My Forecasts for 2008

Freeman, Dave
January 2008
Portable Design;Jan2008, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p5
The article discusses the 2008 forecast for the electronics industry. The author mentions a report by the EE Times which indicates that the Japanese integrated circuit (IC) executives have projected that the year would be good for the industry. It emphasizes that economic forecasting is more like a weather forecasting, in which probabilities become reality. However, it notes that predicting an economic downturn can cause the industry to enter a hibernation mode. It also predicted that the year will be profitable with continued innovations and opportunities.


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