Freescale sells Scottish fab
News & Analysis 8/17/2011 5 comments
The Freescale Semiconductor fab in East Kilbride, Scotland, which ceased chip production two years ago, has been sold to a real estate developer for undisclosed financial terms.
EE Times launches China fabless IC report
News & Analysis 8/16/2011 2 comments
UBM Electronics, the publisher of EE Times, announced the availability of the China Fabless Profile, a special report created by EE Times Confidential and focused on China's fast-growing fabless semiconductor sector.
Born in the USA: Philips’ L-Prize LED bulb
News & Analysis 8/15/2011 7 comments
The $10M L Prize is for the first LED bulb to be a functional, dimmable replacement for a 60W incandescent bulb. It’s sponsored by the DOE and funded with US tax dollars. Philips Lighting's CEO, Zia Eftekhar answers reader questions about where will the bulbs be made, and what assurances are there about product reliability.