Tiger Gizmondo: Gaming upstart leans on analog Teardown 10/25/2005 Post a comment How do you compete against the big boys of the gaming world? You bring on your best, most innovative design, which includes a slew of analog content. Here's your chance to take a peek under the hood of the Tiger Gizmondo hand-held gaming product.
Milestone: Samsung 73-nm flash Teardown 10/17/2005 Post a comment The torch has been passed: Samsung's July launch of a flash memory at the 73-nanometer technology node marked the first time that DRAM had been beaten to production at the leading-edge lithography feature size. Today, available DRAM technology is sitting at 90 nm. Samsung's competition for ramping up the latest process technology seems to be internal, between its own flash and DRAM groups. Not surprisingly, then, the introduction of a 4-Gbyte NAND flash at 73 nm is a full year ahead of the Semic
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.