Your Product Names Suck
Blog 8/29/2013 30 comments
Just because you use computers to make and sell your products, you should not treat customers as if they are just the last part of the supply chain. It shows a lack of respect.
CMOS Timing Startup Turns to Crystal
News & Analysis 8/28/2013 9 comments
A developer of CMOS replacements for crystal oscillators has a new CEO, taken on more VC funding, and extended its business plan to include crystal oscillators.
Qualcomm Opens DSP Core
Slideshow 8/27/2013 8 comments
The mobile chip vendor will invite third-party programmers to write apps for its Hexagon core and has been asked to license the part to other chip vendors.
Metcalfe’s Law & the Future of Driving
Blog 8/25/2013 24 comments
The automotive industry is moving into a new world where the network effect rules. The value of a car won’t be judged by your car alone, but by how many others also have cars like yours.
Benchmarks for Whole Phones Needed
Blog 8/19/2013 27 comments
Benchmarking is a tricky business. There are benchmarks and there are benchmarks. I'm sure I'm not alone in my weariness with reading reports on yet another batch of benchmark results.
Big Deals of 2013
Slideshow 8/19/2013 12 comments
EE Times takes a brief look at five big acquisitions made or announced in 2013 that are likely to impact the electronics landscape for years.
ARM Preps Near-Threshold Processor for IoT
News & Analysis 8/15/2013 17 comments
ARM has been researching logic operation at near-threshold voltages and at clock frequencies of the order of tens of kilohertz. Its CTO says a core that uses such low voltages and clock frequencies could support low-power processing in applications that rely on energy harvesting.
Car Monitor Dials Into iPhone
Blog 8/13/2013 15 comments
Automatic is an exciting new IoT device to help you monitor your car and driving data, even though it cracks the door to car hacking a bit wider.
Internets of Things Need Glue
News & Analysis 8/12/2013 42 comments
Pioneers and experts say what the IoT needs is consensus on a standard and "glue" to link the many incompatible protocols deployed today.
Less Is More in Design
Blog 8/8/2013 20 comments
Engineers must learn to cut out features and too much flexibility because design constraints can provide a path to sophistication and customer satisfaction.
Benchmark Debuts for Embedded FPUs
News & Analysis 8/6/2013 4 comments
FPMark, a floating-point benchmark geared for a wide range of embedded processors, is now available from the Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium.