Garmin maps out a different future for TeleAtlas News & Analysis 10/31/2007 Post a comment A bidding war has started for digital map provider Tele Atlas NV as navigation device maker Garmin made an unsolicited Euros 2.3 billion ($3.3 billion) offer for the Dutch group, trumping an agreed bid from rival European market leader for navigation devices TomTom.
Nouveau DG à l'Arcep News & Analysis 10/31/2007 Post a comment L’Autorité de régulation des communications électroniques et des postes (ARCEP) vient d'annoncer la nomination de Benoît Loutrel en tant que directeur général adjoint.
Profibus-Pionier Edgar Küster verstorben News & Analysis 10/31/2007 Post a comment Der Vorstandsvorsitzende der Profibus-Nutzerorganisation (PNO), Edgar Küster, ist am 24. Oktober im Alter von 59 Jahren nach schwerer Krankeit verstorben. Mit Küster verliert auch die globale Profibus-Dachorganisation ihren Chairman.
Snabbt 1,2 V DDR2 RAM News & Analysis 10/31/2007 Post a comment Japanska Elpida Memory Inc. säger sig vara klara med utvecklingen av vad som uppges vara världens första 533 Mbit/s, 512 Mbit DDR2 mobile RAM med 1,2 V matning
Record turnover at Wolfson for Q3, but shares suffer News & Analysis 10/31/2007 Post a comment Sales at Wolfson Microelectronics surged 21 per cent to £34 million ($70 million) in the third quarter ended September 30 compared with the same period last year, and the supplier of audio chips for consumer electronics products like the iPod said it was expecting 11 to 14 per cent growth in full-year revenues to between $226 million and $232 million.
Erdbeben im Silicon Valley News & Analysis 10/31/2007 Post a comment Ein Erdbeben mit der Stärke von 5,6 auf der Richter-Skala hat am Dienstag abend die Gegend um Santa Clara erschüttert. Größere Personen- oder Sachschäden wurden bislang nicht gemeldet.
Gennum acquires Snowbush Microelectronics News & Analysis 10/30/2007 Post a comment Gennum Corporation has announced it has acquired Snowbush Microelectronics, one of the leading suppliers of analog and mixed-signal intellectual property (IP) cores. This acquisition accelerates Gennum's new product introductions for 2008 and beyond as they gain access to an array of high-performance analog and mixed-signal solutions.
Alcatel-Lucent sells Avanex stake Product News 10/30/2007 Post a comment Alcatel-Lucent announced it has sold its remaining shares in Avanex Corp., supplier of integrated photonic subsystems, integrated optical modules and passive optical components, to the Pirelli Group. The transaction amounted to €33.4 million($48.1 million).
NASA expands Altium tool use News & Analysis 10/30/2007 Post a comment NASA's Johnson Space Center has selected Altium Designer as the standard to unify electronic design for NASA's leading spaceflight-related research center.
Ten steps to a green supply chain News & Analysis 10/30/2007 Post a comment Companies that want to get ahead of the environmental curve and stay there need to begin thinking green now and develop an approach to sourcing and supply chain management that factors this new reality into their plans.
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.