Design tools spur fuel cell development year round
Design How-To 5/31/2007 Post a comment
Challenge X EXCLUSIVE: Developing a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle in three years is a daunting task. In a northern climate that only allows test driving on roads for eight months of the year, the task is nearly impossible--without the correct tools that is.
Intel researchers focus on parallel software
News & Analysis 5/25/2007 Post a comment
With the rise of multicore CPUs the push for parallel software has become job number 1 for Intel's microprocessor R&D labs where researchers are developing domain-specific languages, as well as parallel versions of existing languages and applications.
Microsoft says PCs may need DRAM upgrade
News & Analysis 5/18/2007 Post a comment
Desktop and notebook computers need to adopt error-correcting code (ECC) memory to fend off rising system crashes from single-bit memory errors, according to a confidential white paper written by Microsoft Corp.
UMC targets CPUs, mulls commodity flash
News & Analysis 5/7/2007 Post a comment
As IDMs push to go fabless or fab-lite, UMC chief executive Jackson Hu says there will be more opportunities for the foundry to push into microprocessors and flash memory, a market he said the foundry "cannot ignore."