Semicon Moscow debuts in June News & Analysis 4/23/2008 Post a comment Semi International is expanding its activities in Russia from trade missions to a Semicon conference and show on par with its other global events.
Web site aims to limit channels for fake chips News & Analysis 4/22/2008 Post a comment The Semiconductor Industry Association has launched a directory of authorized silicon distributors as part of an ongoing effort to attack what it says is a rising problem in chip counterfeiting that the SIA is fighting on several fronts, including China where huge stores of fake goods operate freely.
UPA targets 400Mbps+ powerline technology News & Analysis 4/21/2008 Post a comment The Universal Powerline Association is gathering industry consensus round an effort to develop the PowerMAX specification for powerline communications technology that will deliver 400Mbits/ second and beyond.
3G terminal patent holders lower royalty fees News & Analysis 4/17/2008 Post a comment The companies that hold a major portfolio of patents on W-CDMA third generation technology for handheld devices within the 3G Licensing group have agreed to revised royalty rates for a further 5 years beginning January 2009.
Intel invests in Arab education News & Analysis 4/9/2008 Post a comment Intel's chairman Craig Barrett marked his fourth visit to the United Arab Emirates by unveiling new education initiatives in the Arab world through the use of technology.
Administration softens position on patent reform News & Analysis 4/4/2008 Post a comment How the proposed Patent Reform Act handles an attempt to set limits on damages in patent infringement may determine whether it gets support from the Bush administration, an official said Friday in a sign the White House has softened its tone on the bill expected to be debated in Congress soon.
Senate prepares to debate patent reform bill News & Analysis 4/3/2008 Post a comment The U.S. Senate will debate the controversial Patent Reform Act as early as next week on the heels of a court decision that struck down new rules the US Patent and Trademark Office proposed to cope with a historic flood of patent applications.
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.