As Smartphones increase in popularity, driven by consumer demand for feature-rich functionality, problems arise from sometimes imperfect and multiple software systems. The most dreaded problem is the “white screen of death;” where a Smartphone “locks-up” requiring a restart, which often involves removing the battery.
Financial market speculation did not cause the price bubble in agricultural futures markets in 2007-08, according to a preliminary study prepared by two US academics for the OECD.
Whether mom's golden child or her black sheep, siblings who sense that their mother consistently favors or rejects one child over others are more likely to show depressive symptoms as adults.
Multi-core has become a hot topic in recent years. We have now reached a point where multi-core adoption is starting to follow common use cases. The following provides a framework for understanding how multi-core can apply to your project.
As the capabilities of end products continue to multiply, many embedded system developers are forced to steer away from working with single core processors and move towards multicore processors. Only multicore processors can deliver on today’s demands of increased processing power, robust power performance and lower costs.
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)) Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have shown that under the right circumstances, surface science instruments such as the AFM can deliver valuable data about sub-surface conditions.
4G, LTE, WiMAX, IPTV, etc. – you name it and these advanced IP-based services are upon us, and more are coming. The IP communications layer for multimedia and data-centric Next Generation Networks needs tremendous performance and sophisticated improvements in order to connect billions of devices...
Payment processing company Tier Technologies Inc. said Thursday it is changing CEOs earlier than expected, with director Charles Berger stepping in on an interim basis to replace Ronald Rossetti.Rossetti's term was scheduled to expire in April 2011. The company did not disclose why Rossetti has...
A continuing trend among OEM’s and design engineers has been increased reliance upon mechanical impact testing of product prototypes and packaging, as a means of simulating the ruggedness, durability and performance of materials and structures within their intended usage environment.
ON Semiconductor introduced a new family of high efficiency 2A to 4A integrated synchronous regulators for consumer electronics applications.
One of the annoyances of the world of trade secrets and proprietariness is that we can't all learn from each others' experiences. That is important and even generally necessary in a competitive world. If you put in some hard work,...
Advanced thermal technology design and fabrication capabilities helped make the recent historic orbital flight of the Moon Mineralogy Mapper possible.
Initial claims for jobless benefits fell by the largest amount in two months last week, but remain above levels consistent with healthy job growth.Despite the drop of 19,000, claims are at about the same level they were at the beginning of the year. The stubbornly high level of requests for...
Bob Ward talks about developing an affinity therapy device that has applications with infectious and inflammatory diseases.
The ability to monitor product inventory has always been a primary concern for companies. When the product is not a fixed, physical unit of measure, but a volume of liquid; the challenge increases. The evolvement of wireless technology presents an exciting opportunity for remote monitoring.