"Arrgghh," said I…
Engineering Pop Culture! 10/31/2012 18 comments
In which we discover yet another way in which Hurricane Sandy can mess up your day…
ARM, Mali and making it real
Blog 10/25/2012 2 comments
At next week's ARM TechCon, I’ll discuss OpenCL and how it is enabled on ARM-based systems along with a discussion of GPU computing and various use cases.
A finer body of men…
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 10/19/2012 8 comments
Well, things are certainly bouncing along merrily here in the pleasure dome (my office). In fact, I just took place in a jolly interesting email exchange…
Auto apps accelerated by triple-play graphics cores
Design How-To 10/19/2012 2 comments
The instrument panel in an automobile provides a critical interface between the driver and the vehicle. There are advantages that result from using three specialized graphics engines to implement a modern instrument panel in the form of an electronic display.
Entrepreneur says Win 8 marks end of PCs
News & Analysis 10/19/2012 77 comments
Microsoft will start promoting apps written for the byte code interpreter in Win 8 rather than the x86 compiler, starting what an industry veteran calls the end of traditional PCs.
AMD eyes ARM IP and realignment
News & Analysis 10/19/2012 11 comments
AMD CEO Rory Read (shown) outlined a shift in the chip maker's business model that will see it "building reusable IP blocks" to reduce development costs and speed execution of the new strategy.
AMD announces 15% staff cut
News & Analysis 10/19/2012 Post a comment
Microprocessor vendor AMD has swung to a net loss in third quarter results for 2012 and has announced it will restructure in the fourth quarter and reduce its global workforce by approximately 15 percent.
Mega-cool audio reality costume
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 10/16/2012 2 comments
The people at Think Geek keep on coming up with things I never knew I wanted (until I see them) and that I cannot afford, like...
Japan set to rescue Renesas
News & Analysis 10/15/2012 15 comments
The Japanese government is poised to rescue struggling Japanese chip company Renesas Electronics through a buyout led by a government investment fund.