Executive viewpoint: Why Microsoft is investing in Russia Blog 5/20/2009 1 comment Despite the global economic downturn, Microsoft's perspective on Russia has not shifted. Microsoft, for its part, will continue to invest in Russia and is committed to supporting sustainable economic growth and social development, in line with government priorities.
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.