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Tabula Set for March Shutdown
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1/30/2015   Post a comment
Programmable logic company Tabula is rumored to be closing its doors on March 24. Tabula garnered industry interest with a unique 12-level FPGA architecture that dramatically shortened interconnects.
Broadcom Flips on Future Set Tops
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1/29/2015   Post a comment
Broadcom is nestled between traditional cable companies and newer over the top content providers, which are both battling and enabling each other in a fight for viewers and dollars.
Wi-Fi Alliance Radiates Outward
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1/28/2015   Post a comment
The Wi-Fi Alliance is one of several industry groups grappling with an explosion of connected devices. The group faces increasing challenges in complexity, performance needs, and diminishing power requirements for new and existing smart home and IoT devices.
iPhone Dials Up Record Apple Sales
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1/27/2015   6 comments
Apple announced record financial results for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year. Record revenues, shipments, and a general bullish attitude were due in great part to iPhone, iPad, and Apple Pay.
Imagination Sees Life Beyond Games
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1/23/2015   4 comments
Imagination Technologies continues to hedge its bets on graphics-based processing, showcasing a variety of demonstrations based on its PowerVR GPU at International CES.
Spectrometer Lights Up IoT, Smartly
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1/22/2015   Post a comment
Analog circuit, MEMS, and sensors manufacturer AMS announced an integrated spectrometer for smart lighting management, the AS721x. Company officials believe smart lights could become the center of a home Internet of Things ecosystem.
Windows 10: Compact OS Does Holograms
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1/21/2015   20 comments
Microsoft demonstrated several applications for Windows 10 at a live event today, highlighting the operating system’s cross-device compatibility and ease of use in new areas of technology such as holographics.
AMD Upbeat Despite $330M Loss
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1/20/2015   1 comment
Advanced Micro Devices today announced revenues for the fourth quarter of 2014 and year end. Despite large operating losses, AMD officials were hopeful about the company’s trajectory for 2015.
MEMS Group Targets IoT
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1/19/2015   Post a comment
MEMS Industry Group Executive Director Karen Lightman sat down with EE Times at International CES in Las Vegas to discuss the sensor-rich future and how sensor fusion will meet function in the Internet of Things.
Intel Hits Revenue Record in 2014
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1/15/2015   11 comments
Intel reported better than expected financial results and a record-breaking full year revenue of $55.9 billion. Intel’s CEO said the company is “in a very different place” than it was 12 months ago and finished the year with a strong fourth quarter.
Venture Capital Spending Rises
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1/15/2015   2 comments
Venture capital investment continues to increase in the US, according to a report from Dow Jones VentureSource. Both the number of funds and amount invested rose in the fourth quarter of 2014.
Comment: Toshiba - Jessica Lipsky - 1/12/2015
Comment: Racing - Jessica Lipsky - 1/12/2015
Comment: 5G wireless - Jessica Lipsky - 1/12/2015
CES Chips Charge Wirelessly
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1/12/2015   8 comments
Wireless charging powered up International CES this year, with booths demonstrating multiple standards and charging methods across the conference’s multiple locations. Like many technologies at CES, wireless charging is at an inflection point.
AMD Plays Carrizo Games in Vegas
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1/8/2015   Post a comment
Advanced Micro Devices is still playing its cards close to the chest when it comes to Carrizo, the company’s next generation integrated x86 processors. While specs are scarce, officials trumped its single, scalable architecture and video processing capabilities.
Comment: Use cases - Jessica Lipsky - 1/8/2015
Intel Tips Mini IoT Module
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1/7/2015   13 comments
Intel unveiled the next generation in its wearable hardware ecosystem, a button-sized SoC called Curie. At its International CES keynote, Intel highlighted several initiatives and hardware developments targeted at this burgeoning market.
Samsung Bolsters Mobile Memory
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1/7/2015   1 comment
Higher quality video processing, increasing expectations for compute power, IoT, and sensors are driving demand for mobile memory. Samsung hopes to meet this need with its LPDDR4 and wearable-specific chips.
CES Sampler: Selfie Drones, Mobile Health
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1/6/2015   3 comments
There's no place like the International CES to discover a wonderland of devices, services, goodies, and toys fit for every tech lover. We compiled our favorite gadgets from several showcase events, from drones to connected bicycles.
5 Bluetooth Devices for the Body at CES
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1/6/2015   2 comments
Bluetooth Sig's pre-CES media event showcased the latest most interesting Bluetooth-enabled devices: wearables and fitness devices were the stars of the show, with a few neat medical applications making waves.
Q'comm Allies in Cars, Health, IoT
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1/5/2015   1 comment
Qualcomm's silicon is in everything, and its ecosystem is growing, officials said at the International CES. The company didn't have any huge chip announcements, but it highlighted partnerships that will allow continued growth across markets.
Nvidia Drives Tegra to TFlops
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1/5/2015   4 comments
Nvidia kicked off International CES, held here Jan. 6-9, with three major announcements for mobile and automotive computing. CEO Jen-Hsun Huang unveiled the Tegra X1, a 256-core "mobile superchip" with more than a teraflop of processing power and 16-bit floating point.
Intel Rolls 14nm Broadwell in Vegas
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1/5/2015   5 comments
Intel announced at CES 2015 the Broadwell family, its fifth-generation Core processors. The 14 new chips are essentially versions of its 22nm Haswell architecture made in its new 14nm process, providing enhancements it hopes encourage PC and notebook users to upgrade.
B'Com Debuts 4x4 WiFi Chips
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1/5/2015   8 comments
Broadcom announced its next generation of WiFi chips for high-performance routers, gateways, and set-top boxes. The new SoCs uses 4x4 multiple user-multiple input, multiple output (MU-MIMO) for additional capacity, and lower power consumption.
Analysts Predict CES Hotspots
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12/29/2014   10 comments
A few technologies and themes arise from each International CES, the massive annual consumer electronics show held in Las Vegas Jan. 6-9. The upcoming event will likely feature improved-upon devices from 2014, with a more fleshed-out hardware ecosystem.
Comment: Other favorites - Jessica Lipsky - 12/22/2014
Holiday Movies to Geek Out About
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12/19/2014   6 comments
EE Times wants to ensure domestic bliss with a handy guide to science, tech, engineering, and math-related movies that the whole family can enjoy. Some of the season's neatest films are tailor made for the family geek(s) and those who love them.
Sony's Debuts Smartglasses Module
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12/18/2014   4 comments
Following up on prototypes demonstrated earlier this year, Sony has announced an attachable smartglass module that can turn various eyewear into augmented reality devices.
AMD Gives RF Mico Exec Ops Job
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12/17/2014   1 comment
AMD has hired James A. Clifford as its senior vice president of Global Operations, reporting to President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su. The former RF Micro exec will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of AMD’s end-to-end manufacturing and supply chain strategy.
Comment: Re: Bah humbug - Jessica Lipsky - 12/15/2014
Comment: Re: Bah humbug - Jessica Lipsky - 12/15/2014
Tiny Spectrometer Targets IoT
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12/12/2014   28 comments
NanoLambda has developed an ultra-compact, low-cost spectrometer-on-a-chip to measure concentration and density based on wavelength. The chip is accurate to 1 nm with 10nm resolution for consumer and medical uses.
Women in Tech: Change the Conversation
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12/11/2014   35 comments
Entrepreneur Joanna Weidenmiller worries that the next generation of female techies will be deterred by too much emphasis on the negative.
Intel Rolls IoT Platform
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12/10/2014   4 comments
Intel's new IoT platform aims to improve connectivity and security with an updated gateway, embedded security, and edge management software.
Smart Panel Ponders AI's Future
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12/9/2014   7 comments
Artificial intelligence is well on its way to entering the market by 2025, but it may look different then much of the public has imagined. AI could give systems the ability to talk to each other quickly and simply, or reason and make inferences.
Freescale Charges 15W Wirelessly
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12/8/2014   6 comments
Freescale is turning up power with a new set of wireless charging receivers and transmitters for larger mobile devices such as phablets, tablets, and handheld medical equipment. The Qi-compliant system is the first in the industry to reach the 15 Watt threshold.
IBM Plugs Partners Into Power
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12/8/2014   9 comments
IBM's Open Power Foundation is playing significant roles in the Coral supercomputer program, efforts to find new uses for flash memory, and the proliferation of Power processors in China and beyond.
Intel Picks Smartglass Partner
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12/4/2014   9 comments
Intel announced a multi-year research and development partnership with Italian company Luxottica to develop high-end smart eyewear. The chip maker is also expected to have silicon in the next generation Google Glass.
Comment: Re: Dead - Jessica Lipsky - 12/3/2014
Comment: Re: Dead - Jessica Lipsky - 12/3/2014
Intel X86 Eyes Google Glass
News & Analysis  
12/1/2014   11 comments
The next generation of Google Glass may have new guts, as an Intel x86 processor is expected to replace the existing Texas Instruments Omap chip.
Comment: Manufacturing - Jessica Lipsky - 12/1/2014
Experts Call for Secure Sensors
News & Analysis  
11/21/2014   9 comments
Sensor nodes are the most vulnerable point of attack in an Internet of Things ecosystem, so securing the trillions of sensors industry experts expect is of the utmost concern.
Comment: Realistic? - Jessica Lipsky - 11/21/2014
Comment: Motor City - Jessica Lipsky - 11/21/2014
Intel Expects 2015 Mobile Speedup
News & Analysis  
11/21/2014   12 comments
Intel is back on track with mobile, company officials said at an annual investor meeting.
Comment: Re: 9x45 modem - Jessica Lipsky - 11/20/2014
Qualcomm Rides LTE to Cat 10
News & Analysis  
11/20/2014   4 comments
Qualcomm announced its fifth-generation LTE modem, a Category 10 chip with global carrier aggregation. The Gobi 9x45 modem and its second- generation RF360 envelope tracker are based on 20nm technology.
Comment: Re: Shell games - Jessica Lipsky - 11/19/2014
Intel Merges Mobile, PC Divisions
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11/18/2014   25 comments
In a move to streamline business and combat dismal financial results for its mobile in the third quarter, Intel will merge its mobile and PC divisions. The transition is set to occur in early 2015.
Ericsson Forecasts 9.5B Smartphone Subs by 2020
News & Analysis  
11/18/2014   3 comments
Although the smartphone market is near saturated in certain regions, officials at Ericsson believe there is much more space for connection. In its annual mobility report, the company forecast increasing mobile subscriptions and connections through 2020.
Breathalyzer Detects Diseases
News & Analysis  
11/14/2014   19 comments
What if, with one big breath, you could determine your liver function or glucose levels? Researchers at the State University of New York, Stony Brook have developed a diagnostic breathalyzer that will make connotations with blood alcohol content a thing of the past.
Tiny Tattoos Sense Health
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11/13/2014   3 comments
Researchers at the University of California San Diego Center for Wearable Sensors have prototypes for several tiny, inexpensive sensors, including tattoos and micro needles, that will target the health market.
Trillion-Sensor Vision, Results Shared
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11/12/2014   3 comments
The proliferation of sensors from mobile, medical, and engineering applications will drive an “abundant” world free of pressing issues such as healthcare, according to speakers at the TSensors Summit held here. Sensors will be a key component in curing the world’s ills, and the world needs a roadmap.
Comment: Security - Jessica Lipsky - 11/12/2014
Comment: Barcode scanner - Jessica Lipsky - 11/11/2014
Sensors See Gestures, Barcodes
News & Analysis  
11/11/2014   3 comments
AMS AG announced a new family of intelligent sensors for gesture control at this week's Electronica in Germany. The next-generation TMG399x line adds sensing functionality and barcode emulation for mobile and other consumer electronics.
Dell Research Updates Progress
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11/10/2014   3 comments
A year after its formation, Dell’s research arm is making strides in communications and focus on big data in medicine. Dell Research head Jai Menon talks future development in mobility, security, and machine learning.
Sensor Fusion Goes Open-Source
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11/6/2014   8 comments
A new industry group has formed to simplify the process by which sensor data is synthesized. The Accelerated Innovation Community is an open-source algorithm cooperative dedicated to improving the accuracy of sensors.
Big Data Goes Unicorn Hunting
News & Analysis  
11/6/2014   6 comments
In today's big data era, the U.S. is starving for data scientists, according to panelists at Dell World here.
Comment: The down low - Jessica Lipsky - 11/5/2014
CTOs Wrestle With Mobile Security
News & Analysis  
11/4/2014   25 comments
At Dell World, a panel of chief technical officers discussed how to encourage adoption and development of secure mobile devices for the workplace.
Comment: Speed update - Jessica Lipsky - 11/3/2014
Chinese Startup Halves Cost of SSD
News & Analysis  
11/3/2014   16 comments
Sage Microelectronics is shipping an SSD controller IC capable of up to 5 terabytes on a single PCB with a standard 2.5 inch form factor.
China Blamed for Microchip Dip
News & Analysis  
10/30/2014   4 comments
Microchip Technology Inc. reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 ending Sept. 30. Officials said the company's decrease in sales is a reflection of the economic climate in China rather than internal issues.
Comment: Products - Jessica Lipsky - 10/30/2014
Comment: Safety - Jessica Lipsky - 10/30/2014
Comment: Selective use - Jessica Lipsky - 10/28/2014
Wearables Ready for Work, Survey Says
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10/28/2014   11 comments
A new survey finds that the majority of adults want wearables in their workplace, though the US remains behind in overall wearable acceptance.
Cisco Leads 2.5/5G Ethernet Effort
News & Analysis  
10/27/2014   11 comments
Aquantia, Cisco Systems, Freescale, and Xilinx have formed the NBASE-T Alliance to develop 2.5 and 5 Gigabit/second Ethernet specifications, plugging a hole between today's 1 and 10G standards for cost-sensitive enterprise uses.
Intel, Partners Reveal Privacy Survey
News & Analysis  
10/22/2014   1 comment
The average person’s device ecosystem is expanding, exponentially increasing the amount of data being created as well as associated security risks. In response to a recently released survey, Intel and several of its partner organizations recently discussed big data and ways to mollify the more than 80% of users who are uneasy about who, or what, has access to their information.
Tiny Display Rides Maker Wave
News & Analysis  
10/22/2014   7 comments
Startup Tiny Circuits looks to bridge the gap between hobbyists and OEMs with a variety of Ardunio-based click-and-play pieces.
iPhones Drive Apple Record, iPads Drop 13%
News & Analysis  
10/21/2014   9 comments
Apple experienced a record fourth quarter with increased revenue, net profits, and margins. During a conference call, company officials speculated about mass handset and PC growth across regions, which has led to the strongest revenue growth rate in seven quarters.


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