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Five issues that will survive the semiconductor industry’s nuclear winter – Part-II.

Among the companies that we looked at in the prior article, many can be eliminated with ease. So, let's get the job done systematically. The five companies that will survive this down-turn in the semiconductor market, and thrive afterwards, have a few things in common. a. A strong balance sheet, with a large cash position [or ...

Five issues that will survive the semiconductor industry’s nuclear winter – Part-I.

Yesterday morning, Gartner and IDC had sobering news for the semiconductor business. Sales will be down anywhere from 15% to 33% from about $250 Billion in 2008, and with sales exceeding 2008 levels only in 2012 or 2013. ASP's [average selling price] for all memory makers is in the trash, and even high margin ...

ARMH vs. INTC vs. MIPS

09.03.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

After selling their X-Scale processor division to Marvell, Intel still seems interested in the smart-phone, MID market – which they hope to conquer  using their Atom series of processors.  While these compare favourably in computing power with say the TI OMAP 3440, I think that INTC once again has fallen into the legacy trap. The ...