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Times are tough all over, so don't write off the silicon foundry model just yet
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4/28/2003   Post a comment
Is the pure-play foundry model broken?

EBN recently explored this issue in light of the business conditions that the top three silicon contract manufacturers are battling, as well as claims by analysts and a few top independent device manufacturers (IDMs) that the cost of doing business is undermining the ability of foundries to roll out new technology for their customers.

Why are you still using C?
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4/21/2003   4 comments
Here are some reasons to consider using the OO features of C++ in your next embedded project.
Electronics industry weathers financial crisis through an ability to adapt to changing markets
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4/21/2003   Post a comment
Here's a toast to you electronics road warriors, survivors of the bloodless wars. Industry old timers tell us this was the worst downturn they've seen. Few would disagree.


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David Blaza
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