|Samsung 64bit has a new name|
The Exynos 7 Octa is a beast of a chip, as Samsung says it showcases a 57 percent performance boost over the previous generation.
|Sony to make special camera for future automobiles|
A case in point is the sensor for car-mounted cameras that Sony announced on Thursday. Auto makers are increasingly putting cameras on cars to assist with parking and safe driving, and sensors will be critical to efforts to create fully self-driving cars.
|Power inverter market to grow to $18B|
Every electric vehicle needs at least one electric traction motor, many have two or more, and each traction motor requires an inverter to power it. Inverter sizes range from a few hundred watts to several hundred kilowatts and span electric vehicle applications from electric cycles to passenger vehicles to commercial and military vehicles, all of which are expanding at unprecedented rates.
|Apple released new iPad and iMac|
Apple officials say the SoC has 40 per cent faster CPU and 2.5 time GPU performance than previous versions. The new iPads also come with Apple's M8 motion coprocessor, faster Wi-Fi at 802.11ac with MIMO, and throughput speeds of up to 866Mbit/s.
|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.