Design Con 2015
Breaking News
Blog

Opinion: Did Intel just break my glasses?

NO RATINGS
Page 1 / 2 Next >
View Comments: Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 2 / 2
yalanand
User Rank
Rookie
re: Opinion: Did Intel just break my glasses?
yalanand   3/3/2012 1:25:44 PM
NO RATINGS
True, Both analysts and data-gatherers will have tough time because they will not get reliable data and real insight into the market.

sharps_eng
User Rank
Rookie
re: Opinion: Did Intel just break my glasses?
sharps_eng   3/2/2012 8:08:34 PM
NO RATINGS
Presumably they decided there was no return on their investment in these market information programs. Time for the data-gatherers to regroup and reassess their product.

mcgrathdylan
User Rank
Blogger
re: Opinion: Did Intel just break my glasses?
mcgrathdylan   3/1/2012 8:33:51 PM
NO RATINGS
Well said, Peter. But I think it's important to re-state that Intel left the WSTS program only after AMD did. With AMD out, Intel almost had to follow suit. Otherwise, the actual MPU data presented would be just Intel, and Intel may well be understandably uncomfortable putting out this much naked data. I do hope that both companies will reconsider their position on participation. Otherwise, I agree that it's a real shame.

junko.yoshida
User Rank
Blogger
re: Opinion: Did Intel just break my glasses?
junko.yoshida   3/1/2012 7:40:14 PM
NO RATINGS
This is a very well argued opinion piece. If anyone on our staff who has followed WSTS, SIA numbers closely over years, it's Peter. We heard from some of you -- but silence on this topic from the industry is deafening. I don't think Peter is alone who feels like his own glasses being smashed.

<<   <   Page 2 / 2
More Blogs
There are standards for AC mains power plugs and recepacles, too.
There's never been a better time to buy a smartphone. These five stood out from the pack.
Don't take oscilloscope probes for granted; they're part of your measurement system.
Linz Craig shares his experiences as a lone American in a new African brand of technology lab, similar to Maker Spaces and Hackerspaces, called Fundi Labs.
The ubiquitous coffee machine meets many conflicting design demands, but it also serves as a source of parts and even a temperature controller.
Flash Poll
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed
Top Comments of the Week