AMD eyes Dresden as site for 300mm wafer fab News & Analysis 12/12/2001 Post a comment Dresden, Germany -- Advanced Micro Devices' fab complex here is being considered as the site for a 300mm wafer pilot line sometime in 2003, and ultimately for a production fab a year later, officials here said Tuesday.
Intel, Sun sketch multiprocessor chip plans News & Analysis 12/10/2001 Post a comment Intel Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc. are each laying plans to deliver multiprocessing computers on a chip. Both plan to put two to more processors on a die with simultaneous multithreading (SMT), a design approach that lets a processor handle two or more threads of an application simultaneously.
AMD raises Q4 sales forecast to 10% sequential growth News & Analysis 12/6/2001 Post a comment SUNNYVALE, Calif.--Advanced Micro Devices Inc. today raised its sales forecast for the fourth quarter partly because of strong for its new Athlon XP processor, which was introduced on Oct. 9. AMD said better-than-expected PC processor sales will drive up overall Q4 revenues by 10% compared to $765.9 million in the third quarter.
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.