Comment: TSMC's Morris Chang would say that Blog 7/25/2003 Post a comment So TSMC's chairman Morris Chang isn't convinced that a recovery is underway but feels that it is just that some specific companies, his included, have done well in the second quarter of 2003. Readers should bear in mind that TSMC has an interest in maintaining the status quo and therefore inhibiting rather than encouraging any rush to purchase foundry services or integrated circuits in general.
DRAM Bulletin: Double-booking sets up a price fall Blog 7/25/2003 Post a comment The DRAM market appears to be gaining momentum, with increased orders from PC OEMs boosting spot market prices. However, appearances can be deceiving, with the size of the orders artificially magnified by a spate of double booking, iSuppli Corp. believes.
Older, Wiser, and Out to Pasture Blog 7/11/2003 Post a comment Jack Ganssle comments on a suit against IBM alleging the company targeted older engineers when
terminating 988 employees from a Vermont facility last year. The complaint suggests that workers aged 45 and older were axed disproportionately.