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posted in November 2007
ThreadX RTOS optimized for PIC32 32-bit MCU family
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11/9/2007   Post a comment
Express Logic Inc. announced the availability of its ThreadX RTOS for the PIC32 32-bit microcontroller family from Microchip Technology Inc.
Supercomputer vet joins Microsoft Research
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11/9/2007   Post a comment
Veteran supercomputer researcher Dan Reed will join Microsoft Research as its new director of scalable and multicore computing, bringing a long background in parallel computing and activism in technology policy matters, as the group gears up to tackle problems that have puzzled scientists for twenty years.
Sensor fusion, situation awareness overcame Urban Challenge hurdles
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11/9/2007   Post a comment
With objectives "an order of magnitude greater" than previous DARPA Challenges, six autonomous vehicles completed the multi-mission 60 mile course on public-like roads.
Cray stretches Linux in supercomputer
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11/6/2007   Post a comment
The day after Google announced a new initiative to pack Linux into mobile handsets, supercomputer designer Cray is announcing its Xt5 systems that it claims will be its biggest computers to use the open source operating system.
Linux developers give Google a belated welcome to mobile party
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11/5/2007   Post a comment
Linux developers welcomed Google Inc. to the campaign for mobile Linux, but added that the Open Handset Alliance must join the list of existing coalitions trying to drive Linux.
Mini-ITX motherboard sports Intel Q965 Express chipset
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11/5/2007   Post a comment
Advansus, a joint-venture company of ASUS and Advantech, has unveiled what it claims is the first Q965 MiniITX motherboard.
Phoenix rolls environment for PC apps
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11/5/2007   Post a comment
Phoenix Technologies Ltd. is using virtualization technology to carve out a new market in PC software beyond its traditional BIOS code with HyperSpace, a basic application environment for mobile systems intended to be a kind of complement to Windows.


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Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Max Maxfield

Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
Max Maxfield
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I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Karen Field

July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
Karen Field
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Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

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