Posts tagged “Semiconductors ”
USB flash drives are already common accessories in offices and college campuses. But thanks to the rise in printable electronics, digital storage devices like these may soon be everywhere - including on our groceries, pill bottles and even clothing.
For the first time, researchers have been able to deposit an ultra-thin oxide ferroelectric film onto a flexible polymer substrate. The research team used the flexible ferroelectric thin films to make non-volatile memory devices that are wearable and resilient.
What could pass for a dystopian vision of the workplace is almost routine at the Swedish startup hub Epicenter. The company offers to implant its workers and startup members with microchips the size of grains of rice that function as swipe cards: to open doors, operate printers, or buy smoothies with a wave of the hand.
Watch out for stretchable electronic components to become an emerging factor in device development across multiple industries over the next several years, says a new report.
Infineon warns for the second time in a week- this time in words direct from its CEO and a board member - that the German tech firm's $850 million purchase of Cree's Wolfspeed semiconductor power business might be blocked by the U.S. government due to security concerns.
Intel, building on core momentum to become a diverse technology enabler, surpasses expectations by achieving growth in all of its operating groups, writes Technology Business Research Analyst Daniel Callahan.
Cree beats Wall Street expectations on revenues and earnings, sending its stock up nearly 6 percent in after-hours trading Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Durham LED giant also says it's moving closer to selling off its Wolfspeed power technology business.
Tech news: FTC sues Qualcomm; Cary firm picks Fla. for new jobs; Wolfspeed's auto power; SalesJam returns
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Talk about a cool deal. Durham solid-state cooling technology startup Phononic is adding a whopping $40 million to its latest round of financing. The $71-million round is the biggest for a N.C. startup this year.
IBM, Google and several other tech industry leaders have formed an alliance seeking to boost data center server performance - and, in the future, PCs - as demand grows for processing power. They will take on Intel, which isn't a member.
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the Intel Corporation have developed a new way to significantly accelerate core-to-core communication. Their advance relies on hardware to coordinate efforts between cores for multiprocessor operations.