Renesas aims its chip-making business at self-driving cars

Like other chipmakers, Japan’s Renesas is putting focus on an emerging industry: autonomous cars. The Tokyo-based company announced the R-Car Consortium at a trade fair in the city this week, hi

Apple Said To Be Looking To Bring Display Chip Design Mostly In-House

Apple is looking to acquire a 55 percent stake in a joint venture between Sharp and Taiwanese company Powerchip formed to develop chips for use in smartphone displays, according to a new report by Jap

Renesas Shows Next-Generation USB 3.0 Host Controllers

<img src="" /> <a href="">USB 3.0</a> is slowly but surely finding its

Coming Soon: Smartphones With 16MP Cameras

<img src="" /> If you look at the batches of new cell phones Japan's leading mobile carriers have been presenting <a href="http

Strong Demand: Japan's Chipmakers Ask Employees Not To Take Summer Vacations

<img src="" /> Is the electronics industry recovering from the recession? If you ask some of Japan's biggest t

Nikkei: NEC Electronics and Renesas in talks to merge, form world's No. 3 chipmaker

<img src="" /> Consolidation is the Japanese answer to the current economic crisis, especially in the technology sector. The

Renesas to unveil full HD video processor for cell phones

The days for Japan’s mobile digital TV standard One-Seg may be counted Renesas, the world’s biggest manufacturer of microcontrollers, is planning to unveil a processor that will make it po