News en So Far, Infineon’s Acquisition of Wolfspeed Cuts through Choppy Regulatory Waters <div class="node-body article-body">Infineon is on schedule to close the deal. Now it needs approval from an American security panel that has grown increasingly skeptical of foreign chip deals.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Analog semiconductors Components Mixed-signal semiconductors Tue, 29 Nov 2016 01:20:00 +0000 49141 at <p>(Image courtesy of National Aeronautics and Space Administration).</p> NFC Forum Plans Certification Program for Smart Tags <div class="node-body article-body">The NFC Forum has announced plans to offer a certification program for tags using near-field communications, which allow short, secretive messages to be shared with compatible devices.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Analog semiconductors IoT Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Semiconductors Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:55:00 +0000 49011 at <p>The NFC Forum said that it would create a certification program for near-field communication tags. Here, people use NFC cards to pay for rides on the London subway.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank">Tom Page</a>, Creative Commons).</p> Macom, Going toward the Light, Buys Applied Micro for $770 Million <div class="node-body article-body">The company’s appeal comes from its networking chips, which modulate electrical signals and share high-speed messages between servers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Analog semiconductors Commercial Tue, 22 Nov 2016 05:35:00 +0000 48951 at <p>(Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p> Built to Help Computers Understand Hand Gestures, Tiny Radars Now Identify Objects <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers in Scotland have created a radar system that instantly recognizes objects like metal and body parts and distinguishes between them.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active components Mixed-signal semiconductors Products Systems Thu, 17 Nov 2016 19:40:00 +0000 48881 at <p>(Image courtesy of Infineon Technologies).</p> Qualcomm Teases a Prototype Spectrum Sharing Radio <div class="node-body article-body">Qualcomm's latest prototype radio is using new technology to gain access to large swathes of wireless spectrum not being used to their full potential.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Products Systems Test & Measurement - generators Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:20:00 +0000 48891 at <p>(Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p> An Antenna That Tethers Cars to Their Surroundings <div class="node-body article-body">Ethertronics announced that it would start selling an antenna that links cars wirelessly to things like traffic lights and other vehicles. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active components Automotive Mixed-signal semiconductors Products Semiconductors Fri, 11 Nov 2016 06:20:00 +0000 48781 at <p>(Image courtesy of Nissan).</p> Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (11/6-11/12) <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for cavity filters or attenuators, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest components to optimize your product, device, or system.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active components Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Components Defense Image Galleries Industrial Medical Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Passive components Products Semiconductors Systems Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Mon, 07 Nov 2016 19:30:00 +0000 48291 at Analog Devices Acquires Industrial Ethernet Chip Maker <div class="node-body article-body">The chipmaker is moving deeper into technology for sharing information inside cars and factories over Ethernet.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Automotive Cables & Connectors Industrial IoT Systems Tue, 01 Nov 2016 17:25:00 +0000 48731 at Printed Circuit Board Market Rose Slightly Last Year <div class="node-body article-body">Electrical engineers are pouring vast sums into the printed circuit boards in spite of shrinking parts, according to an industry report.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Commercial Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Semiconductors Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:00:00 +0000 48551 at <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="33" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="" title="Go to Carl Drougge's photostream">Carl Drougge</a>, Creative Commons).</p> Qualcomm to Sample 5G Modem Chip in 2017 <div class="node-body article-body">The chipmaker said that the Snapdragon X50 modem will deliver download speeds up to 5 gigabits per second.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IoT Mobile Products Semiconductors Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:00:00 +0000 48361 at