Our stories this week:
You might recall pilot Chesley Sullenberger. He became a hero a few years back for crash landing a disabled passenger airliner into New York's Hudson River with no loss of life. He recently appeared in front of Congress to testify about the crashes of the Boeing 737. We discuss his testimony and what it means for Boeing and for other engineering companies.
We've got an on-site report from Semicon West, including a revised estimate of growth in the chip market...
Facial recognition is being deployed more frequently, but is the technology ready? And, are we ready for it?
President Trump said he is lifting official restrictions on doing business with Huawei, an important supplier to communications companies around the world. What does that mean for the global electronics industry moving forward?
And we talk with Silicon Valley entrepreneur Alex Lidow about Moore’s Law, gallium nitride, and easing at least one of the indignities of aging.
The French research institute LETI held a conference on artificial intelligence at the edge. What does putting AI on the edge of the network mean, and what’s the advantage? EE Times editors were in Grenoble, and filed a report.
A few weeks ago, PCI introduced a new ultra-fast networking specification that will make data centers perform even better, and that will make the internet faster and more capable. A few days ago, PCI unexpectedly doubled the speed again.
Our lineup this week includes:
A guided tour through London’s Tech Week, an annual extravaganza of new technologies. Unsurprisingly, this year there was an emphasis on artificial intelligence.
We’ll have a report on the race to build the fastest supercomputers.
And, you know those GPS apps you use for driving? Self-driving vehicles use maps too, but they need maps that are far more accurate.
First up, EETimes editor Sally Ward-Foxton attended several events during London’s Tech...
This week: RISC-V has profound implications for the smartphone market; we checked to see if it’s ready. Moore’s Law will end – unless maybe chiplets? Engineers are getting drawn into the gig economy, and it’s not the ones you’d think. And after 40 years, TI’s Speak & Spell speaks again.
In this week's briefing we discuss Infineon's bombshell announcement: the $10 billion dollar acquisition that seemed to come out of nowhere – Infineon bought Cypress Semiconductor, and the Design Automation Conference – DAC. If you know what’s happening with design tools, that gives you a good handle on what’s happening with the semiconductor industry.
This week we’ve got a dispatch from Monte Carlo about the recent Grand Prix ELECTRIC vehicle race. Also, a separate report on what’s going on with chips for Autonomous Vehicles. And we’ve been talking about the trade war with China from the US point of view – this week, our correspondent in China discusses how China’s high-tech industry thinks about the conflict.
Today is Friday, May 24th, and this is your EE Times Weekly Briefing.
The biggest story in electronics this week affects almost everyone in the high-tech industry – from Huawei to Google to Infineon – to chip companies, circuit board suppliers – essentially the entire supply chain. The Trump Administration this week took steps that will certainly isolate Huawei and possibly cripple it.
What was once delicately framed as a “trade tension” between the two nations has officially turned into...
This is your EE Times Weekly Briefing. Today is Friday, May 17th, and among the top stories this week:
A sobering roadmap of semiconductor process technology-- potentially coming to a halt at 2 nanometers
We were at the Electronic Distribution Show in Vegas last week. On the last day, the news broke that the United States had escalated a trade war with China. How will that affect the supply chain?
New advanced imaging tools that could help restore Notre Dame in Paris, but a big...
This is your EE Times Weekly Briefing. Today is Friday, May 10th, and among the top stories this week:
• Google I/O, Google's developers’ conference. CEO Sundar Pichai touted Google’s awakening to privacy for its users’ data.
• This week, EE Times launched a new Special Project package on Artificial Intelligence, with a particular focus on AI fairness. We ask and answer the question: “Will Machines Ever Learn to Be Fair?”
• Later on, we’re joined by Junko Yoshida, EE Times’ chief...
This is your EETimes Weekly Briefing. Today is Friday, May 3rd, and among our top stories this week: A one-on-one interview with Hassane El-Khoury, CEO of Cypress Semiconductors.We’ll review the intelligence we picked up at the recent 5G Brooklyn Summit on the question: “If 5G is enough, do we need 6G?" And we’ll explain why Taiwanese companies who moved manufacturing in China decades ago are now coming back to Taiwan. Junko Yoshida, EE Times chief international correspondent, tells us the...
This is your EETimes Weekly Briefing. Today is Friday, April 26th, and
among the top stories this week: ON Semi buys Globalfoundries’ ex IBM fab; TSMC’s CMOS process node shrinks, and Tesla’s Kitchen Sink Approach to autonomous vehicles. Later in the show, Echo Zhao will be here to discuss the 2019 China fabless survey results. And, at the bottom of the show, Bolaji Ojo, will join us to discuss what prompted him to start at EETimes a revealing new column, “My 35 years of journalism.”
This is your EETimes Weekly Briefing. Today is Friday, April 19th, and among the top stories this week: Samsung is moving toward a 5-nanometer foundry process; Underwriters Lab is collaborating with Edge Case Research to draft a standard for autonomous systems. And we take a peek into Finland’s "Radio Valley" to learn about “Life after Nokia.”
Today is Friday, April 12th, and among the top stories this week - Qualcomm’s new data-center AI inference accelerator chip, the latest deep learning developments unveiled at a Stanford University gathering, and a new development that throws a monkey wrench into the debate about V2X – vehicle to everything -- in Europe.
This is your EETimes Weekly Briefing. Today is Friday, March 8th, and these are the top stories this week. Dylan McGrath was in San Francisco this week to cover RSA Conference. Here’s Dylan summary of why cryptographers see dangers in Australia's controversial Access Assistance Bill.
This is your EETimes Weekly Briefing. Today is Friday, March 1st, and these are the week's top stories. It's been a busy week with two major shows unfolding at the same time: Embedded World in Nuremberg, and the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.