09 Sep '12, 5am

Why China still can’t create the next Texas Instruments

Why China still can’t create the next Texas Instruments

Shenzhen, CHINA – Will China ever create an enterprise comparable in size, creativity and impact to Texas Instruments? Well, the Chinese haven’t come close yet. And, for the immediate future, there’s not much chance they will. With surprising candor, Chinese executives here in Shenzhen acknowledge that they face a long road ahead -- before China can give birth to a Chinese chip company of TI’s caliber. A six-member panel, consisting of local Chinese fabless CEOs, Chinese executives working for EDA vendors and a foundry, and professor at Tsinghua University, debated the matter Friday (Sept. 7th) here at the China Fabless CEO Forum & Awards event, organized by EE Times-China, a sister publication of EE Times. Make no mistake. China is rapidly transitioning from its role as a manufacturing center to a design center for the electronics industry. The latest annual China Fabless...

Full article: http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-news/4395702/7-reasons...

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