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posted in March 2007
Federal IT spending to rebound in 2009
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3/29/2007   Post a comment
Flat federal employment levels coupled with continued expansion and scope of government programs should boost IT spending by 5 percent a year, said analysts at INPUT.
Keynote: How multicore will reshape computing
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3/28/2007   Post a comment
Anant Agarwal, MIT professor and keynote speaker at the Multicore Expo, described how multicore architectures will force developers to rethink resource size selection, methods of connecting cores, and programming models.
Report: Commercial Linux OSes lagging
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3/19/2007   Post a comment
While Linux use is increasing in embedded systems, a new report says that branded, commercial Linux solutions lag far behind publicly available Linux distributions.
Consumer and automotive electronics converge: Part 2 - A MOST implementation
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3/14/2007   Post a comment
To seamlessly move large amounts of audio, video, and control information to, from, and between electronic devices and automotive systems, a car needs to have a flexible and powerful communications backbone.
Vista offers auto-installation of NXP PC TV products
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3/12/2007   Post a comment
NXP Semiconductors said consumers using Microsoft's Vista operating system can automatically install over 100 NXP-based PC TV tuner products.
Advanced interconnects drive intelligent vision applications: Part 2
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3/9/2007   Post a comment
Platform-centric methodology enables decoupling IP cores, early architecture exploration of data flow, and isolation of chip areas for rapid design updates. This part details socket monitoring, the interconnect environment, and seven vision-computing engines.
Microsoft shows MEMS display, gesture keyboard
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3/7/2007   Post a comment
Microsoft Research demonstrated MEMS-based displays, gesture recognition and sensor network software among other projects at its annual TechFest.
Advanced interconnects drive intelligent vision applications: Part 1
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3/7/2007   Post a comment
Platform-centric methodology enables decoupling IP cores for parallel engineering with data flow design, early architecture exploration of data flows to characterize processor performance, and isolation of chip areas for rapid re-engineering of derivatives and updates.
Vision system highlights new BMW electronics
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3/5/2007   Post a comment
New and upgraded automotive electronics, particularly lane departure warning, are key features of the new BMW 5 Series.
2U network appliance supports dual Xeon CPUs, 10 GbE ports
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3/1/2007   Post a comment
The PL-01033 from WIN Enterprises offers OEMs a flexible 2U 19-inch rack-mount network security platform.


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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.

latest comment mhrackin Where's the "empty bin" link?
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