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Learning how to learn: Toddlers vs. neural networks

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:05:00 EDT

The future could hold some scary scenarios as well as extremely exciting possibilities that may enable humankind to achieve new heights.

Virtual Reality-Capable Notepad Computers

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:00:00 EDT

The folks at MSI have introduced some drool-worthy virtual reality-capable notepad (laptop) computers and PC backpacks.

Samsung Calls for New CPU Design

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:15:00 EDT

Samsung is working on a new processor architecture that leverages its dominance in memory, said a corporate strategist.

Topic Teardown: Fed's Robo-Car Policy

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:35:00 EDT

It's been a week since the Department of Transportation unveiled its ground-breaking policy on autonomous cars. Here are five issues in the Fed's policy that are likely to trigger hot debates among automakers during the coming comment period.

Qualcomm Mobilizes in Embedded Processors

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:50:00 EDT

While Qualcomm may be late to the embedded market, it brings with it some interesting attributes that will appeal to a number of designers.

5 Challenges for 25G Ethernet

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Here's a list of the five biggest challenges facing the new generation of 25G Ethernet products in hopes they will be addressed sooner rather than later.

EDICON 2016: Resolution Bandwidth

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The first EDICON, covering RF, Signal/power integrity, and EMI, was a bit flat. But then, it was the first in the U.S.

Carmakers, Telecom Players Join Forces on 5G

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:57:00 EDT

The "5G Automotive Association" was launched to develop, test and promote 5G communications solutions. Joining the forces include: Audi, BMW and Daimler, Ericsson, Huawei, Nokia and Intel and Qualcomm.

GE Plugs into Industrial Internet

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:45:00 EDT

GE provided a look under the hood of its first major systems geared for the Industrial Internet of Things.

pMTJ Is Where the MRAM Action Is

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:00:00 EDT

Another emerging player is ramping up as another layer memory has presented itself as a destination for MRAM and other alternative technologies such as 3D XPoint

Allied with Intel, CEA-Leti Shoots for Moon

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:38:00 EDT

CEA-Leti's CEA calls the new five-year research contract with Intel a "moonshot." Included in the research framework is for the French institute to provide technologies that enable the next-generation communicationo for Internet of Things.

iPhone 7, No Headphone Jack Creates a Recipe for e-Waste

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:31:00 EDT

Apple's decision to remove the 3.5 mm headphone connector on the new iPhone 7, while continuing to use their proprietary Lightning connector, could mean more electronic waste as users discard their old headsets and many OEMs rush to develop new ones using Apple's connector.

Baidu Releases AI Benchmark

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:30:00 EDT

Calling for 100x faster processors, Baidu released DeepBench, a benchmark for how fast processors train neural networks.

Chip Market to Go Down, says Future Horizons

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:03:00 EDT

Malcolm Penn, the founder and CEO of Future Horizons Ltd. and usually one of the most bullish of chip market forecasters, thinks 2017 could be a third year of decline for the global semiconductor industry.

7 Ways 3D Printing Adds to Supply Chain

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:56:00 EDT

Here are a few of the ways 3D printing is impacting the electronic supply chain.

Imagination 2.0 Update Ships

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:45:00 EDT

Imagination Technologies predicts profits this year with streamlined operations under a new CEO and thoughts of new core IP licensing models.

Massive Sensor Fusion for Cars Is HERE

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:22:00 EDT

HERE's new live traffic/map offerings are the world's first services created from real-time sensor data from competing car brands. From technical perspectives, though, bigger issues include: how open the specifications will be for collected sensory data.

Telco Revamp is a Soft Opportunity

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Massive changes are taking place in telecom networks which will power growth in smartphone use and the next big things.

Long-Living Products Defy Conventional Wisdom

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 09:00:00 EDT

Winning products can have viable production lifetimes of decades, despite our "here today, obsolete tomorrow" thinking.

Display: Custom Doesn't Always Cost More

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:47:00 EDT

Customized displays don't need to be a complicated and expensive choice for designers and procurement professionals.