Mindspeed Boosts Intel Baseband Play
Intel has acquired the wireless division of Mindspeed, shortly after Mindspeed''s business was mostly bought out by Macom. This shows not only Mindsppeed''s desire to ramp down, if not completely close, its wireless division but Intel''s desire to get into the wireless market.
Amazing Race Toward Autonomous Car Design
Chip companies are finding 2014 a critical year to drive their technology into semi-autonomous car platforms -- currently in development by a number of different carmakers.
Low-Power eCompass Modules Used in Xiaomi Handsets
STMicroelectronics recently introduced its LSM303D accelerometer and magnetometer combo module to Xiaomi (Mi1S). The device meets minimal size constraints and allows significant reductions in power consumption without compromising performance in other areas.
3D Stacks & Security Key for IBM in Server Market
Top technologist at IBM discusses the future of server design with particular attention to security and 3D integration.
All About Batteries, Part 2: Specifications & Terminology
We seem to always want a battery that has the biggest "wallop." But at what cost? For what size? And at what weight? Let''s start by considering specifications and terminology.
Become a Decoupling Capacitor Network Guru, Part 2Stories 1 - 10 of 2063
It''s common knowledge that decoupling capacitors should be placed "as close to the device as possible," but at what point does "close enough" become "too far away"?