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9|26|2014 PORTLAND, Ore. -- We already know that Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc. in San Jose, Calif., recently purchased the world's most exalted MEMS motion ...

9|26|2014 China's national quest to expand its domestic semiconductor industry suddenly looks more realistic and even winnable now that Intel Corp., the world's largest ...

9|25|2014 MUNICH — Talk to any automotive chip companies these days. Be it Infineon Technologies, Freescale, STMicroelectronics or NXP Semiconductors. They all share ...

9|25|2014 The xCORE family of devices from XMOS is a comprehensive range of multicore 32-bit microcontrollers that feature ease-of-use, low latency, and timing determinism.

9|24|2014 Announced yesterday, ARM's Cortex-M7 processor is highest performance member of the energy-efficient Cortex-M processor family -- it can be used as a core in an ...

9|24|2014 Microchip Technology has just announced its PIC16LF1554 and PIC16LF1559 (collectively known as PIC16LF1554/9) devices, which augment the existing members of the ...

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In this and future columns, I will try to record and analyze the current trends with regard to open-source. Despite the fact that we have seen many open-source products in ...
I find myself going to Kickstarter and Indiegogo on a regular basis these days because they have become real innovation marketplaces. As far as I'm concerned, this is ...
If you took undergraduate quantum mechanics, at some point you were introduced to the concept of "spin." If you're like me, you left that class feeling you were shown a ...
Some time ago, Max Maxfield roped me into his ongoing robot project. This led to my writing this series of articles on the various battery technologies available to us.
Last weekend, I was chatting with my mother on the phone. She's all excited that I'm coming over to visit for a week in November. "I'll be seeing you in only seven weeks," ...
I think it's fair to say that the humble resistor is one of the first electronic components that most members of the EETimes community would have come across. Certainly ...
Have you heard about the ScratchDuino? This little scamp is a simple, interactive, highly customizable open-source robot construction kit based on the Arduino.
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Max Maxfield

Feast Your Orbs on My Jiggly Exercise Machine
Max Maxfield
Last weekend, I was chatting with my mother on the phone. She's all excited that I'm coming over to visit for a week in November. "I'll be seeing you in only seven weeks," she trilled ...

Glen Chenier

Missing Datasheet Details Can Cause Problems
Glen Chenier
It is often said that "the devil is in the details." All too often those details are hidden deep within a datasheet, where you can easily overlook them. When a datasheet reference circuit ...

David Blaza

RadioShack: The End Is Nigh!
David Blaza
I'm feeling a little nostalgic today as I read about what looks like the imminent demise of RadioShack, at least as we currently know it. An old ubiquitous cartoon image popped into my ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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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