Fujitsu, startup Redux plan DSL chips for Internet services News & Analysis 9/5/2000 Post a comment FRANKFURT -- Fujitsu Microelectronics Europe GmbH here announced plans to cooperate with Israeli startup Redux Communications Ltd. to provide next-generation chip sets for digital subscriber line (DSL) systems and greater control of Internet services over those broadband links. The European chip division of Fujitsu Ltd. and Redux will develop reference design systems and jointly promote DSL solutions for service and multimedia access. These broadband platforms and chip sets will be based on Redu
Intersil to buy wireless IC supplier SiCom for $196 million in stock News & Analysis 9/5/2000 Post a comment IRVINE, Calif. -- Intersil Corp. here today announced plans to acquire privately held SiCom Inc. of Scottsdale, Ariz., to strengthen its position in broadband, wireless LAN chip market. Intersil, which spun out of Harris Corp. last year, will trade 3.7 million shares of stock, valued at $196 million, for 15-year-old SiCom.
XML helps to cut Net data snarls Special Report 9/1/2000 Post a comment Much has been written about the impact that XML is having on business-to-business interactions as an enabling technology for the automated exchange of business documents. To be sure, that kind of information exchange is a killer application for XML t
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.