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posted in April 2012

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NXP today: 'Practically a Chinese company'
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4/30/2012   33 comments
Rick Clemmer, NXP’s CEO, said last week, NXP today is “practically a Chinese company.” NXP makes more money in China than in any other single country. Further, the Dutch company employs 8,000 people in China.
Achronix chairman: Intel foundry gambit poised for payoff
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4/26/2012   14 comments
Achronix Semiconductor Corp., eight years into its startup phase, is hanging its hat on Intel’s 22-nm FinFET process technology for its survival and envisioned victory as it prepares to go public in 2014.
Seeing is believing, but vision isn't video
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4/25/2012   6 comments
The son of Shooter in the film, "Hoosiers," said to Gene Hackman, "Coach, I'm not seeing it." I know how the kid felt. I've always had the same problem distinguishing —in technology terms — between "vision" and "video."
One-Blue patent pool seeks to enforce Blu-ray, other IP
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4/23/2012   3 comments
After more than a decade striving to untangle proprietary claims among the IP juggernauts of CD, DVD and Blu-ray technologies, 15 companies with essential patents have finally forged a patent pool called One-Blue, LLC.
Inward looking Renesas needs to spin outward
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4/19/2012   14 comments
Whatever happened to the proposed merger of Japan’s chip vendors reported earlier this year? If you’ve been thinking that this big deal was idle, media-led speculation, I beg to differ. This baby’s still in the womb.
Sony pride turns to disillusionment
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4/12/2012   34 comments
It’s painful for me to watch the downfall of Sony Corp. -- once one of the best known and most admired consumer brands in the global market.


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