mannerisms

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

Latest electronics industry views about Wireless

A Horrible Business To Be In

No one expected the Ericsson modem operation, repatriated from the wreckage of ST-Ericsson, to last very long. In fact it lasted 9 months and cost $240 million…

Read More

The WPU

After the MPU, CPU and GPU, now comes the WPU – the Wearable Processing Unit – a multi-core co-processor which adopts ARM’s Big-Little strategy of having multiple cores for different work-loads…

Read More

Intel-Spreadtrum?

Intel’s China strategy is either fiendishly clever or a sign of desperation. The rumour now is that it’s getting into bed with Chinese fabless mobile chip company Spreadtrum…

Read More
Read More

The Player

One of the world’s great players is Masayoshi Son, founder and CEO of SoftBank, who bought 80% of Sprint for $20 billion, bought Vodafone Japan for $15 billion and owns a stake in Alibaba worth $56 billion…

Read More
Read More

Xiaomi Zoom

Xiaomi is the biggest mobile phone maker in China and the fifth biggest in the world, says Canalys.

Read More
Read More
Read More

The Wages Of Sin

Jolly good results from Intel on the back of the corporate PC resurgence but poor little Cinderella – the MCG (the Mobile and Communications Group) –  had revenues of only $51 million in Q2 even though it shipped 10 million tablet processors…

Read More
Read More
Read More
Read More