2017-01-06 - Rick Merritt

Intel announces plans for 5G modem at CES

The so-called Gold Ridge baseband chip will support either 28GHz or sub-6GHz transceivers, which Intel is already sampling.

2016-12-28 - Cypress Semiconductor

Cypress starts shipping eCT-based MCUs

Cypress has integrated its flash technology with UMC's 40nm low-power logic process.

2016-12-22 - Graham Prophet

Molex’s silver flex circuits cut down expenses

Molex has developed a method using silver ink to screen traces on PET in a variety of applications, an alternative…

2016-11-02 - Alan Patterson

MediaTek targets 10nm SoC rollout in 2017

The X30 will have a Cat 10 modem, putting it on a par with Apple’s latest smartphone, the iPhone 7.

2016-10-12 - Toshiba

Low-pin count MCUs operate at up to 80MHz

The MCUs' analog-to-digital converter for detecting motor positions is accelerated, realising a 0.5ms conversion speed.

2016-09-30 - Vivek Nanda

Cirrus Logic’s smart codec takes Hi-Fi to mobile apps

The low-power CS47L90 delivers "Always On" voice activation and Hi-Fi audio playback to smartphones.

- Vivek Nanda

ST extends STM32F4 series, adds 125°C devices

STMicroelectronics has extended its STM32F4 MCU series with devices that offer more memory, extra features and temperature qualification to 125°C.

2016-09-19 - Àngela Sampayo Montañez

Colombia designs 32-bit MCU based on RISC-V

A university group in Colombia developing a RISC-V-based microcontroller is a sign of the country's intention to make its mark…

2016-09-11 - Rick Merritt

Jack is dead: Apple unveils first wireless SoC

The company’s new wireless AirPods and three new wireless Beats headphones include a custom chip called the W1.