Data Centers May Ride on ASICs
Firebox, a research prototype in the works at UC Berkeley, aims to point the way to warehouse-scale computers for data centers in 2020 based on ASICs and optical links.
9 Notorious Automotive Electronics Recalls
It''s been a banner year so far for automotive recalls, including problems stemming from badly written code, flawed machinery and or flawed electronics. Here is a look at 8 of the recent automotive recalls involving electronics (hardware or software).
Power Week: RF Charging Startup & Dialog Semi Team Up for Over-the-Air Power
This week, "over-the-air" power got a boost when RF charging startup Energous and Dialog Semiconductor agreed to jointly develop a proof-of-concept reference design to help develop the market for a remote, wire-free charging technology.
Touch Taiwan: Display Vendors'' 10 Bold Forecasts
Display suppliers are in the know. The companies exhibiting at Touch Taiwan might not be willing to spill their best beans, but they know all about the specific screen sizes, thinness, and brightness demanded by Apple.
Rohm Opens MEMS Foundry Operation
Rohm Co. Ltd. created a foundry business at the six-inch Miyazaki wafer fab of its Lapis Semiconductor subsidiary that integrates product design and manufacturing based on the combination of thin-film piezoelectric processes and MEMS.
Google Preps Virtual Network
Google described Andromeda, a central server-based controller users will be able to access to create, run, and extend virtual networks running in Google''s data centers.
Aging Brass: Cow Poop vs. Horse Doo-Doo
There are myriad ways to artificially age brass, including the use of salt, vinegar, ammonia, and temperature. The more daring among us may also consider cow and/or horse manure.
Google''s Project Ara Is Science Fiction, Says CriticStories 1 - 10 of 2947
Google?s Project Ara to develop a modular mobile smartphone is destined to remain nothing more than a science project, warns blogger and former senior analyst Richard Windsor.