• Intel Doubles Down On AI Strategy With New CPU, FPGA Silicon

    As part of its AI strategy for the data center, Intel announced several devices tailored specifically for this market. This includes the third generation of its Xeon Scalable CPU, a new Stratix FPGA with a dedicated AI engine, new Optane persistent memory and NAND SSDs. The company also shed a li......view more

  • CHIPS for America

    The CHIPS for America Act proposes to revive domestic chip-making, fund R&D, and secure technology supply chains. CHIPS stands for “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors.” The Act proposes $12 billion to fund existing Pentagon semiconductor support programmes,......view more

  • Hyliion Inc. and Tortoise Acquisition Corp. Announce Merger, Combined Company to Remain Listed on NY

    AUSTIN, Texas & LEAWOOD, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hyliion Inc., a leader in electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 commercial vehicles, announced today it intends to merge with Tortoise Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: SHLL), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company with a strategic ......view more

  • China Roundup: Huawei targets cars, ByteDance enters Tencent's backyard

    TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. This week, we have several heavy-hitting rumors swirling around, from Huawei's chips for cars to Tencent's potential buyout of its video rival iQiyi.">......view more

  • Almost a fifth of Earth's ocean floor has been mapped

    reports (via BBC News) that scientists have mapped 19 percent of ocean floors to contemporary standards, or a huge leap over the six percent from Seabed’s launch in 2017. A significant portion comes from nearly 5.6 million square miles of depth data collected in project partner GEBCO’s grid in 20......view more

  • Kathy Sullivan: The woman who's made history in sea and space

    Making headlines is never something that has motivated Kathy Sullivan. Already in the history books as the first US woman to complete a spacewalk in 1984, the 68-year-old found herself in the news again this week after becoming the first woman to travel almost seven miles (11km) to reach the......view more

  • AstraZeneca agrees to supply Europe with 400 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine

    ROME (Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc has signed a contract with European governments to supply the region with its potential vaccine against the coronavirus, the British drugmaker’s latest deal to pledge its drug to help combat the pandemic. For more information visit  https://www.reuters.c......view more

  • High-voltage power management IC ideal for automotive applications

    Texas Instruments TPS65313-Q1 High-Voltage Power Management IC satisfies the requirements of MCU-controlled or DSP-controlled automotive, machinery, industrial or transportation systems. With the integration of commonly used features, the device helps decrease board space and system cost. Th......view more