Freescale, with Solid Q2 Growth, Milks Auto IC Boom
Revenues of Freescale?s five key product groups grew across the board by double digits during the first half of 2014. Freescale?s CEO said, ?We are growing our business at twice the speed of the market.?
NASA Exec Says, ''Boldly Go!''
Pete Worden, director of NASA''s Ames Research Center, challenged a Silicon Valley crowd to go beyond our solar system to find life and settle space -- and harness biotechnology along the way.
Sony Invests in Stacked Image Sensor Manufacturing Capacity
Sony Corp. has said it plans to invest 35 billion yen (about $340 million) to increase its production of stacked CMOS image sensors in support of demand for them in smartphones and tablet computers.
What''s That Smell? An App for That Soon, Says Sensirion
With the acquisition of neighbouring cloud business Koubachi AG, Zurich-based company Sensirion is gearing up to meet the increasing demand for cloud-based sensor data management and services.
Teardown.com: Amazon Brings Fire to Phone Market
Qualcomm is the primary provider of the key integrated circuits in Amazon''s Fire phone, with both Invensense and OmniVision noted for their role in Amazon?s Dynamic Perspective display technology.
Geotracker Tags Unlicensed Band
We''re tracking a startup budding from San Francisco''s Internet of Things gulch -- and it''s tracking us. Iotera is banking on the long-range power of its geotracking system to change the way people, animals, and devices are located across cities.
Imagination Positions Itself for 802.11ah & IoT
Imagination Technologies has developed a low-power configurable radio architecture for the wide range of existing and emerging protocols for the Internet of Things.