Arc and Siroyan catch ARM's Amba bus News & Analysis 8/31/2001 Post a comment ARC International and Siroyan have joined the list of companies to adopt ARM's Amba as an on-chip system bus, making it easier for both companies to plug into systems and IP built around it.
TI attempts to speed adoption of high-speed 1394b link News & Analysis 8/27/2001 Post a comment SAN JOSE -- Texas Instruments Inc. today announced it was the first chip supplier to demonstrate 800-megabit-per-second devices for the industry's new 1394b serial bus standard, which doubles the speed of existing 1394 links and increases distances by more than 20 times to 100 meters.
API slashes headcount by 30% and halts development of Alpha MPU designs News & Analysis 8/9/2001 Post a comment CONCORD, Mass. -- API NetWorks Inc. here has reduced its headcount by 30%, or 30 employees, and halted its design activities in the 64-bit Alpha microprocessor business.
The Concord-based company also plans to "wind down" its Network Server business unit in order to focus more on the new and emerging HyperTransport I/O bus technology.
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.