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News Updated on 25th Apr 2012

Dec 2011

Xilinx starts shipping Zynq-70000 devices

T&M expert Aeroflex opens sales and support office in India

Intel names new MD for South Asia sales and marketing

Shipment of 566M projected capacitive touch screens in 2011 for mobile phones

Broadcom licenses Rambus patents

IHS iSuppli:Smart Meter shipments to triple from 20.5M in 2011 to 62M in 2016

Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich for MIPS Architecture is available

Slew of steps taken by Rohm to recover fast from Thailand floods

Flamac and imec are partnering to develop new materials for solar PV cells

Solar PV manufacturing equipment market continue to decline in 2011

Global semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$ 10.6B in 3Q11

Smart grid to fuel the growth of semiconductor market for next 5-6 years

Cree licenses remote phosphor patents to LED makers

Panasonic, Samsung, SanDisk, Sony and Toshiba collaborate on SD Card security

Indian semiconductor company ships 12 million ICs

ISA 2011 awards highlights innovation and excellence in electronics

Chip packaging material market to reach $25.7 Billion by 2015, estimates by SEMI

HDMI device shipments to rise 17% annually through 2015, estimates In-Stat

Apple to reap the connected TV market

Tear down analysis of solar inverter finds a BOM of $641.47

Rambus and ITRI collaborate on 3D semiconductor packaging tech

Probe-free testing of semiconductor wafers achieved by ST

Imec achieved 8.3% effeciecy for organic polymer based solar PV cells

ebook readers sales by units grow by 108% in 2011

Mobile market need 3.1 billion SoC semiconductor ICs by 2015, forecasts In-Stat

TSMC expanding faster its facility for making 20nm semiconductor chips

RFHIC licenses doherty amplifier patents from Cree

Seamless and pervasive connectivity is the demand by the consumer, as per survey

Researchers develop a better dye to enhance solar cell efficiency and SMIC Launch IP portal

Avago drops patent lawsuit against Cypress Semiconductor

iPad, Amazon Kindle Fire and Nook all use LG made LCD display panel says HIS

Opportunities remain same for small companies in semiconductor business

Maxim to focus on Indian semiconductor market

ELECTRONICS.CA forecasts explosive growth power semiconductor devices

Advantest has shipped thousand T2000 semiconductor chip test platforms

Gartner's semiconductor market forecast for 2012 is less optimistic

28nm physical verfication tool from Synopsys is now certified by globalfoundries

Despite the odds global semiconductor revenues to reach $302 Billion in 2011

C-DOT transfers GPON tech to telecom equipment makers

Global consumer electronics market to grow at a CAGR of 7% during 2012-2015

Global network security appliance and software market grew 6.4% in 3Q11 to reach $1.46B

STATS ChipPAC's plant in Thailand is under suspension upto Jan 2012

Wind River is leading system software vendor for multicore processors

Semiconductor equipment up by 151% in 2010 and 4.7% in 2011but to down by 10.8% in 2012

Lattice Semiconductor has shipped 75 million MachXO PLDs

802.15.4 (ZigBee) Semiconductor revenues to surpass $1 Billion in 2015, as per In-Stat

Internet enabled TV to boost online video market

Forum on 6th December covering 3D semiconductor packaging tech

Semiconductor vendor market ranking in 2011; Intel grows further taller

IC Insights: Spending on smart grid tech to reach about $100 billion in 2011

Infonetics: 2G, 3G, and 4G infrastructure market up by 8.6% from 3Q10

Agilent signs acquisition agreement with Accelicon Technologies

Imec develops 23% efficient crystalline silicon solar cells using back-contact tech

3D Semiconductor tech turns chip into cube

Skyworks and AnalogicTech amend their merger agreement

Barco providing projectors for 42nd International Film Festival of India

Samsung leads in deployments of LTE base stations in Asia-Pacific in 2011

AudioCodes offers qualified call recording solution for Microsoft Lync 2010

Fujitsu Semiconductor uses Mentor's Graphics HyperLynx Signal Integrity tech

Synopsys to acquire Magma

Nov 2011

Toshiba to phase out production at three of its semiconductor plants

Altera started shipping its 28-nm Arria V FPGA chips

IME to commercialize silicon chips supporting high bandwidth optical communications

MPW semiconductor foundry services from AMS is made more extensive

AltaSens employs Berkeley's EDA software to design HD CMOS image sensors

Mindspeed ships five millionth Comcerto packet processor SoC for telecom apps

Clarion partners with Wind River to develop Android-based in-vehicle infotainment sys

Higher resolution for tablet PCs is the trend in LCD panels as per study

Panasonic to supply Lithium-ion batteries for Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

Server shipments in 3Q11 grew 7.2% y-o-y

Non-Volatile DIMM memory can save the desktop computers from using UPS

Less demand for Lithium batteries results in ASP drop

VeriSilicon licenses ARM IP

Kaneka and imec develops 21% efficient solar cells using copper instead of silver

Walton to purchase from Elpida 7,500 preferred shares in Elpida subsidiary EBS

Panasonic to invest in Malaysia to manufacture solar wafers, cells and modules

Hearing aids to adjust the volume by sensing EEG signals

AMD branded DRAM memory modules available now in N.America

IBM opens 3 more offices in India

B and I of BRIC is target of TowerJazz for its semiconductor fab services

Qualcomm collaborate with bookseller Kyobo to launch $310 e-reader

SMAC to focus on 3D semiconductor tech

e-Shakti cards in Bihar to use NXP ID chips

Tear down analysis of Kindle tablet from IHS finds tricks in low cost design

CTS to acquire Valpey-Fisher

Four STM32 MCUs takes full control of student designed solar car

IP creation can power the Indian ESDM industry

Vishay reduces lead-time for MIL-Qualified MLCC capacitors

CEVA-TeakLite-III DSP approved for Dolby for MS11 Multistream Decoder

Aditya Birla Capital Advisors invest Rs. 95 crore in Alphion India

Lantronix relocates its console server manufacturing to U.S.

ARM opens design center in Hsinchu, Taiwan

INCJ, Hitachi, Sony and Toshiba agree to form Japan Display Inc

nCore and the Portland Group offering training course in GPU programming

Stratix IV FPGAs inside CHREC designed supercomputer

Android leads in 115M smartphones sold in 3rd Q, sales grew -7% q-o-q and +42% from year ago

Phoenix Tech is authorized distributor for Lattice' chips

Cryptography Research and Mikron JSC signs patent license agreement

Fairchild Semiconductor not closing its 50+ years old plant in U.S

DLNA includes Wi-Fi Direct in its interoperability guidelines

Toshiba develops tech for embedded SRAM to operate from wide Vcc of 0.5V to 1.0V

Altera to support OpenCL for FPGAs

Amkor's acquisition talks related Toshiba's semiconductor ops in Malaysia postponed

Inphi's iMB enabled LRDIMM modules validated by Intel

Xilinx suggests R&D outsourcers for its FPGA buyers

Abundant opportunities for solar companies in rural electrification market

Data transfer on removable secure elements using NFC

ZTE's Blade and Skate phones uses TriQuint's power amplifier modules

Lattice' power management IC selected by Netezza

Intersil and Nextreme develops reference design for energy harvesting apps

Document on latest electronics and semicon packaging terminologies

WitsView: LCD TV shipments in 2011 to grow by 7% to reach 201 million units

TI, ST, Infineon are top vendors of semiconductor parts for industrial segment

Indian digital satellite STB market growing huge, says In-Stat

Broadcom, NXP, Freescale, and Harman form OPEN Alliance SIG

Keynote subject at SEMICON Japan 2011 is 'power of Asia'

ZTE designs packet-based multiservice bearer platform using Xilinx Virtex-6 FPGAs

Inphi and Sumitomo Electric develops next-gen CFP optical modules for 100GbE sys

Mentor Graphics' Questa and Veloce to support latest ARM Cortex and AMBA

Lattice gains stronghold in power management chip market

Certified touch interface reference design for NVIDIA's Tegra 3 for tablets

Qualcomm acquires wireless power tech expert HaloIPT

Licensing program for 'Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative'

KORG selects ADI's SHARC in its music synth systems

TSMC awards Synopsys with Interface IP Partner of 2011

TowerJazz qualifies Cadence tools for its Reference Design Flow 2.0

DRAMeXchange reports 19.4% fall in DRAM revenue on q-o-q basis

Article to assist electronics part of electric vehicle design

Invensas Acquires patents of TSV expert ALLVIA

IHS: Thailand floods to disrupt the electronics component supply chain

Fairchild launches online power supply design software

Qlogic deploys Cadence Palladium XP

Qosmos' ixEngine SDK is integrated into Adax

Rovi and Sharp signs multi-year license agreement

Berkeley AFS Platform adopted by ICsense

Micrel starts producing MEMS from its fab in San Jose

ARM acquires IC design optimization software tool expert Prolific

Semiconductor device sales in September up by 2.7%

Surveillance camera reference design using Lattice' FPGA

Molecular dynamics of insulators studied using supercomputers

Emerson, Freescale and Kontron collaborate on I/O connectivity in COM Express

Virtual platform for developing sys based on Xilinx' Zynq-7000

Semtech uses MATLAB and Simulink to develop FPGA prototypes

Hitachi opened R&D centre in Bangalore, India

SoCtronics tapeout first 28nm design from India

Sensor-on-cover and in/on-cell are emerging tech in capacitive touch panels

Intersil showcase automotive ICs for electric vehicles at the battery show

European research group aims to achieve 9% efficiency in organic solar PV module

Murata to own high power amplifier business of semiconductor chipmaker Renesas

10G, 40G, and 100G optical transceiver markets to grow to $2.6 billion by 2015

Amulet GUI design software for embedded systems support more features

Oct 2011

India better not miss the next bus in electronics design and manufacturing

ARM Cortex based low power 32-bit MCU with DSP capabilities from ST

MEMS pressure sensor market by revenue to reach $1.85 billion by 2014

IDT's low-power dual-port memory in Samsung GALAXY Tab

Infonetics: Market for desktop and mobile security clients to hit $8.2 billion by 2015

Android app for wireless streaming of digital media inside home

NXP, Leedarson and GreenWave demo energy saving lighting

NFC Forum leverages Broadcom's new NFC chips for validation

Anritsu claims leadership position in LTE test gear

Infineon, Toshiba and ST are top three in power semiconductor market

Mentor Graphics and MoreThanIP collaborate in SoC design solutions

28nm chips from TSMC are in volume shipment

Red Bend's VLX to support ARM's Cortex-A7

Rogers and Hitchi are collaborating to use PCB in high speed apps

Tablet world is powered by ARM processors

ADI' MEMS chips finds use in study of rowing kinematics

CEVA and Mindspeed to demo LTE base station at 4G World

NFC chip shipments to surpass 1.2 Billion by 2015

ARM Cortex-A7 is 5x power efficient at 1/5th the size of the Cortex-A8

Solar inverter maker AEG inaugurates factory in Bangalore

JSR Micro joins CEA-Leti to develop sub-20nm maskfree lithography material

NAND flash: 2xnm-node chips to gradually replace 3xnm-node chips

India is a fast growing market for engineering design software

Cadence collaborates with partners in offering complete EDA software chain

Fujitsu Semiconductor adopted NanGate's Library Creator in its 28nm design

Freescale licenses ARM Cortex-A7 to put in its multicore i.MX chips

New version of Nucleus RTOS from Mentor supports DVFS

In-Stat estimates 154 Million+ LTE handset shipments in 2015

Quantenna collaborate with Sagemcom on Wi-Fi based wireless TV in home

SpringSoft's Verdi and Vennsa's OnPoint are designed to interoperate

TSMC tapes out 20nm ARM Cortex-A15 MPCore processor chip

CRI licenses its DPA patents to a mobile device maker

StarBridge select IDT's PCI Express to RapidIO devices for its RapidExpress products

6 Billion USB-enabled devices by 2015

ASP pressure on M2M embedded modules due to China factor, says ABI

Infineon to supply >40% of the security MCUs for e-health cards in Germany

Roush Yates Engines and Freescale Semiconductor to partner

Electric cars charging contolled using mobile devices

Pilot project in Denmark for testing smart grid

Gartner: Global PC shipments grew 3.2 percent in 3rd Q 2011

ADAS revenues to grow by 57% in 2011

STMicroelectronics implements TSV in MEMS chips

India semiconductor fab is key, as per Draft National Telecom Policy- 2011

Study finds worldwide lighting market reached 79.3 billion US$ in 2010

Tablets are seen as fast growing market for DRAM makers

Epistar adopts KLA-Tencor's Candela substrate and epitaxy (epi) wafer inspection system

Mobile PC shipments is forecasted to increase 27% Y/Y, to 276.9 million units

RFMD forms a new business group called Compound Semiconductor Group

Aninda Moitra is appointed as Country President of Applied Materials India

ENEL to use ST's semiconductor devices in its smart energy devices

Synopsys' DesignWare IP for UMC's 28nm HLP Poly SiON process

Dark-field detection of defects on unpatterned semiconductor wafers

ASSID employs Altatech Semiconductor's 300 mm CVD sys for 3D chip making

Differential probes from R&S to measure differential and ground-referenced signals

Lenovo's IdeaPad uses Atmel's touch interface controller

Panasonic to supply lithium-ion batteries to electric automaker Tesla

AWR and Magus design interface between their RF design softwares

Call for papers on SoC semiconductor test technologies

More than 300 Million HDMI enabled mobile PCs are estimated to be shipped in 2014

austriamicrosystems extends its HV CMOS tech for power grid apps

LCD TV shipments in India expected to grow at a CAGR of 39% from 2011 to 2015

Infineon starts producing power semiconductor chips on 300 mm wafer

Freescale uses Qualcomm Atheros' devices to demo smart energy app

UMC select ARM Artisan Physical IP for its 28HPM process

Half a billion+ 2.4GHz ULP wireless chips shipped by Nordic Semiconductor

CADSTAR placement planner from Zuken to bridge engineer and PCB designer

SoC with power consumption of 10.2 pJ/cycle at 0.54 V and with 0.4V SRAM cell

MoSys demos interoperability of its Bandwidth Engine IC with SerDes from Avago

Quantenna partnering with Samsung Electronics for 4x4 MIMO Wi-Fi technology

Synopsys' USB 3.0 IP surpass 40 SoC design wins and 30+ customer licensees

Exar adds open source support for SSL and IPsec to its processors

Optimism in the air for the Indian electronics and semiconductor industry

Steve Jobs; Excellent human who pioneered in making the machine more human

Sep 2011

JEDEC publishes Serial Flash Discoverable Parameters for serial NOR Flash

Microsemi to acquire Zarlink

Capital spending by top Semiconductor makers is <10% of annual sales, finds IC Insights

Amkor to acquire Toshiba's Malaysian semiconductor assembly and test ops

Synopsys to distribute ARM's Fast Models for processors

Open-Silicon licenses ARM's IPs

Tridents' HiDTV Pro-SXL SoC in AOC's digital TVs

Version 2.0 PSoC creator is announced

IP set top box shipments estimated to surpass 21 million in 2011

SEMI India forms SIG on HB LEDs

Harris selects Altair chipsets for public safety LTE terminal products

Semiconductor market to feel the pinch of global weaker economy

In-Stat: 39.8 million broadband CPE units shipped in 2Q11 with q-o-q growth 5.6%

30% productivity boost obtained by Giantec using Cadence Virtuoso flow

Mentor Graphics and NuFlare extends collaboration on advanced IC mask generation

Wind River and Leadcore develops and test Android SoC smartphone platform

ADI announces toll-free call support to its Indian customers

Altera demonstrates floating-point DSP design flow on an FPGA

Silex's Wi-Fi modules and security software are integrated in Green Hills's RTOS

Applied materials' new EUVL overcomes another major hurdle in 13.5nm lithography

Femtocells use increased 18% quarter-over-quarter, finds Infonetics

Forecast: Global smartphone revenue to grow 31% in 2011 over 2010, to $117 billion

Atmel and Arduino are collaborating to offer embedded boards for prototyping

NXP adds new NFC ICs for making RFID tags

Open-Silicon awarded a patent on lowering power consumption in semiconductor chips

China to install 280 million smart meters by 2016, forecasts In-Stat

Freescale launched new program for automotive domain to assure safety compliance

NFC radio controller chip PN544 from NXP to support Windows 8

AMD created drivers for its chips to support windows 8 OS

Entropic's MoCA chip powers Technetix' Ethernet-to-Coax network adapter

Mentor Graphics expands Vista ESL Platform integration with Catapult C

SIGMA's SD1 high-performance digital cameras designed using Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGAs

Reference design for delivering advanced communication services over low-cost packet n/ws

Touch controller chip mXT1386 from Atmel supports Windows 8

New version of ScanExpress Boundary-Scan Tool Suite from Corelis

2011 semiconductor revenues to reach $299 billion, Gartner estimates

Mentor collaborating with TSMC supporting effective fill solution for advanced nodes

ST extends radiation hardened analog devices for aerospace

Infonetics: 2G, 3G, 4G equipment spending go up by 25% YoY with LTE surpassing WiMAX

Freescales forms MCFA group to help commercial avionics companies

Invensas uses IDT's DDR3 register in its xFD memory stacking technology

Seminar on power supply management design from Lattice Semiconductor

Adhesives from 3M for gluing semiconductor wafers vertically

Crash prevention technology from SoftKinetic

Set-Top Box SoC from Trident support web content viewing

ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore processor based STB SoC for a truly connected home apps

Rice researchers work on highly conductive nanotube cables to replace metal cables

Invensas to demo multi-die, wirebond tech that mounts semiconductor chips upside down

MStar to license CRI's CryptoFirewall to use in its multimedia SoC STB chips

Worldwide semiconductor equipment billing in 2nd Q 2011 is 1% lower than 1st Q

Mindspeed's burst-mode transimpedance amplifier for EPONs

Rovi and Samsung signs multi-year DivX licensing agreement for Samsungs products

Dialog Semiconductor's DA6011 companion IC is used in ADLINK's computer module

Software from Corelis supports NI's HSDIP for deploying boundary-scan test

Elpida Memory filed a lawsuit against Nanya Technology for patent infringement

Fairchild Semiconductor reduces sales guidance to $400- $410 million for 3Q 2011

Broadcom enters into new satellite out door unit market

Synopsys acquires nSys Design Systems to expand its Verification IP in chip design

Entropic to demo its MoCA 2.0 home networking solution at IBC2011

IDT to sell its Wafer fab to Alpha and Omega semiconductor

Solar powered crop harvesting robot wins Intel prize

Imec partners with Wipro to tap Indian nanotech research market

NSA approved defense-grade Spartan-6Q FPGA in production

Micronas acquires a EUR 10 million stake in the X-FAB Group

CMOS transmit modules from Amalfi Semiconductor for front-end GSM/GPRS handsets

Aug 2011

Fujitsu adds Ethernet-over-Anything tech

12 Inch semiconductor manufacturing to nearly double from 2010 to 2015

LED market: Taiwan lead in supplies and Japan in consumption

In-Stat: Tablet shipments to reach 250 Million units in 2017

Ericsson acquires M2M technology platform from Telenor Connexion

200 times faster simulations, 15% increase in performance using Model-Based Design for SoCs

Open-Silicon and Chrontel praises Magma's analog/mixed signal EDA tools

JEDEC advances DDR4 Standard with reduced power usage

Cosmic Circuits partners with Innotech for Japan market

Rich Beyer highlights mobile and connected intelligence at FTF 2011

Renesas Mobile and Anritsu jointly deliver MIMO test cases approved by 3GPP

Gartner: Western Europe PC market declined by 19 percent in 2nd Q 2011

2 billion Bluetooth-enabled devices expected to be shipped in 2013

CVD and PECVD equipments from AIXTRON used for making CNT and Graphene devices

JEDEC publishes ANSI/ESDA/JEDEC JS-001-2011 for ESD testing

Exar's PowerXR tech to be used with Zarlink's low power voice solutions

Software kit from AMD for developing stereo 3D

BittWare's Anemone chips for FPGAs available on FMC card

Complex semiconductor chip design costs are skyrocketing, says Semico

Design concept for transformer-less Solar Inverter

KaiSemi offers silicon solutions for obsolete FPGA and EoL ASICs with netlist

ISA appoints PVG Menon as new President

IDT PCI Express switch selected by Magma for PCI Express expansion systems

Wireless HD video streaming pass through 3 concrete walls; joint tech by AirTies and Quantenna

Intel put on the platter $300 Million with the cool and thin processors chips

Apple and Android tablets race to serve the growing market demand

IDT and Phison Electronics settle patent litigation

Infonetics: Optical n/w hardware gains 21% y-o-y in Q2 2011, Huawei and ZTE surge

MPLS spending to reach $2.4 Billion in 2015

Google to acquire Motorola Mobile to fully android it

Microsemi shifts its headquarters to Aliso Viejo, California

Nordson MARCH and Science College of Donghua Univ. create R&D Lab on Plasma Tech

ANADIGICS shipping production volumes of LTE amplifiers to LG

IHS iSuppli finds Apple's iPad tablet is design efficient to beat its competitors

Europe advances step further in electronics ID tech

Toshiba setup semiconductor design house JV in Brazil with Semp Toshiba

ADI wins supplier award from automotive device maker Bosch

SOLARCON India partners with IIT Bombay to conduct solar training course

System in Package (SiP) summit by SEMI to focus 3D semiconductor device making

REVSONIC is the sales representative for Arasan in Japan

TI offering collection of power supply reference designs in its PoweLab library

Wireless applications to consume more semiconductor devices than the computers

Standard groups related to home-automation form a consortium to certify SEP 2

In-Stat: Global smartmeter revenue to exceed US$12B in 2016, ZigBee leads

Sony commercializes its 3 Inch LCD module with white pixel

Event on Known Good Die (KGD) and 3D semiconductor packaging on Nov 10 2011

Sunplus using SpringSoft's ProtoLink Probe Visualizer for verification of ICs

USB SuperSpeed is forecasted to grow at 178% CAGR through 2015

Entropic, SMC and Intel are collaborating in developing MoCA 2.0-enabled DOCSIS 3.0 gateway

Vivek Sharma of ST explains role of semiconductors in green energy

Global semiconductor sales in June 2011 weaken by 0.5%, SIA

MEMC acquires Fotowatio Renewable Ventures Inc

Cosmic Circuits releases video on its silicon validation lab

FTD is the channel partner for Cadence in India

Xilinx' Spartan-6 FPGAs used in NI's RIO sys

Agilent and University of California announce new mm and Sub-mm wave research center

Cavium shipped its 10-core OCTEON II processors to OEMs

IDT and Dell to present NVMe specs at the flash memory summit on Aug 9-11

Wind River expands Android related software offerings

Infineon shipped TPM chips for devices running on Google's Chrome OS

Silicon Creations select Berkeley's Analog FastSPICE for circuit verification

ClariPhy's coherent transceiver interoperable with Cortina's OTN Processors

FSK transceiver from austriamicrosystems selected for bicycle meters due to its 27MHz range

Elpida sampling 2Gb DDR3 SDRAM made using 25nm process

Atmel's mXT224E used to design touch control of Samsung Galaxy S II phones

Suggestions on electronics design for the commodity market by Wally Rhines

Freescale Semiconductor opens development center in Hyderabad's SEZ

Researchers attempt to control artificial arms directly from brain

Freescale Semiconductor tops in the networking/communications processor market

Georgia researchers develop memory devices based on piezoelectric nanowires

Nano-sized batteries to power mobiles: Rice researchers build battery in a nanowire

IC Insights' latest global semiconductor market growth figure is 5%

India Semiconductor market to grow by 15.5% in 2011, forecasts Gartner

July 2011

Software development DNA is embedded in Indian embedded systems designers

IPC updates guidelines for cleaning of PCB and electronics assemblies

Mindspeed acquires W-CDMA expert IPG Communications

Qualcomm acquires gesture recognition IP from GestureTek

Renesas uses Synopsys' HAPS for prototyping SoCs

Microsemi acquires Brijot Imaging Systems

Cosmic Circuits to tap Korean market through tech distributor Newlinktek

Microelectronic Relay designers manual from IR to simplify design

New PC phones from Fujitsu uses Cypress touch chips

Economic Times' article calls for Government to set up semiconductor fab on its own

TE Connectivity joins United Nations Global Compact

Toshiba opens new 300mm fab in Japan to make 24nm NAND flash chips

Micrel joins MIPI Alliance

Linear's high-speed ADCs now falls under less stringent U.S Export regulations

The semiconductor device content in tablet to approach $14B by 2015, estimates In-Stat

Online low-power VLSI chip design webinars from Apache

Berkeley Design Automation names ICON Design Automation as representative in India

Cadence acquires clock concurrent optimization tech firm Azuro

IHS iSuppli: Nearly half of notebooks shipped in 2015 to feature quad-core processor

Hynix and Toshiba collaborate to develop NV memory; MRAM

Taiwanese LED market-growth update in mid-2011 by LEDinside

DisplaySearch: Touch screen module revenue to reach $13.4B in 2011 and $23.9B by 2017

Webcast on "Wireless Communication of Sensor Data in Industrial Applications" by ADI on July 20

SEMI publishes standard to specify silicon feedstock for solar PV manufacturing

LG Electronics: 3D TV to eventually function without glasses

WAC Lighting uses Cypress' multi-color LED light controller SoC CY8CLED02 in its tape light sys

OpenFlow 1.1 Implemented on Ezchip's NP-4 100Gb network processor

Renesas Electronics tests Android on its SoCs using Wind River FAST

ELMOS Semiconductor selects X-Series test equipment from LTX-Credence to test its chips

A microcontroller can be powered by harnessing EM energy in its ambience

SaaS market is forecasted to reach $12.1 B in 2011

Imec exposes semiconductor wafers using EUV ASML's scanner fitted with XTREME's LDP

Delta India Electronics' Rudrapur Plant LEED Certified

austriamicrosystems collaborates with F-Brain to serve foundry customers in Japan

Synopsys and GLOBALFOUNDRIES jointly developed iPDKs for 65nm process

Synopsys IC compiler supports DPT tech for 20nm IC design

2011 is forecasted as second highest semiconductor equipment spending year

Toumaz expands and commercializes its body worn medical device

Imec brings down the leakage current in DRAM at lower EOT of 0.4nm

Implant-free quantum-well SiGe pFETs for low power and high performance semiconductor devices

imec stacks DRAM over logic chip and connects them by TSV and micro conducting bumps

Google selects austriamicrosystems' EasyPoint mini joystick module

500 Z-Wave certified products in the market

Webcast on power supply design by ADI on July 13

Microsemi acquires rad-hard device maker ASIC Advantage

IDT partners with Fudan in delivering smart meter reference design

Mentor Graphics adds learning material on UVM/OVM of chip design

Gigaset uses Dialog's VOIP chips in its phones

Accelicon to support TMI and BSIM-CMG Model

Microsemi achieves AS9100 Rev C and ISO 9001 certifications

Ansys to acquire VLSI software vendor Apache

IBM researchers mitigate the problem of short-term drift in multi-bit PCM memory

Jun 2011

RS Components publishes 30,000 3D CAD Models for mechanical and electronics engineering

nanoETXexpress gaining momentum as ultra-small COM Express compatible solution

419 Million WLAN enabled CE equipment shipment-forecast for 2015

Cost and usability to remain barriers for strong growth of PKE in cars

Magneti Marelli selects VxWorks for its telemetry devices used in race cars

Intel's share in microprocessor market increased in 1Q2011, says IHS iSuppli

Positive impact from the Japanese semiconductor industry's recovery from disaster in 3Q 2011

JTAG donated tools and support to the European Student Moon Orbiter project

Altera and RV-VLSI to setup a FPGA/SoPC lab in Bangalore

Xilinx FPGA chip with ARM cortex A9 wins product of the year award at Electrons d'Or in Paris

SiliconGear and Namsong design their video sys using Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGAs

The LCD panel shipments for tablet computers grown 28% M-o-M in May 2011

Evatronix adds USB 2.0 High Speed PHY to its USB IP offerings

Shipments of eMMC in 2011 are projected to reach 333.7 million units, a climb of 62%

IHS iSuppli: Apple is the top OEM buyer of semiconductor devices in 2010

NIST scientists use optical source to generate low noise microwave signals

SICCAS-Corning facility in China to explore new materials for electric vehicles

AWR opens its design Forum for registration

Freescale Semiconductor and Wind River's collaboration gets stronger

In-Stat: Demand for image sensors in 3D devices to grow 130% by 2015

Alcatel-Lucent and Broadcom create Femtocell gateway reference design

Cadence demos PCI Express 3.0 at PCI-SIG Developers Conference

Lab-on-Chip solution to detect E. coli pathogen

Global spending on wireless infrastructure to reach $43.2 billion in 2011

FinFETs, 3D-IC, 450mm, and EUV are the hot subjects for SEMICON West 2011

Cavium, Continuous Computing and Picochip demos LTE small station

Elpida makes 0.8mm DRAM package by using PoP tech

JEDEC publishes inspection criteria for microelectronic packages and covers

WBA and Wi-Fi Alliance collaborating on Wi-Fi hotspot roaming

Semiconductor industry revenue estimation for 2011: Gartner; 5.1% and iSuppli; 7.2%

HomePlug Powerline Alliance supports IEEE P1905 standard

Solar PV panels cost to reach $1 per watt sooner

DRAMeXchange forecasts the weaker shipment momentum of NAND flash

Toshiba's inverters to drive Ford's electric vehicles

Asian mobile-phone makers lead in growing market sharr

MIPS-Based Smartphone passes Android CTS

Network Adapter from Actiontec for streaming media content to home electronic devices

Mitsubishi's electric cars to use Toshiba's SCiB Lithium-ion batteries

Gartner: Worldwide semiconductor capital equipment spending to grow 10.2 % in 2011

JEDEC publishes e-MMC standard update v4.5

Researchers developed sensors that automatically self-repair

USB SuperSpeed 3.0 integrated devices shipments to reach 80 Million in 2011

Spansion, TI and Dave are collaborating in developing home automation systems

Galaxy tablet's capacitive touch screen interface uses Atmel's mXT1386 chip

Tablet form-factor analysis: 9.7 and 10.1 Inch vs 7 Inch

Elpida employs HKMG tech to make 2Gb LPDDR2 DRAM

Datasat employs Quantenna 4x4 MIMO chipsets in its WLAN systems

Novel chip prototype service by ST Micro for academic semiconductor researchers

AMD OpenCL Coding Competition for software developers

Moortec employs Synopsys' tools to tape out its analog IP

Qualcomm to acquire Rapid Bridge

Analog Devices acquires Lyric Semiconductor

DRAMeXchange: DRAM contract price fell by 2.74%

China to overtake Japan in Large size TFT LCD panel production in Q2'11

Mobile memory market is forecasted to grow by 25.7% to reach $16.4 billion in 2011

Tear down analysis of Samsung Chromebook by IHS iSuppli

Graphene based IC chips; the next imminent trend in semiconductor tech

KLA-Tencor ships first LMS IPRO5 reticle metrology system

Wi-Fi Alliance certifies Quantenna's 802.11n Wi-Fi chipset

External and embedded modem shipment to grow over 193 million in 2015

Samsung uses ANADIGICS' power amps in Droid Charge smartphone

Virtual models of CEVA DSPs integrated with Carbon SoC Designer

Entropic shipped 50million+ MoCA 1.0/1.1 chipsets since 2007

Open-Silicon to tech-support Micron hybrid memory cube technology

Open-Silicon tape-out an ultra-low power ASIC on GLOBALFOUNDRIES' 28nm-SLP

LTE subscribers to grow over 3,400% during 2011 and 2015

MIPS and Ingenic collaborate to bring new 1GHz MIPS-based mobile SoC

Cadence has announced its products for TSMC's latest Reference Flow

GaN-on- SiC semiconductor devices beats HV silicon and GaAs in reliability

PC shipments of 81.3 M units in the 1st Q2011, down 0.3 % an year ago

Super fast growth of tablet is driving DRAM market

SiTime Shipped 50 M units of its MEMS-based frequency devices

Security appliances and software market in 1st Q 11 has grown by 11% on y-o-y basis

Design wins worth $41 million for Kontron AG

Fraunhofer IIS to use Magma's tools in IP core development

Top Engineering is investing $20 Million in building LCD Plant in China

Infonetics: Global STB market declined 10.2% in 1Q11 to $3.1 billion

imec-Cadence collaboration offers DFT and ATPG test solutions for 3D semiconductor ICs

Absolute Analysis joins the RapidIO trade association

NTAF releases first industry specs for network test automation

The size of mobile software applications market is growing big and fast

Fairchild to launch devices for mobile audio

ARM and Synopsys partnership continue in helping mutual customers

Market survey on cloud computing by AMD finds growing confidence among businesses

SuVolta's MOSFET channel tech to 2x cut power consumption of semiconductor chips

IHS iSuppli: Excess inventory taken care of semicon shortage caused by Japan disaster

In-Stat: By the year 2015 nearly 80 million DTVs will be Wi-Fi Direct-enabled

Wireless charging is forecasted to reach $885.8 million in 2011, up by 600%

Infonetics: Number of LTE subscribers to top 290 million by 2015

IC Insights: Average semiconductor content per automobile is $350 in 2011

Who is the lucky semiconductor fab investor in India?

Embedded NOR flash memory market in 2011 is set to grow 8 percent to 3.96 billion units

TI becomes member of Embedded Vision Alliance

Tri-band, Wi-Fi and other chips from Qualcomm Atheros on display at Computex ,Taipei

Magma's Titan, FineSim and Talus supports TSMC's latest reference flows at 28-nm

HomePlug Powerline Alliance to receive support from Germany's major car manufacturers

Digi-Key to distribute Lattice' programmable silicon chips

Mindspeed demonstrating its packet processor solutions at Computex

Microsemi acquires AML Communications

Avnet Memec EMEA to stock and sell Echelon's products in Europe

Zoran displaying Internet connected mobile devices at Computex

Atmel's ARM9-based chips to support Android OS

Advanced LED+3D, 3D LCD TV panel shipments increased to 1.9 M units in Q1'11

New text book on VLSI design by Atrenta

Schneider Electric acquires TELVENT

$300 million of GaAs semiconductor revenue in 2015 due to p-t-p radios

May 2011

Schneider Electric to up its share in Indian Inverter market by acquiring 74% of Luminous

Wi-Fi Direct program of Wi-Fi Alliance wins connected home 2011 award

DRAM Module shipment to grow by 10.8% in 2011, predicts IHS iSuppli

Elpida, PTI, and UMC partner on 3D fabrication of semiconductor devices at 28nm

Austriamicrosystems plans to go for 100% green electricity

ST Foundation appoints new Chairman

Paradigm works' VerificationWorks is UVM 1.0 compliant

Samsung Electronics transfers its solar cell business to Samsung SDI

Digital Rights market to prosper due to mobile gaming

SONY has restored fully its playstation network services

Burst of announcements from Cavium on its product selection and new products

Sibridge's verification IPs are integrated with Axiom's MPSim 5.0

EVE's Zebu is integrated with Xena's Ethernet testing solution

Gartner: Worldwide server revenues grew by 17.3% in 1st Q 2011

DRAMeXchange: Price increase momentum of DDR3 due to Japanese quake weakening

If your chip design not done in time by Open-Silicon, it will pay you

Power semiconductor devices on 200mm CMOS-compatible GaN-on-Si, by imec

Altera joins imec's INSITE program to learn about 3D IC fabrication

Cadence claims as patent leader in EDA market

Carrier Ethernet equipment market to reach $37.5B in 2015, says a study

TSMC's 28nm design eco is ready with DRC, LVS and PDKs

MRAM demand drives Everspin sales expansion

Skyworks acquires power supply IC maker Advanced Analogic Tech

Extreme DA is licensing its timing analysis and sign-off technology to ATopTech

IP Infusion opens engineering development center in India

IME and TowerJazz to partner in developing MEMS devices

NFC solutions from NXP semiconductor for Google Wallet

Advantest attends to Vietnam semiconductor market by opening a subsidiary

Synopsys delivers 28-nm design rules and modules for TSMC Reference Flow 12.0

In-Stat: Tablet application revenues to top $15 Billion in 2015

Infineon to appeal Trial Court decision in patent litigation against Volterra

NVIDIA becomes member of Imec's CMOS program

imec and Qualcomm extend 3D IC research

IMS finds record build up of solar PV module inventory

Agilent Technologies tops in Wireless test market

Class D amplifiers preferred by premium audio system makers for Automotives

Cheil Industries made new 19.9 Billion won investment in OLED Equipment

Elevated semiconductor inventories cushion Japan impact says IHS iSuppli

GSAT- 8 satellite placed in geosynchronous orbit

During 2011-13 HD-Consumer Electronics market to grow at CAGR of around 19%

Europe's semiconductor researcher IMEC partners with Wipro

Internet TV, LED-Backlit, large size are the TV market trends as per IHS iSuppli

ST to make 3 Million MEMS sensors a day

Araine control to use Microsemi's FPGA in its smart grid products

RNCOS says South Korean semiconductor industry worth US $40B by 2013

Consumers TV usage and watching pattern study by DisplaySearch

Forza Silicon selects Berkeley's FastSPICE tool

Half of all IMS equipment sold going to mobile networks in 1st Q 2011

Inphi's memory buffer validated by Intel

In-Stat: SMB NAS revenues to reach $2B in 2015

UL acquires Springboard Engineering

ADI and MIT collaborating in developing advanced patient monitoring devices

Mars Rover uses Atmel's MCUs

PC sales in Q1 2011declined due to tablet growth

Analysts forecast iPad production delays & losses

Renesas ramping up USB 3.0 Host Controllers production to 6M units per month

National Instruments acquires Phase Matrix and AWR

Imec and Atrenta develop exploration flows for 3D ICs

Tablet computer display panel shipment exceeded 5M in April 2011

APP program by Analog Bit for SoC designers

Market trends in wired communication equipment market by Infonetics

Mitsumi is now 2nd source of Z-wave tech

Embedded computer maker Eurotech to acquire Dynatem

Nanotech based food and beverage packaging to grow at 13% during 2009-13

New interoperability guidelines from DLNA for playback of high quality video

Silicon oxide based memory chip to be tested in space for radiation

PDKs from WIN Semiconductor developed using Agilent's ADS software

Contactless smart cards to grow by 24% CAGR during 2011-13 say RNCOS

Samsung Bluetooth Stereo Head set uses CSR's aptx audio compression

LSI awards its top suppliers

Synopsys & Rohde & Schwarz strategically collaborating in offering tools for LTE design

U.S. antitrust review ends for TI acquisition of National Semiconductor

ChipEstimate launches Japanese language version of its semiconductor IP portal

STARC adopts Atrenta's latest RTL tool

CBIP and IEEMA are partnering to develop power sector in India

Sony uses its 3D space recognition technology for Augmented Reality apps

Samsung has licensed Evident's quantum dot LED patent

TriQuint Semiconductor's PDK with support for Agilent's EDA software

ARM deploys Jasper's tech for validating AMBA based VLSI IPs

Wireless broadband is the key driver of tablet market

Renesas Mobile inaugurates R&D center in Bangalore

VDEC selects SpringSoft's Verdi

DRAMeXchange: Supply of NAND flash not affected by the Japan's quake

Spansion GL-S NOR Flash Memory enters production

Ramtron selects KYEC for assembling and testing of its F-RAM chips

Optical N/W hardware vendor market share report for 1st Q 2011 by Infonetics

3D TV set market to grow by almost 500% in 2011, predicts In-stat

Touch screen display shipments for professional apps to reach 2.97M units in 2013

Spansion and SMIC expand foundry agreement

DRAMeXchange forecasts overall notebook shipment to up by 6.5% in 2011

AMI and Realtek Semiconductor are collaborating on SD 3.0 Card Reader booting

Xilinx acquires IP provider Sarance Technologies

Survey highlights of OTN deployment strategies by service providers

Rambus to acquire Cryptography Research for $342.5M

Synopsys' DesignWare SATA- IP SATA-IO certified

CMOS image sensor sales growth of 13% in 2011, predicts IC Insights

DRAMeXchange predicts DDR3 2GB contract price of US$20 in short term

India semiconductor market grew by 28.3% in 2010 says ISA

Cortus, MagnaChip and Taegee create 32 Bit MCU IP for touch screen design

Worldwide DRAM revenue declined by 4.0% in 1st Q 2011

Standalone deep packet inspection market to top $2 billion by 2015

Gobal semiconductor sales in March 2011 up by 2.5% y-o-y

MIPS-Based soft processor for use in Altera's FPGA and ASICs

BTU receives multiple solar cell rework furnace orders

Display Week 2011 event in Los Angeles jointly by SID and DisplaySearch

Samsung, Apple and Nintendo are top MEMS buyers for gadgets in 2010

Intel to further raid the Moore's Law wave by adding vertical dimension to its chips

Rice University students develop Unique AED pads to save from cardiac arrest

Sony to ship 1.2kWh lithium-ion battery modules for power backup

Fiberhome picks Mindspeed's crosspoint switch for use in OTN

Low Power Reference Flow 3.0 from Hua Hong NEC and Synopsys

Innofidei's Chip-set is designed using Cosmic's linear regulator IP

Inphi appoints Siddharth Sheth as VP of marketing

Samsung adopts Silicon Motion's LTE transceiver chip in its 4G mobile phones

IOsemi selects Berkeley Design Automation Analog FastSPICE Platform

Semiconductor research in India; Omkaram Nalamasu of Applied

DisplayPort-enabled PC equipment shipments to see a growth of 154.6%

Elpida Memory to commence mass production of its 30nm process DRAM in May

HiSilicon cuts standby power of its chips by 40% using Synopsys IC Compiler

Market for security clients is forecast by Infonetics to top $7B by 2015

Connected TV forecasted to grow over 123 million shipments in 2014

HomePlug, HomePNA, and MoCA n/w node shipments surpass 40M in 2010

Ricoh entering LED illumination market

Million RXC single-room Controllers made by Siemens based on Echelon's LonWorks

Apr 2011

Cree agrees for Nippon Steel to manufacture SiC material

Consortium to set criteria for trustworthiness of semiconductor ICs

Wi-Fi CERTIFIED certifications reach 10,000

Worldwide smartphone chip revenue to grow 21% CAGR during 2009-2015

Additional capital injections by Sony in joint Sharp-Sony LCD plant suspended

Renesas to resume operation of its Naka factory by early July

AMD and Multicoreware collaborating to deliver tool-set for OpenCL

Sharp uses compound semiconductor material InGaZnO in its TFT LCD panels

Fabless semiconductor IC vendors ranking in 2010

Hiroyuki Hojo is appointed as President and CEO of Fujitsu Semiconductor America

IEEE-SA delivers new smart grid interoperability standards in India

Internet Radio and CHAD market to exceed $1 billion In 2011, estimates a study

Broadcom joins GreenTouch

Toshiba leads over Micron by 1nm

National Semiconductor partners with U.S. Department of Energy to save energy

Wi-Fi Direct-enabled device shipment to grow 79% CAGR between 2011 and 2015

Semiconductor vendor ranking in 2010; the movers and shakers as per IHS iSuppli

NXP inaugurates Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) at I2IT Pune, India

Smart Grid panel in U.S. agrees on standards and guidelines for wireless comm across devices

Foldable Android phone from Kyocera uses Atmel's maXTouch touchscreen controller IC

Wind River expands its development team to support Android

Worldwide 4Q10 STB market revenues to reach $6 Billion

Rexchip successful in pilot run of Elpida's 30nm 2Gb DDR3 DRAM

Lattice opens new support office in Bangalore

NXP and Poken deliver NFC integrated products for social networking

India semiconductor fab plan gets serious

IEEE-SA approved standards for surge-protective devices and insulation

Global 3D TV demand to spike with in 2015

PC market continue to drive the global semiconductor market

Researchers innovate a material to replace indium tin oxide

Electromagenet suspensions for cars are vibration free, safe and consume less power

Rudolph launches new wafer inspection module

Explosive triple digit growth predicted for MEMS in 2011

CMOS image sensors' supply disturbed by Japan quake but not CCD

Blu-ray Discs 3D in 2011 is forecasted to rise by 533 %

One billion devices to feature embedded wireless LAN in 2011

iPhone, iPad and iPod touch app for manufacturing ops

MIPS' new embedded developer community portal at

Zilog' Z8F082A MCU inside SenseAir's CO2 sensor module

Opto, sensors, and discrete semiconductor revenues to reach $58.3 billion in 2011

Rain Computers selects LSI MegaRAID 6Gb/s SATA+SAS RAID controller cards for its workstations

Advantech ports its healthcare infotainment terminal to Android Froyo

NXP and UPM extend collaboration on NFC tags

Software developed to protect Android Smartphones from hacking

Notebook/netbook shipment slowing from 30% Y/Y growth in 2010 to 27% in 2011

Mentor Graphics achieved a 50% worldwide market share in PCB design software

Cellular subscriptions in Asia/Pacific to cross 3 Billion in 2015

Exar extends its distribution network in Russia

Telecom operators moving fast into all-IP/Ethernet backhaul, finds a survey

Fairchild Semiconductor reported 1Q 2011 sales of $413 million, up 4% sequentially

RESCAR 2.0 to enhance the reliability of automotive electronic components

Fairchild Semiconductor gains SiC expertise by acquiring ranSiC

1G, 10G, 40G, 100G optical and Ethernet market to reach $52 billion in 2015

Silicon Image to acquire wireless chip developer SiBEAM

Hughes Telematics opts Sierra Wireless embedded wireless modules

In-Stat: Over 225 Million tablet PC image sensors to ship using MIPI in 2016

TI enhances its support to open source embedded by providing Wi-Fi suppot to Linux

Infineon files patent infringement lawsuit against Atmel

NXP launches partner program to promote RFID innovation

AllWinner selects ARM Cortex CPU and Mali GPU for its SoCs

Applied Materials taps IIT Bombay for semiconductor material innovation

Telecom operators moving fast into all-IP/Ethernet backhaul, finds a survey

AVST displaying its voice communication products at IPTX/NCUG

Mathwork's Simulink verification tools qualified for automotive ISO 26262

IBASE and CONTEC to share each other's tech expertise

Latest update by Rohm as on 12th Apr on restoration of works

Rohde & Schwarz and VDE invites EE students for case study competition

3X increase in NOR flash IC layout design speed with Laker router, says SpringSoft

AWR achieves more than 30% y-to-y growth in Asia-Pacific

GE acquires technology assets of CSense Systems

Empower signs MOU with Asia based Automotive manufacturer

TI awards its best suppliers

LED manufacturing is driving semiconductor equipment spending in a big way

Shutdown of Akita plant is expected to be minimal for Elpida Memory

In-Stat: Worldwide revenue from DSCs to reach US$43.5 Billion by 2015

Berkeley support its Analog FastSPICE Platform in Altos' Liberate

Arcturus, Encore and Redpine deliver voice apps software for Freescale's CF5301x Processor

nTelos and Alcatel-Lucent complete field trial of end-to-end 4G LTE network

17 top LCD TV brands grew 15% from Feb to Mar in 2011

Increase in IPTV services over residential gateways

HID Global to integrate NXP's MIFARE in its contactless ID products

ImageFIRST picks Fujitsu RFID tags for garment tracking

Status of Sony manufacturing ops on Apr 6 2011 after Japan earthquake

F&S: Evolving wireless standards drive the world gen purpose test equipment market

MoCA coax-ethernet adapter segment revenue growth in 2010 up by 93%

FTTH shift is the growing trend in broadband CPE market

Semiconductor chips to cost more due to quake in Japan

AWR invites technical papers for its AWR Design Forum

4th Q 2010 set top box market trends highlight from Infonetics Research

Optibase to showcase portable HD/SD H.264 encoding Appliance at NAB 2011

Alcatel Lucent and AudioCodes collaborate on SBC for mid-sized enterprises

Belden to Acquire Poliron in Brazil

Cree and Osram sign comprehensive patent cross license agreement

Enea and BMR enter into distribution relationship in china

Teardown of Nintendo 3DS by IHS iSuppli finds $100.71 BOM

Mentor Graphics board of Directors affirms commitment to strategic plan

Mentor Graphics expands use of LP in TSMC's Reference Flow 11

Advantest to acquire Verigy for US$15.00 per share in cash

AMIMON gets $15 Million funding

Polycom acquires Accordent Technologies

Freescale Semiconductor licenses Synopsys' DesignWare IP

Infonetics: N. American video infrastructure declined by 7% in 4Q10

F&S analysis on 3-D vision sensors and image processing algorithms

Fairchild Semiconductor employs Synopsys' DesignWare USB 2.0 nanoPHY IP

Efficient and fast running software development achieved without compromising safety

Renesas sells its U.S. semiconductor wafer fab to TELEFUNKEN

Intel grows fast in cellular baseband market

NFC Forum announces 32 new members

Infineon invests US$160M to expand semiconductor manufacturing in Malaysia

Sidense 1T-OTP available in ON Semiconductor 180 nm process

X-ES integrates MIL-STD-1533 capability from DDC into its ADP

GLOBALFOUNDRIES signs strategic long-term partnership with imec

MagnaChip Semiconductor offering copper wire bonding

The semiconductor industry key centers in Asia

The missing blocks TI fills by acquiring National Semiconductor

RFID enabled surgical sponges to assist surgeons to ensure patient safety

India's VLSI and embedded systems design market to reach $10.2B in 2012

No more paper catalogs from component distributor Digi-Key

TI acquiring National Semiconductor is not a smart move

FOA membership grows to 74

Altera to up the inter-chip communication speed by going optic

Microwave range RF equipment revenue growth in 2010 is near flat

Femtocell market forecast: 5 million shipments in 2012

SEMI along with CTM identifies cost reduction in solar PV manufacturing

Mobile phone sales in rural India to grow at a CAGR of 19% from 2011-12 to 2013-14

Coventor opens new office in Italy and a new distribution agreement in China

Random motion of electrons used to measure the Boltzmann constant

LG Electronics' G-Slate tablet used Atmel touch controller chip

Mar 2011

India attracts ROHM Semiconductor

Pradip Dutta elected as chairman of India Semiconductor Association

Wilocity uses set of VLSI IPs from Synopsys for designing its wireless SoC

JEDEC's new thermal testing standard takes lead from Mentor's T3Ster tech

TSMC and its partners complete semiconductor supply chain carbon verification

Synthetic material that gets stronger from repeated stress much like the human body

Continental using Wind River Diab Compiler for its drive and vehicle sys

Alvarion's base stations using ArrayComm's advanced beamforming software

Broadsoft interop program to include mobile phones, tablets and SIP clients

Mobile phone sales revenues in India to reach Rs 350.05 billion in 2016

Wi-Fi CERTIFIED testing program to authenticate public Wi-Fi networks

Semiconductor industry supply chain spike; status of key companies

World Oscilloscope market to reach $1.37billion in 2014

Frost & Sullivan: North American residential solar market to reach $3.42B in 2017

New version of VHDL and Verilog testbench generation software from SynaptiCAD

CTIA, Gemalto and ST Microelectronics partnering on secure NFC apps

Safety approval body UL opens test lab in Bangalore, India

BroadLogic, ZTE announce new approach for digital TV over EPON

NetLogic to acquire Optichron

In-Stat: Non-handset wireless spending to cross $5 Billion by 2014

AWR to sell CapeSym's software for thermal analysis of MMICs

TowerJazz expands its services to include CMOS image sensors

Broadcom to acquire Provigent

CEA-Leti working on 3D-integration of passives on semiconductor

STBs to work as gaming consoles with 3DiJoy's motion-sensing tech

China based Brite Semiconductor buys broad ARM processor core licenses

Mentor Graphics tools help Fujitsu in finding IC yield loss

JEDEC developing standards for 3D IC fabrication

The app processor market for smartphones grew by 77% in 2010

Global HD consumer electronics shipment to grow at 19%, estimates by rncos

Touch screens in tablet computers are forecasted to grow 333% by 2016

Everlight statement on Taiwan IP court's decision on Nichia's patent

North American Semiconductor Equipment booking in Feb up by 4.7% m-o-m

Energy harvesting joint solutions for wireless sensors

MediaTek gains wireless tech strength by acquiring Ralink

13% fall in cost of parts used in smartphone

DTH subscribers in India to grow at a CAGR of 14% during 2011-2013

Ericsson improves voice-fidelity in CDMA by increasing the voice bandwidth

ITRI Adopts Synopsys' TCAD Sentaurus for SiC semiconductor devices

3D TV channels is the trend now in TV broadcasting industry

Cisco posted a 60% increase in SAN switch revenue in 2010

Amlogic selects Synopsys' CustomSim

Research: Solar PV installation in India to grow at 134% CAGR during 2009-2013

Defense electronics is driving GaN based RF semiconductor market

Smartphones and tablets' supply chain to go jittery caused by the Japan quake

Applied offers gentle doping of semiconductor instead of bombarding with ions

Simax Lithography starts operations in Korea and China

AWR gifting its RF design software for EE graduates

Electronic component stockist Digi-Key reports 64% growth y-o-y

Rambus renews patent license agreement with Toshiba

TERI acquires WIPRO's supercomputer for climate modeling

DRAM maker Elpida discloses Japan's earthquake impact on its business

MEMC's Japan staff safe but the production is on hold

Japan tremors and tsunami will pass through the global semiconductor industry

Fujitsu joins IBIA, a trade body for biometrics and ID

National Semiconductor reports sales of $343.9 million for its 3Q 2011

NetApp buys LSI's external storage systems business for $480 Million

Chimei Innolux reported combined TFT-LCD net sales of NT$ 480,044 million in 2010

CamSemi switches to Mentor's chip design tools

Cavium Networks completes acquisition of Celestial Semiconductor

18% of global semiconductor devices are used in mobile phones

NIST Demos electromechanical circuit used for microwave communications

TSMC's February 2011 sales down by 7.8% sequentially

Tyco Electronics changes its name as TE Connectivity Ltd

MagnaChip Semiconductor's IPO at $14 per share

Study says smart phones replacing traditional vehicle navigation systems

Processor and graphics in single chip driving desktop PC market

Joint collaboration in testing 3D semiconductor chips

Germany's academia and companies partner to develop 3D System-in-package for RF

In Indian flat TV market Sony leads in sales and Videocon in growth forecasts sensors and MEMS market to reach 11.1 Billion in 2011

Semiconductor equipment market rocketed while chip business took-off

Concentrated solar PV growing strong

100 Gb Ethernet CMOS SerDes architecture from Inphi

A conference on electronics engineering education announced

Vimicro PC-CAM Processors uses Kilopass' NVM memory IP core

Yokogawa enhance its PLC Performance by using Synopsys' processor designer

Anritsu displaying its latest test gear at IWCE

Power semiconductor devices and tech in 2011: Products displayed at APEC 2011

Technical workshop on power and noise issues in chip-package-system

Netbook can turn into tablet offering a new formfactor in portable computer business

The top ten semiconductor fabs with 300mm facility

Semiconductor industry market estimates for 2011

Renesas' R-Car Series SoCs to support Microsoft Windows Embedded Compact 7

Radar can see people inside a room through the wall.

More 3rd party software support for SmartFusion FPGAs

WiMAX equipment market jumped 85% in 2010 to reach $1.7 billion

Semiconductor market for IVI system to grow nearly 110% from 2010 to 2015

Wind River supports embedded kit developers with BSPs and other software

CMOS Sensors to exceed CCDs in digital still cameras in 2013, estimates iSuppli

Ethernet, WLAN, and enterprise router marker research highlights

Practical online guide on how to use FPGAs for SoC chip design

Residential gateway shipments is forecasted to cross 50 million units in 2011

SaaS type cloud computing to experience dramatic growth says In-Stat analyst

Semiconductor chips for tablets: Analysis after iPad2 launch

New Shanghai HuaLi Foundry selects Mentor's Calibre RET for 65/45nm process

Bel Fuse proposes to acquire Pulse Electronics

In-Stat: Tablet shipments to surpass 58 million units in 2014

More MCUs from NXP Semiconductors based on ARM core

Rolls-Royce' luxury electric car charges wirelessly

Validated chip design software from Magma for use with LFoundry iPDKs

Silver-Diamond composite for cooling semiconductor chips

Toshiba transfers semiconductor fab equipment to Sony

Japanese semiconductor companies going for ARM processor IP core

JEDEC publishes standards for flash memory based UFS

ANSI launches U.S. standards directory in India

Feb 2011

At 28nm, FPGA designs find exponential increase of applications

Quantum dots carved inside a semiconductor sandwich using lithography and etching

Apple iPad commands 90% market share

CEA-Leti announces partnerships on 3D semiconductor tech and chip design tools

Taiwan's LED chip maker Ubilux to boost capacity with AIXTRON CRIUS II systems

Agilent's network analyzer and oscilloscope approved for SATA

Joint solution by Netronome and Qosmos for deep inspection of data packets

Qualcomm grants license to Agilent for RF factory testing

Samsung and LG have shipped 66.8M flat panel TVs in 2010

IDT to demo its all-silicon oscillator at Embedded World 2011

Petrol driven hybrid electric truck is more fuel-efficient than diesel truck

TI and MIT researchers solve VLSI design issues of a DSP processor operating at 0.6V

IR acquires CHiL Semiconductor

IEEE announces Standards Interest Group (SIG) for India

McAfee to secure mobile embedded devices by partnering with Wind River

India's semiconductor industry alerted about disruptive nano tech

ZTE to make NFC featured handsets using NXP Semiconductor's chips and tech

Sierra Wireless' embedded modules use Anadigics' dual-band power amps

India's hardware and semiconductor industry growth based on inclusive growth

ST's ID chip inside LifeNexus' personal health card

Samsung employs its Exynos app processor in its Galaxy S II mobiles

Apple keeps hold on its mobile apps and the content to generate revenue

Amalfi semiconductor records 5 million 2G GSM/GPRS TxM IC

LSI preintegrating Zarlink's timing synch in Axxia comm processors

Mentor offering latest tools for Achronix' 22nm FPGAs

Free design seminar for semiconductor design experts in India from Atrenta

Cavium's processors employed in multiple telecom equipments

TrustedShow supports Microsoft PlayReady

Tablet PC reference design based on Atmel's touch and NVIDIA's processor chips

SFC and MEMC form a JV to produce polysilicon semiconductor material

Renesas- India to double its semiconductor sales by 2012

LTE femtocell from Airspan is powered by Picochip's semiconductors

C66x DSP processor core is highest performer, claims TI

AMIMON demos WHDI chipset at MWC

TI and Azcom together develop 3G/4G small cell base station

TI projects OMAP chip's human-machine interface capabilities

ST grows its business across multiple categories

Tablets and smartphones enable fast growth in NAND flash consumption

AirWalk, Mindspeed and Lime develop picocell LTE

Panasonic packs precision analog and motion sensor electronics in 2x2 mm chip

SAMSUNG names its application processor chips as Exynos

Qualcomm's Snapdragon powering HP TouchPad

Agilent and Altair semiconductor partner on LTE testing

MYDP for watching the smartphone and tablet content on TV

WLAN Semiconductor's fast growth driven by bandwidth innovation

Engineers at UC Berkeley find a way to build nano laser on silicon surface

Ericsson announces its achievements in HSPA

Automatic DRC repair is 7X faster by new Synopsys IC Compiler

TSMC announces silicon success of Spreadtrum's 3G TD-SCDMA baseband processor

Cellular modules for M2M communications related market-research findings in 2010

Research says consumer devices with cellular connectivity doubled in 2010 by reaching 22M

imec and Coventor align on MEMS research

MEMS market driven by portable electronics

Eric A. Balzer is appointed as CEO of Ramtron

Passive UHF RFID transponder IC ranking by ABI

CSR licenses ARM Cortex -A5 MPCore and A9 MPCore processor cores

Researchers weatherproof plastic semiconductor using bilayer gate insulator

Synopysys invite Cadence and Mentor' tools users to migrate to its VCS

AMD's Fusion chips ups PC computing performance by going vector

Bicycle mobile charger at Rs 1499, not for the ordinary Indian

CEVA DSP overtakes Qualcomm, TI, and Mediatek in cellular baseband processors

Avago's SerDes handles 30-Gbps speeds

FiberTower and BridgeWave communications develop gigabit wireless solution for 24 GHz

NEC selects Aricent to deploy Femtocell services in India

AuthenTec DRM secures Alcatel OT-980 Android phone

Rambus achieves differential memory signaling of 20Gpbs

Xilinx joins GigaChip alliance

Powerchip to become 100% semiconductor foundry service provider

Cavium Networks' revenue in 4Q 2010 increase by 8% sequentially to reach $59.8 million

Hynix Semiconductor reported a sequential quarterly revenue drop of 0.5 trillion Won in 4Q10

Wipro turns into educator and also launches a new lab in U.S. for mobile computing

Android heading to become world's most used OS software

Jan 2011

KaiSemi simplifies FPGA-to-ASIC conversion

Researchers working on improving GaN based LED performance

NXP Semiconductor invests into tech of high business differentiating potential

The new meta materials; semiconductors of photons

ST ranked Number one in MEMS devices for consumer and portable electronics

Researchers develop single memory chip for system and content storage

GENIVI push forward with new collaborations and memberships

Thermally superior Nanotapes to replace solder bonding in semiconductor chips

Accelicon's MQA to support Berkeley's analog FastSPICE

NXP Semiconductor makes it product database available on mobile software apps

OpenGL 4.1 support from AMD on windows and linux OS

ST registers 6.6% quarterly revenue growth in 4Q 2010

440 million DLNA-certified devices installed in 2010 says ABI

PV Inverters shipment to grow to 7 million in 2014, estimates IMS

Mulitcore processors as market differentiators for smartphone makers

Watch PCB related technology presentations from your PC

Change in management positions at Ramtron

Graphene based material for anode electrode of Li-ion batteries enable charging in minutes

Sidense Memory IP Qualified in 180nm, 130nm and 65nm GLOBALFOUNDRIES Processes

AIXTRON received order for its SiC CVD system from a U.S. corporate R&D

2.3 million femtozone subscribers in 2012 forecasts ABI

SoC design software packages ready for 28nm process of common platform alliance

Analog IC startup Icsense' revenue and profit grow by 30%

USB pluggable SVGA resolution pico projector solutions

32/28 nm LP RTL-to-GDSII silicon realization ref flow by Cadence for common platform Alliance

High hardware cost slowing RFID growth in Asia Pacific says Frost & Sullivan

Electric Vehicles: coming in to the main road

AIXTRON delivers six more MOCVD tools to China´s HC SemiTek

Hard Disk Drive market is still not affected by SSD due to cost factor

Proprietary low-power wireless IC shipments to grow at CAGR of >20% during 2009-15

One Billion GeForce chips shipped by NVIDIA

LCD Display panel industry to face the demand-supply risk of Tablet computers

Learn latest trends in 28nm HKMG at Common Technology Platform

Android 2.2 OS support for Synopsys ARC processor

iSuppli forecasts a fall of 11.8% in worldwide DRAM revenue in 2011

Automotive engine gas sensors deployments to reach 177 Million by 2017, study says

Market milestones of smart card ICs as analyzed by ABI

CENTROSOLAR to supply solar modules to TSMC

Study says 10GbE NIC/LOM shipments to surpass 16 million ports in 2014

PureVu video processor from Cavium used in LG made wireless TVs

It costs $50 to build USB Dongle type 3G femtocell base station

ABI Research finds the trend of software taking half of the total navigation market by 2016

Altera's Stratix IV GT FPGA passes Ethernet Alliance's HSE Interoperability test

Vivante opens new R&D facility in Chengdu,China

In-Stat forecasts personal video recorder unit shipment to cross 50 Million in 2014

What's on show at CES 2011

On the question of can Wi-Fi and Bluetooth coexist

Listen to the talk on VLSI and embedded systems at VLSI Conf 2011Chennai from your PCs

Wi-Fi hotspot connects are anticipated to grow over 11 billion by 2014

Lithography based semiconductor chip making in less than 15 nm node is less certain

SAN equipment market to more than double by 2014, reports Infonetics

Strategy Analytics's tech predictions for 2011

Global cellular baseband revenues reached $3.4 billion in Q3 2010, estimates by analyst

17 European telecom researchers launch a joint research on self managing networks

Nokia Siemens Networks leads in LTE base station vendor ranking by ABI

The cars with factory installed telematics to rise to 62% in 2016 from 10% in 2010

NXP terms its latest business divestment as another milestone

Nordic chip in ANT+ telemedical remote monitoring system from Spantec

Rambus renews its patents license agreement with Renesas

Toshiba slims its chip manufacturing resources to become fablite

ADI wins patent case against Knowles in relation to MEMS device

The U.S. tech-gadget customer is now performance/price conscious

Vivante to double its revenue due to its increased GPU core license sales

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