Huawei proposes video server standard News & Analysis 11/2/2011 2 comments To keep up with mobile and video traffic, wireless carriers will need a new class of high-end systems by 2015, said a Huawei executive who is proposing a new standard.
Atmel, AMCC post solid results amid downturn News & Analysis 11/1/2011 1 comment Chip makers Atmel and Applied Micro Circuits reported quarterly sales that grew on a sequential basis and said their companies executed well given the current macroeconomic environment.
Intel to update Celeron lineup News & Analysis 11/1/2011 3 comments Intel Corp. will reportedly be updating its Celeron product line in the first quarter of 2012, with several new chips aimed at the lower end of the notebook market.
Calxeda could create 32-bit microserver market News & Analysis 11/1/2011 15 comments Confirmation of the partnership between Hewlett Packard Co. and Texas startup Calxeda Inc. to develop ARM based servers has added more fuel to discussions about microservers, and which process technology is best poised to serve the market.
Special EE Times Japan edition snags award News & Analysis 11/1/2011 8 comments EE Times received the Gold in the 2011 Eddie Award for best business-to-business digital edition for a special edition focused on the March 11 earthquake in Japan and its aftermath.
Firm: Thai floods won't drive big SSD uptick News & Analysis 11/1/2011 3 comments The flooding that has ravaged Thailand and created major challenges to the manufacturing of hard disk drives there will spur only a limited increase in adoption of solid-state drives, according to DRAMechange.
SIA restates Q3 comparisons after stats glitch News & Analysis 11/1/2011 2 comments The Semiconductor Industry Association has confirmed that it mis-stated the quarterly sequential comparisons for Japan and the global semiconductor market in its statement of global semiconductor sales for September issued Monday (Oct. 31).
NXP sees continued order volatility News & Analysis 11/1/2011 Post a comment NXP Semiconductors reported that third quarter sales declined on both a sequential and annual basis and said it expects order patterns to remain volatile over the next few quarters.
Hon Hais profits sink for 4th quarter in a row News & Analysis 11/1/2011 2 comments Apple Inc.’s Taiwanese manufacturing partner, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., has posted yet another quarter of profit decline, it’s fourth in a row, as the electronics industry continues to feel the effects of the ongoing economic crisis.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.