Changing business models and emerging technology/market segments that could impact your business
Not long ago, Stephen McMinn, vice president of worldwide channel sales at programmablelogic vendor Altera Corp., caught an EMS vendor trying to pull a fast one.
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
“We are the largest internal combustion engine producer in the world, so we’re probably something of a dinosaur on the verge of extinction,” a Honda executive said at a recent panel discussion, with a mixture of tongue-in-cheek resignation and genuine chagrin.
Tracking the hottest industry startups and gauging their chances for success
As the chip cycle and the general economy gather momentum, so does demand for chip-related stocks. But investors are getting anxious to see returns.
SuVolta Inc. is a stealth operation for now, which is one reason to keep an eye on it. Others are its highwattage backers, including Sun Microsystems cofounder Bill Joy and consultantturnedVC Andy Rappaport, and the small army of Silicon Valley engineering veterans among its staff and supporters.
Crunching the numbers and discerning trends on varied segments of the global electronics industry
Samsung Electronics and Micron Technologies are the clear leaders in a study of U.S. patent applications and awards involving phase-change memory. For the moment, Samsung holds the top spot, but that will likely change when Micron completes its acquisition of Numonyx.
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