LG exec expects LCOS, PVRs to bolster TV sales News & Analysis 12/28/2005 Post a comment LG Electronics chief executive S.S. Kim expects Liquid Crystal on Silicon technology to help the Korean electronics company achieve its goal of becoming the leading supplier in the global television market, using premium display products.
Report: Philips boosts stake in China TV maker News & Analysis 12/28/2005 Post a comment A Chinese business unit of Royal Philips Electronics NV will buy an additional 5 percent stake in Chinese television and mobile phone maker TCL Corp., becoming the company's third-largest shareholder, TCL said in an Associated Press report.
Litton Interconnect acquired by EMS company News & Analysis 12/22/2005 Post a comment Simclar Inc. a multi-plant electronics manufacturing services provider, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of the Northrop Grumman-owned Litton Interconnect Technologies assembly business in the U.S.
Nokia eröffnet indisches Network Center News & Analysis 12/21/2005 Post a comment Der finnische Mobiltelefonausrüster Nokia Corp. ließ letzte Woche verlauten, dass das Unternehmen im nächsten Jahr ein neues globales Networks Solution Center in Chennai im Südosten Indiens eröffnen wird.
Nokia to open network center in India News & Analysis 12/16/2005 Post a comment Finland-based wireless equipment provider Nokia Corp. said Friday (Dec. 15) it will open a new global networks solution center next year in Chennai, southeastern India, as part of its strategy to penetrate the growing India market.
Tokyo court orders release of evidence in AMD suit News & Analysis 12/16/2005 Post a comment In a possible turn of events in the suit by Advanced Micro Devices against Intel Corp., the Tokyo District Court said it would require the Fair Trade Commission of Japan (JFTC) to release evidence obtained during its investigation of Intel K.K.
Quanta Computer to build $100 laptop News & Analysis 12/13/2005 Post a comment Taiwan-based original design manufacturer Quanta Computer Inc. has been chosen as the ODM for the $100 laptop project sponsored by non-profit organization One Laptop Per Child.
Report: Ericsson workers cited for tax evasion News & Analysis 12/13/2005 Post a comment A Swedish prosecutor on Tuesday charged four current and former employees at wireless equipment maker LM Ericsson with severe obstruction of tax controls and evading taxes, according to an Associated Press report.
Pioneer cuts PDP production, exits active-matrix OLEDs Product News 12/8/2005 Post a comment After two years of losses, Japan-based Pioneer Corp. has unleased a drastic reform plan that includes closing a joint venture company for manufacturing active matrix OLED panels, reducing its PDP production, laying off 600 workers, and delisting from most stock exchanges.
Renesas denies flash memory exit News & Analysis 12/8/2005 Post a comment Renesas Technology Corp. will halt development of its AG-AND flash memory, but said it will continue manufacturing and supplying current flash memory products.
Sematech chief touts collaboration News & Analysis 12/7/2005 Post a comment The days of double-digit growth for the global semiconductor industry may be ending just as the cost of research is exceeding anticipated industry revenues, an industry executive said.
Qualcomm denies that Korean royalty fees will cease News & Analysis 12/2/2005 Post a comment Wireless handset technology supplier Qualcomm Inc. has stated that the claims in a Dec. 1 Korea Times article that certain Korean manufacturers' obligations to pay royalties to Qualcomm under their respective license agreements will expire in 2006 are not correct.
South Korea's IT exports reach new record News & Analysis 12/2/2005 Post a comment South Korean exports in the information technology industry recorded $7.24 billion in November, up 5.5 percent from a year ago, according to a report by the Ministry of Information and Communication.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.