Korea's Haansoft to JV with China, Japan firms News & Analysis 1/20/2006 Post a comment South Korea's Haansoft Inc. said it will set up a three-way joint venture this year with major Chinese and Japanese Linux OS vendors to develop more advanced Linux-based programs and step up their presence in the open-source software market.
Microsoft expands cryptography research in India News & Analysis 1/12/2006 Post a comment Microsoft Research, the software giant’s applied and basic research arm, is expanding its activities at its year-old lab here. It also unveiled at its annual research symposium here a prototype of a multi-lingual and interactive digital map of the country.
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.