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August 23, 2019

Don't worry about shadow IT. Shadow IoT is much worse.

Enterprise -- Network World News - For years, IT departments have been railing about the dangers of shadow IT and bring-your-own-device. The worry is that...

August 23, 2019 07:24 PM

August 22, 2019

How to avoid the pain of a discharged device

Electronics -- TI - Power House - Frustration caused by a dead mobile device battery is not limited to adults with phones. Children too young to read can transform...

August 22, 2019 05:52 PM

Pro Engineers Benefit from a Portable Oscilloscope

EE -- Digilent Inc. - Take your measurements on the go!

August 22, 2019 03:15 PM

August 21, 2019

Zuken launches new internet connected PCB design platform

Media -- New Electronics - Zuken has launched eCADSTAR, a new internet connected PCB design platform that is said to bring the power of modern EDA software...

August 21, 2019 08:55 PM

Wi-Fi connectivity cloud kit simplifies secure IoT

Media -- eeNews Europe - The Renesas RX65N Cloud Kit features onboard Wi-Fi, environmental, light and inertial sensors, and support for Amazon...

August 21, 2019 08:25 PM

China foundry HSMC to push chiplet standard formulation, says CEO Shang-yi Chiang

Media -- DIGITIMES - While Moore's Law is approaching its physical limits, only a few could still afford the expensive game of process shrink. And when...

August 21, 2019 08:15 PM

Mining Electronic Waste for Rare Earth Elements

Media -- PowerPulse.net - Rare earth elements are the "secret sauce" of numerous advanced materials for energy, transportation, defense and communications...

August 21, 2019 05:05 PM

Crossover from 2-D metal to 3-D Dirac semimetal in metallic PtTe2 films with local Rashba effect

Life -- Phys.org - Transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs) formed by group 10 metals (e.g. PtSe2, PtTe2) have emerged as important materials with intriguing...

August 21, 2019 03:52 PM

August 20, 2019

Unpatchable security flaw found in popular SoC boards

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ SoCs are normally used in automotive, aviation, consumer electronics, industrial, and military components.

August 20, 2019 06:42 PM

Here's How to add Security to Your Micro Safety Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) System

Electronics -- NXP Blog - PLCs are an essential part of any production line and as we move deeper into the fourth industrial revolution, more internet-connected...

August 20, 2019 06:05 PM

Need To Design an AC Drive with High Precision and Efficiency? Here's How.

Electronics -- NXP Blog - It is essential for AC drives to support various loads across various industrial applications including oil and gas, chemical, mining,...

August 20, 2019 06:00 PM

Understanding embedded USB2 (eUSB2)

Electronics -- TI - Analog Wire - What is eUSB2?

As applications like smartphones and tablets continue to pack more and more components into smaller form factors,...

August 20, 2019 05:53 PM

Easily solve design challenges with MSP430(tm) MCUs

Electronics -- TI - ConnecTIng Wirelessly - Have you ever found a seemingly perfect microcontroller (MCU) that meets your design requirements, only to realize...

August 20, 2019 05:52 PM

Going Green Is in Our Routine

Electronics -- Lam Research - At Lam, we have a long history of committing our support to sustainability. Our Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and Corporate...

August 20, 2019 05:51 PM

What Is Conversational AI?

Electronics -- NVIDIA Newsroom -

August 20, 2019 05:50 PM

A Powerful Edge for Industrial IoT

Enterprise -- Data Center Knowledge - With Long Term Evolution (LTE) and the rollout of 5G, it will be possible to flexibly connect thousands of IIoT devices...

August 20, 2019 05:44 PM

92% Efficient RGBW LED Driver with Programmable Self-Running Patterns

Globe Newswire -- Semiconductors - Integrated 1x and 1.5x Charge Pump with Ultra Low IQ for energy conscious IoT applications Integrated 1x and 1.5x Charge Pump...

August 20, 2019 05:36 PM

The five technical challenges Cerebras overcame in building the first trillion transistor chip

Tech -- TechCrunch - Superlatives abound at Cerebras, the until-today stealthy next-generation silicon chip company looking to make training a deep learning...

August 20, 2019 05:30 PM

Nordic Semi's BLE SoC Enables Light Dimming Via Mesh Network

EE -- Circuit Cellar - Nordic Semiconductor has announced that McWong International, a Sacramento, CA-based developer of lighting control equipment,...

August 20, 2019 04:47 PM

August 19, 2019

Why is LoRaWAN better than Sigfox, NB-IoT, LTE-M? LoRaWAN provider Senet counts the ways

EE -- Enterprise IoT Insights - Why is LoRaWAN better than Sigfox, NB-IoT, and LTE-M? It is not a query based on a statement of fact, to be clear;...

August 19, 2019 05:46 PM

August 18, 2019

Synopsys buys German auto software tools firm

Media -- FierceElectronics - Products and engineers from QTronic are expected to help Synopsys serve automakers who need test solutions for autonomous...

August 18, 2019 11:27 PM

Graphene paves the way for novel product enabling industrial users

Life -- Phys.org - NPL, Chalmers University of Technology and Graphensic, have demonstrated the long-term stability of the epigraphene quantum Hall chip,...

August 18, 2019 12:51 AM

Thinking long term about temporary power

Electronics -- Molex Blog - While applications that call for portable power are inherently impermanent, it's important not to sacrifice safety and increase...

August 18, 2019 12:00 AM

August 17, 2019

What are the most critical sensors?

Electronics -- Gumstix - "A recent survey of our element14 and Hackster communities found that 61 percent of creators believe IoT and sensors are the most...

August 17, 2019 10:50 PM

August 16, 2019

IoT Monitoring and Management Tools

Enterprise -- The ChannelPro Network - Your RMM probably won't cut it when it comes to the Internet of Things; here are some tools that can.

August 16, 2019 06:37 PM

August 13, 2019

Renesas Electronics' 14-Cell Li-ion Battery Management IC Maximizes Battery Cell Life and Driving Range

Media -- eBOM - Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced its fourth-generation lithium-ion...

August 13, 2019 08:26 PM

New atom-flat compounds show promise for optoelectronics, advanced computing

Life -- Phys.org - A Rice University lab wants its products to look sharp, even at the nanoscale. Its latest creation is right on target.

August 13, 2019 07:20 PM

What OEMs Really Think About eSIM and iSIM

Electronics -- ARM IoT - In this blog Arm asks representatives from across the IoT ecosystem about their views on eSIM and iSIM.

August 13, 2019 06:41 PM

August 12, 2019

Synopsys Announces 2019 Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition Results

EE -- Synopsys - Annual Competition Recognizes Student Achievements in Optical Design

August 12, 2019 07:06 PM

August 11, 2019

Hotspot for the PCB and EMS industry

Media -- eBOM - The PCB is one of the most important inventions of the last century. As a backbone of almost every electronic device, it creates the prerequisites...

August 11, 2019 03:47 AM

MadeForSTM32, The New Label for Excellent Software on STM32 MCUs

Media -- Electronics Maker - MadeForSTM32, a new label destined to single out software solutions is launched to significantly enhance the experience...

August 11, 2019 03:39 AM

August 10, 2019

IC Solutions Rev Up for Next Gen Auto Designs

EE -- Circuit Cellar - MCUs, Analog ICs and More Automotive electronics are evolving to facilitate the shift from driver assisted vehicle controls...

August 10, 2019 10:12 PM

August 08, 2019

Pulling shower thoughts from Reddit for a Raspberry Pi e-paper display

EE -- Raspberry Pi Blog - The Reddit users among you may already be aware of the Shower Thoughts subreddit. For those of you who aren't, Shower Thoughts...

August 08, 2019 07:00 PM

We asked our engineers your Raspberry Pi 4 questions...

EE -- Raspberry Pi Blog - We collected some of the most common Raspberry Pi 4 questions asked by you, our community, and sat down with Eben Upton,...

August 08, 2019 07:00 PM

Blue Pill Makes Cheap But Powerful Morse Tutor

EE -- Hackaday - [W8BH] attended a talk by another ham, [W8TEE] that showed a microcontroller sending and receiving Morse code. He decided to build...

August 08, 2019 06:56 PM

New Teensy 4.0 Blows Away Benchmarks, Implements Self-Recovery, Returns to Smaller Form

EE -- Hackaday - Paul Stoffregen did it again: the Teensy 4.0 has been released. The latest in the Teensy microcontroller development board line, the...

August 08, 2019 06:54 PM

August 07, 2019

Altium Gathers Industry Luminaries and Designers for 3rd Annual AltiumLive Summit

Media -- EDACafe - Tech talks, expert keynotes and networking highlight industry's leading PCB design conference

August 07, 2019 07:37 PM

Cadence and UMC Collaborate on Certification of Analog/Mixed-Signal Flow for 28HPC+ Process

Business Wire -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) and United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC"), a leading global semiconductor...

August 07, 2019 07:34 PM

August 05, 2019

AMD expands creative workload capabilities with new Radeon ProRender integrations and updates

PRWIRE - Technology -- At SIGGRAPH 2019, AMD announced new integrations, plug-in updates and open-standard rendering functionality for Radeon ProRender,...

August 05, 2019 04:42 PM

Smart NiCs

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Manish Sinha, strategic planning for marketing and business at Achronix, talks with Semiconductor Engineering about...

August 05, 2019 03:38 PM

North American PCB sales growth continues

Media -- Evertiq - Sales growth in June remained positive while bookings slipped and the book-to-bill ratio returned to parity at 1.00.

August 05, 2019 02:17 AM

Ultra-thin transistors could revive Moore's law

Media -- eeNews Europe - Moore's Law has lost a lot of momentum in recent years. Now it looks like Austrian researchers are preparing the next...

August 05, 2019 01:57 AM

Memory spot prices rebounding, contract quotes to rise in August

Media -- DIGITIMES - Spot market prices for DRAM and NAND flash memory chips have been on the rise since the beginning of July, and their contract prices...

August 05, 2019 01:55 AM

Extend IoT device battery life with power-switching regulator

Media -- electronicproducts.com - TI claims new ultra-low-power switching regulator offers

industry's lowest operating quiescent current.

August 05, 2019 01:41 AM

August 03, 2019

Antenna Tuning For GHz Frequencies

EE -- Hackaday - Antenna tuning at HF frequencies is something that radio amateurs learn as part of their licence exam, and then hone over their time...

August 03, 2019 05:22 PM

August 01, 2019

Physicists make graphene discovery that could help develop superconductors

Life -- Phys.org - When two mesh screens are overlaid, beautiful patterns appear when one screen is offset. These "moire patterns" have long intrigued...

August 01, 2019 07:35 PM

Validating your IoT system with PSA and MDK

Electronics -- ARM Tools - Learn how to validate your IoT system with PSA and MDK in this Arm tutorial. API test, timing verification, and power analysis enable...

August 01, 2019 07:04 PM

The Nanosheet Transistor Is the Next (and Maybe Last) Step in Moore's Law

Electronics -- IEEE Spectrum - Nanosheet devices are scheduled for the 3-nanometer node as soon as 2021

August 01, 2019 06:57 PM

Roll with the design punches and overcome power-sequencing challenges

Electronics -- TI - Analog Wire - As boxer Mike Tyson once said, "Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth." Good boxers thrive when they can...

August 01, 2019 06:56 PM

Researchers identify prime compound candidates for new room temperature semiconductor radiation detectors

Life -- Phys.org - Nuclear power plants can withstand most inclement weather and do not emit harmful greenhouse gases. However, trafficking of the nuclear...

August 01, 2019 06:46 PM