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Eminence Capital reduces stake in Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

Sunday December 28, 2014

Assessing Eminence Capital's key positions in 3Q14 (Part 12 of 14) By Diana Key  • Dec 26, 2014 4:41 pm EST Eminence Capital reduced its position in Cadence Design Systems ( CDNS) during 3Q14. The stock accounts for 1.12% of the total portfolio—down from 2.40% of the fund’s 2Q14 portfolio. — Read More


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Understanding graphene's electrical properties

Saturday December 27, 2014

Graphene, a material that consists of a lattice of carbon atoms, one atom thick, is widely touted as being the most electrically conductive material ever studied. However, not all graphene is the same. With so few atoms comprising the entirety of the material, the arrangement of each ... — Read More


Smart Tweezers LCR-meter and LCR-Reader Maintenance Video Released from Siborg Systems Inc.

Saturday December 27, 2014

Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) December 27, 2014 Smart Tweezers have become world renowned for their efficient, high accuracy measurements, and are currently used by professionals worldwide for applications from maintenance and repair to creating PCBs. — Read More


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EDA revenue increases 6.3 percent in Q2 2014

Thursday December 25, 2014

SAN JOSE, USA: The EDA Consortium (EDAC) Market Statistics Service (MSS) announced that the Electronic Design Automation (EDA) industry revenue increased 6.3 percent for Q2 2014 to $1757.9 million, compared to $1653.4 million in Q2 2013. — Read More


Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Short Interest Down 38.1% in November (ASX)

Thursday December 25, 2014

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (NYSE:ASX) saw a significant decrease in short interest in the month of November. As of November 28th, there was short interest totalling 1,417,734 shares, a decrease of 38.1% from the November 14th total of 2,291,469 shares, Stock Ratings Network.com reports. — Read More


IC design service firms partnering with foundry houses to solicit orders for advanced processes

Thursday December 25, 2014

Josephine Lien, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 24 December 2014] Taiwan-based Global Unichip and Alchip Technologies, two IC design service companies partnered with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), have stepped up efforts to lure related 16nm process orders, ... — Read More


China looks to create chip IDMs

Thursday December 25, 2014

China has set a target to generate $140 billion in semiconductor output by 2020, reports DigiTimes. Europe’s target under the Neelie Kroes plan to raise the EU’s semiconductor production is to achieve $72 billion in semiconductor output in 2020. — Read More


Google Details New Chipsets for Project Ara Including Nvidia Tegra K1 image

Google Details New Chipsets for Project Ara Including Nvidia Tegra K1

Thursday December 25, 2014

After a sneak peek of the new Spiral 2 prototype hardware for Project Ara last week, Google has now provided an update on the development progress. Google says that the Spiral 2, which includes the first revision of the Toshiba UniPro switch and bridge ASICs (application-specific integrated ... — Read More


Tim's Takeaways: Like it or Not, You're a Role Model

Thursday December 25, 2014

Except for the rather obvious similarity to a vegetable, the name Albert Romolo Broccoli may not ring any bells for you. But if I were to mention his nickname “Cubby,” you might remember this man as the American film producer who originated the "James Bond" movie series. — Read More


Photoresists: Exploring Other Applications

Thursday December 25, 2014

Photoresists are light-sensitive materials that are primarily used in fabrication and packaging of semiconductors, integrated circuits, flat panel displays and printed circuit boards. Photoresists play an important role in photolithography and photo-patterning process. — Read More


Rapidly move wireless algorithms to prototypes

Thursday December 25, 2014

When it comes to developing new products, all development cycles take too long. That seems especially true for wireless designs. To help engineers get wireless designs to prototype and test more quickly, National Instruments has developed the LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite, ... — Read More


Three Day Boxing Day Sale for Smart Tweezers and LCR-Reader LCR-meters from Siborg Systems Inc. image

Three Day Boxing Day Sale for Smart Tweezers and LCR-Reader LCR-meters from Siborg Systems Inc.

Wednesday December 24, 2014

This article was originally distributed via PRWeb. PRWeb, WorldNow and this Site make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. SOURCE: Siborg Systems Inc. is offering a three day discount on the popular handheld LCR-meters starting December 26, 2014 Waterloo, Ontario ... — Read More


Caution: Clock Crossing

Wednesday December 24, 2014

In today's ASIC design environment, the goal is to create a robust synchronous design. However, in many designs it's not possible to run the whole system on one clock, which means that blocks have registers and logic in them running on different clock domains. — Read More


Photoresists and Photoresist Ancillaries Market for Semiconductors & Integrated Circuits, Printed Circuit Boards and Other Applications – Global…

Wednesday December 24, 2014

Photoresists are light-sensitive materials that are primarily used in fabrication and packaging of semiconductors, integrated circuits, flat panel displays and printed circuit boards. Photoresists play an important role in photolithography and photo-patterning process. — Read More


12” MacBook Air: Another Cool Feature Gets Leaked image

12” MacBook Air: Another Cool Feature Gets Leaked

Wednesday December 24, 2014

New MBA to get bi-directional USB 3.1, iPhone to follow suit   USB 3.1 connectors 4 photosVIEW ALL  An all-new MacBook Air computer set to enter the market next year is likely to be the first Apple product to incorporate a bi-directional USB 3.1 standard, something that we might even ... — Read More


Graphene Electronics Continues to Gain Recognition

Wednesday December 24, 2014

According to Graphene Electronics Market by Materials (PV, Electronics), Devices (Super capacitors, Transistors, Spintronics, Sensors, ICs & Chips, Lenses), Products (Computing, Consumer, Memory, Display), Developments (Nanotubes & Ribbons, Fullerenes) & Geography - Analysis & Forecast ... — Read More


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Top digital ICs of 2014

Wednesday December 24, 2014

ATB252 standalone piezoelectric touch controller does not require an external host processor for touch panel system designs. The devices has a direct digital output and I2C and SPI communications interfaces, which means it can be configured from EEPROM. — Read More


Pericom Semiconductor Downgraded by Sidoti (NASDAQ:PSEM)

Wednesday December 24, 2014

Sidoti downgraded shares of Pericom Semiconductor (NASDAQ:PSEM) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a report issued on Friday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on PSEM. — Read More


Taiwan dollar fall to help IC packaging firms' margins: analysts

Wednesday December 24, 2014

Taipei, Dec. 24 (CNA) Taiwan-based integrated circuit packaging and testing firms are expected to see their gross margins improve because of the Taiwan dollar's recent weakness against the U.S. dollar, analysts said Wednesday. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. — Read More


MediaTek's semiconductor rank to rise

Wednesday December 24, 2014

Taipei, Dec. 24 (CNA) MediaTek Inc., a leading Taiwanese IC design company, is expected to rank as the 10th largest semiconductor brand supplier in the world in 2014, up five notches from a year earlier, according to market information advisory firm IHS. — Read More

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