China Plugs In to SDN Switch Blog 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 Slideshow 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.
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.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.