Category Archives: IP Cores

Faraday 12.5G SerDes PHY Debuts on UMC 28HPC

August 03, 2016, anysilicon

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Faraday Technology Corporation (TWSE: 3035), a leading ASIC design service and
IP provider, and United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303)
(“UMC”), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced the
availability of Faraday’s 12.5Gbps programmable SerDes PHY IP on UMC’s 28HPC(U)
process technology. The success of Faraday’s 12.5G SerDes PHY

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STMicroelectronics Acquires ams’ NFC and RFID Reader Assets

July 31, 2016, anysilicon


STMicroelectronics, (NYSE: STM) , a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronic applications, today announced that it has acquired ams’ (SIX: AMS) assets related to NFC and RFID reader business. ST has acquired intellectual property, technologies, products and business highly complementary to its secure microcontroller solutions serving mobile devices,

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$15 Million Investment in SerDes IP Company

July 26, 2016, anysilicon

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Kandou Bus, S.A., the world’s highest performance and lowest energy SerDes technology company, has announced that it has completed a $15M investment with Bessemer Venture Partners. The resources will enable Kandou to expand research and accelerate the development, productization and deployment of Kandou’s Chord™ signaling SerDes technology. Kandou has developed

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A guide to IoT CPUs

June 28, 2016, anysilicon

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he Internet of Things is a fast-growing industry built on the promise of ubiquitous connectivity that will enable billions of devices to talk to each other and to people. The estimates for the number of IoT devices to ship by 2020 can vary widely, from the more conservative six billion figure presented

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Rambus to Acquire Snowbush IP Assets

June 07, 2016, anysilicon


Rambus inc. today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Semtech’s Snowbush IP for $32.5 million as well as additional payments based upon specific new product sales through the end of 2022. Snowbush IP, formerly part of Semtech’s Systems Innovation Group, is a leading

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Acquisition: Silvaco Enters IP Market With Acquisition of IPextreme

June 06, 2016, anysilicon

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Silvaco, Inc. today announced the acquisition of IPextreme, a leader in the field of semiconductor intellectual property (IP) commercialization and IP management, and the formation of a new IP division to be headed by IPextreme founder and CEO Warren Savage. Silvaco enters the IP market with an initial focus on

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