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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 ...

7|24|2014 SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Archrivals Google and Facebook will share their visions of datacenter networking -- likely both similar and competing -- at the Hot ...

7|24|2014 NEW YORK - On the heels of Qualcomm's acquisition of 60 GHz chipset manufacturer Wilocity, startup Nitero is releasing its first 60 GHz Wi-Fi silicon. The NT4600 ...

7|24|2014 MADISON, Wis. — After Apple’s latest quarterly announcement Tuesday, which showed reasonable but slow-growing results, the second-day spin on Apple's ...

7|23|2014 PORTLAND, Ore. -- Imec (formerly Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre in Leuven, Belgium) is now taking orders for its 28 gigabit per second silicon photonics ...

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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 ...
MADISON, Wis. — My husband, a notorious Luddite, asked me once, "Junko, can you name me one person who's looking forward to driving a self-driving car?"
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Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
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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

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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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Karen Field
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