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Power Week in Review: Wireless EV Charging, E-Field Flame Shaping & Si Supercap
News & Analysis  
10/31/2013   5 comments
This week we've seen progress in developing a silicon supercap, an electric field technology that controls flame shape for reduced-emission combustion, the results of a study on wireless charging of electric vehicles and more.
Uncle Sam Puts Out IoT Challenge
News & Analysis  
10/31/2013   39 comments
The US has kicked off a challenge to build and operate multiple test beds to show what can be done and what's lacking in the Internet of Things.
Spreadtrum Sees Opening for Single-Core Chipset
News & Analysis  
10/30/2013   5 comments
Spreadtrum Communications announced this week that the company's single-core WCDMA/HSPA+ smartphone chipset, dubbed SC7710, is now in mass production.
Surprise: Aereo's Biggest Woe May Be Power, Not Legal
Blog  
10/30/2013   11 comments
The legal battle between Aereo and traditional broadcasters is getting all the attention, but the power and dissipation challenges may be even bigger.
Mobile Phones Too Crowded: Nobody Goes There Anymore
Blog  
10/29/2013   14 comments
More than 3.4 billion people -- nearly half the world's population -- own mobile phones, a Worldwatch Institute study.
Toyota Trial: Transcript Reveals 'Task X' Clues
News & Analysis  
10/29/2013   37 comments
Expert witness Michael Barr said he’s not allowed to talk about specifics on Task X. However, the trial transcript offers ample clues about what it does.
EE Times Live Online Chat: Wednesday, Oct. 30
Blog  
10/29/2013   8 comments
Join the EE Times editors to chat about what's been happening in electronics and engineering.
Google Can Win Over Apple, Samsung
Blog  
10/29/2013   14 comments
Despite the gutsy drive it showed at its developer conference this week, Samsung lacks a cohesive software strategy to win the software war ahead.
ARM Drives Mali GPU to New High
News & Analysis  
10/29/2013   9 comments
ARM announced two new Mali mobile GPU cores, the T760, which it claims outperforms archrival Imagination, and the T720 for middle-market devices.
Cisco Re-Org Exemplifies Rise of IoT
News & Analysis  
10/29/2013   3 comments
Cisco created a new business unit and investment fund for the Internet of Things, an example of increasing corporate attention on IoT.
Samsung Courts Apple, Google Developers
News & Analysis  
10/28/2013   10 comments
At a developer's conference attracting 1,300 registrants, Samsung rolled out a swath of new APIs for its smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs.
Resigned to AO (Acronym Overload)
Blog  
10/28/2013   16 comments
Acronyms just keep piling up. Sometimes there are just so many that we're no longer even speaking in words!
Slideshow: Imagining a Trillion Sensor World
Slideshow  
10/28/2013   20 comments
The organizer of the Trillion Sensor Summit is one of many executives trying to both accelerate and get ahead of the Internet of Things.
Is ARM Adopting Microsoft Model?
News & Analysis  
10/28/2013   5 comments
XMOS Semiconductor has signed a deal to use ARM-based chips from Silicon Labs alongside its own deterministic multicore silicon in a single package.
Vicarious AI Passes Turing Test
News & Analysis  
10/28/2013   11 comments
Vicarious's artificial intelligence is as smart as a human for the Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart – CAPTCHA.
Beyond the Myth of the Artificial Pancreas
Blog  
10/25/2013   8 comments
The buzz around the artificial pancreas sometimes neglects the realities around this medical device.
Rambus Pursues Disposable PicoCam
News & Analysis  
10/25/2013   8 comments
New diffraction gratings promise ultra-low-cost, tiny, disposable imagers for a broad range of applications, said a Rambus researcher.
Mentor to Bring Virtualization to Automotive Designers
News & Analysis  
10/24/2013   16 comments
The need to run a growing number of operating systems, applications, and tasks safely on the same ECU inside cars has gotten practically everyone in the automotive food chain talking about hypervisors.
Intel Capital Injects $65 Million Into 16 Startups
News & Analysis  
10/23/2013   8 comments
Intel Capital announced a $65 million investment in 16 startup companies from nine countries.
ARM Unveils New Architecture for Automotive
News & Analysis  
10/23/2013   17 comments
ARM has unveiled new real-time microprocessor architecture featuring a hardware-assisted virtualization mode. Nvidia is likely to be among the first to license the new architecture.
ARM Snags New Customers in Record Quarter
News & Analysis  
10/22/2013   12 comments
With 48 licensing deals closed in its third quarter, ARM reported sales up 26 percent and profits up 36 percent, year-over-year.
Nokia Guns for 6-Inch Phablets
News & Analysis  
10/22/2013   16 comments
Nokia showed off its first tablet (10-inch screen) and two six-inch screen 'phablets' at the company's annual event in Abu Dhabi.
Google Car Director Tamps Down Safety Expectations
Blog  
10/22/2013   32 comments
"Safety" is the strongest argument the automotive industry has trumpeted in its case for autonomous cars. The question is how truly effective we expect Google cars to be in terms of saving people's lives.
Slideshow: Imec Tours Nanoscale Horizon
Slideshow  
10/21/2013   8 comments
A tour of recent projects at the Imec research institute showed work in advanced transistors, bedside medical testers, silicon photonics, and more.
Engineering, Security & Privacy
Blog  
10/21/2013   6 comments
Searching for answers in this time of secrets and technology.
PCs Down 11%, Tablets Up 53% in 2013
News & Analysis  
10/21/2013   24 comments
A day before Apple launches its fifth-generation iPad, Gartner predicted a continued decline this year for PCs and a continued surge in tablets.
Tech Forms Backdrop for Comic Thriller
Blog  
10/21/2013   3 comments
If you could use a few laughs, a virtual romp around Vegas and Paris, or ever considered killing your spouse, you might check out Three's a Crowd.
Walden’s $100M Fund to Inject Fuel Into Indian Chip Startups
India Chip Chat  
10/18/2013   16 comments
Walden's $100 million fund comes at a time when the central government has also announced new initiatives for the semiconductor industry.
Slideshow: ITS Touts Automation & Big-Data
Slideshow  
10/17/2013   9 comments
ITS World Congress turns out to be a confluence of disparate industries -- foremost among them automotive, mobile, telecommunications, and computers.
Brain Implants Near Milestone
News & Analysis  
10/16/2013   28 comments
NeuroPace is close to approval for the first brain implant that listens to, then acts, on brain activity -- a milestone in the rising field of neural electronics.
The Internet of Things That Go Bump in the Night
Blog  
10/16/2013   5 comments
The IoT is invading Halloween with help from Texas Instrument's WiFi, ZigBee, and Bluetooth technologies.
Are You Ready When Your Google Car Freaks Out?
News & Analysis  
10/16/2013   90 comments
There is one question everyone seems to avoid asking and answering: How does a self-driving car, when faced with a crisis beyond its program, hand control back over to the driver?
Imagination Takes On ARM’s big.LITTLE With Its Warrior Core
Blog  
10/15/2013   2 comments
Imagination Technologies announced the first MIPS Series 5 ‘Warrior P-class’ CPU, which the company claims represents “a major step forward in feature set” for high-performance MIPS CPU IP cores.
UBM Tech Announces EE Live! 2014: Featuring the Embedded Systems Conference, Summits & Boot Camps
News & Analysis  
10/14/2013   9 comments
The biggest annual event for the electronics industry has a new name and lineup of cutting-edge educational programs.
Cloudy Benefits of the Cloud
Break Points  
10/14/2013   9 comments
The cloud offers some advantages, but at a steep price.
Panasonic Kisses Plasma Goodbye
News & Analysis  
10/10/2013   46 comments
Panasonic will stop producing plasma TV panels by March 2014 -- a year sooner than predicted.
Smart Video Outpacing Population
News & Analysis  
10/9/2013   7 comments
IHS predicts that there will be more Internet-connected smart video devices than the total world population by 2017.
With Dual-Mode Wireless Charging IC, IDT Urges to Cut the Cords
News & Analysis  
10/8/2013   14 comments
Jeffery McCreary, IDT's CEO, revealed that IDT is gunning for the still embryonic but potentially huge wireless charging market.
Slaughter-Bots on Patrol Make Mincemeat of Jellyfish
Blog  
10/8/2013   10 comments
Swarms of jellies are of growing concern in South Korea. These robots are taking care of the problem with extreme prejudice.
Researcher Eyes Display on Contact Lens
News & Analysis  
10/8/2013   17 comments
An IMEC researcher demonstrated prototypes of an artificial iris, a first step on the way to a contact lens display.
Mobile IC Vendors to Alter Automotive SoC Market
News & Analysis  
10/8/2013   5 comments
The rise and fall of smartphone SoC companies has become intricately intertwined with the future of automotive chip suppliers. Many automotive IC companies are racing to dominate the fast-growing segment of in-vehicle infotainment SoCs.
IoT Interfaces May Come From Biology
Blog  
10/8/2013   5 comments
Work in biological interfaces could provide help needed to define sensor protocols for the Internet of Things.
BITalino: A DIY Toolkit for Physiological Computing
News & Analysis  
10/4/2013   12 comments
Traditionally the purview of medical and quality-of-life applications, the use of bio-signals is appearing in a wide variety of other areas, including informatics.
Intel Quark Rides Arduino
News & Analysis  
10/3/2013   19 comments
Intel's new CEO Brian Krzanich appeared on the Maker Faire Rome stage to show an Arduino-compatible board using Intel's new Quark processor.
IBM Unveils Cognitive Systems Institute
News & Analysis  
10/3/2013   8 comments
IBM declared the era of cognitive computing at its Cognitive Systems Colloquium where it unveiled its Cognitive Systems Institute.
What’s Going Through This Driver’s Head?
Blog  
10/3/2013   45 comments
The idea of self-driving cars is stirring discussion, not just on technology and safety, but also the legal implication. And then, there is one more item making some people nervous.
Analog Drives Processor Architecture
Blog  
10/3/2013   2 comments
The recent port of a number of mixed signal interface IP blocks to 20nm by Synopsys raises some fascinating questions on the microprocessor ecosystem.
Seeking the iPhone of Wearables
Blog  
10/2/2013   6 comments
It's time to think different in mobile, but we may need some new enabling technologies. Energy harvesting, where are you?
Displaying Facebook Likes With a Beagle Bone
Blog  
10/2/2013   Post a comment
Given a free beagle bone, who knows what someone might get into. Christopher Berg shares his experience.
The Human Side of the Internet of Things
Blog  
10/2/2013   4 comments
Fear of the Internet of Things might be a bigger issue than many other potential obstacles. Maybe it is time we look at the human side of IoT.
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