Design Con 2015
Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
ewertz
User Rank
Manager
re: Silicon Valley Nation: Which IC companies won't survive?
ewertz   8/18/2012 11:37:42 PM
NO RATINGS
Ditto. I also would like to see what this alleged list contains... :-)

teeteekid
User Rank
Rookie
re: Silicon Valley Nation: Which IC companies won't survive?
teeteekid   8/15/2012 7:20:35 PM
NO RATINGS
It looks like the list is gone

Battar
User Rank
Rookie
re: Silicon Valley Nation: Which IC companies won't survive?
Battar   8/15/2012 9:33:01 AM
NO RATINGS
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.

old account Frank Eory
User Rank
Rookie
re: Silicon Valley Nation: Which IC companies won't survive?
old account Frank Eory   8/14/2012 9:53:37 PM
NO RATINGS
Five years is a short time horizon. I wonder how different the responses would be if the time frame were changed to 10 years?

agk
User Rank
Rookie
re: Silicon Valley Nation: Which IC companies won't survive?
agk   8/14/2012 1:32:02 PM
NO RATINGS
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.

docdivakar
User Rank
CEO
re: Silicon Valley Nation: Which IC companies won't survive?
docdivakar   8/13/2012 9:39:55 PM
NO RATINGS
Looks like the prognosis for Japanese companies is not that good if this survey is considered to be scientific enough! MP Divakar

joshxdr
User Rank
Rookie
re: Silicon Valley Nation: Which IC companies won't survive?
joshxdr   8/12/2012 4:25:56 AM
NO RATINGS
W^3, I think you have a valid point, I was not thinking of that when I read the article.

double you cubed
User Rank
Rookie
re: Silicon Valley Nation: Which IC companies won't survive?
double you cubed   8/11/2012 6:25:20 PM
NO RATINGS
AMD will exist, Intel will ensure this #antitrustnot



Top Comments of the Week
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 Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Want a Voltera Desktop PCB Printer?
Max Maxfield
21 comments
I just received an email from my chum Javi in Spain. "Have you heard about Voltera (VolteraInc.com)? It's a Canadian company that is going to offer desktop-size PCB printers for fast ...

Aubrey Kagan

Have You Ever Been Blindsided by Your Own Design?
Aubrey Kagan
37 comments
I recently read GCHQ: The uncensored story of Britain's most sensitive intelligence agency by Richard J. Aldrich. The Government Communication Headquarters (GCHQ), Britain's equivalent of ...

Martin Rowe

No 2014 Punkin Chunkin, What Will You Do?
Martin Rowe
2 comments
American Thanksgiving is next week, and while some people watch (American) football all day, the real competition on TV has become Punkin Chunkin. But there will be no Punkin Chunkin on TV ...

Rich Quinnell

Making the Grade in Industrial Design
Rich Quinnell
15 comments
As every developer knows, there are the paper specifications for a product design, and then there are the real requirements. The paper specs are dry, bland, and rigidly numeric, making ...

Special Video Section
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
10:29
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...
STMicroelectronics demoed this simple gesture control ...
Keysight shows you what signals lurk in real-time at 510MHz ...
TE Connectivity's clear-plastic, full-size model car shows ...
Why culture makes Linear Tech a winner.
Recently formed Architects of Modern Power consortium ...
Specially modified Corvette C7 Stingray responds to ex Indy ...
Avago’s ACPL-K30T is the first solid-state driver qualified ...
NXP launches its line of multi-gate, multifunction, ...
Doug Bailey, VP of marketing at Power Integrations, gives a ...
See how to ease software bring-up with DesignWare IP ...
DesignWare IP Prototyping Kits enable fast software ...
This video explores the LT3086, a new member of our LDO+ ...
In today’s modern electronic systems, the need for power ...