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MOST READ ARTICLES - MAPLIN RELAUNCH, VENTILATORS, FACE MASKS

As well as the relaunch of Maplins and a new Nexperia CEO, Covid-19 figures large with an engineering response to creating emergency...

SEGGER ANNOUNCES SIFIVE INSIGHT SUPPORT FOR J-LINK PROBES

Segger says its strengthening its position in relation to the risc-v instruction set architecture by implementing support for Sifive's...

 
 
 

PICTURE OF THE DAY: SENDING YOUR NAME TO MARS WITH PERSEVERANCE

Three chips can be seen in the upper-left corner, of the Perseverance Mars rover, and they feature the names of 10,932,295 people who...

STEM LEARNING ORGANISATION ASSISTS CLASSROOMS WITH ONLINE RESOURCES

With UK schools closed for the foreseeable future due to covid-19, classrooms have been moved online. STEM Learning, a government,...

 
 
 

THE COMPUTER-THAT-NEVER-WAS

In 1977, the first West Coast Computer Faire was held. It was notable for the launch of the Apple II While Apple's staff were engaged...

GOOGLE SMOOTHS ANDROID PATH FOR EMULATED ARM APP SUPPORT

System images for Android 11 provide emulated ARM support with significantly improved performance. This story continues at Google smooths...

 
 
 

TSMC IMPLEMENTS REMOTE WORKING AFTER EMPLOYEE TESTS COVID-19 POSITIVE

Following one of its Taiwan employees testing positive for covid-19 on 18 March, TSMC has put a remote working policy in place for...

WÜRTH PRODUCING PCBS FOR VENTILATORS TO HELP MEET COVID-19 DEMAND

Würth Elektronik is supplying the PCBs needed for the rapid manufacture of intensive care and mobile ventilators from its three production...

 
 
 

MIDIAGNOSTICS RAISES €14M

MiDiagnostics, which is using an Imec-invented IC technology to bring lab-quality tests with built-in connectivity direct to the patient...

ARM DOWN IN AN UP MARKET

Arm's revenues declined slightly in 2019 in a market that grew, says IPnest, reflecting similar situations in 2018 and 2017. Arm's...

 
 
 

US CONSIDERS EXTENDING HUAWEI CHIP SALES BAN TO FOREIGN COMPANIES

A US proposal to tighten the screw on chip supplies to Huawei would be to control sales by foreign chip companies, reports Reuters....

100 FABS TAKEN OUT OF PRODUCTION IN THE LAST DECADE

100 fabs have been closed or repurposed in the last decade, says IC Insights. Figure 1 shows the number of fabs closed by geographic...

 
 
 

DOUBLE-BOOKING COULD BE BOLSTERING NAND ASPS

The Q2 NAND ASP is projected to rise by 5% QoQ, boosted by enterprise SSD demand and a 2020 bit increase as low as 30%, reports DRAMeXchange....

SMD PACKAGE FOR 1200V SCHOTTKY DIODE

Infineon has expanded its CoolSiC Schottky diode 1200 V portfolio by adding six devices in a D²PAK real 2-pin package. Using SMD packages,...

 
 
 

KEYSIGHT DATA-ACQUISITION SYSTEM WITH 800KSA/S SAMPLING RATE AT RS

RS Components has introduced the DAQ973A data-acquisition system from Keysight, a three-slot modular mainframe unit with a choice of...

ICEEYE SMALL SATELLITES SEE THE WORLD IN HIGHER RESOLUTION

ICEYE unveils its capability of 25cm resolution imaging with synthetic-aperture radar small satellites. This story continues at ICEEYE...

 
 
 

FABLE: DON'T FLOCK

Two guys formed a VC company and set up in Sand Hill Road. When other VCs moved into the road they scarpered to Pacific Heights in...

ROBOT ANKLE IS BETTER THAN SPRINGS

A motorised ankle exoskeleton has made running easier, even easier than assistive springs Appropriately powered by a motor, the exoskeleton...

 
 
 

STANFORD UNIVERSITY EXOSKELETON BOOSTS RUNNING SPEEDS

Researchers describe the exoskeleton as "the largest improvements in energy economy that we've seen with any device used to assist...

TDK ADDS LOWER POWER OPTION TO EZA SERIES WITH 2500W DC-DC CONVERTER

TDK has introduced the EZA2500W-32048 bi-directional dc-dc converter model to its EZA series, following the 11kW variant released last...

 
 
 



Who has come into contact with coronavirus-positive Boris Johnson?

Who has come into contact with coronavirus-positive Boris Johnson?

The Prime Minister had been meeting various officials before his positive test The Prime Minister's positive coronavirus test result will raise questions about who he has been... Read more ...

Man Utd have made Donny van de Beek transfer offer as Red Devils look to...

Man Utd have made Donny van de Beek transfer offer as Red Devils look to beat Real Madrid

Manchester United have made a late bid to sign Donny van de Beek in an attempt to beat Real Madrid to signing the Ajax star. Read more ...

TGV transforms into high-speed ambulance

TGV transforms into high-speed ambulance

One of France's high speed TGV trains is being used to relocate patients to less crowded hospitals. Read more ...

Frank Lampard completes sensational return to Chelsea as manager

Frank Lampard completes sensational return to Chelsea as manager

Frank Lampard has been unveiled as Chelsea's new manager, sealing a fairytale return for the club's all-time record goalscorer and greatest-ever player. 'I am immensely proud,'... Read more ...

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock announces that he has the coronavirus just...

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock announces that he has the coronavirus just hours after Boris Johnson also tests positive

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock tests positive for the coronavirus. Hancock announced the news on Friday just hours after Boris Johnson announced that he had also caught the... Read more ...

Burnley 0-0 Arsenal - Premier League 2019/20: Live score and updates

Burnley 0-0 Arsenal - Premier League 2019/20: Live score and updates

The positives for Mikel Arteta are that Arsenal remain unbeaten away from the Emirates under him and this was the sort of afternoon they may have left Lancashire with nothing a... Read more ...

Boris Johnson coronavirus positive: UK PM's symptoms after testing positive...

Boris Johnson coronavirus positive: UK PM's symptoms after testing positive for COVID-19

BORIS JOHNSOSN has revealed today he's tested positive for coronavirus. Now in self-isolation, what are the UK Prime Minister's symptoms? Read more ...

James Martin's cream of the country: Stuffed porchetta

James Martin's cream of the country: Stuffed porchetta

Try these scrumptious recipes from James Martin's new book and TV series use the best of British produce, from succulent pork to the berries in this glorious pud. Read more ...

Donald Trump sure Boris Johnson will be ‘totally great' after coronavirus blow

Donald Trump sure Boris Johnson will be ‘totally great' after coronavirus blow

President Trump has wished Boris Johnson - who has asked the US for more ventilators - a speedy recovery from coronavirus after the pair spoke on the phone on Friday Read more ...

Boris Johnson coronavirus: PM releases Twitter post on diagnosis - Watch...

Boris Johnson coronavirus:  PM releases Twitter post on diagnosis - Watch the video

BORIS JOHNSON tested positive for coronavirus and made the shocking announcement in a video he posted on his Twitter account, thanking the nation for the amazing effort in the... Read more ...