Test Engineer of the Year 2012 Engineering Pop Culture! 2/3/2012 2 comments Broadcom's Brad Davis takes home the award at this year's DesignCon for design-verification testing on mobility system on chip (SOC) designs, inclding the BCM4330 combo chip.
Viewpoint: 'The R&D credit doesn't work' Blog 2/2/2012 60 comments The R&D tax credit does not increase U.S. R&D expenditures, and the $10 billion we spend each year on the credit is mostly a financial transfer from the government to large multinational corporations with no benefit to U.S. taxpayers.
Good Grief… Not again! Engineering Pop Culture! 2/1/2012 7 comments I’m starting to feel distinctly silly, because yet another electronics hobby project has failed to perform as expected…
Time to play hard ball on tech manufacturing Blog 2/1/2012 152 comments It's time for policy makers to play hard ball with multinational corporations that outsource manufacturing, design and R&D jobs. If they don't, manufacturing will cease to be the engine of U.S. economic growth.
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.