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Also included in the November Update will be a listing of the top semiconductor industry capital spenders and a description of a “new” IC industry cycle model.Three pure-play foundries are expected to be in the top 20 ranking of leading semiconductor suppliers in 2012. Combined, these three foundries are forecast …

It simultaneously powers the processor (the core at up to 5A plus other processor supplies), external memories, wireless communications (WLAN and Bluetooth), GPS and FM receivers, and data modems. The DC/DC converters can be paralleled to provide 3A and 5A rails.This means that the PMIC is scalable and adaptable for …

EBITDA for the first nine months of 2012 amounted to EUR 17.4 million in 2012 compared to EBITDA of EUR 14.6 million in 2011. Profit for the period increased from EUR 1.4 million in the first nine months of 2011 to EUR 1.6 million in the first nine months of …

The technology, which would use current optical internet cabling, has proven its ability to increase broadband transmission by up to two thousand times the current speed and capacity. To illustrate, that would mean downloading 20 feature length films in one second.There are, of course, far more practical and wide ranging …

The BCM84848 second-generation 40nm 10GBASE-T PHY delivers 50 percent lower power in the industry’s smallest footprint to enable next-generation 10GBASE-T Top-of-Rack switch platforms.”With demands imposed by cloud-based services, networking infrastructure requires low power, high performance solutions optimized to accelerate network speeds. By enabling 48 ports of downlink and four QSFP …

As a result, top-tier memory makers are aggressively expanding in the mobile DRAM sector, and mobile DRAM output is expected to account for 21% of total DRAM production this year, and nearly 30% in 2013. Benefitting from strong smartphone sales and new tablets hitting the market in the third quarter, …

Fujitsu plans to start releasing sample quantities of products in these new families in summer 2013. Combined with the current FM3 Family of microcontrollers, the Cortex-M4, M3, and M0+ processor core product group will comprise a broad-based line-up of more than 700 different products.Fujitsu Semiconductor first released its FM3 Family …

“Thanks to its 25 years of experience and the patented and automated installation process, Adam Tech is able to develop and manufacture high-quality products at an attractive price. All our customers worldwide will now benefit from these,” explains Volker Buchmann, Marketing Director Electromechanical Components at Rutronik.Vince DeVito, CEO of Adam …

“On behalf of the Board of Directors and the entire Company, I would like to thank Ken for his outstanding leadership and his dedicated service to Amkor”, said James J. Kim, Executive Chairman of the Board. “From smartphones and tablets to consumer electronics to networking, Amkor has successfully penetrated the …

Revenue for pressure sensors in medical electronics applications will reach $137.6 million in 2012, up 6 percent from $129.2 million in 2011. Growth will be steady over the next few years, with revenue projected to reach $186.7 million by 2016.“Although MEMS pressure sensor revenue from medical electronics is relatively small …