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China Plugs In to SDN Switch
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8/30/2013   1 comment
China's top technologists gathered this week at an inaugural event in Beijing to discuss the mega-shift toward software defined networking.
IBM's Last Stand in CPUs?
Blog  
8/28/2013   14 comments
It's not the end, but the situation looks pretty grim for IBM's storied silicon and processor technology, something Open Power hopes to fix.
Qualcomm Opens DSP Core
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8/27/2013   8 comments
The mobile chip vendor will invite third-party programmers to write apps for its Hexagon core and has been asked to license the part to other chip vendors.
Verification Panel: Are We Done Yet? Not Even Close
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8/27/2013   2 comments
Discussion panels held in public are often dull exercises in easy harmony. But get experts in a closed room and opinions can become more divided, or at least more vocal.
ARM Buys Sensinode for IoT Software
News & Analysis  
8/27/2013   7 comments
ARM bought startup Sensinode for the 6LoWPAN-based M2M software, which it will license and make available through its mbed program.
Group Describes Specs for x86, ARM SoCs
News & Analysis  
8/26/2013   5 comments
The Heterogeneous Systems Architecture group gave a first look at work on parallel programming specs backed by AMD, ARM, and ARM SoC vendors.
US Labs Unlock Secure Tech for Silicon Valley
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8/22/2013   10 comments
The Department of Homeland Security hosted its first annual showcase of cyber-security technologies available for licensing from federal labs.
Apple Ahead as Samsung Ban Looms
Blog  
8/16/2013   5 comments
Apple currently has an upper hand in the fierce and protracted patent infringement battle with Samsung over smartphones and tablets.
IP Roundtable, Part 2: Is There Room for Startups?
Blog  
8/14/2013   5 comments
This is the second part of an expert discussion on the intellectual property circuit licensing sector
Facebook Preps Switch, Taps Atom SoC
News & Analysis  
8/12/2013   13 comments
Broadcom and Netronome submitted competing proposals to Facebook for a switch while the web giant readies Intel's Avoton for a storage role.
Less Is More in Design
Blog  
8/8/2013   20 comments
Engineers must learn to cut out features and too much flexibility because design constraints can provide a path to sophistication and customer satisfaction.
Smartphone Books Tell Mobile Tales
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8/5/2013   9 comments
Majeed Ahmad's two volumes give a reporter's roundup of the smartphone story so far, but there's more yet to be told.


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Recommended Reads From the Engineer's Bookshelf
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Make This Engineering Museum a Reality
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Vincent Valentine is a man on a mission. He wants to make the first house to ever have a telephone into a telephone museum. Without help, it may not happen.

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Making the Grade in Industrial Design
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