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8|1|2014 SAN JOSE, Calif. — IBM's latest test of its extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUV) scanner was met with skepticism from one industry watcher, who suggested ...

7|31|2014 PORTLAND, Ore. — Movidius Ltd. invented a system on chip (SoC) it calls a vision processing unit that defines a new product category, due to its emulation ...

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7|31|2014 The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) has given Sony DADC BioSciences and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. its Best Abstract of ...

7|30|2014 SAN JOSE, Calif. – IBM reported better than expected results on its first full day of testing the latest ASML extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography system. ...

7|25|2014 MADISON, Wis. -- Freescale Semiconductor announced Thursday solid second-quarter financial results, with the company’s net sales at $1.19 billion, compared ...

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In May 2014, Burger King announced it was scrapping its 40-year-old slogan, "Have it your way." I say, let's make it our own to describe the hardware emulation space, ...
Welcome to the era of "big data." We in EDA (electronic design automation) are starting to experience this trend, as Gary Smith suggested at this year's DAC, which we ...
The recurring semiconductor industry cycle between standardization and customization was accurately described by Tsugio Makimoto in his presentation entitled "Implications ...
It's ironic that the issues that deserve the most industry cooperation tend to be the most contentious ones. Few issues have been more contentious than performance ...
Over the last several decades we have become a throw-away society. My parents, who grew up during the Depression, tried to fix broken products with replacement parts ...
As Moore's Law reverses and 20, 16, and 14 nanometer processes become more expensive, SoC cost reductions must come from design innovations within more mature processes ...
The decibel (dB), named for Alexander Graham Bell, spent much of its life as a ratio of two signal powers for describing audio and RF levels. Now it is commonly used in ...
Neil and Buzz were on the moon. Orbiting above, Michael Collins was more distant from his home world than any man ever before. Their reunion and splashdown marked a week ...
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Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
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An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely unfamiliar. ...

Max Maxfield

What's the Best Traveling Toolkit?
Max Maxfield
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A few years ago at a family Christmas party, I won a pocket knife as part of a "Dirty Santa" game. This little scamp was a Buck 730 X-Tract. In addition to an incredibly strong and sharp ...

Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

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