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2003-10-01 Engineers in Taiwan seek more from work than money
There are more things than financial concerns that Taiwan engineers deem important.
2007-06-12 EMC to set up Singapore R&D lab
EMC will launch a new development plant in Singapore that focuses on advanced storage technologies.
2002-07-02 Embedded Linux quandary: What price for a free OS?
The law of supply and demand will face a curious test over the next few years, as embedded Linux vendors search for a way to make engineers pay for an OS that appeals to users largely because it's free.
2003-01-16 Easy money? No such thing
Core licensing, a trend advocated by ARM Ltd., has lost its reputation as a foolproof income generating scheme; it is up to vendors to come up with products that deliver compelling, comprehensive offerings.
2009-05-25 Downturn puts fab tool market in the red
This is the worst downturn in the history of semiconductor equipment. Most would agree about that but what individual sector is the worst? ATE, inspection, lithography or wafer cleaning?
2014-12-02 Cypress seeks to acquire Spansion for $4B
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. hopes to merge with Spansion in an all-stock deal valued at $4 billion. The deal would create an expanded embedded chip vendor with $2 billion in annual revenues.
2002-02-11 Cynergy closure casts shadow on C design market
Cynergy System Design, a provider of C language design tools, has run out of cash and is closing its doors, according to a former executive.
2008-10-21 CTO junks calls to spin off Cadence
Responding to harsh criticism touched off by the departure of senior executives, the chief technology officer of Cadence Design Systems Inc. dismissed calls to spin off parts of the EDA company.
2003-02-24 Consortium releases common embedded Linux spec
Embedded Linux vendors rolled out the heavy artillery for their assault on proprietary OSs, unveiling a common software platform that could change the way engineers develop products ranging from cellphones and PDAs to STBs.
2015-11-24 Connected embedded systems: Japan takes own IoT path
While the country has sat on the sidelines watching the rest of the world define IoT standards, a number of embedded systems, ranging from printers to cameras and automotive, are still designed in Japan.
2003-01-22 CompactPCI seeks life beyond telecom
As telecom companies wrestle with the repercussions of a disastrous economic slump, engineers at the Bus & Board/2003 Conference will look for ways to undo the downturn's crippling damage to the computer board market.
2002-12-12 CommScope to reduce current work force
CommScope Inc. has announced its plan to reduce its work force by about 6 to 7 percent in response to the ongoing economic slowdown.
2008-11-18 Comment: Sun should adopt new strategies
If Sun Microsystems wants to survive, it needs a new identity, something that its latest reorganization, drastic as it is, fails to deliver.
2006-02-16 Cirrus returns to its audio roots
With a renewed focus on audio-related markets, Cirrus is going back to its analog and mixed-signal roots.
2004-08-30 Cirrus Logic slashes work force, takes restructuring charge
Cirrus Logic Inc. has revealed that it is reducing their work force by 7 percent and will incur a $1.5 million restructuring charge in its second fiscal 2005 quarter ending in September.
2002-02-21 Ciena offers $900 million for ONI systems
The anticipated consolidation of metropolitan optical equipment suppliers took a big step forward Monday (Feb. 18) when Ciena Corp. made a $900 million bid to acquire ONI Systems Inc.
2015-12-21 Chip industry feels impact from federal rate hike
The influence of the crash of the stock market of this world economy were felt across the global economy, and in particular, the semiconductor did not go unscathed.
2011-06-24 China white-box market down, manufacturers face challenges
Nomura concludes that majority of China's handset OEMs face structural problems, and manufacturers face challenges due to excess capacity and adverse competition.
2014-07-24 Cellular exit drives Broadcom to cut 2,500 jobs
Broadcom will take a $417 million charge, about $150 million of it this quarter, for the restructuring which will include closing or consolidating 18 offices.
2005-02-07 Cadence plans restructuring, tips DFM initiative
Buoyed by strong fourth-quarter results, Cadence Design Systems Inc. is going into 2005 with a new organizational structure and a stealth-mode initiative, dubbed Catena, aimed at &quote;manufacturing-aware&quote; design.
2004-04-12 Cadence comeback strategy tied to platforms
One year after Synopsys Inc. unseated Cadence Design Systems Inc. as the top revenue earner in the design automation industry, Cadence is gearing up for a comeback.
2009-06-01 Buzz: Qimonda loses potential China investor
Qimonda AG's chances to continue an entity sunk to almost zero after the last remaining potential investor has dismissed its interest.
2009-02-10 Buzz: Intel to close China plant
Chip giant Intel Corp. reportedly plans to close its IC packaging plant in Shanghai, Chinaa move that would eliminate 2,000 jobs.
2012-10-04 Bleak outlook for Nokia
Nokia gets a downgraded forecast for 2013 from Credit Suisse and is reportedly planning to sell its main office to cut losses.
2004-07-27 AT&T exits consumer market
AT&T will stop pursuing new customers for its standalone local and long-distance consumer businesses and instead focus on bundled voice, data and video.
2008-04-30 ASMI moves to save front-end equipment biz
Under pressure from its shareholders, ASMI has disclosed details of its plan to achieve operating profit for its troubled front-end equipment business.
2003-01-31 ARM looks to China to improve flat revenues
ARM Holdings said it was forecasting "flattish" revenues in the short term after releasing its annual results.
2009-02-20 Applied stays positive, banks on solar
Applied Materials Inc. has vowed to weather the economic storm and emerge from the downturn as a much stronger competitor.
2005-10-18 Applied exits e-beam, laser tool markets
Applied Materials Inc. is quietly exiting the electron-beam and laser pattern-generation equipment markets, ending a painful and loss-ridden period in the competitive sectors, according to industry sources.
2009-10-02 Analysts weigh in on Intel's French strategy
Speculations on Intel's intent to buy Freescale's wireless unit in France left analysts pondering on the chip giant's strategy.
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