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Charlie Cheng
Member Since: January 7, 2014
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Of World Cup & 10nm
Blog  
6/13/2014   6 comments
How is the economics of hosting the World Cup justified when the stadiums will be left empty after the World Cup championship finishes? I see a parallel in the semiconductor industry building fabs.
Comment: Re: US View - Charlie Cheng - 5/9/2014
$6 Billion Problem for Mobile Carriers
Blog  
5/8/2014   10 comments
The real issue of the three-device (smartphone, tablet, and notebook) endgame is not the form factor but a $6 billion revenue loss for carriers -- and potentially a huge problem for device manufacturers.
Comment: Re: Glass - Charlie Cheng - 4/26/2014
Comment: Re: Smartphones - Charlie Cheng - 4/24/2014
Comment: Re: Smartphones - Charlie Cheng - 4/24/2014
Comment: Re: Subsidies - Charlie Cheng - 4/23/2014
Comment: Re: Smartphones - Charlie Cheng - 4/23/2014
The Death of the Smartphone
Blog  
4/23/2014   28 comments
Carrying four devices -- PC, smartphone, tablet, and wearable -- only leads to more confusion. The question is which device to retire from the fleet. Charlie Cheng says the smartphone is the most vulnerable.
Elpida, the mega-merger, and what comes next
Blog  
3/7/2012   3 comments
How would the rumored mega-merger of Japanese chip firms affect the electronics industry at large?
Transforming the U.S. semiconductor business model
Blog  
12/13/2010   11 comments
In the Silicon Valley, the semiconductor industry is very much yesterday’s news, ignored by venture capitalists, talented employees and trade publications. That makes industry pundits wonder what’s happening to the U.S. semiconductor industry, especially the startups who aspire to become another Atheros, Marvell or NVIDIA.


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Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
4 comments
An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely unfamiliar. ...

Max Maxfield

What's the Best Traveling Toolkit?
Max Maxfield
23 comments
A few years ago at a family Christmas party, I won a pocket knife as part of a "Dirty Santa" game. This little scamp was a Buck 730 X-Tract. In addition to an incredibly strong and sharp ...

Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
10 comments
A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
42 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

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