HP researcher in power struggle News & Analysis 8/15/2007 Post a comment Partha Ranganathan describes his research in power efficient systems and multicore processors at Hewlett Packard Labs that won him recognition from MIT Technology Review magazine as one of the top technology innovators under 35.
AMD will extend x86 for parallelism News & Analysis 8/14/2007 Post a comment Advanced Micro Devices published the first of several plans to extend the x86 instruction set to ease the job of programming multicore processors, applying once again its formula of competing with Intel Corp. on technology by advancing the CPU architecture ahead of its larger archrival.
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.