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.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.