ITC judge finds for Samsung over Spansion News & Analysis 10/22/2010 6 comments An administrative law judge with the U.S. International Trade Commission issued an initial determination finding that Samsung did not violate flash memory patents held by Spansion.
Stop bashing China, CEA chief tells politicians News & Analysis 10/20/2010 8 comments U.S. politicians need to stop bashing China and enact more free trade legislation, said Gary Shapiro, president of the Consumer Electronics Association in an annual address laying out its policy agenda.
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.