Green Gaming is Possible

PORTLAND, Ore.—Gamers often brag about how much power it takes to run their maxed-out, multi-monitor, multi-fan-cooled beastly-looking gaming computers. However, a more sober assessment by the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley, Calif.) shows if gamers merely chose more energy efficiency components—without sacrificing performance—they could cut their power consumption by up to…

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InvenSense Adds Motion, Voice Remote Reference Design

San Jose, Calif. – InvenSense, Inc. (NYSE:INVN) the leading provider of intelligent sensor system on chip (SoC) for Motion and Sound, announced its continuing pivotal role in providing a comprehensive solution set for today’s next-generation connected home systems, TV remotes, set-top box systems, and controllers. The latest motion and voice remote control reference from InvenSense delivers…

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IBM, ARM Collaborate on IoT

Armonk, N.Y. –  IBM (NYSE:  IBM ) today announced an expansion of its  Internet of Things  (IoT) platform – called IBM IoT Foundation – through an integration with  ARM ( LSE: ARM, NASDAQ: ARMH.US), providing out of the box connectivity with ARM® mbedTM-enabled devices to analytics services. This fusion will allow huge quantities of data from devices such as industrial appliances, weather sensors and…

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Anritsu, Altair to Demo LTE CAT-0 Capability for IoT

Richardson, Tex. – Anritsu Company and Altair Semiconductor announce that they will demonstrate the world’s first LTE CAT-0 capability for Internet of Things (IoT) in the Anritsu booth (#4664) during CTIA Super Mobility 2015 in Las Vegas, September 9-11. Utilizing a commercial device featuring an LTE modem with the Altair FourGee-1160 chipset and Anritsu’s MD8430A/RTD LTE…

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Foldable Displays Primed for Growth

Santa Clara, Calif. – By 2020, foldable displays will account for 51 percent of total display shipments, according to IHS Inc. Key growth drivers include ruggedness, lighter weight, reduced thickness and brittleness, and greater portability of the flexible displays, according to the market research firm. The IHS report, Flexible Display Technology and Market Report, finds that global…

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Open-Silicon Partners With Silicon Catalyst

Milpitas, Calif. – Open-Silicon, a system optimized ASIC solution provider, announced today a partnership with Silicon Catalyst, the world’s first incubator for semiconductor solution start-ups. Open-Silicon has joined forces with Silicon Catalyst to enable semiconductor start-ups to increase silicon innovation rates and pursue big ideas. New semiconductor start-ups face challenges including fierce competition for funding, expensive…

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Microchip Revises Fiscal Q2 Forecast

Microchip Technology Incorporated (MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today narrowed the range and  increased the mid-point of its prior guidance for net sales and earnings per share for its fiscal second quarter of fiscal 2016 ending September 30, 2015. Microchip’s core business is tracking towards our original guidance…

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