ST-Ericsson grows revenue, net losses News & Analysis 7/17/2012 4 comments Mobile chip designer ST-Ericsson grew revenues but failed to shave net losses in its most recent financial quarter and predicted flat sales for the coming quarter.
Ecosystem emerges around new mobile chip tech News & Analysis 7/11/2012 13 comments A consortium touting fully depleted silicon-on-insulator technology for mobile apps is presenting a united front in promoting the process technology as a viable alternative to Intel’s FinFET manufacturing approach.
Has ARM won the processor wars? Hardly! Blog 7/4/2012 72 comments ARM processor cores are used for everything from smartphones to tablets to basestations to servers, so one could believe that the company has just about won the processor wars. Not so fast. There are places where ARM has not won, where it is unlikely to and meanwhile the technology environment is changing.
Death by armpit! Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 7/3/2012 45 comments I don’t quite recall how this came about, but I was chatting with my wife (Gina The Gorgeous) yesterday evening when the topic of underarm deodorant came up.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments