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Qualcomm seeks to ban iPhone X sales in the US with new lawsuit

Qualcomm seeks to ban iPhone X sales in the US with new lawsuit

Hot on the heels of Apple announcing its lawsuit against Qualcomm in an ever-growing legal battle, the Snapdragon chip maker has filed its own legal complaint that could see iPhone X sales banned in the United States. Qualcomm levied a complaint to the US International Trade Commission (ITC) noting that several of Apple’s smartphones –Read more about Qualcomm seeks to ban iPhone X sales in the US with new lawsuit[…]

Europe export drive is target of Leeds-based tech network

Europe export drive is target of Leeds-based tech network

Tracey Dawson, Andrew Shenton, Eric Hawthorn, at Daletech in Leeds Daletech Electronics has received free strategic export advice from Yorkshire firm Radio Design as part of a new export network in the Leeds City Region. The advice and mentoring from Radio Design director Eric Hawthorn will help Daletech directors realise ambitions for growth into EuropeRead more about Europe export drive is target of Leeds-based tech network[…]

The best Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL deals in November 2017

The best Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL deals in November 2017

Google’s quest to build a smartphone as popular as the latest iPhone and Samsung Galaxy took a massive step forward when the original Google Pixel launched last year. Its successor – the aptly named Google Pixel 2 – is now on the shelves. The Pixel 2 is a phone for Android lovers who want theRead more about The best Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL deals in November 2017[…]

Updated: X-FAB adds to low-noise transistor portfolio

Updated: X-FAB adds to low-noise transistor portfolio

For transistor specs, see table below These transistors are mainly designed for sensor deployments which require very low-noise signal amplification to achieve high signal-to-noise ratio (SNR). Among the key target applications are analog and digital microphone amplifiers, which are widely used in mobile phones and headsets, as well as implantable medical devices, such as pacemakers.Read more about Updated: X-FAB adds to low-noise transistor portfolio[…]

Makimoto Awarded Robert Noyce Medal

Makimoto Awarded Robert Noyce Medal

The medal is given “for exceptional contributions to the microelectronics industry”. The citation for the award to Makimoto states it is for: “For technical and managerial leadership in CMOS memory and microprocessors.” Makimoto led Hitachi’s transformation of CMOS from a low power/ low density/low performance process into a low power/ dense/ high performance technology whichRead more about Makimoto Awarded Robert Noyce Medal[…]

Qualcomm ups the ante on royalty payments

Qualcomm ups the ante on royalty payments

Mobile phone vendors looking to use Qualcomm components in their equipment, look like they’re going to be forking out heavily for the privilege. The chip maker has released a statement with its terms for royalty payments for handsets, looking for sums in excess of other chip vendors’ demands. The company is looking at a royaltyRead more about Qualcomm ups the ante on royalty payments[…]

Gadget Book: Hello, is this planet Earth?

Gadget Book: Hello, is this planet Earth?

It’s photos from the ISS by the UK’s Tim Peake, taken during his six-month Principia mission. The full title is: Hello, is this planet Earth? : My View from the International Space Station The title is apparently inspired by a wrong number that Tim dialled from space. He dialled incorrectly, and then inquired, ‘Hello, is thisRead more about Gadget Book: Hello, is this planet Earth?[…]

Measure anything with augmented reality and your iPhone

Measure anything with augmented reality and your iPhone

We’ve seen all sorts of Pokémon Go-style “cartoon characters in the coffee shop” demos, some of which are emerging as finished products, but AR has more practical uses, with a growing number of measuring tape apps rapidly filling the App Store. Because they’re built on the same ARKit features, these apps all work in similarRead more about Measure anything with augmented reality and your iPhone[…]

Farnell sells ten millionth Raspberry Pi

Farnell sells ten millionth Raspberry Pi

Less than six years after it first began producing Raspberry Pi computers, Premier Farnell now sells over 50,000 Raspberry Pi computers each week to makers, industry and education across the globe. Over 4 million Raspberry Pi have been sold in Europe with 1.5 million Raspberry Pis sold in the UK alone. Premier Farnell has beenRead more about Farnell sells ten millionth Raspberry Pi[…]