Toshiba, finally, set to join the Blu-ray club News & Analysis 8/10/2009 Post a comment Japanese consumer electronics giant Toshiba has seemingly put the high-definition DVD battles behind it and has applied to join Blu-Ray Disc Association, promising an array of Blu-ray products by the end of the year.
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.