Japan to Form Power Device Initiative
News & Analysis 7/31/2013 11 comments
Unlike the CE market, there are no established testing procedures for power devices used in vehicles or other high-voltage, high-current infrastructure equipment. It could result in life and death issues, warned an Advantest executive.
Ethics in the Workplace
Blog 7/29/2013 64 comments
Sometimes work can throw you an ethical challenge, and the right and wrong of it are not always black and white. That's when you have to step back and do some non-engineering thinking.
Did Sharp Just Sell Out to China?
Blog 7/8/2013 5 comments
The recent news about Sharp Corp.’s plan for a $2.9 billion joint venture with China’s state-owned electric equipment vendor CEC raised a few eyebrows in Japan.
India Fab Infected by Delay Bug
India Chip Chat 7/2/2013 31 comments
Bangalore-based journalist Sufia Tippu reports on India’s off-again, on-again aspiration to build the nation’s own foundry. The Cabinet missed the deadline for giving approvals to fabs -- once again.