Huawei to use Agere processors News & Analysis 11/15/2005 Post a comment Huawei Technologies will use Agere Systems Inc.’s Advanced Payload Plus 300 network and Link Layer processors in its next-generation 3G infrastructure equipment.
Report forecasts convergence renaissance News & Analysis 11/9/2005 Post a comment A report from consulting firm Deloitte predicts the convergence industry will total more than $1 trillion by 2010, led by such services as voice-over-IP, with industry analysts forecasting $1 trillion in revenue by 2010.
STATS ChipPAC opens wafer bump plant in China News & Analysis 11/3/2005 Post a comment Singapore-based semiconductor test and packaging services supplier STATS ChipPAC has announced it will open a 200-mm wafer bumping operation in China specializing in gold bump services for the liquid crystal display (LCD) driver market.
Delphi to close plants, says report News & Analysis 11/2/2005 Post a comment Troubled auto parts maker Delphi Corp. is studying a plan to remake its Electronics & Safety division by shedding U.S. factories, shutting technical centers and possibly buying rival Motorola's automotive unit, according to a Reuters report quoting the Detroit News.
Renesas to license SMSC's IP for digital content News & Analysis 11/2/2005 Post a comment SMSC and Renesas Technology Corp. have reached a licensing agreement enabling Renesas to incorporate SMSC technology providing Digital Transmission Content Protection (DTCP) for DVD audio and video, including copy-protected DVDs.
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.