LG aiming to be largest PDP supplier, say reports Product News 8/30/2005 Post a comment Korean electronics giant LG Electronics is opening its fourth plasma display panel plant in Gumi, North Gyeongsang, South Korea on Wednesday, in a move that would make the company the largest plasma display supplier, according to Korean online reports.
India, Japan ink pact for R&D, JVs News & Analysis 8/24/2005 Post a comment India and Japan’s ministerial forum today had its first meeting, signing three memoranda of understanding to identify possible joint ventures and standalone projects in broadband, mobile communication, information security, R & D and ubiquitous computing.
CEC Telecom Co. forms partnership for GPS/GSM phones in China Product News 8/15/2005 Post a comment China telecom product supplier CEC Telecom Co. Ltd. has joined with the telecommunications operator China Communication Co., Ltd. and technology supplier Shenzhen Rongine Technology Ltd. to manufacture satellite navigation terminal products, including GPS/GSM mobile phones, for the China market.
Seeking to cut debt, Chartered increases U.S. note offering News & Analysis 8/1/2005 Post a comment Singapore semiconductor foundry Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing has increased in size of its U.S. senior notes public offering launched on July 22, as part of its plan to finance the redemption or repurchase of its U.S. $575 million senior convertible notes redeemable in April 2006 announced last week.
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.