'Corelets' Prime Cognitive Computers
News & Analysis 8/8/2013 13 comments
IBM's corelet architecture and programming model enables software to be written for its hardware cognitive computers that processes sensor inputs, performs cognitive functions (such as pattern recognition) then send the appropriate signals to actuators in the real world.
Quantum Technologies Attract Russian Capital
News & Analysis 8/6/2013 2 comments
Serial entrepreneur Serguei Beloussav tells how the Russian Quantum Center will emulate Bell Labs by producing the basic materials science breakthroughs needed to make quantum technologies a commercial reality.
Benchmark Debuts for Embedded FPUs
News & Analysis 8/6/2013 4 comments
FPMark, a floating-point benchmark geared for a wide range of embedded processors, is now available from the Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium.
ReRAM Startup Bets on Silver
News & Analysis 8/5/2013 65 comments
Startup fabless chip company Crossbar has announced it has a working array that validates its silver-over-amorphous-silicon, non-volatile memory technology.
MediaTek Starts Pushing Octa
News & Analysis 8/5/2013 20 comments
MediaTek has started describing the benefits of "true" Octa application processors in an apparent precursor to the launch of an eight-core processor.
Flying Robots Compete
News & Analysis 8/5/2013 24 comments
The International Aerial Robotics Competition sponsored will be held next week by its sponsor the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (Arlington, Vir.)
ST Hawks Smallest MEMS Compass
News & Analysis 8/2/2013 4 comments
STMicroelectronics calls its LSM303C, combining a three-axis magnetometer and a three-axis accelerometer in a 16-bit, 2x2mm package, the world's smallest MEMS compass.
Exar CEO Talks Analog, China, IoT
News & Analysis 8/2/2013 3 comments
You don't need a fab to compete with TI in analog, Louis DiNardo tell us. China will do fine, despite its setbacks, and the Internet of Things is on a roll.
Lawsuits Drive Patent Market
News & Analysis 8/1/2013 24 comments
A market for buying and selling patents is emerging as companies file more patents and get hit with more infringement suits, said a panel of experts.