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Design Council launches £300k “Big Idea” Fund

The Design Council has launched a £300,000 design innovation initiative aimed at identifying young designers in the field of physical product innovation. Emily Tulloh, a final-year Brunel University London product design student, 21, was chosen to represent young British product design at the launch of the “Spark” initiative…

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UKESF names 2014 scholar of the year

The UK Electronics Skills Foundation (UKESF) named Robert Eynon who is studying for an MEng degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering at the University of York as its 2014 Scholar of the Year. Eynon, who is currently completing his second placement with Dialog Semiconductor, has been working on verification projects…

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Dyson and Sir Hossein Yassaie lauded by electronics industry

Sir Hossein Yassaie, CEO of Imagination Technologies, has received the prestigious Contribution to Industry award at the 2014 annual NMI Electronic Systems Awards. Dyson was named company of the year. Derek Boyd, NMI CEO, presenting the award to Sir Hossein Yassaie in London last night said: “When selecting people for…

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Intel trims capex, raises dividend

Intel is trimming its 2015 capex from an expected $11bn to $10.5bn plus or minus $500m, but is raising the dividend, the company told an investors meeting yesterday…

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Qualcomm going for servers

Qualcomm is going for server ICs. “It will take us awhile to build this business, but we think it’s an interesting business,” said CEO Steve Mollenkopf in a presentation to investors yesterday…

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Are you using the right semiconductor process?

When we consider the many intelligent systems and gadgets present in our lives on a daily basis – from e-book readers to medical devices to electric and hybrid vehicles – it is natural to assume that they are made possible by the evolution of silicon semiconductor technology and the associated size…

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