Chips roll for Pentium 4 systems Product News 10/31/2002 Post a comment Two new low-pin-count, bus-based input/output controllers are available from National Semiconductor Corp. for Intel Pentium 4 systems. National's PC87372 and PC87373 Super I/O controllers integrate all of the required Pentium 4 system control functions in a single chip, rather than having discrete logic scattered about the motherboard.
Distributors go mining for information Product News 10/18/2002 Post a comment Component distributors are vying to provide feature-rich, supply chain-focused data-mining tools that can help their customers reduce costs and time-to-market, concerns that aren't likely to go away even when the market turns around.
Linux ported to single-board computers Product News 10/10/2002 Post a comment MEN Micro Inc.'s PowerPC-based single-board computers (SBCs) now employ an embedded Linux operating system as a platform for a wide variety of data communication and industrial SCADA applications.
Flash module makers seek winner Product News 10/10/2002 Post a comment Manufacturers of NAND flash-memory modules are buzzing about a new kind of general-purpose storage device small enough to put on a key chain or in one's pocket or purse.
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.