September-2006  issue
Cover Story
Author: Pradeep Shankar
Last month, Microchip Technology’s Chairman, CEO & President Steve Sanghi began his company’s annual shareholder meeting greeting his executive assistant—Loretta Torens—on her birthday. “She has been working for me for the last... more>>
Ravi Thummarukudy
Last April—May I visited our design centers, customers and partners in Japan, India and Europe. I noticed a positive trend in... more>>
Richard Gordon
Historical Trends From its inception in the 1950s through the mid 1990s, the semiconductor market grew at an average annual... more>>
Dr. Dev Gupta
Though semiconductors is now a relatively mature $ 200 billion a year worldwide industry dominated by a few large players, new... more>>
Sanjeev Jain
Rajiv Laroia has never had it this good. Around August last year, Qualcomm announced the acquisition of his company Flarion and... more>>
Keerthana Venkatesh
1999-2000. Network processor and acceleration market were talking acquisitions and standards. Intel acquired NetBoost, Lucent... more>>
Harish Revanna
As a leader, he ensures his passionate energy doesn’t get diffused but “channelized.” He does so by focusing on his... more>>
Sharad Sharma
India has become hard to ignore. The numbers look good. Industrial output in April-May rose 9.5 percent and is expected to keep... more>>
Executive of The Month
Aritra Bhattacharya
As a brash young kid, Sridhar Nallani thought he could conquer the world all on his own. With his energies focused on personal... more>>
In My Opinion
Subramanian Ramadorai
In the short space of just two decades, India, has established itself as a leader of the global IT industry. Today, we account... more>>
VC Chakra
si Team
Berkeley Design Automation Inc., a developer of software that analyzes the design of analog and radio frequency integrated... more>>
si Team
Six years after its inception, Reflexis Systems Inc., a maker of retail task and execution management software has raised $10... more>>
Vijay Anand
The popular press is currently touting a pending slowdown among Indian providers as they become victims of their own success,... more>>
In Focus
si Team
The acclaimed Forbes Magazine has drawn up its first ‘Singapore’s 40 richest’ list in its September edition, with four... more>>
si Team
It couldn’t have got better than this. A study by Forrester shows that Indian IT companies like Infosys, TCS and Wipro have... more>>
si Team
When the tech bubble burst in the late 90s, the air was rife with talks about Silicon Valley, the face of the emergent sector... more>>
Editor's Desk
Pradeep Shankar
The semiconductor market is expected to grow to $250 billion in 2006 from $235 billion in 2005. However, continued slow growth... more>>
Last Word
Satya Simha
A few years ago, a colleague got an opportunity of working on his first design project, and was very enthusiastic about the... more>>
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