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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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Max Maxfield

Energizing the Young Engineers of Tomorrow
Max Maxfield
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It doesn't seem all that long ago when I was a bright-eyed, bushy-tailed young engineer. Now I feel like an old fool, but where are we going to find one at this time of the day (LOL)?

Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock

Jolt Awards: The Best Books
Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock
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As we do every year, Dr. Dobb's recognizes the best books of the last 12 months via the Jolt Awards -- our cycle of product awards given out every two months in each of six categories. No ...

Engineering Investigations

Air Conditioner Falls From Window, Still Works
Engineering Investigations
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It's autumn in New England. The leaves are turning to red, orange, and gold, my roses are in their second bloom, and it's time to remove the air conditioner from the window. On September ...

David Blaza

The Other Tesla
David Blaza
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I find myself going to Kickstarter and Indiegogo on a regular basis these days because they have become real innovation marketplaces. As far as I'm concerned, this is where a lot of cool ...