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Is deep learning SoC game-changer?

Deep learning is changing the way computers see, hear and identify objects -- but will it ever migrate into smartphones or vision SoCs for cars? Has Read More


Researchers find large power cuts

Researchers at the University of Illinois invented the worlds first on/off transceiver fast enough for commercialization, saving up to $870 million Read More


Security remains top concern in embedded Linux

Linux needs greater security, unity and interoperability to meet its potential in the emerging Internet of Things said speakers at the Embedded Linux Read More


3D NAND gains traction

Micron and Intel have co-developed a 3-D flash NAND chip sampling now that is denser than the parts Samsung has been shipping since July. Read More


Apple propels Bosch to MEMS dominance

Bosch grew its MEMS revenue by 20% in 2014, with sales revenues totaling $1.2 billion, according to Yole. Yole now calls Bosch a future MEMS titan, Read More


Processing on the edge with single-chip FPGA-based solutions

The idea here is to perform 'processing on the edge' -- to analyze a video stream and to only transmit useful information like 'Send help -- a car Read More


Amazon drones to take off but FAA clips wings

Amazon received an experimental airworthiness certificate from the FAA, but is it a breakthrough?. Not so much. Here's why Amazon Prime Air's dream Read More


Industrial IoT drives Microsemi-Vitesse merger

Microsemi Corp. will acquire Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. for $389 million to focus on communications semiconductors. On horizon is the MIPS vs. ARM Read More


HSA releases version 1.0 spec

The AMD-led Heterogeneous Systems Architecture Foundation has finished its 1.0 spec, turning attention to what SoCs will support it. Read More


Smart glasses go to work

Epson, Google, Sony and others are seeking traction for their smart glasses among business users, according to exhibitors at an event on wearable Read More


Marvell CEO: The tinkerer at the top

Marvell CEO has been obsessed with a computer architecture that's unchanged for decades. Why must its progress depend on more memory and faster CPU? Read More


Engineers push for better documentation

Everyone benefits from good documentation. So why does so much of it suck, and how can companies do better? Read More


Techspotting at MWC

The Mobile World Congress has literally morphed into the Everything Connected Show. What we saw ranged from foldable connected electric bicycle to Read More


No PUF piece for bad actors

The Fraunhofer Institute for Applied and Integrated Security (AISEC) is developing a very versatile and flexible form of Physically Unclonable Read More


KinomaJS turns open source

Marvell has open-sourced its software crown jewel, KinomaJS. Marvell, which has been using JavaScript-based Kinoma, developed by ex-Apple Team, hopes Read More


Vulkan updates OpenGL graphics API

With new proprietary graphics interfaces out from AMD, Apple and Microsoft, Khronos Group is previewing Vulkan as an open follow on to OpenGL. Read More


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