FDA Panel Deems Duodenoscopes to Be Unsafe
An advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration has recommended drastically improving cleaning techniques for duodenoscopes linked to superbug outbreaks at hospitals in Seattle, Los Angeles, and outside Chicago.
SK Hynix, Sharp Move Up Chip Vendor Ranking
SK Hynix, MediaTek and Sharp are three companies that showed strong sales growth year-on-year in the first quarter of 2015 and climbed up the top 20 chip vendor ranking produced by IC Insights.
Xiaomi''s Spending Spree: Its Logic and Method
Xiaomi is on a spending spree lately in hopes of expanding its portfolio beyond smartphones. But textbook business-school investment strategies probably won?t cut it. After all, Xiaomi is no Google ?- at least not yet. So what to do?
Smartening up Power Monitoring
Built around an internal 16-bit PIC MCU, Microchip''s new power monitoring IC makes it flexible enough for both industrial and consumer apps requiring power factor correction.
Do You Have a Whey With Curds?
In addition to cows, sheep, and goats -- cheese can also be made out of the milk from other mammals, including buffalo, reindeer, camels, and yaks.
Spreadtrum Guns for Intel?s 14nm FinFET in 2016
Working with Intel, Spreadtrum CEO Leo Li sees three things going for his company. ?The access to Intel?s foundry, strong IP, and Intel is the only processor architecture company that has its own foundry.?
Force Sensors Make Medical Devices Smarter
The practice of medicine has always been an art as well as a science. But, in the age of value-based care, the balance between those two is shifting in favor of the latter. Sensor-enabled medical devices are playing an important role in the trend.