Executives say the bottom fell out of the bottom Blog 9/28/2001 Post a comment For months, executives from leading semiconductor and chip-equipment makers have insisted that the current IC downturn had hit the bottom in the third quarter, with a probable recovery due in 2002. But now a growing number of Silicon Valley executives do not seem to be sure they are seeing light at the end of the deep downturn tunnel.
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Executive Comment: Look out for system-on-a-chip hype Blog 9/4/2001 Post a comment There's been a lot of talk about how the system-on-a-chip will replace the traditional way of manufacturing individual semiconductors. Some industry experts believe it's only a matter of time before companies like Fairchild, a supplier of high-performance semiconductors, will have to conform to the SoC way of doing business.