Fabless Pipsqueaks Grow Up Rick Merritt 11/10/2014 Post a comment The trade association of fabless semiconductor companies celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, declaring victory in its goal to establish its sector and the business model behind it.
Robots Confront Safety Standards Rick Merritt 10/2/2014 (11) comments An emerging crop of industrial robots will be more user-friendly tools for novice users in a wide variety of small companies, but they may bump up against safety standards, experts say.
3D Printers Pursue High Fashion Rick Merritt 9/24/2014 (13) comments Advances in 3D printers hold promise for a clothing and fashion industry stuck in 100-year-old processes, but they still have years of evolution ahead, a Designers of Things event speaker said.
Intel Outlines 14nm, Broadwell Rick Merritt 8/12/2014 (1) comment This week, Intel offered new details on its 14nm manufacturing process, as well as a look at its Broadwell processor, the first CPU that is being built on that process.
Woz Riffs on Watches, Engineering Rick Merritt 8/7/2014 (8) comments The Apple co-founder and overall tech guru offered up his thoughts on the current state of smartwatches, IoT, and engineering, at this week’s Flash Memory Summit.
6 Things to Expect at Flash Summit Rick Merritt 8/1/2014 (12) comments The annual Flash Memory Summit, which kicks off August 5, is expected to give new insight into the NAND flash memory industry and what the trends are for the next 12 months. Here’s a quick preview.
IoT Spec Taps Internet Protocol Rick Merritt 7/30/2014 (22) comments The IPSO Alliance is planning to publish a specification for building an IoT software stack using Internet Protocol. The announcement is part of a movement to bring standards to the Internet of Things.
Broadcom Cuts 2,500 jobs Rick Merritt 7/25/2014 (9) comments With the company leaving its cellular baseband business, Broadcom executives announced the layoffs this week, which represent about 20% of its workforce.
Android Wear Buzzes Sans Babak Rick Merritt 7/18/2014 (6) comments Now that Babak Parviz is leaving Google for Amazon, EE Times’s Rick Merritt contemplates what this means for Google Glass, as well as the future of wearables.
Nest Nurtures New IoT Protocol Rick Merritt 7/16/2014 (32) comments Nest, the Internet of Things pioneer now owned by Google, is looking to turn its low-power mesh network protocol, called Thread, into an industry standard.
IoT Group Defines Comms Spec Rick Merritt 7/10/2014 (5) comments A number of the world's largest technology companies, including Dell and Broadcom, are coming together to set industry standards for the Internet of Things.
Panasonic to Make 14nm SoCs at Intel Rick Merritt 7/8/2014 (2) comments Panasonic is joining several other companies that are taking advantage of Intel’s fabs to manufacture chips. It’s part of a broader initiative within Intel to help the business grow.
Google Searches for Robots' Home Rick Merritt 12/12/2013 (22) comments As it tries to make robots mainstream, Google has the cash, as well as a smart, passionate, and experienced enthusiast in Andy Rubin, to potentially make it happen.
Brain Implants Near Milestone Rick Merritt 10/26/2013 (5) comments The NeuroPace RNS is the first implant to listen to brain waves and decide autonomously when to apply a therapy to prevent an epileptic seizure.
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