|EMC declares "Year of All-Flash" in data storage|
EMC designs to help customers make an affordable and simple transition from hard disk drive to flash memory and supports file and block access in a 2U footprint. The EMC Unity family allows all-flash performance and cloud-like interfaces.
|Power supply growth continue with LED lighting |
While LED lighting shipments are only responsible for only 7.7% of the total lighting market last year, they are expected to climb to 27.2% in 2020. This is good news for vendors of power supplies and power semiconductors.
|Linear has triple output regulator to support DDR/QDR SRAM|
Operating from an input voltage of 3.6V to 15V, the LTM4632 furnishes two ±3A output rails, both sink and source capable, for VDDQ and VTT, plus a 10mA low-noise reference VTTR output. Both VTT and VTTR track and are equal to VDDQ/2.
|Marvell name Rich Hill new CEO|
Hill was recently appointed to Yahoo!s (YHOO) board along with three other nominees of activist firm Starboard Value LP, and served as the interim CEO at Tessera Technologies (TSRA) as that company was turned around.
|Latest on memory prices|
Prices continue to edge down for both types of memory chips. But NAND will likely stage a price recovery sooner than DRAM.
|Fairchild/ON merger to delay|
According to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the parties on Friday requested an extension of the offer to May 12.
|Germany place $1.4 billion subsidy on EV|
The subsidy program, which kicks off in May with rebates for vehicle buyers and plans for 15,000 battery-charging stations, translates into about $300 million of chips by 2019.
|Smartphone cuts into digital camera sales |
During 2010-11, 75 per cent of total camera sales in India was contributed by these point and shoot cameras. But in 2015, this per centage dropped to just 30 per cent, and it is expected fall by 2017, only 10-15 per cent of overall sales would occur from this segment.
|Startup gets DARPA funding on optical co-processor |
'The Optalysys technology is built on the well established principals of Fourier and diffractive optics, but we use them in combination with advanced high resolution microdisplays. We are creating a cost-effective solution that can be scaled beyond the levels of traditional electrical computers.'