Japan to Form Power Device Initiative
News & Analysis 7/31/2013 11 comments
Unlike the CE market, there are no established testing procedures for power devices used in vehicles or other high-voltage, high-current infrastructure equipment. It could result in life and death issues, warned an Advantest executive.
Is Moore's Law Dead? Does It Matter?
Blog 7/31/2013 57 comments
Does US national security depend on the continuance of Moore's Law, or is innovation that addresses the realities of the technology business opportunity more important to progress and wealth creation?
Loss-Making ST Forecasts Flat for Q3
News & Analysis 7/23/2013 4 comments
As STMicroelectronics strives to move on from its wireless misadventure, the company has reported losses in its Q2 results and sees no sequential growth in Q3.
Other Firms Prepare to Eat Apple's Lunch
News & Analysis 7/19/2013 54 comments
Shipments of Apple iPhones fell below expectations in the first quarter of 2013 and market analyst IHS reckons Apple is on track to lose market share in the rapidly growing market.
Complex Chips Make Tangled Business
Blog 7/3/2013 5 comments
As chip complexity has increased, design has climbed in abstraction, and it has created a Byzantine network of business models and opportunities. But are too many entities trying to take profit across the design process killing the goose that lays the golden IC?
Chip Sales Boom in May
News & Analysis 7/2/2013 7 comments
Americas and Asia-Pacific regions drive May three-month average of global chip sales above expectations and produce the largest sequential monthly increase in averaged sales since March 2010.