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.