16 Deals Feeding Chip Biz's Merger Fever Slideshow 9/30/2015 3 comments The semiconductor industry has undergone an unprecedented wave of consolidation over the past 18 months, with both the volume and size of deals standing out even in an industry always been heavy on mergers and acquisitions. Here are 16 of the biggest deals.
7 Robots…At Your Service Slideshow 9/26/2015 Post a comment Service robots may be the next big thing according to entrepreneurs who showed their designs targeting a range of consumer and commercial uses.
Manufacturing Survey Offers Hopeful Outlook Slideshow 9/23/2015 Post a comment A new benchmark survey found that the small and mid-market manufacturers are optimistic about the future, but still are concerned about controlling costs and finding skilled workers in order to ensure the bright outlook.
16 Insights on ICs Slideshow 9/22/2015 5 comments The semiconductor market has settled into a slow-growth mode for the foreseeable future but tech disruptions are coming, said IC Insights.
NASA Robots Proliferate Slideshow 9/17/2015 Post a comment NASA is perhaps the world's most prolific maker of robots for all kinds of purposes, from its Mar's Rovers for gathering information to astroid bots capable of handling nuclear payloads to obliterate the ones destined to hit the Earth.
8 Trends in Test & Measurement Slideshow 9/10/2015 1 comment Without test and measurement, the least glamorous category in electronics, every other category in the field literally fails. Here are 8 trends in test.
Wi-Fi @ 25: A Look Back Slideshow 9/10/2015 6 comments On the 25th anniversary of the first IEEE 802.11 meeting, we take a look back with some of the pioneers of what became Wi-Fi
9 Secrets to Being the Good Cop of Vendor Relationships Slideshow 9/10/2015 Post a comment I was brought up to respect my elders and be polite and I have tried to maintain a courteous approach throughout my life. Sometimes, though, when I observe the relationship between purchasers and their outsourced vendors, I wonder how we can move courtesy from a perceived luxury to a must have relationship tool.
7 Flash Memory Products Not to Miss Slideshow 9/6/2015 2 comments Last month’s Flash Memory Summit was the backdrop for a great deal of technology demonstrations and product announcements, while August was a popular month for introducing new SSDs.
8+ Horizons at Hot Chips Slideshow 9/1/2015 Post a comment The chip horizon is bright and diverse said speakers at Hot Chips presenting on 5G cellular, neural networks, molecular diagnostics, chip stacks and FPGAs.
Nanotech Hub Targets 7nm, Beyond Slideshow 8/27/2015 2 comments We toured the College of Nanoscience and Engineering, part of a State University of New York campus, a hub for advanced semiconductor manufacturing research in areas such as lithography, 450mm wafers, and new materials as well as photonics, biotech and workforce development.
18 Views of #IDF15 Slideshow 8/24/2015 3 comments This year's Intel developer Forum amped up the theatrics to engage a younger crowd and engage them in IoT and other products beyond Intel's core PC business.
15 Views from the Flash Summit Slideshow 8/14/2015 3 comments The Flash Memory Summit provided a look back at the start of the solid-state drive as well as the future for SSDs, flash and memory chips beyond.
3D Cursors Sculpt at Siggraph Slideshow 8/9/2015 1 comment Startup Hybridlab Inc. offers the Hyve 3D cursor, which uses a tablet to control a 3D cursor in immersive virtual reality (VR) with back-and-forth movements controlling 2D position and up-and-down controlling 3D depth.
Top 10 Supercomputers in View Slideshow 7/16/2015 13 comments The Top 10 supercomputers in the world were announced at the International Supercomputer Conference (ISC-2015, July 22-25) shown here in a slideshow.
Intel Showcases Its Supercomputing Future at ISC Slideshow 7/13/2015 2 comments Intel revealed more details about its forthcoming Xeon Phi (as having 72-cores), its renewed alliance with Hewlett Packard to supply high-performance computing at all price/performance levels, its expanding repertoire of Centers-of-Excellence, and its vertical integration supplying processors, interconnection fabrics, storage and software at the International Supercomputer Conference 2015 (ISC, July 12-16, Frankfurt, Germany).
8 Views of the Chip Horizon Slideshow 7/6/2015 17 comments The Imec Technology Forum provided updates on the outlook for EUV lithography as well as work on the 10nm semiconductor node and beyond.
Google Reveals Data Center Net Slideshow 6/18/2015 1 comment Google revealed details of Jupiter, its Openflow-based data center network as a leading example of traction for in software-defined networks.
Wearables Get Their Own MEMS Slideshow 6/16/2015 3 comments Microelectromechanical system (MEMS) accelerometers designed specifically for the low-power requirements of battery-powered wearables to extend their battery life, which could make the difference between success and failure in the marketplace.
22 Views of an Augmented World Slideshow 6/12/2015 2 comments This year's Augmented World Expo generated a lot of creative energy and cool demos, attracting Google and Intel, but so far no killer smartglasses, depth sensors or mainstream apps.
10 Circuit Design Simulation Apps for Pros & DIYers Slideshow 6/9/2015 9 comments Whether a professional printed circuit board designer or do-it-yourselfer, you know that testing your circuit board design is a must. Here are some popular tools to do virtual testing. They cost money but can save you costly mistakes.
Computex 2015: Bringing Home IoT Slideshow 6/8/2015 Post a comment Computex, world’s second largest information and communications technology show, remains relevant and ... large. Take a quick look at what saw at last week's Computex 2015.