Nokia recovers $1.3 million in counterfeit case News & Analysis 5/30/2006 Post a comment U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez of the Southern District of Florida has found Suplimet Corp. and Hermann Lozano in contempt of a permanent injunction enjoining Suplimet from trafficking counterfeit Nokia products.
India delaying 3G rollout, says report News & Analysis 5/25/2006 Post a comment India’s Dept. of Telecommunications (DoT) has asked the privately-owned wireless proposed data services based on EVDO (evolution data optimized) technology to delay rollout until the government comes out with its policy for third-generation (3G) services.
Report: Dell to set up India plant News & Analysis 5/25/2006 Post a comment Dell Inc., the world’s largest computer maker, is seeking a location in India to set up a manufacturing plant by the year’s end, according to a Press Trust of India Report from New Delhi.
Intel signs WiMAX deals News & Analysis 5/22/2006 Post a comment Intel Capital, the venture capital investment arm of Intel Corp., has signed two WiMAX agreements with telecom providers.
Spansion expands suit against Macronix News & Analysis 5/22/2006 Post a comment Flash memory supplier Spansion Inc. has filed a copyright infringement claim against Macronix International Co. Ltd. and Macronix America in the U.S. District Court, Northern District, San Jose Division, expanding an earlier suit against the company.
Nano-Proprietary, Mitsui team on nanotechnology News & Analysis 5/18/2006 Post a comment Nano-Proprietary Inc.’s susbsidiary Applied Nanotech has announced a strategic alliance with Japan-based Mitsui & Co. Ltd. to develop nanotechnology-based products based on its IP patent portfolio. The product development efforts will facilitate and establish pilot lines for a future manufacturing base in Japan.
Power Integrations gets favorable ruling from ITC News & Analysis 5/17/2006 Post a comment High-voltage analog IC supplier Power Integrations has won a favorable decision in its patent-infringement case against Taiwan-based System General Corp. (SG), filed last year with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).
Court: eBay patent ruling doesn't mean injunction News & Analysis 5/15/2006 Post a comment In a closely-watched suit involving eBay Inc.'s But It Now service, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the finding of a patent infringement does not mean that an injunction is automatically issued against the infringing product.
Chinese wireless design houses seek to expand role News & Analysis 5/12/2006 Post a comment As annual mobile phone shipments cross the 800 million mark, a handful of Chinese wireless design houses are hoping to score more design wins with both top-tier OEMs like Nokia and Motorola, as well as some of the contract manufacturers that do business with them.
ITC to investigate Toshiba in Lexar patent tiff News & Analysis 5/11/2006 Post a comment Lexar Media Inc. announced Thursday (May 11) that the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has voted to commence an investigation into whether Toshiba Corp., Toshiba America Inc., and Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc., are infringing three Lexar patents.
South Korea's IT export growth slows News & Analysis 5/9/2006 Post a comment South Korea's overseas shipments of information technology products rose 3.2 percent last month over April 2005, but the result ended the industry's eight-month streak of double-digit year-on-year monthly export growth.
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.