Video: Christensen on disruption in health care News & Analysis 1/29/2009 Post a comment Health care will follow the model of the computer industry, creating waves of disruption with increasingly de-centralized systems and services, according to business guru Clayton Christensen who is spending time lobbying lawmakers to help make it come true.
ADI sees sales declining 25-30 percent News & Analysis 1/20/2009 Post a comment Analog Devices, Inc. said quarterly sales may decline 25 to 30 percent for its first quarter of fiscal 2009 ending January 31, an additional 5 to 10 percent worse than its previous projections.
"Green" panels, issues set to dominate in FPDs Product News 1/19/2009 Post a comment Flat panel displays are expected to become significantly more environmentally friendly over the next few years, and 70 percent of FPD shipments will tout a variety of “green” features by 2012, according to market research group DisplaySearch.
Ireland wins R&D projects from Japanese groups News & Analysis 1/19/2009 Post a comment The pending loss of over a thousand manufacturing jobs in Ireland following Dell’s decision to shift manufacturing to Poland is being partially redressed with the creation of several hundred electronics industry related R&D jobs in the country.
U.S. lead in patents narrows News & Analysis 1/14/2009 Post a comment The U.S. lead in patents slipped slightly in 2008, according to a report that comes amid an all time high in patent filings in the U.S—including a record in patents issued to IBM Corp.--but growing concern about the quality of patents.
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.