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4|22|2014 Every now and then, a real game-changer comes along. Such an occurrence happened today, when the folks at Altera announced that they have introduced hard-core ...

4|21|2014 Naptech Test Equipment of Lower Lake, Calif., announced on April 9 that the company will include five years of annual free NIST traceable calibration with every ...

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4|17|2014 MADISON, Wis. — ON Semiconductor doesn’t usually come off as a powerhouse in image sensor technology, largely because the $2.8 billion company has a ...

4|16|2014 MADISON, Wis. — There's no end in sight for the consumer's insatiable appetite for bandwidth. That demand continues to stress transmission networks and ...

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I originally wrote this blog for the late, lamented Microcontroller Central. I have updated it with some of the comments and suggestions that it garnered there, along with ...
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Two swaggering technicians are dramatically humbled when they flip the power switch on a high-voltage simulator.

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To say that Andy Weir's The Martian is an exploration of math, Mars, and feces is a slight simplification. I doubt that the author would have any complaints, though.

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Sometimes it can feel like you're really performing in the big tent when presenting your hardware. This month's caption contest exemplifies this wonderfully.

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