RS-485/RS-422 transceivers offer noise immunity, ESD protection
Intersil introduced the ISL315XE family of 5V RS-485/RS-422 transceivers with 16.5-kV ESD no-latch-up protection on the inputs and outputs. This six-member family saves 50-70% of board space with 8- and 10-lead MSOP package options and delivers rates up to 20 Mbits/s. Details... more »
US high court skeptical of Microsoft patent ruling
U.S. Supreme Court justices
Wednesday expressed doubts about whether Microsoft Corp.
should be liable for infringing AT&T Inc.
patents in Windows software sold overseas, a case that could
determine the reach of American patents in foreign markets. Details... more »
Firms Jointly Develop Power Semiconductor Process
Power Analog Microelectronics and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company have announced the joint development of Bipolar-CMOS-DMOS technology specifically tailored to high-performance power analog ICs used in audio and video displays and devices. Details... more »