Cavium Attacks B''com in Switches
Cavium aims to leapfrog networking giant Broadcom with new Ethernet switches from its acquisition of Xpliant, which has both a novel chip and approach to semiconductor startups.
ZF Swallows TRW Automotive
US-based TRW Automotive has been acquired by automotive parts company ZF Friedrichshafen, creating the second largest automotive suppliers after Robert Bosch GmbH.
7 Most Audacious Medtech Predictions
Making the blind see and the crippled walk sounds like something from a book of miracles; instead they''re predictions that medical devices may make come true.
Open-Silicon Speeds ASIC/SoC Development for 100G Networks
Open-Silicon has just announced a complete 28Gbps SerDes evaluation platform including a board, test chip, and characterization data.
HGST Fires Up Flash Fabric
The Western Digital-owned enterprise storage company is leveraging recently acquisitions to turn Flash into a platform with clustering of PCIe storage devices.
7nm EUV Could Ease 10nm Squeeze
After a cost-squeezed 10 nm node using mainly immersion steppers, EUV will be ready for production on 7 nm chips, says ASML?s latest lithography road map.
Micron SSD Allows MLC to Mimic SLC
New 128nm lithography enables Micron to offer dynamic write acceleration, enabling MLC NAND to behave as SLC and better meet the demands of mobile computing.
Android One Rides Mediatek
Taiwan?s leading mobile chip vendor will power Google?s Android One-branded, low-cost ?high-quality? smartphones targeted at emerging markets. The initiative aims to put feature-rich handsets in a largely smartphone-less arena, which MediaTek dubs the ?super-mid market.?