Electronics

ARM profit carries on falling

ARM had a Q3 EBITDA profit of £73 million down from the £82 million of Q2, the £216 million of Q1 and the £133 million of Q4 2016. 26 licences were …

Markets

Chancellor to announce funds for AI, 5G, EVs etc

The Chancellor of the Exchequer is set to announce financial support for a raft of technology projects in the Autumn Budget on Wednesday: £75m for …

Tin foil hat for your Wi-Fi

The name originated from reports that some of them believed that if you covered your head with aluminium foil it would “prevent mind control by …

Wi-Fi

Synapse Design buys Tech Vulcan

Synapse Design has bought IC design house Tech Vulcan of San Diego which gives Syynapse 45 engineers and a second design center in California. Tech …

Mobile

Ed’s Budget Scheming

It’s Budget Week and a load of under-funded, mis-guided, over-optimistic initiatives are to be touted to give the impression that HMG understands …

9ns minimum on-time enables 2MHz high-ratio dc-dc converter : 2.5V from 60V

A 9ns minimum on-time has allowed Rohm to offer a 60Vto 2.5V dc-dc converter – a 24:1 step-down ratio – that runs at 2MHz, claiming this to be a …

Arduino

Spotify acquires cloud based collaborative DAW

Since its founding in 2006, Spotify has completely transformed the world of music and become a multi-billion dollar enterprise. The innovative music …

Spotify Purchases Cloud-Based Recording Studio Company Soundtrap

Since 2015, Swedish start-up <b>Soundtrap</b> has been offering users the ability to work in real time with other users on musical projects via its …

5,000 stopped for distracted driving law

Near Pike Place Market, above State Route 99, tourist Chris Kettner was able to easily spot the people driving distracted.

Portland, OR

Vancouver driver straps iPhone and Samsung tablet to steering wheel

On Wednesday, a police officer in Vancouver, B.C., was faced with the mother of all distracted driving cases after pulling over an individual that …

Transportation

The Most Exciting Time In The History Of The Electronics Industry

Applied Materials saw calendar Q3 sales up 20% y-o-y. For its FY to the end of Q3 it grew sales by 34% to $14.54 billion with a gross margin of 44.9% …

Applied Materials

Is this the next generation of trains in Germany?

Deutsche Bahn has designed the next generation of trains.

Transportation

London’s high tech success story has a cost-of-living problem

London’s technology sector may be competing with the world’s best-known tech city, San Francisco when it comes to job opportunities, but can the good …

TI sampling a new generation of automotive DLP technology

The new DLP3030-Q1 chipset, along with supporting evaluation modules (EVMs), gives automakers and Tier-1 suppliers the ability to bring bright, …

Chipset

Op-amp rejects noise for car use, claims Rohm

Rohm has introduced some automotive grade op-amps which it claims cut noise problems through three built-in RC filters for input, output and power …

Trump decision sends a ‘pretty strong signal’, says Lattice COO

The White House’s decision to prohibit the sale of Lattice to China-backed fund Canyon Bridge, sends a signal to the semiconductor industry, the COO …

UK specialist in TI silicon wins Korean LTE deal

Edward Young<p>Eucast has licensed Loughborough-based CommAgility’s LTE physical layer software, called SmallCellPHY, for small cells. The software is …

Texas Instruments

Comment: Will AI be more than a marketing tool?

The government thinks there’s more to AI, like improving public services and boosting productivity, writes Richard Wilson. Artificial intelligence …

Medicine

Vienna start-up tackles gaming stress with biometrics

Vienna start-up SimyLife has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its biofeedback game controller. Called SimyBall, it has been conceived as a …

Determine

Android Studio 3.0 IDE supports Android Things for the IoT

Android Studio 3.0 is the latest version of Google's all-encompassing IDE for Android development, and it now supports the use of Android Things.This …

Software

Digi-Key ready to ship first Cypress PSoC 6 BLE kits

The distributor confirmed this week that it has received their stock of the PSoC 6 Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) development kit and have begun …

Arduino

Intel publishes wireless roadmap

The roadmap covers Intel’s family of commercial 5G multi-mode modemsThis story continues at Intel publishes wireless roadmapOr just read more …

Wi-Fi

ADI shrinks integrated analogue front end, controller and PWM battery tester

ADI has launched a precision integrated analogue front end, controller and PWM for battery testing and formation capable of increasing system …

First Electronic Device for Opioid Withdrawal Therapy Approved by FDA

The FDA has given a regulatory green light to the first device that reduces opioid withdrawal symptoms. The NSS-2 Bridge from <b>Innovative Health</b> …

Medicine

Lance Bass "Hates Traveling," And Has the Cheesiest Method for Surviving It

"I am a 90-year-old woman," says the former boy bander of his in-flight entertainment.<p>Lance Bass isn't terribly fancy when he travels, but there is …

Bravo TV

Driver who attached iPad and phone to steering wheel with string ticketed by VPD

If you’re a driver and you don’t actually touch your electronic device while using it behind the wheel, does it still count as distracted …

Distracted Driving

Wealth

Have you got more than $3,582? If so, you are in the top 50% of the world’s population measured by wealth, says Credit Suisse in its annual wealth …

Wealth

Toshiba in mass production of three-phase brushless motor drivers

Toshiba has started mass production of two three-phase brushless motor drivers. TC78B015FTG is for 12V power supply applications and TC78B015AFTG …

u-blox IoT modules get China certification

This includes the SARA-N200 (900 MHz) and SARA-N201 (850 MHz) product variants, which were both designed to meet China market requirements.<p>The …

Internet of Things

PragmatIC develops RF tag for consumer packaging

PragmatIC, the flexible electronics firm, claims it has developed a printable tag technology which will bring RFID and near field communications …

Santa Clara