Posts posted in January 2014
Student Pays Engineering Forward
Jessica MacNeil 1/31/2014 (7) comments
Jim Balz's path to engineering and philanthropy wasn't always clear, but when he got involved in the FIRST Robotics Competition his interest became a passion. Now his work is gaining support from the engineering community, even seeing him speak at major conferences and events.
Feature Phones Are Back?
Junko Yoshida 1/29/2014 (1) comment
The mobile market has a strange way of refreshing old products and making them new. A case in point is the so-called Bluetooth dialer.
If It’s on NPR, It Must Be True
Wade McDaniel 1/29/2014 (5) comments
As organizations talk about re-shoring, labor costs should only be part of the discussion. Taken as a whole, this is a movement whose time has come.
Disturbed by Superhuman?
Junko Yoshida 1/29/2014 Post a comment
How much of this advancement toward “superhuman” abilities enabled by technological means will be deemed socially legitimate and psychologically healthy?
Closing the Direct Procurement Gap
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 1/29/2014 (1) comment
Today's supply chain bears little resemblance to the procurement channel of the past. It's time for direct procurement practices to evolve and catch up.
Auto UI at Digital Cusp
Junko Yoshida 1/28/2014 (2) comments
As evidenced at CES last week, the automotive industry is exactly at the digital cusp that swept the mobile phone industry two decades before, with its human-machine interface still in its infancy.
Jumpstart Your Career
Frank Cavallaro 1/17/2014 (6) comments
Feel like your career is stuck in a rut? Here are five tips on how to get out of the rut and get your career moving in the right direction.
Freescale Rolls Platform for Wearables Design
Junko Yoshida 1/11/2014 (2) comments
Freescale, seeing opportunity in a yet-to-be-defined wearable market, is rolling out the industry's first reference platform for wearable device design at CES. It's flexible enough for a host of applications, from fitness and healthcare to entertainment.
Qualcomm Unveils Auto Game Plan at CES
Junko Yoshida 1/10/2014 (1) comment
Qualcomm will leverage its strong presence in the in-car cellular modem market to advance automakers’ telematics business and join the brewing in-vehicle infotainment platform battle by introducing auto-grade Snapdragon.
EBN Dialogue / LIVE CHAT
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