U.S. to review IBM-Lenovo sale News & Analysis 1/29/2005 Post a comment The U.S. House of Representatives has thrown a potential monkey wrench into the $1.25 billion sale of IBM's Personal Computer Division to China's Lenovo Group.
Agilent test group forms JV with Chinese company News & Analysis 1/28/2005 Post a comment Agilent Technologies Inc. announced Friday (Jan. 28) the formation of a joint venture between its test and measurement organization and Chengdu Qianfeng Electronics Ltd. Corp. of China to develop and manufacture test equipment for the Chinese market.
India's Videocon buys TV plant from Thomson News & Analysis 1/27/2005 Post a comment Indian consumer electronics and white goods manufacturer Videocon Ltd., has bought a television tube manufacturing facility from Thomson of France, according to news reports from Paris Thursday (Jan. 27).
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.