mannerisms

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

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The Canny Countess

People constantly bang on about computers taking over from humans and running the whole show but this was recognised as twaddle 171 years ago…

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Xiaomi Motoring

Samsung suffered a catastrophic collapse in smartphone market share in Q3 from 35% to 25% while four year-old Xiaomi of China bagged up a 6% share to take third place after Apple’s 12%, reports Strategy Analytics…

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CGT Union Blasts ST

The French CGT union has weighed into ST management accusing it of using R&D grants to pay dividends and pursuing a break-up strategy rather than a growth strategy…

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ST’s Agony

ST’s agony continues. 450 jobs are to be cut in the digital business. “La spirale infernale continue” says CAD-ST – the salaried workers collective organisation at ST…

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Questions Over ST’s Digital Business

Ominously for the digital business at ST, the CEO made two statements at its Q3 results announcement, first thst ST would implement $100 million in annualised savings at its loss-making digital business, and second that it is “reviewing the implications to our process technology following the recent announcements by…

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One Tough Node

Broadwell is a big deal for Intel, principally because it is the first commercial chip to be made on its 14nm process…

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Blue Screen Of Death Hits iPhone 6

Oh Dear. Apple does seem to be accident prone. Now iPhone 6  users are reporting blue screens of death, random re-boots, multi-hundreds of apps appearing on their phones and assorted crashes…

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A Costly War

So we’re out of Afghanistan and it’s cost us £37 billion.

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