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posted in October 2006

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'Chip Boy' dies in motorcycle crash
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10/26/2006   Post a comment
Derek Jacobs, a computing prodigy who became one of the first people in the world to have an IC implanted in him, died recently in a motorcycle accident.
Industry branding campaigns can strike out
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10/23/2006   Post a comment
Just when you thought marketing couldn't get any more obnoxious comes news out of Chicago that the American League White Sox have sold the rights to start their weeknight home games at 7:11 p.m. to--who else?--7-Eleven.

Going private may mean going fabless
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10/2/2006   Post a comment
Analog Devices Inc. CEO Gerald Fishman has seen a lot in his 35-year run in the semiconductor business. The sudden influx of private-equity money doesn't stop him in his tracks. But he believes the trend toward taking large semiconductor companies private almost surely will push any that are still holding onto fabs to go fabless. That's because the cost of building digital fabs today is prohibitive.

'Tech overshoot' under fire
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10/2/2006   Post a comment
The private-equity buyout movement is just one sign of a tectonic shift in the semiconductor industry as businesses that have chased Moore's Law now grapple with "technology overshoot," two Harvard professors warned.

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