Spansion Q2 2012 earnings News & Analysis 7/31/2012 2 comments Memory maker Spansion reported Q2 2012 revenue up 11 percent from Q1 to $233.4 million. Net income of $26 million compared with a first-quarter loss of $13.1 million.
Does RedMere + Fresco = Spectra7? News & Analysis 7/18/2012 8 comments By marrying two startups – each solid but neither quite ready for its IPO – to form “a new superset company,” Tony Stelliga believes he can ensure that the two, RedMere and Fresco Microchip, will live happily ever after.
Ecosystem emerges around new mobile chip tech News & Analysis 7/11/2012 13 comments A consortium touting fully depleted silicon-on-insulator technology for mobile apps is presenting a united front in promoting the process technology as a viable alternative to Intel’s FinFET manufacturing approach.
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.