Japan set to rescue Renesas News & Analysis 10/15/2012 15 comments The Japanese government is poised to rescue struggling Japanese chip company Renesas Electronics through a buyout led by a government investment fund.
ST denies break up rumor News & Analysis 10/12/2012 6 comments STMicroelectronics, Europe's largest chip manufacturer, denied it is breaking up the company after reports surfaced that such a move is being considered.
USB IP core combo pack from DCD Product News 10/4/2012 2 comments Targeted at both FPGA and MCU deployment, Digital Core Design's USB IP core combo pack consists of Audio, Human Interface Device, and Mass Storage platforms.
ST plots wireless MEMS roadmap News & Analysis 10/3/2012 4 comments ST is pushing a system-in-package approach to MEMS which it claims will yield wireless MEMS components by the end of 2013 and the integration of gas sensors in environmental MEMS in 2014.
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.