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Of World Cup & 10nm
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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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The Other Tesla
David Blaza
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I find myself going to Kickstarter and Indiegogo on a regular basis these days because they have become real innovation marketplaces. As far as I'm concerned, this is where a lot of cool ...