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  • All About Microsoft

    All About Microsoft


    Microsoft says all U.S. government customers are sanctioned to use Outlook Mobile
    Published. January 15, 2019

    Microsoft's Outlook Mobile app for iOS and Android is ready for download and use by US Government Community Cloud and Department of Defense customers....


  • All About Microsoft


    Microsoft says all U.S. government customers are sanctioned to use Outlook Mobile
    Published. January 15, 2019

    Microsoft's Outlook Mobile app for iOS and Android is ready for download and use by US Government Community Cloud and Department of Defense customers....


  • Linux and Open Source

    Linux and Open Source


    The top 5 Linux and open-source stories of 2018
    Published. January 3, 2019

    Linux overcame massive hardware security problems while Microsoft -- yes, Microsoft -- made its biggest ever open-source software move....


  • Electronics Engineering Video Blog

    Electronics Engineering Video Blog


    EEVblog #1164 – Xbox Engineering Baptism Of Fire
    Published. December 28, 2018

    A retro look at the 2005 Xbox 14 million unit power cord replacement issue and a teardown and analysis of the supplied protection device from Microsoft. Some interesting engineering lessons to be learned. UPDATE: Apparently what this is an “Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter” (AFCI) that continually monitors the current for the presence of arcs caused ......


  • scalability.org

    scalability.org


    With every update, MacOSX becomes harder to build for
    Published. December 2, 2018

    Way back in the good old 90s, we had very different versions of various unix systems. SunOS/Solaris, Irix, AIX, HP/UX, this upstart Linux, and some BSD things floating about. Of course, windows NT and others were starting to peek out then, and they had a “POSIX subsystem”. Cross platform builds were generally speaking, a nightmare. ... Read moreWith every update, MacOSX becomes harder to build for...


  • Laptops and Desktops Blog

    Laptops and Desktops Blog


    Best Windows laptops Black Friday deals: Dell, HP, Lenovo, and more
    Published. November 23, 2018

    Here are a half-dozen great buys, whether your laptop budget is $100 or $1,000....


  • Windows Server Division WebLog

    Windows Server Division WebLog


    Update on Windows Server 2019 availability
    Published. November 13, 2018

    On October 2, 2018, we announced the availability of Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server, version 1809. Later that week, we paused the rollout of these new releases to investigate isolated reports of users missing files after updating to the latest Windows 10 feature update. The post Update on Windows Server 2019 availability appeared first on Windows Server Blog....


  • Tech Design Forums Blog

    Tech Design Forums Blog


    Synopsys takes TSMC design into the cloud; IP to 7nm, 5nm and automotive processes
    Published. October 9, 2018

    Synopsys is taking IC design on TSMC processes into the cloud with the launch of the Synopsys Cloud Solution, which will run on platforms from Synopsys, Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure....


  • Steven Brown's Blog

    Steven Brown's Blog


    AMIQ and Cadence demonstrate Accellera PSS v1.0 interoperability
    Published. July 12, 2018

    There’s nothing like the heat of a DAC demo to stress new technology and the engineers behind it! Such was the case at DAC 2018 at the new locale of Moscone Center West, San Francisco. Cadence and AMIQ were two of several vendors who announced and demonstrated support for the new PSS v1.0 portable stimulus standard. An SoC example was used to show the PSS v1.0 interoperability of Cadence Perspec System Verifier and AMIQ Design and Verification Tools (DVT) Eclipse integrated development environment...


  • Mocana IoT Security Blog

    Mocana IoT Security Blog


    Mocana Secures the IoT Cloud Edge
    Published. September 12, 2017

    Today, Mocana announced that we've integrated our IoT Security Platform with the IoT cloud platforms of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure IoT, and VMware to make it easier for developers to use Mocana's strong, embedded security on devices they want to connect to the cloud....


  • Functional Verification Blog

    Functional Verification Blog


    Creating Code from Tables
    Published. November 30, 2016

    Some things are best described with tables—each column shows the values for one category, and each row encapsulates one given set of values for all categories. e verification language code is a perfect fit. This blog describes how to use tables in your verification environment code to make the code more readable and more easily maintained. The tables can be written in the code or they can be pulled in from an external file. For example, you can pull a Microsoft Excel file defining device configuration...


  • Stephane Boucher's DSP Blog

    Stephane Boucher's DSP Blog


    Windows XP and Win32 - the Platform of the Future!
    Published. October 7, 2013

    Over the past decade I often wondered why anyone uses Windows.  It's just so... proprietary.  And pedestrian.  As I grew up my OS of choice went nothing to CPM to DOS (on Apple ][), GEM on Atari ST,  MS-DOS, DOS extenders, Mac OS, Windows NT, Windows XP, Linux...  Now, I again find myself a fan of Windows XP, the platform of the future.  (I am still a fan of bare......


  • Rands In Repose

    Rands In Repose


    The QA Mindset
    Published. December 3, 2014

    My first job in technology was a QA internship. The summer between my freshman and sophomore years, I tested the first release of Paradox for Windows at Borland. As an intern, I started by following someone else’s QA test plan – dutifully checking each test off the list. After a few weeks, I knew my… More...


  • Verification Horizons Blog

    Verification Horizons Blog


    ARM® Techcon Paper Report: How Microsoft Saved 4 Man-Months Meeting Their Coverage Closure Goals Using Automated Verification Management & Formal Apps
    Published. November 17, 2014

    Few verification tasks are more challenging than trying to achieve code coverage goals for a complex system that, by design, has numerous layers of configuration options and modes of operation.  When the verification effort gets underway and the coverage holes start appearing, even the most creative and thorough UVM testbench architect can be bogged down […]...


  • The Moth

    The Moth


    Multi-Device Development in Visual Studio
    Published. May 28, 2014

    You've read on Soma's blog post that Microsoft is broadening Visual Studio's reach to other platforms (including for example Android)…  specifically this is what Soma wrote: "With bring-your-own-device trends in the enterprise, and heterogeneity in the consumer mobile device market, developers are increasingly focused on building apps that can target a variety of devices. We are committed to enabling developers to build apps for this heterogeneous, mobile-first world with Visual Studio for...


  • Mike Jensen's Blog

    Mike Jensen's Blog


    EDA vs. Windows 8
    Published. March 17, 2014

    I have read a lot in recent months about Windows 8, Microsoft’s latest incarnation of its flagship Windows operating system. While there are many new features over and above its Windows 7 predecessor, one thing that makes me quite curious about Windows 8 is its optimization for touchscreen technology. Note that I have yet to […]...


  • Electrical Engineers  Talk Tech

    Electrical Engineers Talk Tech


    An Interview with PICMG President and Chairman Joe Pavlat
    Published. July 29, 2013

    PICMG is the standards organization responsible for AdvancedTCA, MicroTCA, CompactPCI, and several other hardware form factors. They’ve had a VERY busy twelve months, with myriad standards updates on the way. From CompactPCI Express, to faster Ethernet, to lower priced memories … Continue reading →...





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