On the 20th, US time, Intel announced the details of the first neural network processor Nervana at this year's Hot Chips conference. As its name suggests, this is the result of Intel's acquisition of several startups in Nervana in 2016.
In terms of speed, processing power, support for a large number of peripherals, memory, etc., most 8-bit mcu does not match 32-bit mcu, but 8-bit mcu is still more suitable for devices that do not require a lot of features and high processing speed.
Qualcomm said that due to Sino-US trade disputes, its business was affected by the “OEM share turned to Huawei”
Samsung announced at the 2019 Samsung Foundry Forum in Santa Clara, USA on May 14th that it will complete GAA process development next year and begin mass production in 2021.
From the predictions of major authoritative research institutions, the semiconductor industry is not optimistic in 2019.
China produces more than 95% of the world's raw material gallium. Gallium is a soft, light blue metal used to make chipsets that generate high-frequency radio waves at 5G base stations.
Texas Instruments (TI) introduced an ultra-low-power switching regulator with the industry’s lowest operating quiescent current (IQ) at 60 nA – 1/3 that of the nearest competitive device.
Intel released Pohoiki Beach, an accelerator card based on its neuromorphic computing chip Loihi, which contains 64 Loihi chips containing more than eight million neurons.
7nm has not yet become the mainstream of today's chips, and 5nm chips are already being developed and mass-produced. It is reported that TSMC's new 5nm chip manufacturing process will begin mass production in the first half of 2020, making the first batch of 5nm chips available at this time next year.
Infineon has signed a memorandum of understanding with FuturePlay to strengthen Korea's hardware and software development ecosystem by guiding and nurturing early and growing start-ups.
Buffer Be Gone! Xilinx Acquires NGCodec to Deliver High-Quality, Efficient Cloud Video Encoding
According to a Reuters report, according to a senior US official, the US government may approve the company to restart its license to sell new products to Huawei in the shortest two weeks, marking the recent downgrade of US President Trump to Chinese companies. Efforts to limit are speeding up.
According to well-known analyst firm ICinsights, an important issue facing the IC industry in the second half of 2019 is when the DRAM market will rebound. Any rebound in the market will be driven in part by the available manufacturing capabilities.
Design stability is crucially in embedded design, the use of reset is a powerful tool for recovering from runtime errors. However, the reset pin is under pressure as memory manufacturers develop smaller packages unable to support a dedicated hardware reset pin.
Adesto SmartServer IoT Gateway links NXP chips to IBM's Watson IBM, NXP and Adesto Technologies have teamed up to launch the IIoT gateway solution associated with the Watson IoT cloud platform.
The Korea Ministry of Industry Commerce and Resources decided to invest 6 trillion won (about 35.29 billion yuan) in research and development of semiconductor materials, parts and equipment，to respond to Japanese export controls.
At the MWC in 2019, ROHM showed reporters the power solutions based on the world's most advanced SiC (silicon carbide) components for industrial equipment and automotive
From the perspective of global IC market conditions, power semiconductors have become the most promising category of global IC products in the next few years, and have received more and more attention from many countries.
Sun Zheng said that he would consider re-listing the British chip design company ARM, which was acquired by Softbank within five years, but has not yet decided on the final listing.
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