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KKR Gains 6.8% Stake in Marvell
News & Analysis  
12/31/2013   6 comments
Private equity firm KKR & Co. LLP has amassed a 6.8 percent stake in Marvell Technology Group, according to a regulatory filing.
Would You Drive a Stop-Start Vehicle in 2014?
Blog  
12/30/2013   52 comments
So, what do you know about stop-start technology? Ever driven a stop-start car?
Comment: Re: weary? - junko.yoshida - 12/23/2013
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Comment: Sparse Matrix - junko.yoshida - 12/23/2013
Comment: Re: fitness - junko.yoshida - 12/23/2013
Comment: weary? - junko.yoshida - 12/23/2013
Comment: Changes - junko.yoshida - 12/20/2013
Comment: Emerging market? - junko.yoshida - 12/20/2013
Top 10 Automotive Agendas for 2014 & Beyond
News & Analysis  
12/20/2013   22 comments
Carmakers today languish between a rock and a hard place. On one hand, they face a dizzying array of new technologies to adopt, while they must comply with new regulations.
Comment: Re: Ms Synch? - junko.yoshida - 12/18/2013
CES 2014 to Spark Android vs. iOS In-Car Battle
News & Analysis  
12/18/2013   25 comments
Google will roll out its response to Apple's iOS in the Car at CES. The announcement includes the formation of an industry consortium and the adoption of communication standards, connecting Android phones with cars.
Amazing Race Toward Autonomous Car Design
News & Analysis  
12/17/2013   17 comments
Chip companies are finding 2014 a critical year to drive their technology into semi-autonomous car platforms -- currently in development by a number of different carmakers.
Comment: Re: Driving less? - junko.yoshida - 12/15/2013
Toyota May Settle Unintended Acceleration Cases
News & Analysis  
12/13/2013   10 comments
Toyota Motor Corp., still faced with hundreds of state and federal lawsuits on Toyota's unintended acceleration problems, has agreed to start an intensive settlement process.
Spansion vs. Renesas Flash MCU War: Smoke but No Fire?
News & Analysis  
12/13/2013   3 comments
Chip companies serving the automotive industry know where the next-generation MCU battle will be played out: high-performance MCUs with fast-access flash memory at 40-nm process. Expect a battle to start brewing between Renesas Electronics and Spansion.
Comment: Shrinking market? - junko.yoshida - 12/12/2013
We Drive Less: True or False?
News & Analysis  
12/12/2013   38 comments
The driving boom is over in the United States. True or false? For anyone who grew up thinking the United States is the epicenter of the world’s car culture, it's a hard possibility to swallow.
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Comment: Re: RunPhones - junko.yoshida - 12/11/2013
Comment: Re: Strong IP? - junko.yoshida - 12/10/2013
Spansion Plays Hardball With Patents
News & Analysis  
12/10/2013   11 comments
Spansion is turning up the heat on anyone misusing its technology without getting consensus from the company, sending letters to a list of memory companies and non-memory end-users, warning them on potential patent infringement.
NXP’s JV Bets on China’s Tenuous EV Market
Blog  
12/10/2013   3 comments
Given China’s strong government support for new energy technologies, and the fact that China has the biggest, fastest growing automotive market in the world, a plan by the joint venture between NXP and China’s state-owned Datang Telecom Technology Co. to go after automotive is a no-brainer.
Comment: hyped too much? - junko.yoshida - 12/9/2013
Qualcomm vs. Broadcom: Race on China’s BeiDou Nav System
News & Analysis  
12/9/2013   10 comments
China’s BeiDou satellite navigation system has become the biggest bone of contention in the Qualcomm vs. Broadcom competition to deliver more accurate positioning information to mobile devices.
2014 CES: Cool Gadgets for Fit Fashion
Slideshow  
12/9/2013   12 comments
For technology companies to showcase the power of multiple sensors and low-power wireless chips, there is no better medium than wearable devices.
Comment: Re: obstacles - junko.yoshida - 12/5/2013
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