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GlobalFoundries Wins Approval for Next NY Fab
News & Analysis  
8/30/2013   18 comments
GlobalFoundries has won local planning approval for a second, much larger, wafer fab in New York that could cost $15 billion, but which could depend on Apple for the green light.
Ford Studying Space Robots to Master V2X
Blog  
8/30/2013   10 comments
Why would Ford want to talk with robots in space? How would that be relevant to the future of V2X, which is taking place on earth?
WiFi Rides 900 MHz, Attacking Zigbee
News & Analysis  
8/30/2013   9 comments
The IEEE may vote before the end of September on a draft 802.11ah standard to let WiFi ride 900 MHz into home and building networks.
Samsung Starts Volume Production of DDR4 Memory
News & Analysis  
8/30/2013   10 comments
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has started volume production of DDR4 format memory, for use in enterprise servers in datacenters.
Chip Market Back to Healthy Growth?
Blog  
8/30/2013   10 comments
The analysts are getting bullish, but are they turning a blind eye to concerns over Q3 and the seasonal dip in Q4.
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.
EE Times Week-in-Review Online Chat: The Demise of Moore's Law
Blog  
8/28/2013   10 comments
Join the EE Times editors to chat about what's been happening in electronics and engineering this week.
Have Patents Run Their Course?
Blog  
8/28/2013   20 comments
Does anyone believe innovation would cease if we eliminated patents and depended on trade secrets, copyrights, and trademarks only?
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.
MediaTek, MStar Merger Gets China's OK
News & Analysis  
8/28/2013   11 comments
China's Ministry of Commerce has approved a proposed $4 billion merger between fabless chip companies MediaTek and MStar – but with conditions.
White Spaces Require Heavy Lifting
Blog  
8/28/2013   4 comments
Neul's goal of building an IoT network around white-space spectrum makes sense, but it will take major investments from heavy hitters to pull it off.
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.
IBM Hawks Open Software-Defined Environments
News & Analysis  
8/27/2013   2 comments
IBM borrows its own Linux strategy to support OpenStack, which virtualizes compute, storage, and networking resources for open-source data centers.
Verification Panel: Are We Done Yet? Not Even Close
Blog  
8/27/2013   2 comments
Discussion panels held in public are often dull exercises in easy harmony. But get experts in a closed room and opinions can become more divided, or at least more vocal.
A Tour of the Basics of Embedded NAND Flash Options
Blog  
8/27/2013   Post a comment
The differences among single-, double-, and triple-bit storage in NAND flash are not just about density and price. There are also tradeoffs in reliability, speed, and the amount of error correction code logic needed.
ARM Buys Sensinode for IoT Software
News & Analysis  
8/27/2013   7 comments
ARM bought startup Sensinode for the 6LoWPAN-based M2M software, which it will license and make available through its mbed program.
The Explosion in LCD-Based Embedded Graphics
Blog  
8/26/2013   9 comments
LCD panel costs continue to fall, while faster, more full-featured microcontrollers supporting graphical LCD controllers are readily available.
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.
Max's Freaky Friday 3
Blog  
8/23/2013   14 comments
In which we discover all sorts of weird, wacky, beautiful, and thought-provoking things.
Autonomous Cars: Breaking Down Market Forecasts
News & Analysis  
8/23/2013   40 comments
Market forecasts on autonomous cars wildly vary, depending on how “autonomous” people mean when they say “autonomous cars” – and what legal and commercial roadblocks they anticipate.
Intel’s Bay Trail Is a Game Changer
Blog  
8/23/2013   65 comments
I got an NDA pre-look at some of the aspects of Intel’s next generation Atom (code named Bay Trail) tablet processor.
US Labs Unlock Secure Tech for Silicon Valley
News & Analysis  
8/22/2013   10 comments
The Department of Homeland Security hosted its first annual showcase of cyber-security technologies available for licensing from federal labs.
What's the Most Popular MCU of All Time?
Blog  
8/22/2013   17 comments
I don’t know about you, but I've certainly got some very strong opinions about this topic.
Week-in-Review Online Chat: Single-Board Computers for Under $100
Blog  
8/21/2013   8 comments
Join the EE Times editors to chat about what's been happening in electronics and engineering this week.
A Road Ahead for Connected Cars
Blog  
8/21/2013   15 comments
The automotive industry is undergoing a revolution as wireless technology helps usher in the age of the connected car.
Are Implants a Hacker's Playground?
Blog  
8/20/2013   14 comments
The medical electronics community needs to come to grips with security for implants and wearables, says a doctor and engineer working in the field.
Lattice's $24.99 iCEstick FPGA Evaluation Kit
News & Analysis  
8/20/2013   10 comments
The iCEstick Evaluation Kit from Lattice Semiconductor opens the door to some very interesting design evaluations and product prototyping scenarios.
Samsung Gear May Make Apple Feel Naked
Blog  
8/19/2013   16 comments
Can Samsung beat Apple to the punch establishing a new category in wearable devices? Probably not, if all it's got in the closet is an Android watch.
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.
Cloud Storage Makes Cents, But No Sense
Blog  
8/16/2013   16 comments
Lots of people are starting to live their digital lives in the cloud. They don't think too much about the cost, privacy, or security -- but perhaps they should.
Max's Freaky Friday 2
Blog  
8/16/2013   19 comments
In which we discover all sorts of weird, wacky, beautiful, and thought-provoking "things."
Samsung Unrolls Flex Display Contest
Blog  
8/15/2013   7 comments
The Korean giant will pay up to $10,000 for the best business plan based on its upcoming flexible display technology -- though specs of the displays are unclear.
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.
Bringing Intelligence Into Industrial Systems
Blog  
8/14/2013   Post a comment
Does the Internet of Things feel more like a tsunami of complexity and complications headed your way? EE Times University offers free classes, sponsored by Intel, to help you prepare for next big wave.
Ceva-ZTE Deal Hints Home-Grown ASIC Is Back
News & Analysis  
8/13/2013   14 comments
ZTE's chip division will be using Ceva's DSP to design LTE TDD/FDD multi-mode SoCs to power its upcoming base stations for the global market.
Week-in-Review Online Chat: Nightmare Looms for Internet of Things
Blog  
8/13/2013   17 comments
Join the EE Times editors to chat about what's been happening in electronics and engineering this week.
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.
Design Contest Takes MedTech's Pulse
Blog  
8/12/2013   5 comments
MD+DI, sister publication to EE Times, launches a medical electronics design contest seeking cool ideas for healthcare.
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.
Over the Internet of Things Hovers the Specter of Legacy Code
Opinion  
8/9/2013   13 comments
The move from IPV4 to IPV6 means that small-memory footprints are back, and a nightmare encounter with legacy code.
Week-in-Review Online Chat: Is Car Hacking a Concern?
Blog  
8/8/2013   32 comments
Join the EE Times editors to chat about what's been happening in electronics and engineering this week.
Slideshow: Microcontrollers in the Kitchen – 5 Tasty Projects
Slideshow  
8/8/2013   20 comments
Microcontrollers aren't just for industrial controls. Designers are finding uses for them just where you might least expect it, in the kitchen.
Mathworks Helps Keep Satellites in Line
Blog  
8/8/2013   3 comments
High-level design software from Mathworks is helping develop a generation of autonomous satellites for NASA.
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.
US Consortium Forming on Industrial Internet
News & Analysis  
8/7/2013   18 comments
Cisco Systems, GE, IBM, and Intel are among those forming a consortium to drive open industry standards that could give the US an edge in IoT.
US Strength Lifts Q2 Global Chip Sales
News & Analysis  
8/7/2013   6 comments
Industry statistics show the global growth in chip sales was driven by market strength in the Americas balancing Japanese weakness.
Interoperability Issues Cloud IoT Vision
Blog  
8/6/2013   9 comments
The industry needs to overcome interoperability issues if it is to fully tap the promise of the Internet of Things.
Custom Hardware Design Is Dead
News & Analysis  
8/6/2013   25 comments
NI Week kicks off with record attendance
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.
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