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Intel Announces $7B Investment in Arizona Semiconductor Fab

February 12, 2017, anysilicon

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Intel’s CEO Brian Krzanich, announced today during his meeting with the US president, Donald Trump, to invest seven billion dollars in the next 3-4 years setting up a chip manufacturing plant in the city of Chandler, Arizona .
Intel, the world’s largest maker of processors for personal computers (PC), will

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ASIC-PLL Design Overview

February 08, 2017, anysilicon

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PLLs (phase-locked loops) are common analog circuits in SOCs (systems on chips). Almost all SOCs with a clock rate greater than 30 MHz use a PLL for frequency synthesis. However, a “one-size-fits-all” PLL does not exist. The devices have a range of frequency, power, area, performance, and functions. PLLs implemented

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Silicon IP reduces significantly power consumption of flash memories

February 06, 2017, anysilicon

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Connected battery-based devices require always more computing power to run feature rich application programs while using the minimal energy to ensure the longest usage without recharge. As a result, fabless companies need to hunt down every “mA” to satisfy the low-power expectations of their SoC users.
 
Numerous System-on-Chips rely

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Amkor Technology to Acquire NANIUM

February 03, 2017, anysilicon

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TEMPE, Ariz. and VILA DO CONDE, Porto, Portugal, February 2, 2017 – Amkor Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMKR) and NANIUM S.A. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Amkor to acquire NANIUM, a world class provider of wafer-level fan-out (WLFO) semiconductor packaging solutions. Terms of the transaction

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Aquantia Announces the Industry’s First FPGA-Programmable Multi-Gigabit Ethernet PHY Device

February 02, 2017, anysilicon

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Aquantia Corp., a pioneer and market leader in high-speed Ethernet connectivity solutions for data centers, enterprise infrastructure and client connectivity, today announced the AQcite product line of FPGA-programmable Multi-Gigabit Ethernet Physical Layer (PHY) devices, integrating Aquantia’s AQrate BASE-T PHY with a Xilinx® Kintex®-7 FPGA. The new AQcite product line targets

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AnySilicon Offers Instant Price Quotes From ASIC Vendors

January 31, 2017, anysilicon

AnySilicon, the fast-growing semiconductor marketplace has announced today the availability of a new service allowing decision makers to receive instant price proposals from ASIC Design Companies, Semiconductor Foundries, Assembly and Test companies, and IP Core Vendors.
 

 
AnySilicon new service allows companies to easily receive price quotes and evaluate

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