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  • How Harvard's 1,024 robot swarm does what it does

    August 27th, 2014

    Researchers at Harvard University’s school of engineering have been puzzling over autonomous robot collaboration – in particular, how do you get robots that can…

  • Murata buys silicon RF chip firm for mobile expansion

    August 22nd, 2014

    Murata has agreed to acquire Peregrine Semiconductor, the silicon RF chip maker for $471m. Peregrine manufactures RF chips used in mobile phone front-end circuits using a SOI…

  • Infineon buys IR

    August 20th, 2014

    Infineon is to buy the world’s oldest independent semiconductor company, International Rectifier, for $3 billion. The deal is 50% above IR’s market cap yesterday.

  • Comment: Wi-Fi is the new Ethernet for IoT

    August 20th, 2014

    Wi-Fi looks as if it can become the most widely used wireless networking standard. Its adoption in markets outside of its original computer networking…

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