TSMC Details Impact of Computer Virus Incident

August 06, 2018, anysilicon


Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C., Aug 5, 2018 – TSMC today provided an update on the Company’s computer virus outbreak on the evening of August 3, which affected a number of computer systems and fab tools in Taiwan. The degree of infection varied by fab. TSMC contained the problem and found a solution.

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IP-Maker to showcase NVMe Host demo at Flash Memory Summit

August 03, 2018, anysilicon


IP-Maker announces the availability of a NVMe Host reference design, to be showcased at Flash Memory Summit, in Santa Clara, on August 7 to 9. It highlights the integration of the NVMe Host IP from IP-Maker in a powerful FPGA, able to manage data transfer with a Gen3 x4 NVMe

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The Ridiculously Smart Guide to Developing your own ASIC

August 01, 2018, anysilicon

Facebook are doing it, Google are doing it, even Amazon and Bosch are doing it. They have started designing ASICs (Application Specific Integrated Circuit, aka SoCs, ICs, chips). In fact, system companies are becoming the new ASIC designers and manufacturers. If you are a non-silicon company, this paper will help

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GaAs Market Overview and Apple is changing its future

August 01, 2018, anysilicon


Extracted from: GaAs Wafer and Epiwafer Market: RF, Photonics, LED and PV Applications report, Yole Développement, July 2018.
After a quiet period due to the saturation of the mobile handset industry, the GaAs[1] wafer market wakes up. Apple, with its iPhoneX put under the spotlight on GaAs-based VCSELs[2], using for

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The IC memory market will grow 40% to US$177 billion in 2018

August 01, 2018, anysilicon


The semiconductor industry posted record results in 2017, with revenue exceeding US$400 billion. Overall demand for semiconductor devices was robust throughout the year, driven by the growing adoption of electronics components across all applications, with particular strength in the mobile and data center markets. Semiconductor growth in 2017 was led

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CEO Talk: Karel Masařík

July 30, 2018, anysilicon

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This interview was held with Karel Masařík, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Codasip, Ltd.

Tell me a bit about your background. How did you first get started with your company?
Codasip was born a decade ago out of my PhD work at the Technical University of Brno. I

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