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Comment: Re: Why ? - junko.yoshida - 2/28/2014
Comment: Re: Predictions - junko.yoshida - 2/28/2014
Comment: Re: Open XC - junko.yoshida - 2/28/2014
Comment: Re: Open XC - junko.yoshida - 2/28/2014
Validity of New Feature Phone Market
News & Analysis  
2/27/2014   23 comments
What once looked like a sky-is-a-limit smartphone market is grounded. If the Mobile World Congress has given us any clue, low-cost mobile handsets are back in the spotlight.
Comment: Re: Open XC - junko.yoshida - 2/27/2014
Ford Invites Open-Source Community to Tinker Away
News & Analysis  
2/27/2014   14 comments
Zachary Nelson, a recent MIT graduate and an engineer with Ford, will speak at EELive! and discuss how the Open XC and open-source platform could allow people with smartphones to connect with real-time vehicle data.
Comment: Re: still lame - junko.yoshida - 2/26/2014
Comment: Re: still lame - junko.yoshida - 2/26/2014
MWC: Best Wearables for Navel Gazers
Blog  
2/25/2014   22 comments
The Mobile World Congress is showcasing a whole new generation of wearables you have to strap on to your wrist. Junko Yoshida says they are designed for navel gazers, and selfies are for idiots.
Comment: Re: Why ? - junko.yoshida - 2/25/2014
LTE Built-In GM Cars: No Smartphones Required
News & Analysis  
2/25/2014   24 comments
Smartphones are no longer the only platform hotly pursued by cellular operators eager to boost their revenue. Now, it’s cars. GM has partnered with AT&T, and Qualcomm launched 20nm LTE-A chipset for automotive.
Comment: Re: How so? - junko.yoshida - 2/24/2014
Nokia’s Android X Series Targets 'Next Billion'
News & Analysis  
2/24/2014   15 comments
Under the tagline, "connecting the next billion to the Internet," Nokia unveiled its first Android-based mobile handsets, the Nokia X series, at the Mobile World Congress.
Who Has the Best Android Phone in China?
News & Analysis  
2/24/2014   3 comments
Which company offers the best Android smartphone to Chinese consumers? The Mobile Experience Alliance has launched a new rating system called Certimo that both consumers and OEMs can use.
$25 Smartphones on Firefox OS to Rock MWC
News & Analysis  
2/23/2014   34 comments
Spreadtrum and Mozilla, Firefox's OS designer, have teamed up to storm emerging markets with a $25 smartphone -- its startling low cost enabled by web technologies.
Comment: Re: Qi Charger - junko.yoshida - 2/20/2014
Comment: Re: Qi Charger - junko.yoshida - 2/20/2014
Comment: Re: Qi Charger - junko.yoshida - 2/19/2014
Comment: sorely missed - junko.yoshida - 2/19/2014
Comment: Re: my view - junko.yoshida - 2/19/2014
Comment: Re: Sprint - junko.yoshida - 2/19/2014
Comment: radio head - junko.yoshida - 2/19/2014
5 Game-Changers at MWC 2014
Blog  
2/19/2014   17 comments
Beyond Nokia's first Android phone, Samsung's Galaxy S5, and Sony's renewed mobile push, I see five big trends destined to change the nature of the Mobile World Congress and the electronics industry at large.
Spansion to Launch HyperBus I/F for Automotive
News & Analysis  
2/18/2014   12 comments
Spansion has developed HyberBus Interface, targeting in-car systems that demand “instant-on” and “interactive graphical user interface.” The proprietary interface offers low latency, high read throughput, and low pin-count.
Sonics' New IP for Low-Power SoCs Patented
News & Analysis  
2/18/2014   3 comments
Sonics revealed the issuance of patent 8,601,288 "Intelligent Power Controller" from the US Patent Office. The hardware-based power-management IP lets SoC designers partition power domains and turn them on and off without software intervention.
Comment: Re: Kit car - junko.yoshida - 2/14/2014
Comment: Re: Watching TV - junko.yoshida - 2/14/2014
Did Apple Steal DLNA's Thunder?
Blog  
2/13/2014   23 comments
Within its closed iOS device universe, Apple has delivered an "interoperable" experience, "or at least the belief in such" among its users, says an analyst. Does that mean Apple stole DLNA's thunder?
Qualcomm Answers 'Auto-Grade Dilemma'
Blog  
2/10/2014   1 comment
Qualcomm is ideally positioned to answer what I call the "auto-grade dilemma." It's a dilemma because moving technologies originally designed for smartphones to automotive use is a big challenge -- especially for a company like Qualcomm.
Comment: Re: Not GloFo - junko.yoshida - 2/7/2014
IBM’s Chip Unit on Chopping Block?
News & Analysis  
2/7/2014   49 comments
Discussions about putting IBM’s semiconductor business on the chopping block have returned with a vengeance. IBM reportedly retained Goldman Sachs to look for possible buyers.
Sony Dumps PCs, Splits TV Op, Cuts 5,000 Jobs
Blog  
2/6/2014   26 comments
Sony dumps its PC business, splits its TV division and cuts 5,000 jobs, and issues a fiscal warning. But lacking is clarity: We all know what Sony was, but what is it becoming?
Comment: Re: Car-to-Car - junko.yoshida - 2/6/2014
Comment: Re: adoption - junko.yoshida - 2/6/2014
Spansion, Post Merger, to Launch Auto SoC Mid-2014
News & Analysis  
2/5/2014   19 comments
Spansion plans to home in on the automotive market by launching new SoC products, the first fruits of the acquisition of Fujitsu Semiconductor's MCU and analog businesses, in the middle of this year.
Comment: Re: Car-to-Car - junko.yoshida - 2/5/2014
Comment: Re: Great. - junko.yoshida - 2/5/2014
Comment: Re: Car-to-Car - junko.yoshida - 2/5/2014
Government OKs Car-to-Car Talk
News & Analysis  
2/5/2014   23 comments
In announcing vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication technology Monday, the US Dept. of Transportation pledged to “begin taking steps to enable” V2V for light vehicles. But it stopped short of proposing rulemaking.
Comment: Re: What fabs? - junko.yoshida - 2/4/2014
Comment: Re: 180 turn - junko.yoshida - 2/4/2014
Comment: Re: sequal - junko.yoshida - 2/4/2014
Android Malware: Alcatel-Lucent Diagnoses Plague
News & Analysis  
2/3/2014   19 comments
If China is worried about the security of Android phones, Alcatel-Lucent's latest malware report might have made the case for all that costly angst.


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