Tech news tagged ‘chip industry’

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Insights From Gordon Moore

Back in 1997 I had 1-on-1 with  Gordon Moore and we talked about a lot of things besides the chip industry. He’d just moved into a new house…

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Where’s The Euro-Action?

Europe’s lack of industrial competitiveness is becoming a major problem. It has been a major problem for many years…

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The Ten Most Important Digital IC Products

Sadly, since the invention of  CMOS programmable logic in the early-80s, there’s been no new major product type in the chip industry. Here are the ten major ones…

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The End of The World Is Not Nigh

Barron’s has a very apposite take on the chip industry – if it wasn’t for the fact that the end of the world is nigh, chip CEOs would be optimistic…

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Fable: The Six Headed Chip Beast

There was once an enormous company involved in car-making, aerospace and a host of other industries which realised one day that it had six subsidiaries which made ICs…

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Europe Should Back Imec

It looks as if the first demonstration tools for 450mm will be put in place next year at The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) in Albany, New York, which is leading and co-ordinating US microelectronics research into progress down the Moore’s Law trail…

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The Finfet Play: Is This Crunch-Time?

The Intel Finfet play is like something from times past. Thirty or forty years ago chip companies would take out ads or hold press conferences saying stuff like: “Our ISO-CMOS junction-isolated 2.0 micron process delivers 30 per cent better performance than our best competitor while using half…

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Let’s Keep It Cosy

KPMG, the accountancy and consultancy firm, has surveyed the chip industry and found that 78% of its respondents expect 6% growth in 2011…

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