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posted in December 2009

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Analysis: To-do list for the next MIPS CEO
News & Analysis  
12/30/2009   2 comments
As John Bourgoin, president and CEO at MIPS, retires on this Thursday, his successor will find plenty on his plate. The new chief's to-do list includes: defending its turf against ARM; further proliferating its cores in new markets; and re-energizing the company as a new offensive player in the IP processor market.
Why Johnny can't stand one-size-fits-all 3-D glasses
12/29/2009   5 comments
The CE industry always talks about offering "better experiences" via brighter, larger-screen flat-panel TVs or ever smaller mobile phones. If they really mean it, then, why are they forcing everyone to wear 3-D glasses which will be -- for most people -- an uncomfortable experience?
Five unsolicited tips to CE makers
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12/22/2009   Post a comment
EE Times offers five unsolicited tips for conventional CE vendors in a new CE era -- when superior hardware specs alone won't help them gain market share or even assure their survival.
CES 2010 alert: Get apps and services up to speed
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12/15/2009   Post a comment
Innovations will be abundant at the 2010 CES. But new twists on connected devices and applications/services will put many traditional CE vendors under tremendous pressure. Business-as-usual in 2010 won't be an option for many Japanese and Korean consumer companies.
Comment: re: ARM wants every MIPS socket - 12/14/2009
ARM wants every MIPS socket
News & Analysis  
12/11/2009   7 comments
ARM's processor div. chief faces a plenty of headaches. They include: serious competition posed by Intel; how best to help ARM licensees navigate uncharted shoals of multi-core and multi-threaded CPUs; whether graphics companies like Nvidia, AMD or Imagination will become serious rivals.
Analog Devices' CEO:'Our enemy is us'
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12/3/2009   7 comments
Leading analog chip vendors have all recently come out with "better than expected" quarterly results. Analog Devices CEO Jerry Fishman talked to EE Times of the market, the company's recent reorganization and what it takes to navigate the company in a global recession.

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