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  • TI E2E Community

    TI E2E Community


    Blog Post: SimpleLink™ MCU SDK expands multiprotocol support
    Published. July 18, 2018

    TI’s latest quarterly release of SimpleLink microcontroller (MCU) software development kits (SDKs) version 2.20 offers new capabilities to speed your development and differentiate your designs. TI is proud to offer new ways to use its broad portfolio of wired and wireless communication technologies in this release. For example, new graphics library tooling makes the use of graphics in differentiating your design easier. And a preview of a new pin and driver configuration capability offers the potential...


  • Krebs on Security

    Krebs on Security


    Plant Your Flag, Mark Your Territory
    Published. June 28, 2018

    Many people, particularly older folks, proudly declare they avoid using the Web to manage various accounts tied to their personal and financial data -- from utilities and mobile phones to retirement benefits and online banking services. The reasoning behind this strategy is as simple as it is alluring: What's not put online can't be hacked. But increasingly, adherents to this mantra are finding out the hard way that if you don't plant your flag online, fraudsters and identity thieves may do it for...


  • Engineer Zone

    Engineer Zone


    5G is Ready, But Can You Test It?
    Published. May 1, 2018

    3GPP declared a major milestone for 5G this past December by announcing the approval of the first 5G New Radio (NR) specifications. But even after that formal milestone, the members of 3GPP will spend at least the next six months finishing additional required details of the 5G specification. While the specification for the radio are approaching completeness, the test specifications were barely started when the announcement was made. Test specifications are an important part of the overall 3GPP...


  • Engineer Zone

    Engineer Zone


    Shakespeare, Rumrunners, and Pearl Harbor
    Published. July 16, 2018

    It was April 21, 1916 and the people of Chicago were enjoying a beautiful Spring day, their city's grueling winter behind them and the unrelenting heat of summer a few months ahead. The Chicago Cubs baseball team had opened their first season at the two year-old Weegman Park the day before and, despite the Cubs' fifth-place finish the previous season, hopes ran high for a return to the World Series. Overall, 1916 was a grand year for a city intent on burnishing its broad-shouldered reputation. This...


  • Tech Design Forums Blog

    Tech Design Forums Blog


    With RF, power and MRAM, FD-SOI finds its role
    Published. July 12, 2018

    FD-SOI is gradually building up a presence as a technology not just for low-power but RF and power integration....


  • Laptops and Desktops Blog

    Laptops and Desktops Blog


    Lenovo Miix 630 ARM-based 2-in-1 Windows tablet goes on sale for $900
    Published. July 11, 2018

    The 12.3-inch convertible is one of the first Windows 10 devices powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor, which promises up to 20 hours of battery life....


  • Electronics Engineering Video Blog

    Electronics Engineering Video Blog


    EEVblog #1092 – Wi-Charge IR Wireless Charging – Fact or Fiction?
    Published. June 24, 2018

    Running the numbers on the W-Charge Infrared laser wireless charging system, does it work?, is it practical?, what is the efficiency?, how much power can it deliver?, is it dangerous? And the laser power is HOW MUCH?! CORRECTION: The laser output power was stated incorrectly, it was assuming the input power to the laser when ......


  • All About Microsoft

    All About Microsoft


    Microsoft adds new mail, calendar, mobile features across its various Outlook clients
    Published. May 1, 2018

    Microsoft is adding features like bill-pay reminders, meeting RSVP tracking, suggested event location, and other features across its many Outlook variants....


  • Electrical Engineers  Talk Tech

    Electrical Engineers Talk Tech


    Intel Movidius Empowers Mobile, Cloud-Free Artificial Intelligence
    Published. February 21, 2018

    AI is slowly finding its way to lower-end embedded hardware. For about $100 USD, it is now possible to acquire the all necessary hardware and software to build a customized, vision-based AI solution....


  • Linux and Open Source

    Linux and Open Source


    ?Linux gets blasted by BlueBorne too
    Published. September 12, 2017

    BlueBorne is a set of Bluetooth security holes that just keeps on hitting. Besides smartphones and Windows, it seriously impacts Linux desktops and servers....


  • Functional Verification Blog

    Functional Verification Blog


    Using Tables to Handle Configurability in Incisive Enterprise Specman
    Published. January 20, 2016

    Most, if not all, designs which are being verified today are configurable. This is just a fact of life, with companies trying to reuse as much IP as possible in multiple different projects, or iterations of the same project. The requirements change as well (sometimes too often) and the interface protocols are getting more elaborate and layered. Just have a look at the table below: (Ref: http://www.3gpp.org The Mobile Broadband Standard, Typical examples of Radio Access Bearers (RABs)) So as a verification...


  • scalability.org

    scalability.org


    Success with rambooted Lustre v2.8.53 for #HPC #storage
    Published. May 11, 2016

    [root@usn-ramboot ~]# uname -r 3.10.0-327.13.1.el7_lustre.x86_64 [root@usn-ramboot ~]# df -h / Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on tmpfs 8.0G 4.3G 3.8G 53% / [root@usn-ramboot ~]# [root@usn-ramboot ~]# rpm -qa | grep lustre kernel-3.10.0-327.13.1.el7_lustre.x86_64 kernel-tools-3.10.0-327.13.1.el7_lustre.x86_64 kernel-devel-3.10.0-327.13.1.el7_lustre.x86_64 lustre-2.8.53_1_g34dada1-3.10.0_327.13.1.el7_lustre.x86_64.x86_64 kernel-tools-libs-devel-3.10.0-327.13.1.el7_lustre.x86_64 lustre-osd-ldiskfs-mount-2.8.53_1_g34dada1-3.10.0_327.13.1.el7_lustre.x86_64.x86_64...


  • Mocana IoT Security Blog

    Mocana IoT Security Blog


    Mocana's Weekly News Roundup, Ed 20
    Published. December 18, 2015

    Malware is everywhere this week, as displayed from our featured articles. From mobile banking apps, to Bible and Quran apps, no application, regardless of its type, is exempt from malware or hacks. Hackers are blending old and new methods to find innovative ways to steal personal information from you. Are you protected from these efforts? ...


  • Stephane Boucher's DSP Blog

    Stephane Boucher's DSP Blog


    FPGA or DSP Processor - Parameters to Make the Right Choice
    Published. December 28, 2011

    Introduction Digital Signal Processing (DSP) has a huge global market that is growing fast day by day with rapidly evolving sophisticated modern electronics applications like 3G wireless, voice over internet protocol (VoIP), multimedia systems, radar and satellite systems, medical systems, image-processing applications and consumer electronics. These sophisticated DSP applications pose many......


  • Verification Horizons Blog

    Verification Horizons Blog


    Getting ISO 26262 faults straight
    Published. October 26, 2015

    Random hardware faults – i.e. individual gates going nuts and driving a value they’re not supposed to – are practically expected in every electronic device, at a very low probability. When we talk about mobile or home entertainment devices, we could live with their impact. But when we talk about safety critical designs, such as […]...


  • Rands In Repose

    Rands In Repose


    On Apple’s Insurmountable Platform Advantage
    Published. October 12, 2015

    Steve Cheney: The truth is the best people in chip design no longer want to work at Intel or Qualcomm. They want to work at Apple. I have plenty of friends in the Valley who affirm this. Sure Apple products are cooler. But Apple has also surpassed Intel in performance. This is insane. A device… More#...


  • 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...


  • CFD doesn’t mean Color For Directors

    CFD doesn’t mean Color For Directors


    Future Phone
    Published. March 6, 2014

    You all know how gadget-mad I am, right? Well guess what’s got my senses buzzing today? A mobile phone that you can build yourself from various components … something akin to a Lego phone and it’s called the Phoneblok. A Dutch designer, Dave Hakkens, came up with the idea after he wanted to replace a […]...


  • Ed Burnette's Dev Connection

    Ed Burnette's Dev Connection


    PlayFirst abandons PC/Mac market for greener mobile pastures
    Published. October 9, 2012

    PlayFirst calls it quits on PC and Mac, doubling down on iOS and Android instead. Flo fans will just have to go buy a tablet to get their daily dash on....





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