mannerisms

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

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Good Old Q3

In his book ‘Chip Management’ the distinguished former CEO of Toshiba Semiconductor, Tsuyoshi Kawanishi quotes the remarks of a famous Japanese general Takeda Shingen…

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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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