Making roads safer with vehicle video recorders Design How-To 4/30/2013 3 comments Digital video recorders have been designed to cope with unpredictable drivers and drivers’ misinterpretation of traffic rules. TI's Anshuma Saxena discusses car DVR technology advances to meet the need for improved video quality and the wider acceptance of full HD content.
ARM's low end undercut by Andes core Product How-To 4/17/2013 15 comments Taiwan's Andes is shipping a processor core that uses 30 percent less power than an ARM Cortex M0 at the same performance as well as a new high-end core for networking.
Huawei, world’s biggest underdog News & Analysis 4/15/2013 10 comments The ascent of Huawei -- from a reseller of commodity PBX equipment in rural China to a global telecom equipment behemoth with $34 billion revenue today -- is a story told and retold in China.
Windows 8 hurting PC market Design How-To 4/12/2013 103 comments PC shipments have just posted the steepest decline ever in a single quarter, according to market research firm IDC, who put it down to consumers' reaction to the Windows 8 operating system and user interface.
3-D IC stacks pushed back to 2015 News & Analysis 4/2/2013 6 comments Globalfoundries reports on a functioning 3-D wafer-level stack with through silicon vias as the industry pushes out plans for such products to 2015 or later.
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.