Wal-Mart Pulls Eggs in China Blog 10/29/2008 Post a comment First milk, now eggs.
Wal-Mart Stores Tuesday pulled a major brand of eggs from its stores in a country it has yet to deploy RFID throughout the supply chain.
Opinion: Winners, losers in AMD fab deal Blog 10/8/2008 Post a comment AMD plans to spinoff its manufacturing arm into a new foundry vendor, with financial help from the Abu Dhabi government. This will turn troubled AMD into a pure design house. Who are the winners and losers in this deal?
Analysis: AMD stops bleeding, but still has long way to go Blog 10/7/2008 Post a comment AMD's decision to spin off its manufacturing facilities in a joint venture qualifies as the most significant event in its history. It's debatable, as company executives contend, that deal rises to the level of other seminal events in the history of the semiconductor industry.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments