NXP: Imagine a Future Without Qualcomm

NXP Semiconductors N.V. needs a Plan B and maybe even Plans C and D. Broadcom Ltd.’s unwelcomed $130 billion offer for Qualcomm Inc. has thrown NXP’s plans of being absorbed by the American chipmaker into disarray. To avoid damages to its operations, NXP should develop an alternate growth strategy and start sharing this immediately with…

AI Chipset Market to Reach $16B by 2022

The global artificial intelligence (chipsets) market is projected to be worth USD 16.06 Billion by 2022, registering a CAGR of 62.9% CAGR between 2016 and 2022. This market is witnessing immense growth, mainly due to the growing number of applications of AI in various end-user industries and large and complex datasets. Moreover, the rising adoption of AI-enabled…

CDP Recognizes STMicro for Environmental Leadership

STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics, has been identified as a worldwide leader in corporate sustainability, and awarded a position on this year’s “A” List for water and “A-” for climate change by CDP, the non-profit environmental disclosure platform. Among the 2,025 companies that were evaluated worldwide, the Water “A”…

Digi-Key Offers Ametherm Glass-Encapsulated Thermistors

Ametherm today announced that its DG series of glass-encapsulated thermistors for high-accuracy temperature sensing in automotive and industrial applications is now in stock at Digi-Key. Hermetically sealed DG series devices eliminate errors in resistance readings due to moisture penetration while offering high operating temperatures and a compact size. Ametherm’s glass-encapsulated DG series provides designers with faster, more accurate,…

Mouser Stocks NXP i.MX RT Processors

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now offering the i.MX RT crossover processors from NXP Semiconductors. Combining the high performance of a processor with the real-time functionality and ease-of-use of a microcontroller, the highly integrated i.MX RT series supports a wide range of applications, including industrial and home automation, Internet of Things(IoT) gateways, robotics, motor control,…