IBM, HP remain top server suppliers, says IDC News & Analysis 11/24/2004 Post a comment Global revenue from server sales grew 5.5 percent year-over-year to $11.5 billion in the third quarter of 2004, with IBM and Hewlett-Packard remaining the leading suppliers, according to the latest figures from market research firm IDC.
Esmertec, ARM collaborate on Java for wireless, embedded devices News & Analysis 11/17/2004 Post a comment Esmertec, a Swiss provider of software solutions for mobile phones and embedded devices, has announced it would provide ARM Ltd. with software support for the ARM Jazelle technology, to use in its Jbed Advanced family of Java solutions, according to an announcement at the European ARM Technology Congress in Paris.
DoD wary about supercomputer benchmarks News & Analysis 11/10/2004 Post a comment Charles J. Holland Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Science and Technology, said at SC2004 here that paying attention to the Top500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers is misleading for evaluating high-performance computing platforms for DoD.
Well-endowed Pentium M cPCI boards scream with fast I/O Product News 11/9/2004 Post a comment Here's news of a CompactPCI single-board computer line that marries ultra-fast Pentium M microprocessors with gobs of I/O. The I/O line-up includes Ultra-160 SCSI, dual EIDE ATA100, dual Serial ATA150 interfaces, and four Gigabit Ethernet channels, to name a few. eeProductCenter Senior Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn tells why this board is an I/O powerhouse.
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.