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NIST is using microwave SQUID multiplexing in cryogenic microcalorimeter arrays to yield a Spectrometer to Leverage Extensive Development of Gamma-ray transition-Edge sensors for Huge Arrays using Microwave Multiplexed Enabled Readout (Sledgehammer).
A new API from the Multicore Association eases the job of programming increasingly heterogeneous embedded processors.
14 hours ago in News
A veteran software engineer is looking to harness the power of crowdfunding to get his pet project - an intuitive, digital circuit design kit aimed primarily at kids - off the ground.
15 hours ago in News
Neural networks for machine learning will be applied to new applications and create new hardware designs, said a Qualcomm researcher.
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ThinCI will detail next week at Hot Chips its deep learning processor. Last week, Denso revealed a new subsidiary to develop IP cores for automated driving. We caught up with ThinCI CEO to connect the dots.
UW researchers coded malware into a DNA strand that spread to the sequencing software and opened a backdoor to a computer, exposing a little-considered cyber vulnerability.
You would think my inbox would be flooded with stories of unsung engineers who have done cool things. Nope.
2 days ago in News
Hype for the Internet of Things is over and the hard work designing products, deployments and tacking issues like security has just begun.
Semiconductor Industry Association applauds President's investigation into China's policies and practices around intellectual property.
3 days ago in News
Government agencies in the U.S. and the U.K. are working to get ahead of the curve and let the public know that they are concerned about vehicle cybersecurity.
Sales of server DRAM chips among top three vendors rose by 30 percent sequentially in second quarter, according to a market watcher.
The Flash Memory Summit saw NAND chips move toward four bits/cell as new options for solid-state drives and software emerged for data centers.
6 days ago in News
Thanks in part to increasing globalization, supply chain for consumer and industrial goods alike has over time become convoluted and opaque. Enter the concept of blockchain.
Gogoro makes electric scooters with the far-reaching aim of rethinking how cities distribute, manage and experience energy. We talked to the top management of the company, in Taiwan, who are mainly from smartphone maker HTC.
IBM claims records in efficiency and accuracy for its distributed deep-learning (DDL) algorithms compared with the respective results of previous record holders Facebook and Microsoft.
7 days ago in News
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1 week ago in News
The Gen-Z Consortium has first prototypes for its interconnect, pointing toward a disruptive future of many persistent memories.
A quick exploration of the Kickstarter crowdsourcing platform uncovers ideas that range from sublime to ridiculous-and demonstrates that people are lining up to take some of them from the drawing board to reality.
At the keynote address of the 2017 IEEE EMC/SI/PI Symposium, the FCC's Julius Knapp explained the agency's role in regulating IoT devices.
What we must ask about the fired Googler who wrote a 'diversity' memo is this: Did he know his job as an engineer?
Kevin Krewell shares a few cool pix of classic microcomputers he snapped while at the recent Vintage Computer Festival West.
The U.S. International Trade Commission will investigate charges by Qualcomm that Apple iPhone and iPads violates six of its non-standards-essential patents.
Samsung is sampling Z-NAND drives with 15-microsecond latency and announced plans for 3D-NAND chips that would enable Tbit devices.
The "mainstreaming" of NVMe is gathering momentum as the cost curve of the technology heads downward