Infineon intends to regain the lead in automotive chips

Source: Smart2Zero  – December 13th, 2017   Although NXP has overtaken Infineon in the automotive chip market, Infineon sees itself on the fast track and is determined to return to the top, even though its competitor NXP might merge with Qualcomm. Infineon’s Automotive Division President Peter Schiefer explains how. […] eeNews Europe: Will you be able…

Massive nation state malware attack shuts down industrial plant

Source: TechRepublic  – December 15th, 2017   Nation state cyberattackers recently caused the emergency shutdown of an industrial organization when they attempted to reprogram the safety system, FireEye researchers explained in a Thursday blog post. The malware, dubbed Triton by the researchers, was created specifically to interface with the Triconex Safety Instrumented System (SIS) controllers in…

Intel Touts Auto AI Chip’s Efficiency

Source: EE-Times  – November 30th, 2017   Brian Krzanich, Intel’s CEO came to Los Angeles for the “AutoMobility LA” auto show flush with forecasts of how autonomous driving will change every aspect of future vehicles, from cabin design to entertainment and life-saving safety systems. As a leading autonomous vehicle chip company, Intel also seized the…