2003 semi outlook brightens a bit News & Analysis 9/17/2003 Post a comment The market research firm iSupply Corp. on Tuesday tweaked its outlook for 2003 semiconductor sales and revealed vendor rankings for the first half of the year, with newly formed Renesas Technology coming in as the third-largest chip maker in the world.
Intel formulates low-cost Itanium 2 plan News & Analysis 9/15/2003 Post a comment Intel Corp. last week opened a low-cost avenue for its high-performance Itanium 2 line with two scaled-down 64-bit processors. The new chips are aimed at boosting Intel's competitive position in the entry-level 64-bit server and workstation market, long the domain of Unix-based processor rivals.
Intel dives into 90nm technology shift News & Analysis 9/1/2003 Post a comment Intel Corp. is sampling the first processors manufactured on its 90nm technology process--the Prescott for desktop PCs and the Dothan, an improved version of the Pentium M chip for laptops, the company said last week.
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.