Intel Ultrabooks attack tablet market News & Analysis 5/31/2011 26 comments Intel will push down the power and size of the notebook computer to create a so-called. Ultrabook, its answer to tablets that have so far chosen ARM over x86 processors.
OEMS speed adoption of IPv6 News & Analysis 5/30/2011 3 comments The first of over two dozen IPv6 systems from leading OEMs that are using NetLogic Microsystem's NL11k knowledge-based processors will begin shipping in production in 3Q 2011, with the remaining customer systems expected to commence shipping over the following twelve months.
Intel: ARM gets Windows four ways News & Analysis 5/17/2011 34 comments Microsoft's plan to put Windows 8 on ARM will result in a fragmented set of four releases, none of which will run legacy PC apps, said Intel executives.
Design starts triple for TSMC at 28-nm News & Analysis 5/13/2011 4 comments The number of IC design starts at 28-nm for foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. is more than three times what they were at the equivalent stage in the roll out of 40-nm manufacturing processes, the company said.
ARM to win 13% PC processor share in 2015, says IDC News & Analysis 5/5/2011 3 comments The processor architecture of ARM Holdings plc, which is not present in the market for desktop, mobile or x86 servers at present, is going to grab more than 13 percent market share by 2015, according to market research firm International Data Corp. (IDC).
PC processor market up 17.6% in 2011, says IDC News & Analysis 5/5/2011 1 comment The market for PC processors in 2011 is set to jump by 10.3 percent in terms of units and by 17.6 percent to $43 billion in terms of revenue compared with 2010, according to market research firm International Data Corp.
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.