U.S. submits plan to break up Microsoft News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment The Justice Department and state officials asked a federal judge Friday (April 28) to split monopolist Microsoft Corp. into two competing companies as a final remedy in the two-year-old antitrust case.
Intel backs Chinese Linux News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment Seven local and overseas Linux developers announced plans to establish technical support centers to be overseen by the China Software Industry Association and backed by Intel Corp.
Matsushita appoints Kunio Nakamura as new president News & Analysis 4/27/2000 Post a comment Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. appointed Kunio Nakamura, 60, as its new president, and distancing itself from the 60-year dominance of the founding Matsushita family. Nakamura replaces Yoichi Morishita, 65, effective in late June.
Report slams U.S. research effort News & Analysis 4/25/2000 Post a comment A report to Congress released Tuesday (April 25) concludes that the Commerce Department's Advanced Technology Program (ATP), long a target of congressional Republicans' concern, is duplicating private sector research and needs to be reformed.
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