Oracle, Sun ready to lift veil on merger plans News & Analysis 1/27/2010 Post a comment Oracle and Sun Microsystems will discuss their plans for the combined company just four days after the European Commission approved the merger, an event that needs to answer a range of questions about the future of the company's microprocessors, systems, software—and staff.
Rise of the Embedded Internet Design How-To 1/19/2010 Post a comment This Intel white paper looks at how breakthroughs in computing performance per watt, along with advances in wired and wireless broadband connectivity, will enable the development of billions of new intelligent embedded devices - the embedded Internet.
HP, Microsoft partner in cloud computing News & Analysis 1/14/2010 Post a comment In another move toward consolidation in business computing, Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft said they will spend as much as $250 million over the next three years in a new collaboration to deliver integrated systems, software and services for cloud computing.
Video: Cool gadgets at CES press preview News & Analysis 1/6/2010 Post a comment A consumer drone that could be the next big thing in gaming, a handhald radar device, broadcast TV on the cellphone and a smartbook were four of the hot new gadgets we saw at CES Unveiled--a loud, crowded cocktail party that marks the beginning of a press tour at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Reporter's notebook: The CES tsunami hits News & Analysis 1/5/2010 1 comment While I slept last night, more than a dozen of the companies fired off press releases about new or improved platforms at the Consumer Electronics Show that could change the way something happens for the average Joe--two days before CES even begins.
Lenovo announces ARM-based netbook at CES News & Analysis 1/5/2010 Post a comment Lenovo has become the first top tier PC maker to announce an ARM-based netbook, the Skylight which uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor running at a gigahertz and Lenovo's own variant of Linux.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 24 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...