Looks like Samsung Foundry business nearly doubled in 2012. This can't all be due to Apple. Are we sure these figures do not include Samsung's own chips ( e,g the Exynos ) ? Does Samsung have any 32 nm ( or maybe even 28 nm ) logic Fabs other than the one in Austin ?
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.