Intel offers long vision for analysts News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment Intel's annual analysts briefing this week was short on technology details but long on vision and product sneak peeks. The world's largest semiconductor company is broadening its portfolio of semiconductor, services, software and funding solutions to empower Internet growth at all levels.
U.S. submits plan to break up Microsoft News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment The Justice Department and state officials asked a federal judge Friday (April 28) to split monopolist Microsoft Corp. into two competing companies as a final remedy in the two-year-old antitrust case.
Outsourcing called threat to packaging advances
News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment Despite the gold to be found in portable systems that mix communications and computing functions, the U.S. electronics industry is not moving fast enough to adopt the packaging technologies needed to build these thin, lightweight systems, participants said at the HD (high-density) International technical conference here.
Vitesse Establishes Venture Fund. News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment Camarillo, CA--April 27, 2000-- Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. announced the establishment of a Venture Fund intended to support the growth of pre-IPO communications companies ...
Intel backs Chinese Linux News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment Seven local and overseas Linux developers announced plans to establish technical support centers to be overseen by the China Software Industry Association and backed by Intel Corp.
Handhelds put squeeze on regulators News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment The next generation of handheld devices with wireless Internet connectivity is beginning to appear, fueling still further the growth of the market for handhelds. The challenge is to make them smaller and to extend their run-time and standby time on a set of batteries.
Hot swapping provides flexibility News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment Hot swapping is a way to manage power that turns the once catastrophic event of plugging something into a powered piece of equipment into a controlled environment that allows the host unit to be repaired, upgraded or expanded during operation.
Cell phones ring up complexity News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment When comparing a typical cell phone today with one from a few years ago, the biggest surprise is not the smaller size or even the battery life: It is actually the complexity and feature-rich aspect of the handset.
Dc/dc converter a crucial choice News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment Consumer demand has stretched the capabilities of portable devices in terms of power and functionality while pressuring for smaller size and significantly longer battery life.
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.