Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) is offering developers a cool treat to kick off their summer right. TI today announced the availability of a new software development kit (SDK) that brings Android 4.0 (“Ice Cream Sandwich”) to TI’s Sitara™ AM335x and AM37x ARM®-Cortex™-A8 processors. This complete software offering allows innovators to
Molex Incorporated announces the addition of two new products in its Premo-Flex line of flat flex cable (FFC) and etched polyimide jumpers. Both products provide ultra-flexible, durable PCB connections for a variety of applications including medical devices, consumer electronics and automotive electronics.
Google Inc is deploying a fleet of small, camera-equipped airplanes above several cities, the Internet search company's latest step in its ambitious and sometimes controversial plan to create a photo-based map of the world.
TOREX SEMICONDUCTOR LTD. has developed a low noise amplifier in CMOS process aimed at the 470MHz~880MHz bandwidths of terrestrial digital TV.
Australia's Defense Minister Stephen Smith left his laptop and mobile phone in Hong Kong to avoid cyber espionage in mainland China where he will attend bilateral defense minister talks on Wednesday, Australian media reported.
Eugene Kaspersky, whose lab discovered the Flame virus that has attacked computers in Iran and elsewhere in the Middle East, said on Wednesday only a global effort could stop a new era of "cyber terrorism".
Embedded computing packaging continues to pack faster/hotter processors into tighter spaces. Not only are the processors requiring more cooling, but often the enclosures are stuffed with more boards and components, taking away space from airflow. Electronics packaging companies have had to get creative to tackle some of the more challenging applications
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(Reuters) - Apple Inc is facing delays in renewing its request that a U.S. judge ban Samsung Electronics' Galaxy 10.1 tablets, a key battleground in the worldwide patent wars between the technology giants.
As chip speeds skyrocket and system sizes diminish, designers and manufacturers face new and complex challenges. To help them address these challenges and ensure that products meet performance and reliability requirements,
Supertex, Inc. introduced FP0030, a 20-V current limiting protection device. The FP0030 can be considered as a normally closed switch with a typical resistance of 4.5 Ohms. The IC starts to turn off when the voltage drop across its two terminals exceeds
The MaKey MaKey, designed by MIT Media Lab PhD students Jay Silver and Eric Rosenbaum, is a circuit board that turns everyday objects into touchpads which can interact with your computer. The idea was to create an easy-to-use inventor’s kit that would let from a creative child to savvy grandma be an inventor. First, pick two objects that you want to use as the touchpad.
In celebration of Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee, a mobile app is adding a royal touch to emails, texts and tweets by suggesting words that the British monarch would be most likely to use.
Engineers at Intel Corp are applying lessons from aircraft design to create sturdier laptops in a bid to reduce the prices of the new ultra-thin computers the top chipmaker is promoting heavily.
The Obama administration is warning American businesses about an unusually potent computer virus that infected Iran's oil industry even as suspicions persist that the United States is responsible for secretly creating and unleashing cyberweapons against foreign countries.
Silicon Valley companies portray themselves as inventors of the future, but they're afflicted by a longstanding problem. From board rooms to "brogrammers," men still dominate many corners of the tech industry, where the pantheon of famous founders - from Hewlett and Packard to Jobs to Zuckerberg - is still a boys' bastion.
Microsoft is nearly done with a much-anticipated overhaul of its Windows operating system. The software maker signaled the makeover is nearly complete with Thursday's release of the final test version of Windows 8.
The YouTube video, featuring a young blonde sitting in a strikingly modern San Francisco home, offers a telling insight into the attitudes that are shifting the geography of the Bay Area technology scene.
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Phoenix Display International (PDI), Inc., has introduced a new line of custom and standard transflective TFT LCDs ideally suited for demanding outdoor applications. The transflective color LCD screen modules are available in 320 x 240 (QVGA) resolution in 2.2”, 2.8”, 3.2”, and 3.5” sizes as well as
Verotec’s H family of horizontal chassis provide a “plug ’n ’play” environment for hardware and software developers and system integrators using either cPCI or VME64x architectures. The chassis, which mount PCBs horizontally, are complete with a PSU, thermal management and have
Murata Power Solutions announced the OKX Series of miniature non-isolated single output DC-to-DC converters designed for embedded point-of-load (PoL) applications. Within the OKAMI OKX Series there are four models that provide 3-A or 5-A outputs with either 5-V or 12-V nominal inputs.
Bosch Sensortec has integrated two triaxial MEMS sensors in a single package. This combination of an acceleration sensor and a gyroscope yields the BMI055, said to be the smallest Inertial Measurement Unit in the market. The IMU is designed to
Taiwan's UMC, the world's No.2 contract chip maker, said it will invest $8 billion in a 12-inch wafer plant in Taiwan, joining its peers in investing in high-end technology to meet demand for chips in fast-growing markets like mobile devices.