So a company from a country with a socialist president that has open ties to company that is state-funded by a country with an ex-KGB president (where "ex" is used generously) is now doing our advanced intelligence work? Tax-payer funded, no less?
So...exactly who won the Cold War?
Technology breakthroughs aside, this is just too creepy for me.
I often watch in interest when I see discussions about storage technology because some of the same challenges have history in communications technology. QPSK, 8PSK, 16-QAM, etc.
Obviously there are differences but the principles of values, bits, levels and error correction are still there. Next they will discover pre-distortion...
The technology sounds intriguing but the downer is that CEO of Crocus is Bertrand Cambou - someone who single-handedly demolished semiconductor R&D at Motorola and then did n't do so well at AMD or Spansion either. IARPA had better watch out.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.