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Intel processor outperforms Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung

Intel processor outperforms Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung

Market research firm publishes benchmark tests of Intel's latest application processor, the Z2580 CloverTrail, and compares it with competitors' ...
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Outdated comparisons to make Intel look good. Using an outdated Tegra 3 from 2011/2012 instead of ...
Image sensors go organic

Image sensors go organic

Sensor startup and established plastic display firm claim to have created the first conformable organic image sensor on plastic substrate.
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Broadcom hits tera-ops with comms processor

Broadcom hits tera-ops with comms processor

Broadcom's former NetLogic group leapfrogged rival Cavium by sampling the first comms processor to handle a trillion operations per second.
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AMD tips 5 GHz gamer CPU, filling Haswell hole

AMD tips 5 GHz gamer CPU, filling Haswell hole

Intel failed to field an overclocked x86 for gamers with its Haswell launch last week, a gap AMD says it will fill with a 5 GHz part this summer.
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I am not sure when Intel was competing in Game Consoles, Before AMD previous gaming systems had IBM ...
Conexant lays out post-Chapter 11 game plan

Conexant lays out post-Chapter 11 game plan

Conexant, which obtained court approval of its Chapter 11 reorganization plan, will “exit the current fiscal year by generating money,” said Conexant ...
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Maxim’s CEO on analog, Intel, Samsung and more

Maxim’s CEO on analog, Intel, Samsung and more

Maxim chief executive Tunc Doluca talks about his new 90nm analog process, his integration strategy, Intel, Samsung and China.
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Yeah but do we have to buy the whole fab run to get a part? Or are things in the catalog but not ...
Voyager: The mathematics of interstellar space travel

Voyager: The mathematics of interstellar space travel

One of the key equations needed to understand spacecraft navigation is Newton's inverse square law of gravity.
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That is indeed interesting. Did you see the Ted talk about the 14 year old that built a fission ...
Scaling NAND flash to 20-nm node and beyond

Scaling NAND flash to 20-nm node and beyond

Replacing conventional wrap floating gate with high-K/metal gate yields NAND flash that can easily reach 15-nm node.
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Is it Fig.3 correct?
TSMC's sales stay strong in May

TSMC's sales stay strong in May

May chip sales at leading foundry chip maker came off the booming levels seen in April but were still up 17.2 percent over 2012.
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Intel’s Haswell puts more analog inside

Intel’s Haswell puts more analog inside

Inside Haswell, Intel’s next CPU, are twenty of more custom inductors, designed and made by Intel to support its new on-chip voltage regulator.
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I wonder about the increased power dissipation for the power supplies and the processor. Will this ...
MEMS startup wins strategic investment

MEMS startup wins strategic investment

While many bemoan a lack of investment capital for fabless chip companies, firms involved in the microelectromechanical systems sector continue to get ...
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Teardown: 5th Gen Apple iPod Touch

Teardown: 5th Gen Apple iPod Touch

As fanfare fizzles, Apple's 5th Gen iPod Touch shows Apple is not thinking different. iFixit tears it down and dubs repairability 3 out of 10.
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I wonder how much iPod users actually care about repairability. Companies that are in the repair ...
Freescale expands portfolio of low-power microcontrollers for IoT

Freescale expands portfolio of low-power microcontrollers for IoT

Firm promises to expand its 32-bit MCU line by nearly doubling the number of ARM-based processors from 66 to 110 in 2013.
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I like the idea of wearable wireless devices. I am thinking heart rate, O2 levels, respiration ...
Silicon Labs makes IoT play with Energy Micro buy

Silicon Labs makes IoT play with Energy Micro buy

Mixed signal and wireless company has persuaded serial entrepreneur Geir Forre to flip his microcontroller startup for up to $170 million as they set ...
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...assuming it all goes through of course.
Video: Students develop tornado-seeking drones

Video: Students develop tornado-seeking drones

An unmanned aerial vehicle under development at Oklahoma State University can penetrate severe thunderstorms, including the supercells from which ...
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London Calling: How will TSMC cope after Chang?

London Calling: How will TSMC cope after Chang?

TSMC could be set to annouce Morris Chang's successor as CEO sometime toward the end of 2013. But whoever gets the job will be trying to fill the ...
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Mr. Chang's shoes will not be easy to fill, it happens to every company, after the original ...
May’s caption winner gave the cable guy a poke

May’s caption winner gave the cable guy a poke

A wry and Web-savvy caption won one lucky engineer recognition and admission into our honored EE wit-of-the-month club.
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Startup lessons for interesting times

Startup lessons for interesting times

Simon Barker, who was EE Times' Student Entrepreneur, is back. He is now two years into his engineering career with thoughts on what it takes to drive ...
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Simon is clearly finding the real world -- and being at the top of a small startup -- is changing ...
Get some fresh air with the June caption contest

Get some fresh air with the June caption contest

Hey, it's nearly summer--get out of your cube, get some fresh air and go think up a funny caption for the June EE Life contest.
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you guys are sharp
NASA's 'PhoneSat' program points to satellites of the future

NASA's 'PhoneSat' program points to satellites of the future

After putting into orbit satellites based on an off-the-shelf smartphone, NASA looks at future for lower-cost spacecraft.
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ET phone home. (Sorry, some one had to say it...)
Tariff vaults Japan near the top in solar energy

Tariff vaults Japan near the top in solar energy

While the United States appears suffering from solar phobia, Japan is said to be in the process of unleashing its solar potential. Here’s why.
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"you don't actually need to be in a volcanic area to get useful heat from the ground." No, you ...
DAC 2013 theme

DAC 2013 theme

What was the theme for DAC 2013? I think one area became a distinct theme given how broadly it was talked about...
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Intel's Haswell gets mixed reviews from analysts

Intel's Haswell gets mixed reviews from analysts

Intel’s new microprocessor, Haswell, won’t revive a sagging PC market or give Intel a huge leg up in tablets from what I hear.
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You bought the wrong tablet. You should buy the MICROSOFT surface pro...
IMS 2013: 5 hurdles in high-speed and microwave

IMS 2013: 5 hurdles in high-speed and microwave

From cross talk to power integrity--high-speed and microwave designers air shared challenges in IMS workshop.
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Day one at DAC

Day one at DAC

Day one of the events at DAC was a busy, busy affair….
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Memory markets to grow up to 30% in 2013

Memory markets to grow up to 30% in 2013

The biggest surprise isn't revenue numbers but an extraordinary prediction for the future of DRAM.
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Market research is a tricky beast at the best of times. It provides an interesting snapshot but has ...
London Calling: Intel tops embedded processor ranking

London Calling: Intel tops embedded processor ranking

Intel was the top supplier of embedded processors in 2012 but its market lead is being eroded by Qualcomm, according to market researcher Semicast ...
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Yes billions not millions. Thanks for spotting the error. I have now corrected in copy.
Can Freescale make STEM cool?

Can Freescale make STEM cool?

Can efforts like the Freescale Foundation make a difference in promoting STEM education, or is it just good corporate citizen PR?
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That is quite a generalization and does not even remotely describe the experience my kids had in the ...
ARM announces AMBA 5 CHI - the Coherent Hub Interface

ARM announces AMBA 5 CHI - the Coherent Hub Interface

ARM has now named the 16 core architecture with CoreLink cache coherent network and dual memory controllers as AMBA 5 Coherent Hub Interface…
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Lenovo eyes the mobile market

Lenovo eyes the mobile market

After securing its place in the PC market, Lenovo Group is now hoping to establish similar clout in the mobile market.
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My understanding is that mobile devices are classed as tablet computers, smartphones and ...

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Altera announces Generation 10 FPGAs and SoCs
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Is it Fig.3 correct?
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Atmel unveils two serial EEPROM lines
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Fujitsu rolls out low-power FRAM
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Micron releases 960-GB SSD
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Made in America Designation?

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For a full box build and PCBA, if I buy components, PCB Fab, and plastics in China and assembly everything in the U.S. (component placement, testing, chassis

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