Posts tagged “Semiconductors ”

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Startup profile: Nuvotronics, advancing circuit boards with an eye on 5G

The promise of true wireless broadband through forthcoming "5G" networks will be delivered only if hardware such as circuit boards and semiconductors can meet power, heat and capacity demands. Nuvotronics says its proprietary technology meets those requirements.

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Updated August 23

Premium Lock Former Semprius execs emerge from stealth with red-hot sensor tech, $3M+ in funding for 9-month-old Sense Photonics

Sense Photonics is no longer in stealth mode, having just landing more than $3 million in equity investments from 12 investors. With proprietary sensor technology, the nine-month-old startup is going after the drones and autonomous vehicle markets. Here's the backstory about the rapid rise of a new firm from the ashes of another.

Scott Burroughs Scott Burroughs

Updated August 23

Premium Lock Raleigh startup Sense Photonics lands $2.8M ahead of CED Tech Venture

Raleigh startup Sense Photonics, which is developing advanced sensors for drones and autonomous vehicles, lands nearly $2.8 million from investors and aims for another $2.5 million.

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August 16

Premium Lock The ascent of AI: What this means for IBM, other IT vendors

Artificial intelligence In the second of a two-part report, Technology Business research Analyst Jennifer Hamel examines what the ascent of artificial intelligence means to information technology providers like IBM - software, hardware and services.

August 4

Premium Lock Earnings: TransEnterix tops revenue expectations; Qorvo beats; VTV tops Street

Earnings    Three N.C. technology and life science firms report financials that are at least positive in one respect: TransEnterix, Qorvo and VTV Therapeutics.

July 31

Premium Lock Internet of Things helps drive revenue growth for Intel

Intel generates healthy growth across business segments, including Internet of Things, in delivering record 2nd quarter revenue, says Technology Business Research Analyst Daniel Callahan.

July 28

Premium Lock Samsung ends Intel's 2-decade-plus reign in microchips

Semiconductor Intel's more than two decade reign as king of the silicon-based semiconductor ended Thursday when Samsung Electronics surpassed the U.S. manufacturer to become the leading maker of the computer chips that are a 21st century staple much as oil was in the past.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Inside Intel: Chip drives into 2016 with strategic shifts in full gear

Intel Analysis: Intel ends a revenue decline of two straight quarters and slows a drop in operating income with a 2015-ending quarter that shows some investments are paying off, writes Technology Business research Krista Macomber. What bets are delivering? WTW Insiders find out.

May 30

Premium Lock Intel puts PCs on Compute Card; Lenovo is a partner (+ video)

Compute on your fridge? Intel is rolling out its portable "Compute Card" - a credit card-sized device that plugs into PCs, laptops, smart screens and other devices - thus putting a PC in your wallet or purse. And Lenovo is among the partners.

Updated May 25

Premium Lock NCSU researchers find new way to control light with electrical fields

Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered a technique for controlling light with electric fields.

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Updated May 17

Premium Lock Qualcomm: Apple is pressuring contractors in patent dispute

Qualcomm An escalating battle between Apple and Qualcomm over money and patent rights is drawing in Taiwanese contractors that assemble Apple's iPhones.

Updated May 16

Premium Lock 'Quietly cool:' Phononic cracks CNBC's Disruptor 50 list again

Phononic, the Durham-based startup that's using cutting-edge technology to reshape the cooling and heating industry, returns to the CNBC Disruptor 50 list for a second straight year. Plus: See who else made the list.

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May 4

Premium Lock NCSU researchers develop new 'persistent photoconductivity' tool for bioelectronics

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new approach for manipulating the behavior of cells on semiconductor materials, using light to alter the conductivity of the material itself.

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May 4

Premium Lock Emerging stretchable electronics gaining traction as tech solution

Stretchable Electronics is a term that conceals great diversity. Indeed, it is an umbrella term that refers to a whole host of emerging electronic materials, components and devices that exhibit some degree of mechanical stretchability. Stretchable electronics has been in the making for than a decade, but it up to now it has been mostly a solution looking for a problem. Recent analysis by IDTechEx Research however finds that this is about to change.

Examples of stretchable electronics Examples of stretchable electronics

May 1

Premium Lock Inside Intel: Efforts to become lean while maintaining innovation leadership pays off

Intel Intel's efforts to become lean while maintaining innovation leadership pays off, delivering an 8% overall year-to-year growth in 1Q17, says Technology Business Research Analyst Daniel Callahan.

April 28

Premium Lock Apple cuts off payments, Qualcomm slashes expectations

Semiconductor Qualcomm slashed its profit expectations Friday by as much as a third after saying that Apple is refusing to pay royalties on technology used in the iPhone.

Updated April 26

Premium Lock In his own words: Cree's top exec spells out revised strategy

After deciding not to sell its Wolfspeed power business for $850 million when regulators wouldn't approve a deal, Cree Chair and CEO Chuck Swoboda on Tuesday spelled out further revisions of the LED and semiconductor firm's strategy for growth. He announced a joint LED venture with a Chinese firm and pointed out plans to increase capacity for Wolfspeed products. In his own words, he spells out his thinking.

Cree's Chuck Swoboda    Cree's Chuck Swoboda

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