Changing business models and emerging technology/market segments that could impact your business
The chip industry still has a long life ahead of it, but the days of the “chip vendor” are surely numbered.
A lively roundup of what we've heard on the street and what it means for you
Surveying the landscape of both critical and non-traditional industry segments
Today’s most popular Web services are run on warehouse-sized banks of mainly X86 computers that require so much power they are sometimes parked near generator stations. The pain of deploying and managing such systems has motivated work to explore alternative ways to build servers and the processors that run them.
Tracking the hottest industry startups and gauging their chances for success
A small company called Akya has been working on an alternative approach for dynamically reconfigurable logic since 2005, surviving thus far on about $1.9 million in angel funding and support from a strategic customer, according CEO Colin Dente. Now it’s courting more pilot customers and U.S. venture capital to take the technology to market.
On its surface, a recent deal between Belgian research organization IMEC and Danish ASIC specialist Delta Microelectronics will give chip startups in Europe, the Middle East and Africa more clout with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., easing access to the foundry giant’s manufacturing capabilities as well as allowing the startups to outsource elements of IC design.
Crunching the numbers and discerning trends on varied segments of the global electronics industry
If any doubts have lingered about the tectonic shifts that are transforming the landscape in global electronics manufacturing, the EE Times Confidential rankings of the Top 2009 Global Electronics OEMs lays them to rest.
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