Carriers can't control content Blog 3/21/2008 Post a comment ABI Research recently released two reports. The first claims that carriers are losing control over mobile content. The second states that by 2013 one in three phones sold will be a Smartphone.
Will Blu-ray Survive? Blog 3/17/2008 Post a comment Good question. Maybe yes and maybe no. With the demise of HD DVD, some people think that just because the so-called HD Format War is over with Blu-ray the "de facto" winner that it's a done deal for Blu-ray. Well, I say " not so fast. There are a lot of mitigating factors to consider before we can say that Blu-ray will succeed or not.
IP Adventures in EDA Blog 3/13/2008 Post a comment By their own actions in the last few weeks, Mentor, Magma, and Cadence, have reopened the debate on whether or not IP belongs in EDA. Their answers respectively are: no, yes, and "on my own terms".
Laser DLP Blog 3/12/2008 Post a comment Will TI retire the spinning filter wheel that's used in most DLP-based rear projection TVs and projectors? The old filter wheel may still have one advantage: A richness of color.
Is shortwave a short-timer? Blog 3/7/2008 Post a comment The British Broadcasting Corp. recently announced that it would discontinue its shortwave radio broadcasts to Europe, following the lead of other major shortwave services.
Creating a Market Blog 3/4/2008 Post a comment On Monday Imperas announced that it is providing some high-level processor models, APIs for building platform verification infrastructure and developing behavioral and processor models, and OVPSim, a reference simulator.
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.