Worldcom — firms face fraud probes News & Analysis 7/1/2002 Post a comment Electronics industry executives are nervously following the multi-billion dollar crisis at Worldcom to see how the investment community comes to define the difference between "aggressive accounting" and concerns about fraud.
Dialog, Sarnoff team up on CMOS imaging News & Analysis 7/1/2002 Post a comment European mixed-signal circuit developer Dialog Semiconductor plc has acquired the CMOS imaging business and associated CMOS Active Pixel Sensor (APS) patent portfolio from Sarnoff Corporation (Princeton, New Jersey).
Dialog, with a base in telecommunications, expects the move to help it address imaging applications in mobile telephony and also in automotive applications, where the Sarnoff technology could be used to to implement night-vision and collision avoidance systems.
Chip sales grow 2.8% in May, says SIA News & Analysis 7/1/2002 Post a comment SAN JOSE -- Worldwide sales of semiconductors totaled $11.37 billion in May, a 2.8% increase from the $11.07 billion level reached in April, according to a new report from the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) here today.
The increase was attributed to the Asia/Pacific market, especially China. In May, worldwide IC sales to Asia/Pacific increased 4.8% from April and now represent 37% of the market, according to the SIA. There was also growth in all chip sectors--except for PCs, according