The best published work I've seen in reverse-engineering Xilinx FPGA architecture and bitstreams has come out of Paris. Perhaps the French take Liberté more seriously than others, and when looking at closed bitstreams they think of the Bastille and Santé prisons.
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.