Electronic Business News

ARM adds an architectural licensee.

ARM has signed a rare architecture licence which allows licensees to design their own cores which use the ARM instruction set. The identity of the licensee is not being revealed…

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Comment: Embedded opportunity, security challenge

Manufacturers of embedded computing systems are finding themselves in an increasingly competitive market. This competition is rooted in the reduction of global competitive barriers combined with increasing access to technology. The pressure is on manufacturers to create more compelling and reliable products, deliver them to market faster, and at the…

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ARM royalties up 31%

ARM saw Q1 revenue growth of 14% year-on-year reaching $348 million, with processor royalty revenue growth of 31% year-on-year reaching $167.5 million and licensing revenue growth of 3% rising to $133.2 million…

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SIA pushes for free trade

In a letter to politicians advocating the passage of the Trade Priorities and Accountability Act, the US Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has stated the importance of the semiconductor industry to America…

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Foundry grows 16%

Foundry industry revenues grew 16.1% in 2014, says Gartner, to reach $46.9 billion. It is the third successive year of 16% + growth in the foundry business…

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Put clean-tech in the election debate, says Iceotope founder

The need to make London’s server farms more environmentally-friendly should be on the political agenda at next month’s General Election, says the founder of a clean tech company. Peter Hopton, founder of Sheffield-based server cooling technology firm, Iceotope, believes that despite the political parties agreeing that…

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Microlease sees sales business as good for growth

Microlease is bidding to expand its test equipment rental business across Europe following an expansion of its activities selling test systems from Keysight Technologies, formerly Agilent Technologies. The Harrow-based instrument rental company has become an authorised distributor for the full range of Keysight’s products in the UK. Microlease…

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Anti-counterfeit measures must be balanced, says distributor

Over the past twelve months the supply chain has been undergoing a subtle change. Measures which have been introduced by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to prevent counterfeit components from reaching their production lines can also restrict the continuity of supply. The first sign of a tighter supply-chain process was…

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