Atmel, Tundra team on interconnects News & Analysis 7/26/2006 Post a comment Semiconductor suppliers Atmel Corp. and Tundra Semiconductor Corp. have made an agreement enabling Atmel to deliver leading-edge system interconnect products to the extended-reliability markets.
Motorola teams with Indian software firm News & Analysis 7/26/2006 Post a comment Motorola Inc. has entered a joint venture with the Pune, India-based software services provider Tech Mahindra Ltd., the second joint venture company Motorola has announced in two days. The venture is to be called CanvasM and will be based in Noida near New Delhi.
VME/VXS open-standards boards pack Intel CoreDuo processor Product News 7/20/2006 Post a comment A family of RoHS-compliant processor boards feature the latest dual-core processors from Intel's embedded roadmap. The boards run 1.66-GHz Core Duo L2400 processors and 2-GHz Core Duo T2500 processors. A VXS VITA 41.3 switched serial standard is optionally supported.
European regulators set to get tough with Microsoft News & Analysis 7/4/2006 Post a comment The European Commission is poised to find Microsoft guilty of violating antitrust rules and take action against the software giant for not complying with a 2004 ruling. Reports suggest Microsoft is likely to face fines of up to Euros 2 million a day for non-compliance.
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.