• Wi-Fi 6 Solutions Target Low Power, Open Up Mass Market Adoption

    The new Wi-Fi 6 standard, better known to engineers as IEEE 802.11.ax, is rapidly becoming a major driver for the wireless local area network (WLAN) market. According to the market research analysts at International Data Corp. (IDC), Wi-Fi 6 supported dependent access points (APs) made up 11.8% o......view more

  • Q2 Semiconductor Sales Guidance Now At -5 percent

    Six semiconductor companies expect an increase in their 2Q 2020 sales, IC Insights reports, while 15 companies anticipate flat or declining sales. The research firm compiled a list of chip companies that have provided 2Q20 sales guidance. The list included companies from across all geographi......view more

  • IBM To Stop Developing Facial Recognition Technology

    General purpose facial recognition or analysis software will no longer be offered, developed, or researched by IBM. The company's CEO, Arvind Krishna, shared a letter with Congress stating the decision on Monday. The letter was written in support of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020. Krish......view more

  • Self-driving sector contends its cars can prevent many more crashes than insurance study says

    (Reuters) - Companies working on self-driving vehicles have criticized an insurance industry study suggesting that only a third of all U.S. road crashes could be prevented by driverless cars, arguing that the study has underestimated the technology’s capabilities. The study by the Insurance ......view more

  • Tech drives Nasdaq to all-time high as signs of recovery emerge

    (Reuters) - The heavyweight technology and growth stocks that drove Wall Street higher in recent years are again fueling a surge that has taken the Nasdaq from a brutal selloff to an intraday record high in just 11 weeks, as investors look beyond the economic upheaval caused by the coronavirus. &......view more

  • 15W Non-isolated DC-DC Converter with Fast Transient Response

    Richardson,Texas, June 2, 2020 - NetPower announces the release of 18-36V to 0.9-1.1V NPS3 non-isolated converter. The 15W NPS3 converter is designed with fast transient response and low ripple voltage characteristics, suitable for low output voltage point-of-load applications in computing ......view more

  • ST powers adoption of safe and efficient LED streetlamps

    Accelerating the creation of LED streetlamps and other medium- to high-power lighting applications, the STMicroelectronics EVL150W-HVSL LED-driver evaluation board and reference design integrates features that ensure high performance and save bill-of-materials (BOM) costs. As a 150W, 1A main......view more

  • SiC Diodes rated for 1,700 DC and five amps

    SemiQ has announced the release of its third generation 1,700V five amp Schottky SiC Diodes. The GP3D005A170B diode comes in the industry standard TO-247-2 package as well as bare die format. 10A and 20A 1700V diodes will follow shortly. Michael T. Robinson, SemiQ President, said: “This 1,70......view more