UBM Electronics Offers a Sneak Peek Inside EE Times Confidential's January Issue

EE Times Confidential Targeted to Business Executives, Investors, Strategic Marketers and Financial Analysts in the Global Electronics Industry

Jan 24, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Electronics, a UBM company and the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision makers, today announced a sneak peek inside the January issue of EE Times Confidential, a premium, subscription-based online intelligence report for business executives, investors, strategic marketers and financial analysts in the global electronics industry.  

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Issue highlights include:

The Big Idea:  Deterring the Digital Pickpocket

Get ready for smartphones that do double duty as digital wallets—the first splashes in a coming tide of computer and communications systems with enhanced security. In five years the client device that is not backed by a bulletproof security strategy will stand out as uncompetitive.

Lay of the Land:  ARM Plays Catch Up

Despite all the jockeying, graphics IP still looks like a one-horse race. Estimates vary, but Imagination's graphics core shipments are thought to approach 250 million chips a year. Meanwhile, ARM is still playing second fiddle. Why?

EET on the QT:  

  • Chinese CPUs on the Rise

This year's Consumer Electronics Show will be remembered as the takeoff point for Chinese CPU vendors. Two companies have risen to prominence among Chinese processor companies. Both are flush with cash and looking to make some noise. Find out who they are.

  • Signals Point to Samsung's Analog Reentry

There are growing signs that Samsung Electronics, which bowed out of the analog/mixed-signal business in more than a decade ago, wants back in. But does it have the patience for analog?

  • China's Telecoms: Can You Hear Them Now?

A congressional panel reports that China is trying to gain the upper hand in setting future telecommunications specifications. If successful, China's telecom competitors could find themselves on the outside looking in.

VC Watch:  The Chinese-Irish Tech Connection

Market Watch:  Squeezing the Last Drop Out of Wi-Fi

Each edition of EE Times Confidential provides an exploration of new business models, eco-systems, and hot technology trends to watch; a concise overview designed to give busy business executives a quick but complete rundown on a particular market, technology, or business issue; tracking of VC investment, startup births and deaths, as well as identifying new industry trends; exclusive news stories from an insider perspective- including business deals and new technology partnerships, personnel changes and analysis covering what's behind the news; and market intelligence, including the tracking of market data and technology advancements.  EE Times Confidential is available to subscribers as a downloadable PDF.  Its frequency is monthly and will increase to a twice a month frequency in the second half of 2011.  Additionally, EE Times Confidential subscribers receive a monthly electronic newsletter as well as email alerts.

EE Times Confidential subscribers access the online intelligence report through a secure website – www.eetimesconfidential.com– available solely for EE Times Confidential subscribers.   An annual subscription to EE Times Confidential is $497 per person and corporate subscriptions are available.  

About UBM Electronics  

UBM Electronics is the global leader in media and marketing solutions for the electronics industry.   UBM Electronics delivers results for the key influencers and decision makers involved in the design, development and commercialization of technology through its market leading brands, peer communities and professional education services.   More than 2.2 million engineering professionals engage with UBM Electronics brands which include EE Times, EDN, EDN China, EDN Asia, EDN Japan, Design News and Test & Measurement World, TechOnline, Designlines and Embedded.com across the globe to accelerate technology sales. The international electronics community gathers at UBM Electronics market leading events such as the Embedded Systems Conferences, DesignCon and ARM Technology Conference to share, learn, discuss, and advance the critical issues and challenges facing the electronics industry. Additionally, UBM Electronics provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation marketing, integrated media, custom solutions and research.  UBM Electronics is part of UBM (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

About United Business Media Limited

UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com

For more information on UBM Electronics please contact:

Linda Uslaner, Marketing Director

T: 516.562.5843, E:  linda.uslaner@ubm.com

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For further information: Linda Uslaner, Marketing Director of UBM Electronics, +1-516-562-5843, linda.uslaner@ubm.com