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Axign chips at the heart of Harman Kardon’s beat

Harman Kardon’s new Citation Amp boasts 200 watts of Class D amplification per channel, enabled by Axign’s digital feedback audio chip.

Headlines

Intel: we’re getting ASML’s first high-NA tool
TSMC mulls building a fab in Germany
Lightyear rides with Finnish manufacturing partner over VDL
Smart lens from Flanders sees €8M in Series A investment
Intel rumored to be interested in buying Globalfoundries
Dutch companies join hands to supply commercial quantum computers
New center for THz technology launches at TUE
Neuromorphic AI developer Innatera boasts new chairman of the board

The art of designing and building RF power amplifier applications

Going to 5G makes the power amplifier application design even more challenging. For the customers of Ampleon, Bruco Integrated Circuits develops efficient PA modules for 4G/5G base station applications in the range of 0.6-4 GHz.

In other news

AI spots Covid cough (BBC)
AI drives memory interconnect evolution (EE Times)
Disney robot stares directly into your soul (Gizmodo)

Making data-driven real

Becoming a data-driven organization is one of the highest-priority goals that any company should have. However, going from word to action is a challenging journey where, ideally, you learn from other people’s mistakes before making new ones yourself.