CEVA Announces Industry’s First 802.11ax Wi-Fi IPs

February 22, 2018, anysilicon


CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of signal processing platforms and artificial intelligence processors for smarter, connected devices, today unveiled its new RivieraWaves RW-AX family of 802.11ax Wi-Fi intellectual property (IP), targeting client devices, the smart home and network infrastructure. Building on its market leadership in Wi-Fi IP, CEVA

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IC Technology Advances Continue to Amaze

February 22, 2018, anysilicon

The man with a carrier of the silicone wafers

The success and proliferation of integrated circuits (IC) has largely hinged on the ability of IC manufacturers to continue offering more performance and functionality for the money.  Driving down the cost of ICs (on a per-function or per-performance basis) is inescapably tied to a growing arsenal of technologies and wafer-fab

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Dolphin Integration Appoints Christian Dupont As CEO

February 19, 2018, anysilicon


Dolphin Integration enters a new era following the appointment of Christian Dupont as CEO of the company.
After graduating from EPFL Christian Dupont joined Texas Instruments in 1988 where he started with sales and DSP marketing manager positions before participating to the creation of Wireless Business Unit in 1992. TI

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Top 10 Semiconductor R&D Spenders Increase Outlays 6% in 2017

February 17, 2018, anysilicon

Investment budget local government

The ten largest semiconductor R&D spenders increased their collective expenditures to $35.9 billion in 2017, an increase of 6% compared to $34.0 billion in 2016. Intel continued to far exceed all other semiconductor companies with R&D spending that reached $13.1 billion.  In addition to representing 21.2% of its semiconductor sales

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Inomize is Appointed as TSMC Value Chain Aggregator (VCA) Partner

February 16, 2018, anysilicon


Inomize, a leading provider of turnkey, ASIC and SoC design solutions, is appointed by TSMC as one of its authorized VCA partners. As a TSMC VCA partner, Inomize is able to provide its customers with a full turnkey solution from initial design to volume production in TSMC’s most advanced silicon

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OSAT Companies Ranking 2016-2017

February 15, 2018, anysilicon

Many old CPU chips and obsolete computer processors as background

Despite the common belief, OSAT (Outsourced Semiconductor Assembly and Test) companies are very innovative. Many look at TSMC or Synopsys and consider their R&D work as innovative. But actually, semiconductor assembly industry is as innovative as any other company in the industry. We just don’t hear about it.

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