AMD’s Zen Takes on Intel Blog 8/18/2016 9 comments Last night, AMD demonstrated an eight-core, dual threaded 3 GHz desktop chip using its new Zen core narrowly edging out a similar high-end desktop CPU from archrival Intel.
Automotive Is the New Black Blog 8/11/2016 Post a comment If you are designing a tailored automotive chip but new to the market, here's a newbie’s guide to selecting processor IP for safety-critical applications.
4K, 8K: In Japan, 'TV Is The Thing' Blog 8/2/2016 18 comments Despite billions of dollars lost in television revenue and a sharp decline in domestic TV unit shipments since 2011, Japanese CE companies just can’t seem to let go of the remote.
Was Microsoft Built on Stolen Goods? Blog 7/27/2016 44 comments The rumor that Microsoft copied DRI's CP/M operating system and sold it to IBM as MS-DOS is getting a new hearing. Software forensics expert Bob Zeidman will reveal new findings from his examination of previously unavailable source code.
Alert for Oxide Users from ReRAM/RRAM Camp Blog 7/27/2016 10 comments A new investigation of ReRAMs/RRAMs demonstrates that the electric field-driven movement of oxygen ions causes disruptive changes in the structure of oxides on a much larger scale than ever previously imagined.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.