All of the high volume consumer electronics markets & technology are on display at the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. This year, confirmed attendance was on record to match the second peak attendance day. … Read More
The “super news” the WiMax industry has been waiting for appears to be on the way later this year:
summary Wall Street Journal article: Tech Firms to Build WiMax Network in U.S.
This $3.2B proposed cross-sector tech investment banking deal and joint venture announced May 7 2008 is to be consummated this fall after regulatory review, will allow Sprint to spin XOhm into Clearwire, gaining majority 51% ownership while also receiving financial backing from partners Google, Intel, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and other important backers. This is the most interesting large-scale tech deal of 2008, barring the failed Microsoft-Yahoo discussions, with potentially a huge 5-10 year impact on growth across most the big tech sectors. Keep in mind though – it is still only a proposed deal, not a done deal! It is easy to lose sight of that while reading about it in the financial media.
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