Editor's Note: Get The Scoop On Interviewing News & Analysis 6/29/2007 Post a comment Job interviewing is frightening no matter how many times you've gone on interviews. You may blurt out something that immediately tanks your chances. That's exactly why TechCareeers launched its Hiring Reports section for job seekers.
Mosaid exits semi IP business News & Analysis 6/29/2007 Post a comment Following a management shakeup, Mosaid Technologies Inc. has decided to divest the assets of its semiconductor intellectual property product business.
Micron faces layoffs, capex cuts News & Analysis 6/29/2007 Post a comment Following a huge loss and a memory downturn, Micron Technology Inc. has cut its capital spending for fiscal 2008 and announced plans for a workforce reduction.
Philips sells stake in GaAs foundry Ommic News & Analysis 6/29/2007 Post a comment Continuing its strategy of divesting non-core activities, Royal Philips Electronics has sold, for an undisclosed sum, its controlling stake in French wafer supplier Ommic S.A.S to Financiere Victoire.
Egide, acteur du pôle System@tic News & Analysis 6/29/2007 Post a comment Le Français Egide SA, spécialisé dans la fabrication de boîtiers hermétiques pour composants électroniques sensibles, vient d'être retenu par le pôle de compétitivité System@tic Paris-Région.
ST, CEA team on miniaturized energy sources solutions News & Analysis 6/29/2007 Post a comment European chipmaker STMicroelectronics NV and the French Atomic Energy Agency (CEA) have concluded a collaboration agreement on the development of miniaturized energy sources solutions. Two joint laboratories will be established in Tours and in Grenoble, France, so as to conduct advanced research in solid-state microbatteries and microfuel cells for clean energy generation.
SATS market grew by 26.5% in '06 , says Gartner News & Analysis 6/29/2007 Post a comment The global semiconductor contract assembly and test services (SATS) market grew by 26.5 percent in 2006 and reached $19.2 billion according to Gartner, Inc. Outsourcing's share rose to 43.5 percent of the total semiconductor packaging market.
Pristaken spikade för europeiska mobiltelesamtal News & Analysis 6/29/2007 Post a comment EU har beslutat om pristak på mobiltelesamtal till och från utlandet inom EU och de nya reglerna träder i kraft redan den 30 juni. Roamingpriserna vid inomeuropeiska samtal sänks rejält och Europas telekomoperatörer blir av med en bra inkomstkälla.
Mobiltelekunderna skall också få personlig information om priser då de reser från ett EU-land till ett annat. Grossistpriset exklusive moms kommer att ligga på max 0,30 euro per minut vid roaming. Ett pris som sedan skall sänkas med 2
MHS Electronics, Polytech créent une équipe de recherche News & Analysis 6/29/2007 Post a comment Une équipe de recherche vient de voir le jour entre le groupe nantais MHS Electronics, spécialisé dans la fabrication de puces électroniques, et les deux laboratoires de Polytech'Nantes, l’IREENA (Institut de Recherche en Electrotechnique et Electronique de Nantes Atlantique) et l’IMN (lnstitut des Matériaux Jean-Rouxel Nantes). Leur intérêt commun est d'associer recherche académique et développement industriel au service de l'efficacité des mécanismes de l'innovation.
Icera takes HSDPA lead, says report News & Analysis 6/29/2007 Post a comment Independent research suggests that British wireless technology specialist Icera's HSDPA device and chipset outperform parts from much larger rivals such as Qualcomm and Ericsson Mobile Platforms in terms of data throughput for commercially available devices.
Data Respons köper Sylog News & Analysis 6/29/2007 Post a comment Data Respons, som tillverkar lösningar för embeddedmarknaden, har köpt Sylog Sverige AB. Med sina 70 anställda är Sylog specialiserat inom utveckling, test och integration av programvara och systemlösningar.
High iPhone price deters Germans News & Analysis 6/29/2007 Post a comment In the German media, the hype about the iPhone is running as high as everywhere else - despite the fact that Europeans will only be able to buy the gadget later in the year. However, a market poll documents a sober attitude with respect to Apple's latest coup.
Vodafone seen inching ahead for European iPhone deal News & Analysis 6/29/2007 Post a comment While eager customers in the U.S. get their hands on the iPhone today (Friday, June 29), Europeans are having to wait till later in the year and tough negotiation are in place to see which operator will emerge as the winner. Many on the London stock exchange believe Vodafone is in the lead, as its share price has been rising all this week on anticipation it would win the European rights.
Mosaid exits semi IP business News & Analysis 6/28/2007 Post a comment Following a management shakeup, Mosaid Technologies Inc. has decided to divest the assets of its semiconductor intellectual property product business.
Irish fabless firm to provide known good die to Fairchild News & Analysis 6/28/2007 Post a comment In a departure from normal practice a fabless chip company has cut a deal to supply known good die to an IDM. This might be less strange than it appears if the IDM was the original foundry supplier to the fabless company, which is RedMere Technology Ltd. (Balbriggan, Ireland).
Ethernet group may bless 40, 100G paths News & Analysis 6/28/2007 Post a comment A group trying to chart the future of Ethernet is expected to propose at key July meeting in San Francisco a plan to set standards both for 40 and 100 Gbit/second versions of the technology to meet the diverging needs of computer and communication companies.
Synopsys reaffirms support for Vera News & Analysis 6/28/2007 Post a comment Even though Synopsys is heavily pushing SystemVerilog as a unified design and verification language, the company is reaffirming support for its own Vera testbench language.
Sumitomo buys MEMS etch firm News & Analysis 6/28/2007 Post a comment Japan's Sumitomo Precision Products Co. Ltd. (SPP) has completed the acquisition of Primaxx Inc., a manufacturer of MEMS etch release equipment, in an all-cash transaction.
ASE tops IC assembly and test rankings News & Analysis 6/28/2007 Post a comment Taiwan's Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE) remained the No. 1 provider of assembly and test services in 2006 and became the first provider to exceed $3 billion in a calendar year, according to rankings from Gartner Inc.
Qimonda DIMMs aim at high-end servers News & Analysis 6/28/2007 Post a comment With its 8-GByte DDR2 FB-DIMM modules, Qimonda claims to be the first in the industry to offer this high memory density. Probably more important could be the vendor's second claim: The devices are said to dissipate up to 45 percent less power, compared with existing solutions.
Can Apple sustain its iPhone launch success? News & Analysis 6/28/2007 Post a comment As the hype over Apple's iPhone reaches its climax, an industry consultant is posing a fundamental question: Can Apple sustain iPhone's initial momentum over the next four months in areas like volume, price and profitability?