Securing Trustworthy & Resilient Chips
News & Analysis 9/23/2014 4 comments
The National Science Foundation and the Semiconductor Research Corp. are funding a $10 million three-year project to make chips secure, trustworthy, assured, and resilient against hackers.
Slideshow: Boeing, SpaceX Take US Back to Space Station
Slideshow 9/17/2014 7 comments
NASA tapped Boeing Co., the safe but more expensive choice, and upstart Space Exploration Technologies Inc., or SpaceX, on Sept. 16 to provide spacecraft and launchers that would deliver astronauts and perhaps even space tourists to the space station by as early as 2017.
ROW Spells Next Big Thing
Blog 9/15/2014 2 comments
Emerging markets are the next big thing for an electronics industry hungry for growth and innovation both in supply and demand.
Intel Buys Powerwave Patents
News & Analysis 9/12/2014 6 comments
Intel acquired more than 1,400 patents and patent applications from Powerwave Technologies. The company purchased the patent portfolio for an undisclosed amount from an affiliate of The Gores Group, which obtained the patents following Powerwave's bankruptcy.
Apple of Greenpeace's Eye?
Blog 9/9/2014 1 comment
Environmental group Greenpeace has called on companies in the consumer electronics sector to follow and maybe even exceed Apple’s example in reducing the damage it does to the environment.
Entrepreneurs Seek Bridge to Iran
News & Analysis 9/8/2014 4 comments
Iran has the engineers and universities to spawn a Silicon Valley in the Middle East if it can overcome steep political, economic, and cultural challenges, said speakers at the Bridge 2014 conference.
Nvidia Sues Samsung, Qualcomm
News & Analysis 9/4/2014 10 comments
Nvidia claims Samsung and Qualcomm infringe seven of its graphics patents in smartphones and tablets and the chips in them in suits Nvidia filed with the International Trade Commission and the Delaware court.
4 Big Trends From ESC Brazil
News & Analysis 9/3/2014 5 comments
Brazil’s vibrant embedded systems engineering community was out in full force at ESC Brazil 2014 last week. Here’s a look at four of the biggest-buzz-generating trends we saw at the show.
Andes Ready to Rumble in CPU War
News & Analysis 9/2/2014 3 comments
With ARM reigning as king of the CPU IP market and Android dominating mobile operating systems, is there any room for anyone with new architectures to challenge these leaders’ well established ecosystems? Andes says yes.