|4G chip prices to drop 30%|
The chip vendors will be able to quote their new chips cheaper because they will come in sizes 20% smaller than most prevailing 4G solutions, which will allow chip suppliers to bargain for reductions in packaging/testing costs.
|U.S. manufacturing output rise|
Chief U.S. economist at Capital Economics, interpreted those gains as a sign that factories are successfully weathering the dampened performance of the global economy.
|AMD to layoff 700|
The layoffs are part of the company's $70 million restructuring effort to save about $94 million in the next 15 months.
|Single LED generates 1400 lumens|
single LED can be used to provide a complete low beam, several LED chips have always been needed in the past depending on the design and the type of LEDs used.
|Samsung insist on no chip price war next year|
Samsung's plan to invest 15.6 trillion won ($14.67 billion) in a new South Korea chip plant stoked concerns about the industry's profit outlook. Some investors worry that the firm could ramp up supply and undercut prices to squeeze rivals like SK Hynix Inc and Micron Technology Inc.
|Wearable chip market will be $9 billion by 2019|
The market will exhibit a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30 per cent between 2015 and 2019, which would see chip market values of about $3.2 billion in 2015, followed by $4.1 billion, $5.3 billion and $6.9 billion in 2016, 2017 and 2018, respectively.
|Superfast charging battery unvailed|
In the NTU's battery, the traditional graphite used for the anode in lithium-ion batteries is replaced with a new gel made from titanium dioxide. Titanium dioxide is an abundant, cheap and safe material found in soil.
|New HyperRAM to use Spansion's HyperBus interface|
By combining HyperFlash and HyperRAM components on a single bus, chipset providers can reduce controller pincount, accommodate smaller packages, simplify PCB designs, and potentially replace or reduce DRAM.
|Plessey gets into LED home lighting race|
Plessey Semiconductors, a British manufacturer, is vying to be the first company to make energy-efficient LEDs for home lighting at a price that consumers will pay, and they're using a technology developed by Cambridge researchers.