Top Hiring Mistakes, Part 2

In my last blog I highlighted, and many of you commented on, two of the Top 10 Mistakes Employers Make When Recruiting and Hiring: having too many people involved in the interviewing process and having an unrealistic idea of what kind of candidates might be available and the money it may take to hire them.…

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Dell Posts Q2 Results

ROUND ROCK, Texas — Dell’s investment in differentiated enterprise solutions and services continued to drive substantial gains in the company’s profitability in the fiscal second quarter as operating income rose significantly on a 1 percent revenue increase. Dell’s mid-market design focus on next-generation computing solutions and intelligent data management; services, security and cloud; and end-user…

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Are Smartphones Killing Handheld Gaming? Part 1

It's an accepted fact these days that smartphones are rampaging through the handheld industry, wiping out single-use products one after another, including portable media players, GPS, and satellite radio. Are handheld games next? Handheld gaming has had problems over the last few years because high startup costs keep competition at a minimum. Microsoft, Nokia, and…

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ClariPhy Hires Yousefi as CEO

IRVINE, Calif. — ClariPhy Communications, Inc., a leading developer of ultra-high speed, mixed-signal digital signal processing (MXSP) SoCs for coherent optical networks, announced today that Nariman Yousefi has joined the company as CEO and president. Mr. Yousefi comes to ClariPhy with extensive management experience developed during a highly successful 17-year tenure at Broadcom Corporation, a…

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Mapping China’s Fabless Market

Since opening up to the rest of the world starting in the 1970s, China has clearly demonstrated its desire to assume a greater role in the global manufacturing market. Today, the country is a leader in contract electronics manufacturing, and it is steadily moving up the ladder in the industry's higher-value segments. For years, China…

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HTC Sues Apple for Patent Infringement

SEATTLE — HTC Corporation today took legal action against Apple Inc., filing a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) and the U.S. District Court of Delaware for patent infringement by Apple's Mac computer product lines as well Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod product lines. “We are taking this action against Apple to…

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Analog Devices Posts Figures

NORWOOD, Mass. — Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, today announced financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2011, which ended July 30, 2011. “After an unusually robust second quarter in which our revenue grew by 9% sequentially, revenue in the third quarter declined by…

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A Bad Time to Run a Campaign

It is interesting to be in the middle of a high-tech event such as the {complink 2294|Google} acquisition of {complink 12925|Motorola Mobility Inc.} and then watch TV news (including the business channels). The Google-MM event did merit coverage, but it wasn't the lead story, as it would have been on EBN TV. It fell somewhere…

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