Infineon to raise $1.68bn

Infineon to raise $1.68bn

06/18 15:12 Anonymous 0

The new shares will carry full dividend rights as from 1 October 2018.The new shares will be offered for purchase exclusively to institutional investors in a private placement by way of an accelerated bookbuilding process.

Infineon to raise $1.68bn

Infineon to raise $1.68bn

06/18 15:12 Anonymous 0

The new shares will carry full dividend rights as from 1 October 2018.The new shares will be offered for purchase exclusively to institutional investors in a private placement by way of an accelerated bookbuilding process.

Ricoh launches VFM mode buck dc/dc converters

Ricoh launches VFM mode buck dc/dc converters

06/18 15:11 Anonymous 0

These devices come with an integrated battery voltage monitor to make it possible to measure the remaining charge left in the battery.The difference between the two products is their output current capability, they can provide respectively 100mA (RP514) and 300 mA (RP515).

Farnell signs MEAN WELL

Farnell signs MEAN WELL

06/18 15:11 Anonymous 0

MEAN WELL is the world’s largest manufacturer of power supplies, providing both DC-DC and AC-DC products.Premier Farnell will stock over 1,400 lines globally including DC-DC Converters, AC/ DC Converters, DIN Rail Mount Converters, Enclosed Output Converters, LED drivers and more.

SK Telecom joins Nokia, Ericsson and Samsung for 5G/6G R&D

SK Telecom joins Nokia, Ericsson and Samsung for 5G/6G R&D

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“Through strengthened cooperation with Ericsson, Nokia and Samsung Electronics, SK Telecom will be able to secure the world’s best 5G quality and lead the way towards 6G mobile network communications,” says SK CTO Park Jin-hyo.Under the MOUs, SK Telecom will work closely with each company for advancement of 5G network technologies.

Raspberry Pi stomp box

Raspberry Pi stomp box

06/18 15:11 Anonymous 0

At the center of the box is a Raspberry Pi with an AudioInjector stereo sound card.The card takes care of stereo in and out, and passing the signal to the Pi.

TowerJazz releases 140V low Rdson process

TowerJazz releases 140V low Rdson process

06/18 15:11 Anonymous 0

This  offering expands the company’s 90V technology platform, specifically designed to address the increasing demand for cost-competitive, higher voltage integrated power management solutions for the consumer, industrial, computer, and automotive markets.“We are excited to announce the availability of our unique 140V RESURF low Rdson platform, targeted toward the expanding 48V ecosystem, serving multitude of market segments with numerous strategic customers already in early design stages, planning to ramp up to mass production in 2020,” says TowerJazz’s Shimon Greenberg.

Facebook launches crypto-currency

Facebook launches crypto-currency

06/18 15:11 Anonymous 0

It will be managed by founder members of the Libra Association of which there are now 28 but they want to increase to 100.Each member, including Facebook, has one vote on governance issues.

14 years on, Cook gives Stanford Commencement Address

14 years on, Cook gives Stanford Commencement Address

06/18 15:11 Anonymous 0

He urged them to be builders, to create something while realising that their time is finite.“Lately, it seems, this industry is becoming known for the belief that you can claim credit without accepting responsibility,” said Cook, “we see it every day now, with every data breach, every privacy violation, every blind eye turned to hate speech.

EU photonics project gets thousands of girls in STEM

EU photonics project gets thousands of girls in STEM

06/18 00:53 Anonymous 0

The European photonics research consortium has created a series of 33 workshops and 11 Photonics Challenger projects across 10 European countries.Combining a fabrication laboratory with the world of photonics, the workshops and Challenger Projects offer a glimpse into careers in photonics, engineering, computer coding, and robotics.

Fibre for all by 2025, pledges Johnson

Fibre for all by 2025, pledges Johnson

06/17 09:12 Anonymous 0

“ It is  a disgrace that this country should suffer from a deep digital divide, so that many rural areas and towns are simply left behind,” says Johnson, “they can’t rely on teleconferencing.”
The UK has only 7% coverage of full fibre broadband, says Johnson, compared to 85% in Spain.

Intel Ignite in Israel

Intel Ignite in Israel

06/17 09:12 Anonymous 0

Bob Swan, Intel Chief Financial Officer

It is intended to spur development in between ten and fifteen start-ups operating in AI, autonomous systems and other data-centric technologies.Intel will provide 20 weeks of mentoring and expert guidance to these companies but is not, at this stage, thinking about investing in them.

Digi-Key adds GCT connectors

Digi-Key adds GCT connectors

06/17 09:12 Anonymous 0

Core GCT product lines such as USB, SIM and Memory Card connectors are now currently in stock at Digi-Key.This includes products such as the SIM8060 hinged nano SIM connector with card detection and the USB4085 Power focused Type-C connector engineered to be a real alternative to MicroUSB for charging applications.

Intel Ignite in Israel

Intel Ignite in Israel

06/17 09:12 Anonymous 0

Bob Swan, Intel Chief Financial Officer

It is intended to spur development in between ten and fifteen start-ups operating in AI, autonomous systems and other data-centric technologies.Intel will provide 20 weeks of mentoring and expert guidance to these companies but is not, at this stage, thinking about investing in them.

105 dc-dc PSUs for 2xMOPP medical use

105 dc-dc PSUs for 2xMOPP medical use

06/17 09:12 Anonymous 0

Including a total of 105 models, PMM15, PMM20 and PMM30 are certified to the 3rd Edition of the IEC/EN/ANSI/AAMI ES 60601-1 medical safety standard and include 2xMOPP – two means of patient protection.”Input are either 2:1 or 4:1, with models in all three types available with 9-18, 18-36, 36-75, 9-36 or 18-75V supply ranges.

China’s chip-making hampered by lack of expertise in using manufacturing equipment

China’s chip-making hampered by lack of expertise in using manufacturing equipment

06/17 09:11 Anonymous 0

“The manufacturing process relies on equipment, and US firms such as AMAT, LAM, KLA and Teradyne have very high market share in many niche markets,” says Everbright’s report, “there is no production line in China that uses only equipment made in China, so it is very difficult to make any chipsets without US equipment.”
A problem for Chinese manufacturing is that a lot of the techniques for getting the best out of the machinery are tied up by TSMC under NDAs with the equipment makers.

Imec demo-es field-free switching of SOT-MRAM

Imec demo-es field-free switching of SOT-MRAM

06/17 09:11 Anonymous 0

The concept is manufacturing-friendly and does not compromise the reliability and sub-ns writing performance of the SOT-MRAM devices.The new field-free switching concept opens possibilities for the further development of MRAM-based technologies and non-volatile logic and memory applications (such as non-volatile latch circuits and flip-flops).