Intel invests in InfiniBand chip developer News & Analysis 3/31/2000 Post a comment Mellanox Technologies Ltd., which develops ICs for the InfiniBand architecture, has raised $25.7 million from Intel and others in a second round of venture funding. The year-old firm earlier received $7.6 million from venture capitalists.
This just in: On Semiconductor to purchase Cherry Product News 3/9/2000 Post a comment ON Semiconductor, the Motorola spin-out, will acquire Cherry Semiconductor Corporation, a subsidiary of The Cherry Corporation. The purchase price is $250 million in cash, subject to regulatory approvals. The acquisition gives ON added strength in automotive and PC power management ICs.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.