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Silicon Valley Nation: Which IC companies won't survive?

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ewertz
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ewertz   8/18/2012 11:37:42 PM
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Ditto. I also would like to see what this alleged list contains... :-)

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teeteekid   8/15/2012 7:20:35 PM
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It looks like the list is gone

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Battar   8/15/2012 9:33:01 AM
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I think there is no way that a big, established semiconducter company, which leads the field in audio and power technologies, will go down. So I think I can safely say that National Semiconductor will be around for at least another decade. Oops, did I miss something? Read Ecclesiastes 9:11 - "The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the sttrong...but time and circumstance happen to them all" - or words to that effect.

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old account Frank Eory   8/14/2012 9:53:37 PM
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Five years is a short time horizon. I wonder how different the responses would be if the time frame were changed to 10 years?

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agk   8/14/2012 1:32:02 PM
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5 years is a reasonable amount of time.If some other new technology comes in by 2014 and by 2017 all the above needs to either shift to it or vanish.

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docdivakar   8/13/2012 9:39:55 PM
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Looks like the prognosis for Japanese companies is not that good if this survey is considered to be scientific enough! MP Divakar

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joshxdr   8/12/2012 4:25:56 AM
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W^3, I think you have a valid point, I was not thinking of that when I read the article.

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double you cubed   8/11/2012 6:25:20 PM
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AMD will exist, Intel will ensure this #antitrustnot

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