ST denies break up rumor News & Analysis 10/12/2012 6 comments STMicroelectronics, Europe's largest chip manufacturer, denied it is breaking up the company after reports surfaced that such a move is being considered.
Patents, innovation and misuse Blog 10/9/2012 1 comment A few weeks ago, I had some words to say about a patent prior art search contest and even more with some Apple filings. Here is some updated information…
Sales at TSMC, UMC climb in Q3 Design How-To 10/9/2012 Post a comment Foundry sales at TSMC and UMC climbed strongly in the third quarter well ahead of their sales in the same period a year before. However, the picture was mixed with September sales showing slight signs of weakness.
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.