Designer of Things Keynote Speaker: Gadi Amit Blog 9/17/2014 Post a comment EETimes is pleased to announce that Gadi Amit will be a keynote speaker at the Designer of Things conference. Gadi shares his passion for bucking technology trends and implementing beautiful design through international talks.
Open-Source Hardware Circa 1920 Blog 9/17/2014 6 comments An engineer discovers amazing schematics and documentation pasted to the back of a 92-year-old organ originally installed in a San Francisco vaudeville house.
Intel Core M vs. Pentium M Blog 9/17/2014 3 comments A comparison of Intel's recent Core M to its original Pentium M from a decade ago provides some perspective on how far the company and the semiconductor industry have come, says analyst Nathan Brookwood.
NHTSA's on the Spot — Finally Blog 9/15/2014 16 comments Why is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration such a slacker at enforcing safety laws? A US Senate subcommittee wants to investigate.
Apple, Samsung in 20nm Race Blog 9/15/2014 5 comments Apple and Samsung are poised to ship their first smartphones using 20nm mobile processors, but they are applying the silicon technology in radically different ways.
Blame It on Dilbert Blog 9/15/2014 25 comments Dilbert remains a great source of comic relief, but the misimpressions from that comic about marketing should be viewed as nothing more than a spoof.
RadioShack: The End Is Nigh! Blog 9/15/2014 74 comments Perhaps this is the natural order of business -- Darwinism and RadioShack's impending demise open the door wider for companies like SparkFun and Adafruit to grow.
ROW Spells Next Big Thing Blog 9/15/2014 2 comments Emerging markets are the next big thing for an electronics industry hungry for growth and innovation both in supply and demand.
EUV Needs a Plan B Blog 9/15/2014 5 comments Engineers need to squeeze every drop of life possible from semiconductor technology, but the current EUV light source program may be putting too much wood behind to risky a single arrow.
Ethernet: Ticket to Driverless Car Blog 9/12/2014 6 comments New vehicle applications will depend on high data rates that cannot possibly be supported by today's CAN, LIN, and FlexRay systems. The "eyes and ears" for self-driving systems, for example, will need a high-bandwidth Ethernet backbone.
Drone Fun & Teardown at ARM TechCon Blog 9/11/2014 4 comments A mini-drone will be dissected by IoT World's editor in chief at ARM Techcon this year and then some lucky audience member will win a new drone for his or her own tinkering fun.
Are Formal Apps a Trojan Horse? Blog 9/10/2014 13 comments Formal verification has threatened to become mainstream almost forever. However, could it be that “formal apps” are the disguised guest that finally see us realize the Kathryn Kranen prediction that “formal will dominate verification”?
3D Printer Says Open IP to Make Cool Things Blog 9/10/2014 Post a comment Hasbro and Shapeways embarked on a new venture maybe never before attempted by a major brand: allowing fan art to flourish. Duann Scott of 3D-printing platform vendor Shapeways tells how mutually successful the venture was in his talk "Opening Up IP to Make Really Cool Things" at Designer of Things conference.
Apple Watch Misnomer: Wireless Charging Blog 9/9/2014 10 comments The Apple Watch also came out at Apple's grand debutante ball for the next-gen iPhone. The Cult of Apple may be the kick in pants the smartwatch market needs, but this watch's charging method does little to advance the wireless charging standards battle.