News http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25777/more en Analog Devices Buys Linear Technology in $14.8 Billion Deal http://electronicdesign.com/analog/analog-devices-buys-linear-technology-148-billion-deal <div class="node-body article-body">The deal reflects the growing market for analog chips that handle real-world data flowing into the digital veins of cars, smartphones, and sensors.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/analog-devices-buys-linear-technology-148-billion-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/analog-devices-buys-linear-technology-148-billion-deal#comments Hot Topics IoT Analog Power Tue, 26 Jul 2016 22:50:00 +0000 878521 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Analog Devices&nbsp;interface chip on&nbsp;a circuit board.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/120586634@N05/" target="_blank">Gareth Halfacree</a>/Flickr).</p> Methodology for Determining 2016's Top 50 Employers http://electronicdesign.com/trends-analysis/methodology-determining-2016s-top-50-employers <div class="node-body article-body">A pool of 89 companies was used in gathering the data for Electronic Design's Top 50 Companies for 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/trends-analysis/methodology-determining-2016s-top-50-employers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/trends-analysis/methodology-determining-2016s-top-50-employers#comments Trends & Analysis Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:29:00 +0000 878401 at http://electronicdesign.com Intel Adds Tsu-Jae King Liu, Taking Step Toward Board Diversity http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/intel-adds-tsu-jae-king-liu-taking-step-toward-board-diversity <div class="node-body article-body">The electrical engineer, who helped develop the multigate FinFET transistor, is joining the board as its second female member.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/intel-adds-tsu-jae-king-liu-taking-step-toward-board-diversity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/intel-adds-tsu-jae-king-liu-taking-step-toward-board-diversity#comments Automotive Hot Topics Mobile Embedded Microprocessors Fri, 15 Jul 2016 02:30:00 +0000 878201 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of Infineon Technologies).</p> Infineon Buys Cree's Wolfspeed to Expand Power and Wireless Chips http://electronicdesign.com/power/infineon-buys-crees-wolfspeed-expand-power-and-wireless-chips <div class="node-body article-body">In a surprise reshuffling of the market for advanced semiconductors, Infineon Technologies said that it has agreed to buy Cree's Wolfspeed division.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/infineon-buys-crees-wolfspeed-expand-power-and-wireless-chips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/infineon-buys-crees-wolfspeed-expand-power-and-wireless-chips#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Energy Mobile Power Thu, 14 Jul 2016 19:05:00 +0000 878191 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>An Infineon Technologies engineer holds&nbsp;a 200 millimeter wafer in a semiconductor cleanroom in Dresden, Germany. (Image courtesy of Infineon).</p> Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (7/10-7/16) http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-710-716 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you're looking for low power SoCs or GNSS modules, Electronic Design has you covered. We've rounded up some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-710-716" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-710-716#comments Defense IoT Products ADC Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Digital ICs Gallery Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 12 Jul 2016 19:50:00 +0000 878081 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (7/3-7/9) http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-73-79 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you're looking for dc/dc regulators or isolated amplifiers, Electronic Design has you covered. We've rounded up some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-73-79" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-73-79#comments Defense IoT Products ADC Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Digital ICs Gallery Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Wed, 06 Jul 2016 21:00:00 +0000 877841 at http://electronicdesign.com Micron Plans to Cut 7.5% of Workforce http://electronicdesign.com/memory/micron-plans-cut-75-workforce <div class="node-body article-body">Facing stormy waters in the personal computer market and lower memory chip prices, the Idaho-based company said that it would be cutting jobs to rein in costs.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/memory/micron-plans-cut-75-workforce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/memory/micron-plans-cut-75-workforce#comments Automotive Hot Topics Mobile Memory Wed, 06 Jul 2016 17:10:00 +0000 877811 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>A Micron Technology&nbsp;worker checks&nbsp;semiconductor equipment in a maintenance corridor.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of Micron Technology).</p> Tesla Driver Involved in Fatal Crash with Autopilot Engaged http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/tesla-driver-involved-fatal-crash-autopilot-engaged <div class="node-body article-body">A Tesla driver was involved in a fatal crash after the electric vehicle's automated driving software failed to react to another car on the road. Highway regulators have opened an investigation into the accident.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/tesla-driver-involved-fatal-crash-autopilot-engaged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/tesla-driver-involved-fatal-crash-autopilot-engaged#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Electromechanical Embedded Sat, 02 Jul 2016 16:05:00 +0000 877731 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of Volvo).</p> Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (6/26-7/2) http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-626-72 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you're looking for development boards or IoT gateways, Electronic Design has you covered. We've rounded up some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-626-72" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-626-72#comments Defense IoT Products ADC Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Digital ICs Gallery Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:00:00 +0000 877601 at http://electronicdesign.com SunPower Makes Quick Work of Efficiency Record http://electronicdesign.com/power/sunpower-makes-quick-work-efficiency-record <div class="node-body article-body">SunPower, the second largest solar company in the United States, said that it has hit a new benchmark for solar panel efficiency, beating its own previous record.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/sunpower-makes-quick-work-efficiency-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/sunpower-makes-quick-work-efficiency-record#comments Hot Topics Energy Power Power Sources Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:05:00 +0000 877501 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>The prototype solar panel converts 24.1% of the sunlight that hits it into electricity, making it vastly more efficient than conventional solar cells, which are usually between 15% and 18% efficient. (Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="30" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/conifer/" title="Go to coniferconifer's photostream">coniferconifer</a>, Flickr).</p>