Think Different, Innovate by Reuse
Blog 7/28/2014 9 comments
It's time we slow down the fevered pace of new technology and product introductions and learn a lesson from Apple about useful products based on proven components.
Samsung's Silicon Valley Home
Blog 7/25/2014 11 comments
Samsung is building a 10-story complex in the heart of Silicon Valley that will be home for some of its memory and display researchers and a whole lot of ecosystem efforts.
NASA Exec Says, 'Boldly Go!'
News & Analysis 7/25/2014 17 comments
Pete Worden, director of NASA's Ames Research Center, challenged a Silicon Valley crowd to go beyond our solar system to find life and settle space -- and harness biotechnology along the way.
Google, Facebook Clash at Con
News & Analysis 7/24/2014 12 comments
Google and Facebook will share their visions of datacenter networking -- likely similar and competing in some ways -- at the Hot Interconnects event in August.
AI Fits Best in Your Pocket
Blog 7/16/2014 12 comments
Artificial Intelligence is mainly run in massive datacenters these days, but some of the best emerging thought on the subject suggests it should be done at the edge of the network, close to where data is collected.
IBM Preps for Post-Silicon Era
News & Analysis 7/14/2014 9 comments
Amid reports that it may sell its chip fabs, IBM announced plans to spend $3 billion over five years on chip-related research, much of it for what one executive calls alternatives in a post-silicon era.
Mapper Opens Russian MEMS Fab
News & Analysis 7/9/2014 1 comment
Mapper Lithography BV, a pioneer of the use of direct-write e-beam to characterize photoresist for chip production, has established a MEMS manufacturing site in Moscow for the production of e-beam deflection lens components for inclusion in its lithography systems.
Invensense MEMS Merges With Movea Motion
News & Analysis 7/8/2014 4 comments
Invensense buys Movea and Trusted Positioning to bolster its motion processing algorithms embedded in its micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS), system-on-chips, and future sensor hubs.
Bosch Holds Top Position in Auto MEMS
News & Analysis 7/1/2014 1 comment
Bosch extended its lead in the automotive microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensors market last year in a big way, according to a new report from IHS Technology.