mannerisms

Ruminations on the electronics industry from David Manners, Senior Components Editor on Electronics Weekly.

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Intel, TI Counter 'Microchip Effect'.

Both TI and Intel have pooh-poohed the ‘Microchip Effect’ which saw a sell-off in the SOX last week when the microcontroller company’s results appeared to presage a market slide…

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28nm Drives Foundry Sales

The vast majority of the increase in pure-play foundry sales in 2014 is forecast to originate from sales of devices built using ≤28nm feature sizes, says IC Insights…

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Top Ten Tec Bosses

Thanks to Glassdoor for this one, the ten most highly rated bosses in US tec:

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The Romance Of Robots

Robots have always been one of those elusive dreams. 40 years ago newspapers were publishing articles about how the microprocessor would deliver robot domestic servants…

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Sparkling ARM

ARM had a sparkling Q3 with profits of £101.2 million on revenues of £195.5 million. It’s the first time ARM’s made more than £100 million in a quarter…

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Lousy LAX

I was a bit surprised to learn how awful LAX is these days.

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Blue Streak, Blue Steel, Skybolt Proceeding As Planned

The Blue Streak project has progressed to the stage when recently two static firings of the complete rocket were successfully carried out at Spadeadam, said Mr Peter Thorneycroft, Aviation Minister.

So, 53 years ago, started a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of May 17th 1961…

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Being Obnoxious

You don’t have to be obnoxious to be a mega-successful techie, but it helps.

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Volume 16nm Production Next Year.

The 14/16nm volume production ramp is a next year event, says ASML CEO Peter Wennink. It had been generally thought that the new node would not be ramped in volume until 2016…

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One For The Birds

I would love to know how they calculate this figure. The Information Network says that the semi content of wearables will be worth $9 billion in 2019…

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When Watson Ignored The Wall Street Crash

On a October 24th 1929 – ‘Black Thursday – the New York Stock Exchange crashed and five days later it crashed again  with 16 million shares sold – a record which held till 1968…

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Fable: The Golden OS

35 years ago there was a company which employed a bunch of high-school students, which shipped 8086 boards with an OS which it wrote itself in four months…

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