Tweet if you're an engineer Blog 3/29/2013 8 comments Social media, and all its codes and shortcuts, have caught fire, even among engineers, who tend to be viewed as, well, anti-social.
The death of beta testing? Design How-To 3/29/2013 Post a comment Short release cycles, continuous deployment, automatic updates, and a fear of social media tattling on beta defects are causing vendors to forgo beta testing and find new ways to get useful user feedback.
Exclusive: Lenovo to design own chips News & Analysis 3/29/2013 21 comments While beefing up its senior management team to prepare itself to become a leading consumer electronics vendor, Lenovo is growing its IC design team to about 100 engineers by mid this year.
NAND flash market surged in Q4 Design How-To 3/28/2013 3 comments Strong pricing was one of the reasons behind an unusual and unseasonal jump in the value of the he NAND flash memory market in 4Q12, according to market researcher IHS.
FinFET race holds promises, perils News & Analysis 3/27/2013 9 comments Rising capacitance is one of the challenges ahead in realizing the promises of the first process node to use 3-D transistors, said a group of experts.
Software lowers power used by cellular comms Design How-To 3/27/2013 Post a comment An analog and mixed-signal IC design services and IP company has developed some software that could improve cellular communications. It is now looking for a partner and first customer to help it get the technology to market.
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.