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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.
Cree's chairman, chief executive officer and president received a 11.6 percent increase in total compensation in the company's 2016 fiscal year due to an increase in stock awards and non-equity incentive plan compensation, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
Drone deliveries to your house or business may have become more likely today with news that AT&T and chip maker Qualcomm are going to test controlling drones over AT&T's cell network.
North Carolina State University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Georgia Tech are forming a center that aims to speed up design and verification of microelectronic circuits and systems, reducing development costs and time-to-market for manufacturers of microelectronic products, especially integrated circuits.
Cree expects to spend the next six months after the sale of its Wolfspeed division to Infineon Technologies closes working through the transition. But by 2017 it will to be on the way to a Cree 3.0 focusing on its LED lighting business, and looking for M&A opportunities, Cree chair and CEO Chuck Swoboda says.