Moto Q 'teardown' finds XScale inside Design How-To 7/20/2006 Post a comment Motorola's stylish new Q smart phone is powered by an XScale applications processor from the business unit that Intel said early this month it would sell to Marvell Technology Group for $600 million, according to a "teardown" analysis conducted by market research firm iSuppli.
PIC MCUs enable migration to 20-pin devices Product News 7/10/2006 Post a comment Microchip Technology Inc. has beefed-up its 20-pin PIC microcontroller line. The new PIC16F631 provides a cost-effective entry point for migration from 8- and 14-pin devices, while the PIC16F677 brings hardware I2C and SPI capability to the small flash microcontroller market.
AMD slashes 2Q sales outlook News & Analysis 7/7/2006 Post a comment Advanced Micro Devices lowered its sales target for the second quarter, saying it now expects second quarter sales to be approximately $1.215 billion, down roughly 9 percent from first quarter sales of $1.332 billion.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.