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July caption contest: engineering building blocks
Blog  
7/5/2012   82 comments
What happens when the building blocks in the lab aren't intellectual property blocks? Write a caption for Daniel Guidera's latest creation!
EDA/IP Weekly Roundup – July 5th
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7/5/2012   Post a comment
Elliptic, Ultratech, IBM, UMC, Cadence, Brite, MIPS and Broadcom made the lineup today. See here for their news…
Has ARM won the processor wars? Hardly!
Blog  
7/4/2012   72 comments
ARM processor cores are used for everything from smartphones to tablets to basestations to servers, so one could believe that the company has just about won the processor wars. Not so fast. There are places where ARM has not won, where it is unlikely to and meanwhile the technology environment is changing.
A Hitchcockian nightmare: Europe falling off a cliff
Blog  
7/4/2012   33 comments
Europe's monetary and debt woes are now clearly having an effect on its ability to do business – which is a yet more frightening prospect, than the crisis we are already living with.
Happy 4th July to the victors and losers alike
Blog  
7/3/2012   2 comments
In design and verification, there should be no victors and losers. We should share information more freely...
Death by armpit!
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
7/3/2012   45 comments
I don’t quite recall how this came about, but I was chatting with my wife (Gina The Gorgeous) yesterday evening when the topic of underarm deodorant came up.
Memo to Corporate America: 'Skills gap' is closing
Blog  
7/3/2012   17 comments
Community colleges have been eager to refine their curricula in response to the "skills gap." When will Corporate America respond and begin hiring?
Mars Ate My Spacecraft, 30% off and several more reasons to attend DESIGN East
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7/3/2012   Post a comment
DESIGN East is coming up rapidly, it’s markedly different than last year’s ESC, and it’s time to take a quick look at what’s up at the conference.
Vote for the best June cartoon caption
Blog  
7/3/2012   2 comments
Who will be crowned EE Times cartoon caption king or queen for June? Cast your vote!
Hi-tech swimsuits banned at London Olympics
Blog  
7/3/2012   38 comments
The London 2012 Olympics are to be the first in 16 years where swimmers will be forced to ditch their high-tech body suits and rely solely on technique.
Find out what large-capacity SRAM can do for you
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7/2/2012   Post a comment
As processes shrink below 28 nm, large-scale SRAM provides a useful solution for memory hungry enterprise systems and multimedia SoCs.
Embracing 'superstack' model is a matter of survival
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7/2/2012   Post a comment
Competing in the superstack market that combines chips, operating systems, devices and applications is critical as the tech industry moves full throttle in this direction.
How can this be possible?
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
7/2/2012   12 comments
I really don’t know what to say (and that's not something you hear me say very often)…
EE Times May cartoon caption winner announced
Design Contests & Competitions  
7/2/2012   Post a comment
Electrofun takes the top caption-writing prize for a twist on The King.
Microcontroller Invasion!
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
7/1/2012   22 comments
A few weeks ago I was cogitating, contemplating, reflecting, and generally ruminating on "this and that" when…
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