In bidding our readers farewell, we welcome you to share in a new beginning Blog 12/15/2003 Post a comment The pace of change that governs the electronics industry measures out new business models and corporate strategies with the regularity of a metronome. Intel is a communications company. Microsoft is in the hardware business. Motorola, very soon at least, will no longer have an in-house semiconductor arm. These would have been dismissed as fanciful musings just a few years ago, yet today they are a market reality.
In part this is because the underlying technology that drives the industry evolves
Spielberg had it right Blog 12/8/2003 Post a comment Spiders and other creepy crawly things: Why does life resemble science fiction? Judging from the emails it generated, Steve Ohr's November Planet Analog editorial made a lot of people nervous. You can compile your own list worrisome threats; start here:
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.