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posted in August 2012

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Silicon Valley Nation: What to say to your kids
8/31/2012   13 comments
Your kids are considering college and careers; your industry is challenge. What do you say to them?
what makes a great engineering space
8/29/2012   18 comments
Famous architect Frank Gehry is designing a new campus for Facebook, which raises the question: What's the ideal engineering environment?
Week in automotive electronics (Aug. 27, 2012)
News & Analysis  
8/28/2012   Post a comment
Big shakeup at Navistar; vehicle-to-vehicle technology gets tested; STMicroelectronics in China venture; touch-sensing how-to
Driving with Mario Andretti at 150 mph
8/27/2012   4 comments
Riding with Mario Andretti is one thing; thinking about whether the engineering will hold up at 150 mph is another thing all together.
July's cartoon caption winner is...a tie!
8/24/2012   2 comments
David Ashton and Spreadspcowboy tied to win the July EE Life cartoon caption contest.
Manufacturing and the thailand flood aftermarth
8/24/2012   6 comments
The electronics industry is rebuilding in Thailand after the massive 2011 floods nearly flatlined some companies. Why?
Seagate to buy former Solyndra plant
News & Analysis  
8/24/2012   15 comments
Seagate Technology has offered $90.3 million to buy the Solyndra solar-panel factory in Silicon Valley.
Automotive IC sales roll in 2012
News & Analysis  
8/23/2012   3 comments
Semiconductor sales into the automotive sector are the brightest spot in an otherwise down year for IC vendors.
solid state drives expand in computing
8/23/2012   4 comments
The demand for storage is far outpacing our production. That's a good thing.
Jobs house burglarized
8/22/2012   25 comments
A very small area is home to some of the most important Silicon Valley innovators. Why?
IDT NVMe flash controller
Product News  
8/21/2012   Post a comment
IDT announced samples of its NVM Express (NVMe) enterprise flash memory controller with native support for PCIe® Gen 3.
What's new in automotive electronics (August 20, 2012)
8/21/2012   Post a comment
Fisker on fire; VW expands technical reach in Calif., new materials for better batteries and the five most-stolen cars.
Johnson Controls, XL Hybrids in lithium-ion battery deal
News & Analysis  
8/20/2012   5 comments
Johnson Controls Inc. agreed to supply XL Hybrids, a small aftermarket powertrain startup, with lithium ion battery packs.
Silicon Valley Nation: The end of Silicon Valley?
Engineering Pop Culture!  
8/20/2012   4 comments
Yammer CEO David Sacks thinks Silicon Valley is dead. Really? Really?
Hans Camenzind, 555 timer inventor, dies
News & Analysis  
8/15/2012   46 comments
Camenzind was an inventor, entrepreneur, author and inspiration to generations of engineers.
Silicon Valley Nation: Top 5 doomed IC companies
8/14/2012   8 comments
Readers feel Japanese IC vendors are the least likely to survive the coming years.
IR rolls automotive-qualified 600V trench IGBTs for EV applications
Product News  
8/13/2012   Post a comment
International Rectifier released a family of automotive-qualified 600V IGBTs for electric and hybrid vehicle applications
What's new in automotive electronics (August 13, 2012)
8/13/2012   Post a comment
Highlights from the world of automotive electronics, courtesy of Automotive DesignLine for Aug. 12-18, 2012.
Report urges U.S. effort to recapture optics lead
News & Analysis  
8/13/2012   4 comments
The National Research Council recommends a series of bold, coordinated initiatives to improve manufacturing, invention, materials development and applications to maintain global leadership.
Silicon Valley Nation: Which IC companies won't survive?
8/10/2012   8 comments
A recent blog puts AMD and Dell on the do-not-resuscitate list. What other big names won't survive intensive care?
venture capital investment trends
8/9/2012   8 comments
Last month's quarterly venture-investment numbers contained little surprises save for one: Why is software so much more expensive to develop??
Long live the Silicon Valley Nation
8/7/2012   Post a comment
Silicon Valley is more than geographic boundaries.
What's new in automotive electronics (August 6, 2012)
8/6/2012   Post a comment
A selection of automotive electronics stories from around the web and the EE Times/UBM Electronics network from recent days
Are the best engineers OCD?
Social Mania  
8/6/2012   31 comments
Are some of the symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder necessary to becoming a great engineer?
EE Life July cartoon caption ballot open
8/6/2012   Post a comment
Vote for the best among in EE Life's July cartoon caption contest finalists!
June caption winner's fairy tale tagline
Design Contests & Competitions  
8/3/2012   Post a comment
Mindtech takes the prize for the most-popular cartoon caption for June by evoking a famous fairy tale

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