Dell to expand India outsourcing, says report News & Analysis 4/29/2005 Post a comment Dell Computer plans to add 2,000 people in India by the year's end as the PC maker seeks to make the country a hub for software development and back-office work, an Associated Press report said Friday (April 29).
Brian Halla findet Moore's Law überholt News & Analysis 4/21/2005 Post a comment Dem Chef von National Semiconductor, Brian Halla, ist die US-Chipindustrie zu wenig dynamisch. Die Branche solle sich endlich von Moore's Law als Standard lösen und Wege finden, die von ihm beobachtete "Attacke der Apathie" abzuwehren. Auch die Politiker bekommen ihr Fett weg.
Japanese companies team on ID tag format News & Analysis 4/20/2005 Post a comment Four major Japanese IT companies---NTT Data Corp., Fujitsu Ltd., Hitachi, Ltd. and NEC Corp-- have formed an initiative to establish a common platform for identification (ID) tag based service interoperability
UTStarcom inks $20 mllion contract with China Netcom News & Analysis 4/18/2005 Post a comment UTStarcom Inc. has signed infrastructure contracts valued at $20 million with China Netcom Group to expand the operator's existing IP-based PAS (Personal Access System) networks in the Henan and Liaoning provinces, as well as in metropolitan Beijing and Tianjin.
Merix to acquire Hong Kong board supplier News & Analysis 4/14/2005 Post a comment Printed circuit board supplier Merix Corp. announced Thursday (April 14) it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the operations of pc board maker Eastern Pacific Circuits Limited (EPC), based in Hong Kong, for $120 million in cash.
Elcoteq opens plant in India News & Analysis 4/11/2005 Post a comment Seeking to cash in on India's wireless service boom, Finland's Elcoteq Network Corp. today launched its manufacturing operations here, and said it will invest up to about $100 million to manufacture wireless handsets and other telecoms gear.
Bingham calls on China to respect intellectual property News & Analysis 4/6/2005 Post a comment Cadence Design Systems Executive Chairman Ray Bingham called on China's semiconductor industry to work collaboratively to ensure the protection of intellectual property in a recent keynote address delivered to Chinese high-tech professionals working in North America.
Nokia to sell mobile radio business to EADS News & Analysis 4/5/2005 Post a comment Nokia announced Tuesday (April 5) that it was on the verge of selling its Professional Mobile Radio business to the aerospace and defense systems supplier European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company, a move that would create a global player in the homeland security systems and secure wireless communications solutions market.
ITC continues probe in Amkor-Carsem patent dispute News & Analysis 4/4/2005 Post a comment Amkor Technology Inc. has announced that the International Trade Commission has remanded Amkor's patent suit against rival packaging supplier Carsem to the presiding administrative law judge to further investigate Amkor's claims Carsem infringed patents related to its quad flat pack, no-lead package technology.
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.