mannerisms

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

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The IC Which Doesn't Turn On

A chip which is never turned on is the ultimate low-power device but how about a chip which works off the leakage current…

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Comments

I am told, on the highest authority, that the Commenting probs are solved.

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Good Old Imec

Imec is a classy operation. Everything it does is top-notch.

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Happy Birthday Imec

30 years ago, a  group from the University of Leuven spun off to set up Imec. One of that group was Luc Van den hove who is now Imec’s CEO…

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The Farmers' New Nag

The self-drive car which Google says it’s going to start building – a production run of 200 for testing purposes – is reminiscent of the famers’ old cobs they’d use to go to the pub…

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The 2014 Longitude Prize

The 300th anniversary of the 1714 Longitude Prize is to be celebrated by a new £10 million prize for solving the most important scientific problem of the age…

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Laurent Bosson

The semiconductor industry will be saddened to hear that Laurent Bosson died today.

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Bloody ROI

CEO Liberation Day may be the day last week when Tim Cook referred to “bloody ROI”.

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Apple's Big Trick

I have to say buying Tesla for around its market cap of $25 billion is a much better way of spending some of your $150 billion cash reserves than buying back your own shares…

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The Drones Club

As Dr Bob pointed out yesterday, there’s a good case for a new Drones Club and possession of ‘The Pocket Drone’ should qualify anyone to become a member…

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