Microsoft attacked over China piracy rates News & Analysis 4/25/2006 Post a comment Despite recent success for Microsoft Corp. in getting China’s big PC makers to bundle legitimate copies of the Windows operating system, the software giant remains cautious on how long it will take for China to stamp out rampant piracy.
Sun, EPA seek server energy spec News & Analysis 4/14/2006 Post a comment Taking a cue from the automotive industry, Sun Microsystems and other electronics companies are working with the Environmental Protection Agency to define a standard metric to measure energy efficiency in server technology.
Cray faces delisting due to 10-K delay News & Analysis 4/10/2006 Post a comment Supercomputer maker Cray Inc. announced that it received a notice from the Nasdaq Stock Market stating the company is not complying with the requirements of Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 4310(c)(14), due to Cray's failure to file its annual Form 10-K report for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2005, on a timely basis.
Wedge brake design boosts by-wire stopping performance Design How-To 4/6/2006 Post a comment Intelligently controlled electronic brake converts vehicle kinetic energy directly into braking energy, is faster than hydraulic brakes, requires only 10% the energy to operate, and eliminating hydraulic lines and controllers lowers system weight.
TI, ARM team on mobile security News & Analysis 4/4/2006 Post a comment Texas Instruments Inc. and ARM announced Tuesday (April 4) a collaboration to provide a unified mobile security technology, enabling mobile security market applications and services with a standard-based, interoperable, extensible framework.
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.