PC market to shrink for second year News & Analysis 3/6/2013 8 comments Consumers' love affair with tablet computers and resistance to the Windows 8 operating are going to cause the personal computer market to contract for a second year running, says IDC.
First silicon for M2M Weightless applications News & Analysis 3/5/2013 Post a comment The Weightless Special Interest Group (SIG) today announced the release of the world’s first transceiver chip for machine to machine (M2M) applications using the Weightless Specification and operating over white space spectrum.
Tessera backs CEO after allegations fly News & Analysis 3/5/2013 2 comments Allegations of possible personal misconduct and blackmail have been made in the shareholder battle going on at packaging intellectual property company Tessera Technologies.
Chip market starts year brightly News & Analysis 3/4/2013 4 comments The Americas region posted its best total since 2001 as three-month average global sales showed year-on-year growth in January, according to numbers released by the SIA.
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