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Rambus joins GLOBALFOUNDRIES FDXcelerator Program

GLOBALFOUNDRIES recently announced the addition of eight new partners to its FDXcelerator Program, including Rambus, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. (ASE Group), Amkor Technology, Infosys, Mentor Graphics, Sasken, Sonics and QuickLogic. Rambus, along with the above-mentioned partners, are joining Synopsys, Cadence, INVECAS, VeriSilicon, CEA Leti, Dreamchip and Encore Semi to provide a suite of services that […]

December 19, 2016

Smart shopping with beacons

Beacons are hardware transmitters that broadcast their identifier via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to smartphones in close proximity. Once opted in with a mobile app, consumers can use beacons strategically placed throughout a brick-and-mortar store to receive product recommendations and coupons, view purchase history, display the precise location of items on store shelves […]

December 15, 2016

Rambus renews DPA countermeasures license with Thales e-Security

Rambus has renewed its Differential Power Analysis (DPA) countermeasures license agreement with Thales e-Security. Under the new five-year agreement, the Thales line of hardware security modules (HSMs) will be protected against side-channel attacks in a variety of systems, including high-performance data center appliances.

December 14, 2016

The digital evolution of the retail experience

Craig Guillot of Samsung’s Insights recently noted that millennial shopping habits have prompted retailers to adapt with the creation of more personalized, seamless experiences fueled by technology. Indeed, over 85 percent of U.S. millennials own a smartphone and are increasingly using their devices to browse and research products, order online, pick up in-store and pay […]

December 13, 2016

Rambus Renews License Agreement with Thales

DPA countermeasures safeguard hardware security modules against side-channel attacks SUNNYVALE, Calif. – December 13, 2016 – Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) today announced it has renewed its DPA countermeasures license agreement with Thales e-Security. Under this new five-year agreement, the Thales line of hardware security modules (HSMs) will be protected against side-channel attacks in a variety of […]

Our planes are now ‘big flying mobile devices’ and top hacking targets

A rapid increase in the power and scale of cyberattacks has affected industries worldwide and the aviation sector is no exception. We’ve begun to skim the top of what a successful cyberattack against a player in the aviation industry can achieve. In 2015, for example, LOT was forced to cancel 10 flights and delay over […]

FPGAs are shaping the computing platforms of the future

Steven Woo, VP of Systems and Solutions at Rambus, recently penned an article for Semiconductor Engineering about how FPGAs are helping to shape the computing platforms of the future. As Woo notes, Moore’s Law, which helped fuel a relentless progression in computing performance, has been an important semiconductor industry mainstay for decades. However, Moore’s Law […]

December 12, 2016

Amazon eyes a new shopping paradigm with Go

Amazon is currently beta testing a new type of brick-and-mortar store that replaces the traditional checkout lines and registers with a Just Walk Out Shopping experience. Shoppers simply load up the Amazon Go app upon entering the store, take the products they want and go. “Our checkout-free shopping experience is made possible by the same […]

December 8, 2016

Smart sensors go lensless for smart cities

Gale Morrison of Semiconductor Engineering recently penned an article about the various challenges associated with building smart cities of the future. As Morrison notes, governments around the globe are beginning to tap into a world of connected devices and sensors for reasons ranging from cheaper lighting to less traffic, lower crime and improved air quality.

December 7, 2016

Securing the Internet of Things starts with transistors

Asaf Ashkenazi, senior director of product management in Rambus’ Security Division, has penned an article for Semiconductor Engineering about the six “Strategic Principles” for securing the Internet of Things (IoT) outlined by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Perhaps the most important of these principles, says Ashkenazi, is the concept of implementing security at […]

December 6, 2016
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