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posted in August 2012
Deciphering phone and embedded security - Part 4: Ideal platform for next-generation embedded devices
Design How-To  
8/31/2012   Post a comment
The final part of this series leverages the security solutions described in previous installments and applies them to embedded products other than mobile phones.
Will there be a Nokia Win8 tablet?
The Engineering Life - Around the Web  
8/24/2012   8 comments
When Microsoft first announced the Surface, everyone was overwhelmed, Microsoft for the first time, would be building a complete experience, combining both hardware and software into one holistic product.
Judge scolds Apple, Samsung as decision nears
News & Analysis  
8/16/2012   6 comments
Apple and Samsung lawyers both got a dressing down from Judge Lucy Koh as the clock ran down on their high-profile patent infringement case.
Timing (to market) is everything
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8/15/2012   Post a comment
You know that you need to get a quality product to market. What you may not realize is how much timing can impact profitability - and why choice of RTOS makes a difference.
Oracle releases Java SE 7 Update 6, expands OS support to Mac OS X, Linux JavaFX
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8/15/2012   Post a comment
Oracle has released Java Platform, Standard Edition 7 Update 6 (Java SE 7 Update 6) and JavaFX 2.2, as well as the first release of JavaFX Scene Builder.
Deciphering phone and embedded security - Part 3: Unsigned, signed, locked and encrypted bootloaders
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8/10/2012   Post a comment
Part 3 of this series covers various flavors of bootloaders that are offered by the manufacturer to provide levels of protection/security and the way some of them get compromised.
London Calling: Wind River, Marconi and Mars
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8/7/2012   Post a comment
From Lincoln, England, to Gale Crater, Mars, is a very long way but the distance can be bridged with a couple of leaps of imagination.


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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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