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“If you hire people for their smarts, don’t keep them stupid”

After the acquisition of his wireless tech start-up, Greenpeak Technologies, Dutch Wi-Fi pioneer, Cees Links, brings Qorvo a little taste of his own style. It’s not just engineering that this semicon giant is looking for, you’ll need to bring an affinity for commerce.

Headlines

Philips captures Capsule
Eindhoven tech leaders open the gate to startup success
Etulipa flashes first full-color electrowetting display
ASML and ASMI stand to gain from huge TSMC capex boost
Victor van der Chijs steps down from UT executive board
Grai Matter Labs launches low-latency vision inferencer
Braincreators to launch surveillance anonymizer at Schiphol

Harvesting energy from the coldness of the universe

The vast cold space of the universe is a neglected energy source that now can be tapped.

In other news

First long-range solar car unveiled on 25 June (Lightyear)
Dutch security service investigates Huawei back door (DutchNews.nl)
Preceyes’ robotic assistant used for epiretinal membrane peel at Rotterdam hospital (TUE)

How digitalization disrupts companies

Although everyone talks about digitalization (software, data and AI) and the risk of disruption that this brings to companies, very few talk about how companies get disrupted in practice.