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QorIQ processors power COM Express computing modules
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6/24/2010   Post a comment
Emerson Network Power is offering modular single board computers (SBCs) based on the COM Express small form factor powered by Freescale Semiconductor's multicore QorIQ processors.
Group aims to set standards for multicore tools
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6/17/2010   Post a comment
The Multicore Association has formed a new work group to tackle the problem of incompatible software development tools for multicore processors and expects to have a draft standard for one or more common data format and a Linux-based reference implementation of its work within a year.
An introduction to networking--Part II
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6/14/2010   Post a comment
Here's Part I of Chapter 2, Introduction to Networking, an excerpt from µC/TCP-IP: The Embedded Protocol Stack by Christian Legare of Micrium. This chapter segment begins with applying the OSI Model to TCP/IP
ESC Chicago: Machines that Tweet... and some that shouldn't
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6/10/2010   Post a comment
It started well: Wade Patterson, president and CEO of Synapse Wireless, used his opening remarks at Wednesday’s ESC Chicago keynote address to outline how a wireless embedded network OS has fundamentally changed the game with regard to ubiquitous wireless connectivity, thus enabling 27.6 billion devices to talk to each other, potentially via 140 characters or less a la Twitter. Then reality set in.
CompactPCI processor board brings Intel Core i7 performance to 6U systems
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6/9/2010   Post a comment
With the 2.53GHz Intel Core i7-610E and the LV 2.0 GHz Intel Core i7-620LE, Kontron's 6U CompactPCI processor board CP6002 not only speeds up multiprocessing tasks via hyper-threading technology (HTT), but also processes single-threaded tasks much faster thanks to the new Intel Turbo Boost technology.
SOFTWARE TOOLS - MIPS Technologies and SySDSoft announce first LTE Protocol Stack on Android platform
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6/4/2010   Post a comment
MIPS Technologies and SySDSoft announce first LTE Protocol Stack on Android platform, achieving Category 4 (CAT4) performance on MIPS-based chipset.
Join the Conversation: Do we need another Linux group?
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6/3/2010   10 comments
Do we need another mobile Linux consortium? That's the question posed by the launch of Linaro, created by ARM, Freescale, IBM, Samsung, ST-Ericsson and Texas Instruments to develop Linux software for ARM-based SoCs. We'd like to hear what you think.
ARM, Freescale, IBM, Samsung, ST, TI form Linux venture
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6/3/2010   1 comment
ARM, Freescale, IBM, Samsung, ST-Ericsson and Texas Instruments have formed a non-profit company to propel Linux software technology in new and emerging markets.
Trip Report: Searching for tablet-like devices at Computex
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6/2/2010   Post a comment
Full screen, tablet-like devices could be found almost everywhere at Computex, but many were encased in glass enclosures, tempting and sleek looking, but inaccessible, leaving lots of questions about usability, weight, tactile experience, and utility.


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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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