its longest period without a chip company debut since the dot-com bust. Also; Apple returns to record-breaking ride. — Read More


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Functional safety in cars: How safe is safe enough?

Saturday February 21, 2015

Cars are changing. While a few years back, the main challenges in designing a car were in its mechanics, the new challenge is the design and integration of electronic systems. I still remember my first car: The most sophisticated bit of electronics was the after-market CD player I installed. — Read More


Argon Streams VP9 supports new High Bit Depth profiles

Saturday February 21, 2015

Argon Design, a leading supplier of advanced video verification solutions, has released full conformance test bit-streams for the verification of all four profiles used by VP9 video decoders. Google’s VP9 video codec standard offers higher levels of video compression than previous video ... — Read More


Inphi Price Target Lowered to $22.00 at Northland Securities (IPHI)

Saturday February 21, 2015

Inphi (NASDAQ:IPHI) had its price target cut by Northland Securities from $24.00 to $22.00 in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. The firm currently has an outperform rating on the stock. — Read More


American Semiconductor® Releases FleXform-ADC™ Flexible Hybrid Development Kit

Saturday February 21, 2015

American Semiconductor, Inc., the global leader in flexible integrated circuits and flexible hybrid systems, today announced the release of the FleXform-ADC™ Flexible Hybrid Development Kit. The FleXform-ADC is designed to support flexible hybrid sensor development and productization ... — Read More


4DSP's PC870 Delivers High-Bandwidth Analog I/O and UltraScale FPGA Performance for PCIe

Saturday February 21, 2015

AUSTIN, TX, Feb 20, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- 4DSP announced a new high-performance PCI Express (PCIe) card today called the PC870 which provides one 10-bit analog-to-digital (A/D) channel at 5Gsps and one 10-bit digital-to-analog (D/A) channel at 5Gsps. — Read More


Samsung Electronics : Patent Issued for Printed Circuit Board Having Terminals

Saturday February 21, 2015

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Samsung-ro, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, KR) has been issued patent number 8951048, according to news reporting originating out of Alexandria, Virginia, by VerticalNews editors. — Read More


Simple analog ASIC solves difficult thermal analysis problems

Saturday February 21, 2015

In a world where Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) and Application Specific Standard Products (ASSPs) are dominating every conceivable application, greater attention is being applied to their long term reliability. — Read More


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Exar Announces 800MHz Universal Quad Clock for Complex Timing Solutions

Friday February 20, 2015

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of high-performance integrated circuits and system solutions, announces the XR81411, a quad output, high frequency LVCMOS/LVDS/LVPECL configurable clock synthesizer. — Read More


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Physically-Aware Synthesis Helps Design a New Computer Architecture

Richard Goering | Friday February 20, 2015

Semiconductor startup Soft Machines believes its Variable Instruction Set Computing (VISC) CPU cores will represent a bold leap forward for computer architectures. In a presentation at the Front-End Design Summit held at Cadence San Jose headquarters in December 2014, now available ... — Read More


Calibre Released Virtual-ASIC UHD/4K Video Processor Technology

Friday February 20, 2015

By SCN Staff On February 19, 2015Calibre has released what they call "the industry’s first" virtual-ASIC video processor capable of scaling, switching, enhancing, correcting, and converting Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) formats, including 4K and WQXGA at compelling price points through ... — Read More


The Show Goes On

david manners | Friday February 20, 2015

The semiconductor show goes on with the development of a 140W light-source which makes EUV viable as a production tool. Gigaphoton says it has successfully achieved continuous operation of 140W EUV light source at 50% duty cycle on its prototype laser-produced plasma (LPP) light sources ... — Read More


Pericom Semiconductor to Present at the Annual ROTH Conference on March 10

Friday February 20, 2015

Pericom Semiconductor Corporation PSEM, -1.64% a leading supplier of serial high-speed switching, signal-integrity, connectivity and timing solutions, today announced that Alex Hui, president and CEO, and Kevin Bauer, CFO, will participate at the 27th Annual ROTH Conference to be held ... — Read More


Stock Investors Bid Up Shares of Synopsys, Up 2.7%

Friday February 20, 2015

Synopsys (NASDAQ:SNPS) is a company whose shares are active, trading 2.7% higher to $46.40. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is now trading 0.2% lower to 17,989 and the S&P is trading fractionally lower to 2,098. — Read More

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