2017-07-13 - Rick Merritt

Unravelling the Apple, Samsung, Qualcomm debacle

As Apple and Qualcomm become deeply entrenched in court battles, Samsung is reaping the benefits as it overtakes Intel as…

2017-07-11 - Gartner

AI, VPAs fail to drive demand for handsets, PCs

Global shipments of PCs, tablets and smartphones will exceed 2.3 billion units in 2017, a 0.3% drop from 2016, according…

2017-07-10 - Cirrus Logic

Voice capture kit improves interactions with Alexa

Cirrus Logic’s echo cancellation technology allows the user to interrupt loud music playback and Alexa responses, so Alexa can respond…

2017-06-29 - University of Pittsburgh

Phone sensors predict binge drinking

Current smartphones incorporate multi-modal sensors that are able to collect meta-data that help infer when drinking occasions are either occurring…

2017-06-29 - EDN Asia

USB Type-C controllers operate up to 22V

The ICs simplify choices for designers, with one device dedicated to controlling downstream-facing ports (DFP) and one that can handle…

2017-06-27 - Rick Merritt

China drives growth in hardware start-ups

After outpacing the U.S. in the size of early venture rounds for hardware start-ups, China is set to surpass Japan…

2017-06-27 - Rick Merritt

Javascript framework catches on with developers

Facebook's React Native is a single Javascript framework that developers are increasingly using to write programmes for the web, Apple’s…

2017-06-13 - Brian Dipert

Lacklustre WWDC 2017 for Apple

The upgrades and products touted at this year’s WWDC lacked the pizzazz Apple needed to re-establish itself as a company…

2017-06-13 - Martin Rowe

IMS: Are we ready for 5G?

At the IMS 2017, issues regarding 5G and its implementation were presented. Here's an overview of how complex is that…

2017-05-23 - STMicroelectronics

ST collaborates with Chinese on EV battery system

STMicroelectronics is working with two Chinese technology companies on battery management systems for new energy vehicles using smart power technology.