Tracking the Secondary Semiconductor Equipment Market

The semiconductor industry grabs headlines when companies like Intel announce the construction of multibillion-dollar state-of-the-art research and manufacturing facilities. High-performance servers, PCs, and most of our electronic devices would not exist today if it weren’t for the continual advances in semiconductor manufacturing technology. While the most advanced chips supply the processing power and memory needed…

iPad2 Upgrades, Memory Remains Unchanged

The much anticipated announcement of the {complink 379|Apple Inc.} iPad2 took place yesterday. Despite his ongoing health issues, CEO Steve Jobs actually made the announcement and received a standing ovation. Many of the announced features were expected improvements over the iPad. The basics include: Dual-core A5 processors increasing the CPU speed twofold with graphics up…