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Medical regulators cooperate across four countries
News & Analysis  
12/28/2012   3 comments
Regulators in Australia, Brazil, Canada and the United States will collaborate to speed international approvals for medical devices.
Commentary: Electronics outlook seems dreary; in fact it's the opposite
Blog  
12/28/2012   1 comment
Innovation-inspired confidence fuels the future, rather than pessimism.
China makes its own 22-nm transistor
News & Analysis  
12/21/2012   6 comments
A Chinese research institute has made a HKMG 22-nm transistor that it expects to form the basis of a manufacturing process for domestic chip companies.
Ericsson writes off $1.2 billion
News & Analysis  
12/20/2012   1 comment
Swedish telecommunications equipment company Ericsson will not take over ST's half of loss-making mobile phone chip ST-Ericsson, but will take a $1.2 billion charge in its fourth quarter results.
Cleantech outlook gloomy for VCs
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12/20/2012   Post a comment
The U.S. economy and the cleantech sector look gloomy to VCs and startup execs, but they are upbeat about the health care IT sector, a survey found.
Oregon courts Azalea project, says report
Blog  
12/19/2012   3 comments
Oregon could be seeking to bid against New York as the site for a wafer fab, according The Oregonian newspaper. The publication reports that Business Oregon, the state's economic development agency, is working with a company under the codename Azalea.
Silicon Valley Nation: Innovation requires tight design chain
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12/18/2012   Post a comment
Once voices in the wilderness, industry calls to bring manufacturing back home are gaining credence--and decibels.
Chip sales slide in Q4 amid inventory, pricing gloom
News & Analysis  
12/14/2012   5 comments
Weak holiday consumer demand pulls down 2012 chip market to negative territory.
ARM founder sees startups hustling in hard times
News & Analysis  
12/10/2012   5 comments
Retired ARM co-founder Sir Robin Saxby ARM said he is applying the lessons learned there to a new generation of semiconductor startups.
AMD recasts foundry deal to save cash
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12/7/2012   Post a comment
Struggling AMD has negotiated a fixed-price wafer deal with Globalfoundries to help it conserve resources and in an attempt to generate cash.
Report: China approves ARM venture with conditions
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12/7/2012   Post a comment
The Chinese government has followed the European Commission in approving a joint venture on security on condition that ARM shares TrustZone information with competitors.
Earthquake, tsunami strike Japan's northeast
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12/7/2012   Post a comment
A one-meter high tsunami has come ashore in Japan's Miyagi prefecture after an earthquake of an estimated 7.3 magnitude occurred under the ocean about 150 miles off Japan's northeast coast.
We should pay for patents by the pound
Blog  
12/6/2012   13 comments
A modest proposal for cutting through the insanity over who owes what for patent infringement.
Counterfeiting costs lives
Blog  
12/4/2012   2 comments
Counterfeiting is a problem that has been around for a while, but as forgers of electronic components become more sophisticated, we have to start caring more, and fighting back.


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Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Max Maxfield

Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
Max Maxfield
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I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Karen Field

July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
Karen Field
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Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

latest comment mhrackin Where's the "empty bin" link?
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