Report: TSMC rebuffs Apple, Qualcomm News & Analysis 8/29/2012 31 comments Apple and Qualcomm have each offered more than a $1 billion to foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. to obtain a dedicated supply of processor chips, and both their offers have been rejected, according to a Bloomberg report.
AMD reports progress in cores, SoCs, APIs News & Analysis 8/29/2012 2 comments The Heterogeneous Systems Architecture group could finish “within months” the first draft of a new API, said Mark Papermaster (pictured), AMD's CTO in an interview at Hot Chips.
Toshiba cancels ARM-based computer News & Analysis 8/15/2012 18 comments Toshiba Corp. has cancelled plans to sell computers that run the Windows RT operating system from Microsoft Corp. and that are based on an ARM-based processor, due to delays in getting adequate supplies of components, according to reports.
What's the dress code where you work? Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 8/3/2012 71 comments I stopped at the gas station on the way into work the other day to grab a cup of coffee. As I was leaving, a guy about my age was entering. Together we provided quite a contrast…
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.