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VisionTech’s Dirty Dealings in ICs

In this week’s Fish Fry, I dig into the dirty dealings of component house VisionTech. I investigate how one company from Clearwater Florida managed to dupe over a thousand unsuspecting customers out of $16 Million dollars and how these counterfeit ICs have affected our industry.

I also have an Amazon.com gift certificate to give out this week, but you’ll have to listen to find out how you can win.

 

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Fish Fry Executive Interviews

Moshe Gavrielov, CEO – Xilinx

John Bruggeman, Former CMO – Cadence Design Systems

Darrin Billerbeck, CEO – Lattice Semiconductor

Lauro Rizzatti, Vice President of Marketing, EVE

Bill Neifert, CTO – Carbon Design Systems

Sean Dart, CEO – Forte Design Systems

Kapil Shankar, CEO – SiliconBlue

Andy Pease, CEO – QuickLogic

Rajeev Madhavan, CEO – Magma 


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