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4|17|2014 MADISON, Wis. — ON Semiconductor doesn’t usually come off as a powerhouse in image sensor technology, largely because the $2.8 billion company has a ...

4|16|2014 I remember having a phone conversation a couple of years ago with my friend Joe Farr while he was on a train on his way back from work on a Friday afternoon in ...

4|15|2014 Land Rover gave the automotive press a sneak peek at the futuristic concept version of its Discovery luxury SUV on Monday to show off features such as remote ...

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To say that Andy Weir's The Martian is an exploration of math, Mars, and feces is a slight simplification. I doubt that the author would have any complaints, though.

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Sometimes it can feel like you're really performing in the big tent when presenting your hardware. This month's caption contest exemplifies this wonderfully.

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The Frankenstein's Fix contest for the Tektronix Scope has finally officially come to an end. We had an incredibly amusing live chat earlier today to announce the winners. However, we ...

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