Best Flash Player Alternatives

Adobe Flash Player is necessary for running different applications and services including websites, flash games, and multimedia files. Unfortunately, Adobe has discontinued Flash Player which has prompted web browsers like Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Firefox to come up with their own substitute. With these Flash Player alternatives, you can open content that requires the … Read more

First Light Achieves Fusion Energy

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> First Light Fusion (First Light) has confirmed that it has achieved fusion. The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) independently validated the achievement. The fusion achieved by the Oxford University fusion spin – out is the first to use projectile technology. The goal of First … Read more

Chiplets Get a Formal Standard with UCIe 1.0

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> The recently announced Universal Chiplet Interconnect Express (UCIe) 1.0 specification covers the die-to-die I / O physical layer, die-to-die protocols, and a software stack model leveraging PCI Express (PCIe) and Compute Express Link (CXL) industry standards. It’s fair to say that UCIe is a … Read more

Top-Heavy Capacity

One year earlier the share was 56% and back in 2018 it was 53%. A decade ago, the share held by the top five was about 40%. The industry continues to get more top heavy regarding the composition of companies fabricating ICs. This analysis comes from Knometa’s recently released Global Wafer Capacity 2022 report. Combined, … Read more

Top three Arduino Cloud Games projects revealed

The Arduino Cloud Games was first hinted at just after Christmas 2021. That’s how long these amazing members of the Arduino community have been toiling on some genuinely incredible projects. The top three were just announced live on the community day during Arduino Week 2022, so we thought we’d give you a closer look at … Read more

The flame that doesn’t burn – Open Electronics

Based on Neopixel and a special ultra-thin Arduino, it simulates the light produced by chimney flames As every year, the approach of the winter season stimulates our imagination and reminds us that electronics can do a lot, not only concretely (creating automatisms for indoor air conditioning) but also for pleasure and leisure; so here are … Read more

US Government, Chipmakers Renew Push for CHIPS Act

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> The US government and domestic chipmakers strengthened separate efforts this week to pass the $ 52 billion CHIPS Act of stimulus measures. The CHIPS Act currently awaits congressional approval, warning of strategic vulnerabilities now and in the future. US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo … Read more

Will 20cm SiC Wafer Be The Next Standard?

Silicon carbide (SiC) has a lot of potential to replace silicon in many applications, a significant one being in the automotive industry, especially for battery-operated electric vehicles. To reduce the cost of producing SiC devices, which is quite high, SiC fabs are moving from 15cm (6-inch) to 20cm (8-inch) wafers. The silicon carbide semiconductor (SiC), … Read more