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

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

Mar 23, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, March 23, 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 March 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: Intel's Thunderbolt shapes tech specs

With its Thunderbolt initiative, Intel is cutting a bold new course in how technology standards are set. If the chip giant is successful in winning sockets, it could inspire other big companies to circumvent the conventional standards process. Find out how this will affect your business and technology strategies.

Lay of the Land: Batteries: More juice, less cost

One key to faster adoption of electric vehicle technology is cheaper batteries with greater range. We survey battery research by up-and-comers like 24M Technologies and PolyPlus to determine how they are increasing energy densities and reducing battery costs.

EET on the QT: Fab Watch; Zoran-CSR mess; Intel's Maloney returns

Our exclusive "Fab Watch" tracks IBM, Samsung, Spansion and others, a comeback at Intel, the continuing melodrama between CSR and Zoran and much more.

VC Watch: European VC conundrum

The technology incubator in the French Alps illustrates the differences in approach between the European and U.S. venture capital markets. Plus, we take a closer look at an emerging Grenoble startup, Aselta Nanographics.

Market Data: The growing EV fleet

Our partners at Frost & Sullivan examine how U.S. fleet owners like FedEx could expand the growth of electric vehicles.

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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