Philips Semiconductors to become NXP News & Analysis 8/31/2006 Post a comment With an ownership change from Royal Philips Electronics to a consortium of private equity investment companies, Philips Semiconductors will become NXP. Semiconductors, or NXP.
Akeena Solar goes public News & Analysis 8/31/2006 Post a comment Akeena Solar Inc., a designer and installer of solar power systems, announced the company's shares have been approved for quotation on the NASD's Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board.
OmniVision posts profit, names COO News & Analysis 8/31/2006 Post a comment Amid some management changes, CMOS image sensor maker OmniVision Technologies Inc. said revenue for the first quarter was $136.9 million, compared to $131.8 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2006, and $96.0 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2006.
Informatic går bra på Semcon News & Analysis 8/31/2006 Post a comment Semcon fortsätter sin planerade expansion, såväl internationellt som på existerande marknader, säger tf koncernchef Lars-Inge Sjöqvist i en kommentar till delårsrapporten för förta halvåret 2006.
Blåtand till Korea News & Analysis 8/31/2006 Post a comment LG Electronics beställer 150 Bluetooth testsystem från Rohde & Schwarz för sin produktion av mobiltelefoner.
New roles, new demands News & Analysis 8/31/2006 Post a comment Every business worth its salt knows that when times are changing, it has to change with the times. For logistics companies serving the electronics industry, change has come in the form of a dynamic environment that's looking far more complicated as rivals line up with creative offerings and customers demand services well outside the sector's traditional offerings.
Home electronics learn to communicate News & Analysis 8/31/2006 Post a comment While High-definition technology for TV sets and storage devices is ubiquitous on all billboards around the IFA fairground, the industry proved to be reluctant in announcing real products - at least for day one before the official show opening. But on press events in the run-up of the event, networking of consumer electronics devices abounded as another important trend for the next years.
Dc/dc module market declining, says report News & Analysis 8/31/2006 Post a comment Once a bright spot in the long-troubled merchant power supply market, the dc-dc converter module sector is now projected to grow significantly less than anticipated just 12 months ago, according to market research firm Darnell Group.
Emcore sells stake in LED unit to GE News & Analysis 8/31/2006 Post a comment Compound semiconductor specialist Emcore Corp. Thursday (August 31) sold its 49 percent interest in loss-ridden GELcore LLC to the lighting operations of GE Consumer & Industrial, a division of General Electric (GE), for $100 million in cash.
Celerity names new CEO News & Analysis 8/31/2006 Post a comment Celerity Inc., a provider of advanced gas and chemical delivery solutions, announced that David Shimmon, chief executive, will move to the role of executive chairman.
X-Fab posts increased sales, profits News & Analysis 8/31/2006 Post a comment Silicon foundry specialist X-Fab Semiconductor AG (Erfurt, Germany) reported sales of Euros 89.7 million ($110.2 million) for the six months ended June 2006, up 16 percent on the corresponding period last year.
GE allies with Nichia on LEDs News & Analysis 8/31/2006 Post a comment General Electric Company (GE) and Nichia Corp. have formed a strategic alliance to support GELcore LLC, a Cleveland-based LED joint venture between GE and Emcore Corp.
Renesas to expand Kumamoto plant News & Analysis 8/31/2006 Post a comment Renesas Technology Corp. has announced plans to develop a new facility at the Kumamoto plant of Renesas Kyushu Semiconductor Corp., a wholly-owned back-end process manufacturing subsidiary in Kyushu, Japan.
UK display startup raises $2.8 million, says report News & Analysis 8/31/2006 Post a comment ZBD Displays Ltd., a company formed to commercialize zenithal bistable liquid crystal display technology in 2000, has received ?£640,000 (about $1.2 million) as the first part of a ?£2.86 million (about $5.4 million) funding round, according to a Silicon Fen Business report.
College stands by EUV litho claim, offers help to IMEC News & Analysis 8/31/2006 Post a comment The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at the University of Albany, New York, has issued a statement that it stands by its announcement that it received the world’s first full-field R&D EUV tool from ASML Holding NV. In the statement the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CSNE) also offered help to European research institute IMEC as it assembles another ASML EUV lithography machine and gets it up and running.
Israeli startup preps multi-GPU support chip for 2007 News & Analysis 8/31/2006 Post a comment Startup company Lucid Information Technology Ltd. has said it aims to provide a graphics acceleration system-chip that can support up to 4 graphics processing units (GPUs) simultaneously. Lucid (Netanya, Israel), which employs 20 workers, intends to market its chip in mid-2007, according to the company’s co-founder and president, Offir Remez.
MIPS to investigate options practices News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment Arriving fashionably late to the stock options investigation party that has been raging for months, intellectual property supplier MIPS Technologies has initiated voluntary review of historical stock-based compensation practices and related potential accounting impact.
JDS Uniphase narrows loss News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment Optical communications company JDS Uniphase reported a GAAP net loss of $45.8 million, or 3 cents per share on sales of $318.2 million in its fiscal fourth 2006 quarter ended June 30. In the year-ago quarter, JDS Uniphase lost $145.7 million, or 10 cents per share on sales of $170.9 million.
IC-equipment slowdown arrives News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment The long-awaited, chip-equipment slowdown has unfortunately arrived, that is, based on new and disappointing data from two major players in the industry: LTX Corp. and Novellus Systems Inc.
ISO 14001 för mikrovåg News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment Leverantören av komponenter för mikrovåg, K&L Microwave som ingår i Dover Corporation, har blivit ISO 14001 certifierade för sitt miljöprogram, Environmental Management System (EMS).
Power-One levererar till Ericsson News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment Ericsson har tecknat ett globalt leveransavtal med Power-One för strömförsörjningsprodukter. Det gäller för såväl fasta nät som för växlar för mobiltelefonisystem.
En MY12a till Järlåsa News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment LEABs köp under sommaren av ElektronikProdukter i Järlåsa går nu in i nästa fas: Nu investerar man i en ny monteringsrobot, en MY12:a, från Mydata för att möta ökad efterfrågan.
PowerDsine joins Ethernet Alliance News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment PowerDsine Ltd., a supplier of Power over Ethernet (PoE) solutions, has joined the Ethernet Alliance, an industry group focused on supporting the advancement of existing and emerging Ethernet technologies.
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.