ARM TechCon Teardown Smackdown: Dell Streak vs. The Archos 7 Blog 10/26/2010 11 comments The promo for this ARM TechCon event is actually a bit misleading: “Which tablet PC will come out on top? Watch as EE Times Editors Brian Fuller and Patrick Mannion dissect the inner workings of the devices and explore which is the strongest contender, based on speed, power consumption, display, features and functionality.”
Mentor offers UI maker for Android Product News 10/14/2010 5 comments EDA and embedded software vendor Mentor Graphics Corp. has announced the availability of user interface development kit for the Android operating system comprising graphics and user interface creation tool.
Fujitsu enables Fast-Boot Linux solutions for automotive applications Product News 10/9/2010 Post a comment Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe has implemented a new Linux Fast-boot technology in its Jade family of SoC's, the MB86R0x-SoC devices. The technology was developed to meet the requirement for faster boot times in Linux-based automotive applications. Based on a standard Linux kernel, the technology enables developers to take advantage of the quick innovation cycles of the Linux operating system.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.