Posts tagged “Semiconductors ”
ARM's chip technology is used in mobile phones and is increasingly being deployed in more demanding devices such as servers and networking equipment. IBM says the ARM technology will be used in new microprocessors designed for "custom-chip clients, leading companies that build network routers, switches and the cellular base stations that enable pervasive wired and wireless communications across the globe."
Intel says manufacturing snags will delay a new line of processors, denting confidence in its ability to roll out advanced technology that can win orders in the fast-growing market for tablets and smartphones.
Nvidia, a maker of computer-graphics processors, has named Cisco Systems executive Colette Kress as chief financial officer, filling a vacant post. In other news, Cisco has sold eight office buildings in California.
CED Tech Venture 2013 profile: The mobile internet and its ceaseless demands are creating unprecedented opportunities. Sarda Technologies is taking advantage of one of those opportunities - the need to manage voltage in high demand environments within small, mobile devices.
Instagram, Twitter's Vine, AirBnB are among firms that say their sites were hit by outages on Sunday. Amazon Web Services provides companies with online storage and computing power. Its website showed several problems resolved with minor issues remaining.
Analysis: In response to the rising pressures from ARM-based mobile devices and slowing PC purchase cycles, Intel's new CEO, Brian Krzanich, announced a reorganization of Intel's business units to require direct reporting to the CEO, as well as the creation of a new Devices unit aimed at strengthening Intel's capabilities in the mobile space with low-power Atom processors. TBR expects the flatter reporting structure will enable more rapid decision making, aligning Intel's strategies to a fast-paced mobile market.
The New Bully City is the new home for Nuvotronics, a high-tech manufacturing firm that uprooted itself from Virginia and transplanted itself among the high-tech infrastructure of Durham. CEO Noel Heiks explains why she and husband David Sherrer, who is company president, decided to call Durham home even though they received no tax incentives to do so.
Analysis: With PC demand slowing and mobile device use growing, chip giant Intel has yet to announce who will replace retiring CEO Paul Otellini. In the short-term, customers will delay purchasing while there is significant uncertainty surrounding Intel's long-term direction.
Solar technology company Semprius, which has developed a way to make more efficient solar cells about the about the size of a pencil point, raises $2.1 million.
The world's No. 2 PC manufacturer is designing its own semiconductors for mobile devices, according to a report in the EE Times.
New research from North Carolina State University and RTI International has yielded new understanding of thin films, opening the door to more efficient technologies to power or cool electronics.
Nanotechnology researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new type of nanoscale structure that could eventually find its way into new, 3-D technologies in the next generation of devices. Advances also have been made in "nanofibers."
Epic Games and Lenovo were both the beneficiaries of publicity from Intel at the World Mobile Congress on Monday when the chip giant rolled it its new mobile device processor.
Nextreme Thermal, a spinout from RTI International which has developed cooling technology for use in high-performance electronics and optical devices, is being acquired by Laird Technologies. No layoffs are anticipated and company is expected to stay in Durham.
Cary-based SAS, rated the best international work place in 2012, has moved up a spot on the best places to work in the U.S. in a new survey from Fortune magazine. SAS was third a year ago. NetApp, which has a major facility in RTP, ranks sixth.