SiliconX puts IC supply chain on-line News & Analysis 3/29/2000 Post a comment In a bold attempt to provide a central on-line location for the entire IC design and manufacturing "supply chain," SiliconX Inc. is announcing its plans this week and is field-testing an early version of its web site.
Monterey launches bold Internet EDA play News & Analysis 3/9/2000 Post a comment IC Physical design tool startup Monterey Design Systems Inc. Wednesday (March 8) launched an aggressive Internet strategy and business model with an eye toward reshaping the way EDA companies interact with customers.
More PCB-tool consolidation: Zuken buys INCASES News & Analysis 3/9/2000 Post a comment Continuing the consolidation in the PCB-tools market, Zuken Inc. has purchased German-based PCB CAD and analysis tool vendor INCASES Engineering GmbH. The deal, which includes INCASES' U.S. subsidiary, INCASES North America, Inc., is worth approximately $3.5 million.
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.