OIF and NPF seek synergies in merger News & Analysis 4/27/2006 Post a comment Two leading industry associations, the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) and the Network Processing Forum (NPF), are to merge in a move they say will make both a stronger force by bringing component and systems issues closer together.
Corning results beat guidance News & Analysis 4/25/2006 Post a comment Corning Inc. announced first-quarter sales of $1.26 billion with net income of $257 million or 16 cents per share, exceeding its sales guidance of $1.2 to $1.25 billion.
Movaz, Olympus partner for MEMS manufacturing News & Analysis 4/13/2006 Post a comment You would think the last place an equipment vendor would want to be is in the components biz. And, given what Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) specialist Movaz Networks Inc. have announced you would be wrong.
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.