Oh, RIM! Really? Blog 5/3/2012 15 comments On Tuesday RIM showed off its new BlackBerry 10 operating system at Blackberry World in Orlando. Though it's hard to imagine how RIM could possibly sink to new lows, the Canadian firm surprisingly pulled it off, shocking even die-hard BlackBerry fans by showing off its new UI on a prototype device with no physical keyboard.
New Google development kit supports MIPS News & Analysis 5/2/2012 1 comment MIPS Technologies Inc. has welcomed Google Inc.’s release of a native development kit (NDK) for Android which supports the MIPS architecture, allowing developers to code for MIPS-based Android devices.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.