10 Drones You Want to Own
Brian Dipert 5/31/2016 Post a comment
Drones are the hottest thing in consumer electronics at the moment, and they're increasingly inexpensive as more suppliers enter the market, so...
Graphics Rivals in Epic Battle
Rick Merritt 5/20/2016 (1) comment
Advanced Micro Devices and Nvidia go head-to-head this year in a rare battle of new GPUs, memory types and processes, says a veteran scorekeeper.
More Game-Changers in the World of 3D Printing
Ann R. Thryft 5/19/2016 Post a comment
HP's industry-changing 3D printing announcement for commercial-scale end-production wasn't the only news of note at RAPID 2016 this week. Here are six more game-changing software and hardware news items, plus some videos explaining HP's technology.
Is the Mid-Range Smartphone a Compromise?
Jim McGregor 5/17/2016 Post a comment
What level phone should you buy if mid-range phones now sport premium-level features? A thorough testing and comparison of Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy A9, and Huawei Mate 8 may surprise you.
What Apple Gains by Sinking $1B into Didi
Junko Yoshida 5/16/2016 (1) comment
Apple’s $1 billion investment in China’s leading ride-hailing service company Didi Chuxing is surprising but it makes one thing clear: “It tips Apple’s hand. Apple is developing driverless cars,” said an analyst.
Diamond ICs May Finally Debut
R. Colin Johnson 5/13/2016 Post a comment
Akhan Semiconductor Inc. is licensing a diamond semiconductor process from Argonne National Laboratory, which the company plans to use first for power transistors and eventually for semiconductor chips such as ultra-low-power high-speed processors.
Google Alphabet’s Boston Dynamics on the Block
Puga Sankara 5/13/2016 Post a comment
Automation has recently become the Holy Grail in many businesses including electronics manufacturing. It may be time to slow down and consider the ramifications of these new technologies. It may not be the panacea we think it is.
NXP Takes Auto Chip Vendor Crown
Peter Clarke 5/11/2016 Post a comment
Following its takeover of Freescale, NXP Semiconductor has been declared the leading automotive chip vendor for 2015 by market research firm Strategy Analytics.
Holding off the Hedge: One CEO's Story
Junko Yoshida 5/9/2016 (3) comments
Although the Marvell and IDT’s circumstances at the time of Starboard’s attacks greatly differ, separating the two is the human factor. Ted Tewksbury, who was IDT’s CEO in 2012, played a crucial role by staying on at IDT.
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