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Study Finds Federal Incentives for Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing Would Strengthen America’s Chip Production, Economy, National Security, Supply Chains – Semiconductor Digest

Sep 17, 2020 | Semiconductor Digest

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in partnership with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), today released a study analyzing the impact of proposed federal incentives for domestic semiconductor manufacturing. The post Study Finds Federal Incentives for Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing Would Strengthen America’s Chip Production, Economy, National Security, Supply Chains appeared first on Semiconductor Digest.

What Will Change in the NAND Landscape? – iMicronews

Sep 11, 2020 | I-Micronews

An article written by Pradeep Chakraborty for Pradeep’s TechPoint – Yole Developpement, France, organized a session on the NAND landscape. It also looked at how Kioxia, and the other leading memory players are doing. Overview Walt Coon, VP, NAND and Memory Research, Yole Developpement, provided the NAND market overview. The market is dominated by six […]

Episode 284: Amazon Halo, the FBI and Smart Cars – IoT Podcast

Sep 03, 2020 | IOT Podcast

This week’s show starts off with the FBI’s concerns about the Ring doorbell, then news about Apple and Google making their COVID-19 exposure notification framework easier for states to use. We discuss consolidation in the smart apartment market, vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s Azure Sphere and then dive into a heap of newly launched devices. First up […]

Onto Innovation Focused on Process Control – Semiconductor Digest

Sep 03, 2020 | Semiconductor Digest

Onto Innovation (ONTO), which was created last year by a merger of Rudolph and Nanometrics – two equally-sized process control and software powerhouses — is primarily focused on optical metrology, macro defect inspection and process control software. The post Onto Innovation Focused on Process Control appeared first on Semiconductor Digest.

White House announces $1B investment for AI and Quantum Computing Hubs – iMicronews

Aug 27, 2020 | I-Micronews

Building out its previous commitment, the White House is announcing a $1 billion investment into two of tech’s most promising frontiers, AI and quantum computing. Last year, the Trump administration rolled out an executive order on AI declaring its intention to bolster U.S. dominance in the field, but the order didn’t address much in the […]

Qualcomm, Cisco, 5G and the Trade War – EE Times

Aug 24, 2020 | EE Times

Cisco, Qualcomm, and Inseego tried to explain how trade policy is affecting 5G technology. It didn’t go so well. The post Qualcomm, Cisco, 5G and the Trade War appeared first on EETimes.

Tech Innovation to Improve Resiliency and Agility Will Be Critical Post-COVID-19 – Semiconductor Digest

Aug 20, 2020 | Semiconductor Digest

COVID-19 has drastically changed the landscape for businesses across all industries, forcing immediate changes – but ones that will have long-term consequences. In the latest report by Lux Research, “The Impact of COVID-19 on Tech Innovation,” Lux outlines five key trends that will define how the world beyond the pandemic will be different. The post […]

Arm and DARPA Sign Partnership Agreement to Accelerate Technological Innovation – Semiconductor Digest

Aug 20, 2020 | Semiconductor Digest

Arm today announced a three-year partnership agreement with the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), establishing an access framework to all commercially available Arm technology. With DARPA’s Electronics Resurgence Initiative gaining momentum, the new agreement will enable the research community that supports DARPA’s programs to quickly and easily take advantage of Arm’s leading IP, […]

EP 94: WE Local India Keynote- Rasha Hasaneen – SWE

Aug 20, 2020 | SWE

In this SWE Diverse episode, Heather Doty, SWE FY20 President, speaks with Rasha Hasaneen, vice president of innovation and product management excellence at Trane Technologies. Rasha will be a keynote speaker at WE Local India, Bengaluru in April 2021. Together they discuss Rasha’s career with Trane Technologies and obstacles she has faced in a male-dominated […]

Intel Looks to Regain Innovation Lead – EE Times

Aug 20, 2020 | EE Times

Intel demonstrated that architectural innovation can be just as important as process shrinks. Intel’s Xe, for example, looks able to give competing chips from AMD and Nvidia a run for their money. The post Intel Looks to Regain Innovation Lead appeared first on EETimes.

Episode 281: Manufacturing Trends During the Pandemic – IoT Podcast

Aug 13, 2020 | IOT Podcast

This week on the IoT podcast we begin by talking about what the widespread adoption of ultrawideband chips in phones could mean for the IoT. From there, it’s on to Google’s always-listening software update, humans coming back into the QA loop, and earthquake detection on Android phones (there’s another earthquake project too!). Kevin also asks […]

CHIPS Act Targets Post-Globalized Industry – EE Times

Aug 13, 2020 | EE Times

To manufacture highly integrated circuits here in the United States is no longer just a nice-if-we-can idea. It is building momentum. The post CHIPS Act Targets Post-Globalized Industry appeared first on EETimes.