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Understanding Peak Floating-Point Performance Calculations
FPGAs with hardened floating-point DSP blocks are now available, providing up to 10,000 GFLOPs in high-end devices.
As Revenue Dips, China Mobile Pushes 4G
China Mobile's 2014 nine-month income fell by 9.7% compared with the same period a year ago, and profits dipped for the fifth-straight quarter.
CodinGame Helps Hone Programming Skills
CodinGame's forthcomoing challenge will involve developers from around the world competing in the creation of a tool that gamifies the process of recruiting and interviewing for high-tech jobs.
IBM, GF Strike Historic Fab Deal
IBM will transfer its two loss-making fabs to GlobalFoundries along with $1.5 billion in cash and related patents in a deal that could take a year to get regulatory approval and even longer to sort out its implications for both companies' roadmaps.
IoT Group Turns Off TV Band
The Weightless SIG is turning away from its TV White Spaces effort and moving up-band to 900 MHz with the help of NWave Technologies, which joins the Internet of Things effort.
Computer Vision Opens New API
The Khronos Group has officially released OpenVX, a high-level applications programming interface for computer vision apps.
Spansion Expands MCUs With IoT on Its Radar
Spansion has unveiled 96 new MCUs, additions to the company's FM4 family based on the ARM Cortext-M4F core. Running at 200MHz, they offer up to 2MB flash memory, a large set of interfaces, security, and 5V I/O.
First 2D Atomic Piezoelectric Discovered
The world's first 2D monolayer material has been shown to be piezoelectric, enabling a new era of super-sensitive sensors, and when stacked, a new power source for wearables and IoT.
Knobs and Buttons Are Toast, Long Live the Pinch
Knobs and buttons still rule as instrument controls, but smartphone and tablet controls eventually will take over.
The Best of the Best Videos on YouTube
If you were compiling a list of 'The Best of the Best Videos on YouTube, which ones would you choose?
Mega MATLAB Release From MathWorks
R2014b is an extremely compelling release for current MATLAB users and new members of the community.
How to Diagnose Failed Memory
With a purpose-built MBIST controller, both test application and data collection can be done on-chip at full operational clock speeds in the GHz range.
Thought-Provoking Nugget of Knowledge: Island Universes
If galaxies were shrunk to the size of apples, how far apart do you think neighboring galaxies would be?
Ethernet Dike Sprouts Cracks
At least a half dozen new efforts are sprouting up to patch gaps in Ethernet, forcing engineers to reconsider the road map for the ubiquitous networking technology.
Do Engineers Dream of Electric Sheep?
Frustration, confusion, and fear are among the most common themes that haunt engineers in their dreams, which are frequently centered on work and school.
Friday Quiz: Radar
Test your knowledge on this old -- yet up-and-coming -- technology.
Nanotube Field Emitters Beat OLEDs
Like a cathode ray tube of old, nanotube field emitters energize a phosphorous display for flat-panel lighting that uses 100 times less energy than LEDs and is brighter than OLED panels.
AMD Plans 7% Layoffs
AMD will lay off 7% of its staff by the end of the year, following a third-quarter report of a slight profit amid a fall in revenue and projected further decline of 13% in its next quarter.
Apple Debuts Next-Gen Tablets, PC
Apple released updates to its iPad, PC, and operating systems during a live event today. The iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3, iMac, and Apple Mini may look the same but are powered by faster chips and with much better graphics.
Clicking 'Yes' One Second Before Screaming 'Nooooo!'
It's bad enough if you lose your work due to a computer crash, but it's really frustrating when you are the instrument of your own doom.