ST-Ericsson grows revenue, net losses News & Analysis 7/17/2012 4 comments Mobile chip designer ST-Ericsson grew revenues but failed to shave net losses in its most recent financial quarter and predicted flat sales for the coming quarter.
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.
Has ARM won the processor wars? Hardly! Blog 7/4/2012 72 comments ARM processor cores are used for everything from smartphones to tablets to basestations to servers, so one could believe that the company has just about won the processor wars. Not so fast. There are places where ARM has not won, where it is unlikely to and meanwhile the technology environment is changing.
Death by armpit! Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 7/3/2012 45 comments I don’t quite recall how this came about, but I was chatting with my wife (Gina The Gorgeous) yesterday evening when the topic of underarm deodorant came up.
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.