Here are the top five online stories for the week beginning Sunday, Nov. 15, as ranked by EE Times readers, up to and including Friday, Nov. 20. The ranking is based on the number of reader "views" or "hits" on a particular article.
1) Ten emerging technologies to watch in 2010 EE Times has compiled a list of emerging technologies that we think will be worth watching out for in 2010. We have deliberately favored the hardware- and physically based side of the technology landscape, although software is also likely to increase its impact and importance in 2010.
2) Seven predictions for handset OEMs Apple, Motorola, Nokia, Palm, Samsung and others have rolled out a number of handsets products. So how are these products doing? And what are Google's future plans in the arena?
3) AMD tops, Intel dominates Top500 list Advanced Micro Devices Inc. powers the world's three largest supercomputers according to the lasted version of the Top500 list released Monday (Nov. 16). But archrival Intel Corp. still dominates the list with processors now in 80 percent of the systems.
4) After Sony design loss, what next for Amimon? You are a struggling wireless video startup, five years in. Your biggest brand-name customer, a Japanese TV maker, just designed you out of their latest model. The market still doesn't fully appreciate the fundamental strength of your technology: the ability to wirelessly deliver "uncompressed" HDTV signals through walls into multiple rooms at home. What's next?
5) Semiconductor industry close to sold out, says SICAS Chip manufacturing capacity is falling and as demand is increasing the chip industry is close to being sold-out, according to the Semiconductor International Capacity Statistics (SICAS) organization.