Israel: Startup Powerhouse

Israel is at the front of pack with China and the United States when it comes to tech startups. But when it comes to large, indigenous tech giants, the country is nowhere to be seen. Virtually every major semiconductor company does business in Israel, and many have a strong presence there through centers of excellence or companies they have acquired. But after decades of innovation ranging f... » read more

A Noticeably Cooler Continental Climate

Nicolas Leterrier, chief representative of the Minalogic coordination unit, whose job is to oversee the “innovation cluster” in Grenoble, France, sat down with Low-Power Engineering to discuss the changes under way in Europe, what's driving it and where researchers in Grenoble see the future challenges. What follows are excerpts of that interview. By Ed Sperling LPE: Is the impetus fo... » read more