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posted in March 2004

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Trade barriers a slippery slope, analyst warns
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3/30/2004   Post a comment
A leading industry forecaster warned that erecting trade barriers in North America as a response to high-tech offshoring would cripple the global semiconductor industry.
ARC, Green Hills ink tools deal
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3/30/2004   Post a comment
Cores vendor ARC International on Monday (March 29) struck a deal with Green Hills Software to bring GHS's development environment to its customers.
A lesson from history
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3/26/2004   Post a comment
Henry Rowen has been around the block a few times. A senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, he is a professor of public policy and management emeritus at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and a member of Stanford's Asia/Pacific Research Center.
Offshoring has hit home
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3/26/2004   Post a comment
The results are in for a new EE Times survey that was commissioned to take the pulse of engineers on offshoring and job security.
Nouvelles règles en matière de conception : le consommateur est le maître du jeu
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3/25/2004   Post a comment
Lors du Sommet Semico 2004 organisé à Phoenix la semaine dernière, la relance de l'industrie électronique était sur toutes les lèvres. Pourtant, les dirigeants du secteur sont aujourd'hui confrontés à une nouvelle problématique, conséquence directe du ralentissement économique : la clientèle a fait l'objet d'une évolution fondamentale et irréversible.
Fear's demagogue
3/22/2004   Post a comment
As a journalist, I'm uncomfortable watching the dumbing-down of news amid the rising din of information.
Brian Halla se refuse à prédire la récession
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3/18/2004   Post a comment
Le directeur général de National Semiconductor, Brian Halla, qui avait prédit très justement l'envol du secteur, s'est refusé mardi 16 mars 2004 à prévoir la prochaine récession, indiquant qu'il « était impossible de dire ce qui allait se passer ».
La prochaine vague de récession est proche, selon un analyste du secteur
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3/17/2004   Post a comment
La rentabilité retrouvée de l'industrie des semi-conducteurs sera de courte durée. La raison ? Le ralentissement des dépenses relatives à la consommation et à la mise à niveau de l'équipement informatique, allié à des ajouts en termes de capacité, s'apprête à entraîner une nouvelle récession en 2005, selon les prévisions d'un analyste spécialisé dans les semi-conducteurs, publiées ce lundi 15 mars.
Halla won't predict downturn
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3/16/2004   Post a comment
National Semiconductor chief executive Brian Halla, who famously predicted the industry's turnaround, balked at forecasting the next downturn, saying "all bets are off now."
Next downturn not far away, analyst says
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3/15/2004   Post a comment
The semiconductor industry's return to profitability probably will be short-lived, as a coming slowdown in consumer and IT upgrade spending are conspiring with capacity additions to create another recession in 2005, a top industry forecaster said.
Past the graveyard
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3/8/2004   Post a comment
Whew. That was close. For a minute there, I thought we almost had a problem coming out of the IBM chemicals trial in the Silicon Valley.
Will IP core startups last?
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3/1/2004   Post a comment
The days of the small intellectual-property (IP) core vendor aren't numbered, but customer interest in vendor consolidation makes the survival of startups in this business sector increasingly difficult.
City of slights
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3/1/2004   Post a comment
The design automation industry mailed it in when it convened in Paris for the annual Design Automation and Test Conference Europe. Either the industry is still in a funk we can't appreciate (hard to believe, given the challenges of 90-nanometer design and the resurgence of the chip industry) or, with the rise of India and China, Europe has become irrelevant as a market for tools.

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