Researchers report progress on parallel path News & Analysis 8/24/2009 4 comments At Hot Chips, labs from Berkeley, Stanford and Illinois will deliver what amounts to their first report cards on their efforts to beat a path to programming tomorrow's many-core microprocessors, a task many have characterized as the most ambitious in the history of computer science.
Analyst sees upside for chip makers in HP results News & Analysis 8/19/2009 Post a comment Hewlett-Packard's net profit fell considerably in the company's fiscal third quarter, but a financial analyst said the results--including a 2 percent year-to-year increase in PC sales and possibly record inventory lows--bode well for semiconductor suppliers.
Trade group still wary of Taiwan's DRAM plan News & Analysis 8/14/2009 Post a comment Despite the recent launch of Taiwan Memory Company and its subsequent investment in Japan's Elpida, broader issues of consolidation and high levels of debt among Taiwan's DRAM players remain unresolved, according to a trade group.
A Book For All Reasons Bernard Cole1 Comment Robert Oshana's recent book "Software Engineering for Embedded Systems (Newnes/Elsevier)," written and edited with Mark Kraeling, is a 'book for all reasons.' At almost 1,200 pages, it ...