Isolated by SARS, China Blog 6/9/2003 Post a comment SARS (sudden acute respiratory syndrome) entered the world lexicon seemingly overnight. Yet its impact on the global economy, and particularly on the gross domestic product of China and Taiwan, has been much slower to make itself known.
IBM gains foundry share in 2002 Blog 6/2/2003 Post a comment In a tough year for most foundry service providers, IBM Corp. stood out in 2002, with its revenues surging by $180 million, according to the latest foundry market-share research from iSuppli Corp.
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.