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Porsche Rainmaker Advocates Platooning
By driving in a platoon -- or platooning -- drivers can help maximize throughput of motorways without high investments into traffic infrastructure, says a Porsche executive.
Base Stations Go Virtual, Flexible
Several major players in the base station market have are trying to solve the problem of increasing data rates and the need for speed with a variety of configurable small and macro cells. Alcatel-Lucent, Aquantia, and Qualcomm each announced chip sets and software that harness new cellular bands and...
Imagination Dons Wearable GPU
Imagination Technologies announced a suite of video IP cores for the next generation of graphic displays at Mobile World Congress. Alongside a set of video encoder cores, the UK company also announced a new PowerVR GPU for mobile and wearables.
Asian Share of Global Fab Capacity May Top 69% by 2019
Asia is expected to account for a new record, nearly 70% of the world''s fab capacity, by 2019, according to a new report from IC Insights.
Intel Tablet SoCs Pack LTE
Intel announced a new family of SoCs and modems for mobile devices under its Atom brand, targeting low to premium markets. The chip giant hopes to win a large share of the mobile space with highly integrated processors and excellent graphics.
NXP, Freescale: Bigger Not Better
The proposed merger of NXP and Freescale creates a embedded chip vendor that is significantly bigger than most, but not all, its rivals and not substantially different.
Embedded Job Market Expands, But Boomers Feel the Squeeze
By almost any measure, the job market appears to be looking very good right now for embedded engineers. But not for everyone.