Slideshow: Grenoble is tech R&D hot spot Blog 6/29/2012 8 comments We attended Letiís Annual Review and toured the Minalogic competitiveness cluster dedicated to nanotechnologies and embedded software in Grenoble, France. The two-day session lifted our spirits.
Slideshow: The last Computex? News & Analysis 6/7/2012 4 comments The Computex exhibit was bustling, but like most exhibitions that compete with the Internet to show the latest gizmos, most of the action at this show remains in the hotel suites where the deals get done.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Timesí 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.