|Huawei opens new R&D in Southern France|
This brings to 17 the total number of its facilities in Europe, located in eight countries -- Britain, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy and Sweden.<
|Price cut at Qualcomm shakes up 4G SOC market|
The Snapdragon 210 is expected to be available for US$9 a unit compared to US$15 tagged for comparable models offered by MediaTek, adding more pressure on the Taiwan-based chipset vendor.
|ATSC3 TV standard is making progress|
Triveni Digital¡¯s Rich Chernock, who¡¯s leading the technical group responsible for developing the ATSC 3.0 standard, says progress has been impressive.
|U.S. manufacturing output declined in August|
Output at manufacturing plants fell 0.4 percent in August after a 0.7 percent rise in July, the Federal Reserve reported Monday. Total industrial production was down 0.1 percent in August, also the first setback for the overall figure since January.
|Smart home is inching towards reality|
"Future growth in home automation controllers will increasingly come from the need to accommodate multiple application segments such as home healthcare, lighting control, security and home energy management,"
|Intel believe it can do 7nm without EUV|
Bohr did not give any hints about how Intel will make 7 or even 10 nm chips without EUV. However he did note at 14 nm Intel is using triple patterning on one or more critical layers.
|Alcoa/Boeing signs billion dollar supply contract|
The agreement establishes a foundation for continued collaboration on new, high-strength and corrosion-resistant alloys, including aluminum-lithium that could be used for complex structural applications.
|Autonomous driving - a big push forward|
Renault's main goals were to incorporate autonomous driving modes and hyper-connectivity solutions to the vehicle ecosystem. The Human-Machine Interface (HMI) approach and the creation of new enriched user experiences were identified as the key success factors.
|4K is for next generation STB|
Integrated with a variety of interfaces (Gigabit Ethernet for IPTV, DVB-T/S input) the chip is designed for "hybrid boxes" that can receive terrestrial broadcast, pay TV, and IP content on the same platform.
|SMIC completed development on 38nm flash|
The 38nm NAND Flash technology targets diversified high volume specialty applications such as embedded products, mobile computing, TV and STB. Customers are also leveraging this technology to address SPI NAND market as well as the increasing usage of IoT related products.
|Wholesale inventory signals confidence|
Inventory growth is viewed as a good barometer of business sentiment. When companies add goods to their stockpiles, it shows optimism about future demand.
|Google to invest in solar power plant|
The plant will be fitted with nearly 250,000 SunEdison solar panels and generate enough energy to power 10,000 homes. Google said the project will bring 650 jobs to the area.