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Bosch Finds Graphene Magnetic Sensor 100x More Sensitive than Silicon
Researchers at the Stuttgart-based engineering company Bosch have worked with scientists at the Max-Planck Institute for Solid State Research to create a graphene-based magnetic sensor which is 100 times more sensitive than an equivalent device based on silicon.
8 Views of the Chip Horizon
The Imec Technology Forum provided updates on the outlook for EUV lithography as well as work on the 10nm semiconductor node and beyond.
Bringing Flexible Port Switching and Role Swapping to USB
Using a proprietary FlexConnect algorithm, Microchip''s Smart hub can be reconfigure to handle a variety of one to one and one to many USB device/host connections.
Thin Film Solar Cells May Rival Silicon
A consortium of 11 European institutions in eight countries aim to one-up the cheap Chinese thin-film solar cells with efficiencies rivaling silicon at a fraction of the cost.
Is the End of IPv4 at Hand? Not Anytime Soon...
The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) has sent out an alert saying its share of the dwindling IPv4 addresses is near rock bottom, so it is going to a stricter procedure for approving requests for those that are left.
TSMC Overtakes Intel in Chip Capex Ranking
Intel, the world''s largest chip company, is set slip to third place in a ranking of chip companies compiled by Semico Research, based on forecast capital expenditure in 2015.
Samsung Boosts Batteries with Graphene
Researchers from Samsung?s Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), the company?s R&D hub, have found a way to extend lithium-ion battery life using silicon and graphene. The carbide-free graphene combats expansion to increase battery life by 1.8x over conventional lithium-ion batteries.
IceStorm: Reverse-Engineering the Lattice iCE40 Bitstream
It will be interesting to see how IceStorm plays out, and what the imagination and creativity of the open-source world will give us.
Tablet Shipments on the Wane
Analysts expect decline for 2015 amid consumer market saturation; hope for improvement lies in emerging markets and the enterprise segment.
Sneak Peak! Not Your Grandmother''s Embedded Systems @ ESC Silicon Valley 2015Stories 1 - 10 of 2621
When it comes to the embedded systems we''ll see in 10, 20, 50, and 100 years'' time, the one thing we know for sure is that they won''t be our grandmothers embedded systems.