Advertisement
Serving the Electronic Design Community Since 1956
Subscribe to ECN Magazine All
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

ECN Daily

Photos of the Day: Embedded Tech Trends wrapup

February 3, 2014 10:58 am | by Chris Warner, Executive Editor | Pentek | News | Comments

Embedded Tech Trends (ETT) took place in Phoenix on January 20 and 21. While a large portion of ETT consisted of talks from the vendors, a couple of the companies brought their products to show the editors in attendance. Men Micro was at Embedded Tech Trends to talk about the new VITA 59 standard and how it was adopted for COM Express so it may

TOPICS:

Big Chill Sets in as RHIC Physics Heats Up

February 3, 2014 7:30 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Run 14 at Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider promises highest collision rates ever for exploration of detailed properties of early-universe matter....

Pfisters endow scholarship for computer science and engineering students

February 3, 2014 1:00 am | by Texas A&M UniversityTexas A&M University | News | Comments

Mike and Dianne Pfister of Katy, Texas have established the Michael ’78 and Dianne ’79 Pfister Scholarship. The endowment will create one or more scholarships for full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. “Dianne......

Advertisement

U.S. Army, Australian leaders talk research, development cooperation

February 3, 2014 12:00 am | by U.S. Army | News | Comments

Australia's chief defense scientist met with U.S. Army leaders Monday, to explore opportunities for research and development partnerships. The U.S. Army's engagement with foreign partners in fostering science and engineering is essential to ensuring that Soldiers, as well as American allies, have access to the world's best technology....

Army partnership supports science, technology, engineering, mathematics education

February 3, 2014 12:00 am | by U.S. Army | News | Comments

Deputy Commanding General and Deputy Chief of Engineers Maj. Gen. Todd Semonite, was among Army representatives helping support the U.S. Army All-American Bowl VEX Robotics Competition, where hundreds of students competed in San Antonio, in January of this year....

Free falling: Natick helps military paratroopers

February 3, 2014 12:00 am | by U.S. Army | News | Comments

Product Manager Soldier Clothing and Individual Equipment, working with the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, is tackling the capability gaps in oxygen supply, navigation and extreme temperatures associated with high-altitude parachutist missions....

Companies back fast Internet-in-schools initiative

February 2, 2014 1:07 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The White House says it's lined up private support for President Barack Obama's pledge to connect 15,000 schools and 20 million students with high-speed Internet service over the next few years. A White House education event Tuesday will focus on his ConnectED initiative. Chief of staff Denis...

Obama: I care deeply about 'net neutrality'

February 1, 2014 5:07 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

President Barack Obama says the government is exploring options for keeping the Internet free and open after a federal court set aside rules designed to do just that. A three-judge panel earlier this month set aside rules intended to ensure that the transmission of Internet content be treated...

Advertisement

Kerry seeks to calm German anger at NSA reports

February 1, 2014 5:07 pm | by Frank Jordans - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that relations with Germany have gone through a "rough patch" recently because of revelations about NSA spying, but insisted that the two countries can put the episode behind them. Among the reports to come out of documents leaked by former...

AT&T reduces rates for high-data plans

February 1, 2014 4:58 pm | by ANICK JESDANUN - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

AT&T is reducing cellphone rates for family plans with large amounts of data. The new rates are available starting Sunday and apply to plans with at least 10 gigabytes of data shared by two or more phones on a single account. Savings start at $10 per phone per month. The changes represent...

IBM's CEO, other top execs give up 2013 bonuses

January 31, 2014 8:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IBM CEO Virginia Rometty and the rest of her senior management team are relinquishing their 2013 bonuses as penance for the technology company's lackluster performance last year. The decision disclosed in a Friday regulatory filing will result in a substantial pay cut for the affected executives,...

Solving the supply chain bottleneck

January 31, 2014 7:43 pm | by Kasey Panetta, Managing Editor | Blogs | Comments

I spent some time on the show floor at DesignCon today, and learned about some serious supply chain and manufacturing glitches when it comes to designing. It’s not something our engineers have mentioned, but it’s an interesting and potentially costly set of problems nonetheless.   

TOPICS:

Obama says feds exploring options for keeping Internet free and open after court ruling

January 31, 2014 4:38 pm | by Associated Press, Washington | News | Comments

 President Barack Obama says the government is exploring options for keeping the Internet free and open after a federal court set aside rules designed to do just that.  A three-judge panel earlier this month set aside rules intended to ensure that the transmission of Internet content be treated equally, without priority given to some types of traffic over others.

Advertisement

Yahoo email account passwords stolen

January 31, 2014 4:26 pm | News | Comments

Usernames and passwords of some of Yahoo's email customers have been stolen and used to gather personal information about people those Yahoo mail users have recently corresponded with, the company said Thursday. Yahoo didn't say how many accounts have been affected.

New study finds differences in concussion risk between football helmets

January 31, 2014 4:23 pm | News | Comments

Football helmets can be designed to reduce the risk of concussions, according to a new study by some of the nation's leading concussion researchers published today in the Journal of Neurosurgery. The study analyzed head impact data compiled from eight collegiate football teams....

TOPICS:

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading