Electronic Products & Technology


July 31, 2019 by Stephen Law

64-bit, multicore microprocessors are scalable

MOUSER ELECTRONICS Intel Xeon Second Generation Scalable Gold Processors are 64-bit, multicore server microprocessors built on 14nm lithography process technology. Devices are based on the Cascade Lake microarchitecture that allows for higher clock speeds and are also optimized for demanding…
July 29, 2019 by Michael Liedtke, The Associated Press, San Francisco

Apple buys Intel’s smartphone modem division

Deal was driven by next generation of wireless technology
July 10, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

SEMICON West 2019 focuses on Smart tech

Workforce development, industry opportunities take the spotlight at annual tech conference
July 10, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Digi-Key signs disty deal with Helix Semiconductors

Distributor agreement addresses growing demand for more energy-efficient power ICs in burgeoning dc-dc market
July 7, 2019 by The Associated Press, Seoul, Korea

Samsung predicts 56% drop in 2Q profit on weak chip market

Falling prices of DRAM and NAND memory chips are eating into the earnings of the company
June 29, 2019 by Stephen Law

Cleaning chemistries serve post-CMP cleaning, post-etch residue removal

DUPONT EKC PCMP2110 cleaner, EKC PCMP3210 cleaner and EKC 590 CuSolve remover for precision cleaning and surface preparation in semiconductor fabrication processes including front- and back-end-of-line wafer processes, packaging and assembly. EKC PCMP2110 is formulated for emerging logic and memory…
June 25, 2019 by Stephen Law

RISC-V microcontroller project is open-source

X-FAB Silicon Foundries and EFABLESS Corp. collaborate on the first-silicon availability of the Efabless RISC-V System on Chip (SoC) reference design. This open-source semiconductor project went from design start to tape-out in less than three months using the Efabless design…
June 20, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

First steps towards a made-in-Europe high-performance microprocessor

The European Processor Initiative (EPI), crucial element of the European exascale strategy, delivers its first architectural design to the European Commission and welcomes new partners
June 19, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Samsung to strengthen its neural processing capabilities for future AI applications

Samsung Electronics, global leader in advanced semiconductor technology, announced that it will strengthen its neural processing unit (NPU) capabilities to further extend the reach of its artificial intelligence (AI) solutions. In line with its focus on next-generation NPU technologies, Samsung…
June 17, 2019 by Stephen Law

Plug & trust device enhances IoT security, maximizes flexibility

NXP EdgeLock SE050 product family of Plug & Trust devices provides enhanced CC EAL 6+ based security, for improved protection against the latest attack scenarios. This ready-to-use secure element for IoT devices provides a root of trust at the IC…
June 12, 2019 by Stephen Law

MCUs combine high-precision analog front-end

RENESAS RX23E-A Group RX microcontrollers (MCUs) combine high-precision analog front-end and an MCU on a single chip for high-precision sensing and measurement equipment. Product is suitable for manufacturing and test and measurement equipment applications that require high-precision measurements of analog…
June 11, 2019 by Phil Amsrud, senior principal analyst, automotive semiconductors, IHS Markit

Cypress deal makes Infineon top automotive chip supplier

IHS Markit reports says recent acquisition has firm surpassing current market leader NXP