Moto Q 'teardown' finds XScale inside Design How-To 7/20/2006 Post a comment Motorola's stylish new Q smart phone is powered by an XScale applications processor from the business unit that Intel said early this month it would sell to Marvell Technology Group for $600 million, according to a "teardown" analysis conducted by market research firm iSuppli.
PIC MCUs enable migration to 20-pin devices Product News 7/10/2006 Post a comment Microchip Technology Inc. has beefed-up its 20-pin PIC microcontroller line. The new PIC16F631 provides a cost-effective entry point for migration from 8- and 14-pin devices, while the PIC16F677 brings hardware I2C and SPI capability to the small flash microcontroller market.
AMD slashes 2Q sales outlook News & Analysis 7/7/2006 Post a comment Advanced Micro Devices lowered its sales target for the second quarter, saying it now expects second quarter sales to be approximately $1.215 billion, down roughly 9 percent from first quarter sales of $1.332 billion.
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.