Content posted in January 2017
DesignCon 2017 Bets Big on Power Management
Blog 1/31/2017 Post a comment
This year’s DesignCon has more tutorials and panel discussions devoted to power management — among the most challenging technologies for ensuring signal integrity. Tuesday conference sessions in fact will feature a three-hour tutorial on power distribution and a late afternoon panel discussion on DC-DC converters
Our Man in China: Ask Yorbe
Blog 1/31/2017 3 comments
As China was gearing down for its New Year celebration, we asked our colleague, EE Times China's editor in chief, about China’s electronics industry and the market in 2017.
MRAM Gains More Steam
Blog 1/26/2017 7 comments
Spin Transfer Technologies' delivery of functional MRAM samples is one more indication of emerging memory technology's momentum.
China Goes on an M&A Diet
Blog 1/24/2017 2 comments
A decade-long trend of the China government encouraging Chinese businesses to expand globally by acquiring resources, advanced technologies, and distribution channels overseas is hitting a speed bump.
Just How Secure Is Your Car?
Blog 1/24/2017 1 comment
Hackers are finding increasingly sophisticated ways to break into cars and control functions from radio to braking. Do carmakers have time to get it right?
Trump: Man Without Scruples
Blog 1/23/2017 26 comments
The world isn't so sure yet which Trump will show up for the long haul. The Chinese government, too, is still deciding how to react to the new U.S. president.
Friday Feel-Good Video: A Wee Day Out
Max’s Cool Beans 1/20/2017 9 comments
This video is a combination of "feel-good" and "awe-inspiring" and it will leave a smile on your face throughout (interspaced with "Oooh" expressions of surprise).
Max’s Cool Beans 1/18/2017 11 comments
Representing the famous Battle of Koom Valley between the dwarfs and the trolls, Thud is a favorite game of Lord Havelock Vetinari, Patrician of Ankh-Morpork.
Discarding Superfluous Pharmaceuticals
Engineering Investigations 1/13/2017 25 comments
It would be nice if pharmacies offered some sort of pharmaceutical disposal service so as to stop people from simply flushing unwanted medications down the toilet
Dining with Analog Stars
Blog 1/7/2017 1 comment
Meet the Analog Aficionados. They are a group of engineers, technicians, students, inventors, scientists, educators and so many more that meets annually at David’s Restaurant in Santa Clara, CA.
2G Sunset a Slow Burn
Blog 1/7/2017 6 comments
Subscribers around the world rely on 2G cellular, a still-vital technology for machine–to-machine (M2M) communications and network availability in rural parts of many countries--and that won’t change for some time.
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