• California: Cruise Approved To Drive Without Human Backup Drivers

    Electric and autonomous Chevrolet Bolt EVs soon will be driving in San Francisco without someone behind the wheel.GM's Cruise Automation recently received from California’s Department of Motor Vehicles a permit to drive its autonomous vehicles without the human backup drivers. According to t......view more

  • Tough magnetic switches are IP67 sealed for dirty environments

    C&K’s MPSR series of magnetic sensors are designed for non-contact position and proximity detection in tough dirty environments. The 61mm long housing is aluminium with a stainless steel cable, and operating life is 4 million actuations in spite of dirt, dust, oil, grease and water, ......view more

  • Thermoelectric modules boost cooling capacity

    Surviving temperatures up to 150°C, HiTemp ETX thermoelectric modules from Laird prevent performance degradation in high-temperature environments. These robust solid-state devices incorporate advanced thermoelectric materials that boost cooling capacity by up to 10% compared to conventional therm......view more

  • How to watch the iPhone 12 launch: Apple's live event is Oct. 13

    A 5G iPhone 12 lineup and a new HomePod are expected at Apple's Oct. 13 virtual event. For more information visit  https://www.cnet.com/news/how-to-watch-iphone-12-launch-apple-live-event-october-13/ ...view more

  • AMD Reported to Be Negotiating Purchase of Xilinx

    AMD is said to be negotiating to buy Xilinx, and a deal could come as soon as next week. If the two companies agree, the deal would likely be worth approximately $30 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal. The value of AMD shares has soared of late, which means it should be able to mu......view more

  • Allegro MicroSystems proposed initial public offering

    Allegro MicroSystems has announced that it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed o......view more

  • Renesas to use RISC-V cores in ASSPs

    Renesas has chosen the AndesCore IP 32-bit RISC-V CPU cores to embed into ASSPs that will begin customer sampling in the second half of 2021. “Renesas and Andes share the same vision to welcome the era of RISC-V being the mainstream CPU instruction set architecture (ISA for SoCs,” says  ......view more

  • Humidity sensors offer typical accuracy of ±0.2 degrees

    The new HTU31 relative humidity sensors from TE Connectivity (TE), is now being shipped by distributor Mouser Electronics. One of the smallest and most accurate humidity sensors on the market, the compact, high-accuracy sensors deliver reliable performance in harsh environments, including in......view more