Nobel Laureates back Obama. Do you agree?
News & Analysis 10/29/2008 13 comments
Seventy-six U.S. Nobel Laureates have endorsed Sen. Barack Obama as the U.S. presidential candidate who best understands the importance of science and technology in boosting U.S. competitiveness.
Qualcomm faces $1bn GPS patent lawsuit
News & Analysis 10/29/2008 Post a comment
Wireless chip group Qualcomm Inc. has become embroiled in yet another patent litigation battle, this time focusing on assisted-GPS technology and against U.S. homeland security company Gabriel Technologies.
Analysis: AMD stops bleeding, but still has long way to go
Blog 10/7/2008 Post a comment
AMD's decision to spin off its manufacturing facilities in a joint venture qualifies as the most significant event in its history. It's debatable, as company executives contend, that deal rises to the level of other seminal events in the history of the semiconductor industry.
Toshiba executive rules out bid for SanDisk
News & Analysis 10/3/2008 Post a comment
Toshiba Corp. is unlikely to make a counter-bid for flash memory card maker SanDisk that would challenge Samsung's offer on the table, the Japanese company's Chief Executive Officer Atsutoshi Nishida has said.
Analyst: PC demand slipping broadly
News & Analysis 10/1/2008 Post a comment
PC demand started falling in emerging markets including China in mid-August and has been on the decline globally most of September, adding a major economic headache for the electronics industry to the existing U.S. financial worries, according to one market researcher.