Microsoft buys stake in TCS China News & Analysis 11/27/2006 Post a comment Microsoft Corp. has acquired a 10 percent equity stake in TCS China, a joint venture IT services firm working with software services giant Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.
Intel confirms $1 billion Vietnam investment News & Analysis 11/10/2006 Post a comment Intel Corp. confirmed Friday (Nov. 10) that it will more than triple its investment in a new facility in Vietnam to $1 billion, creating the largest single factory in its global assembly and test network.
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.