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Jul 28, 2016

What’s the Difference Between SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL?

Technology Editor Bill Wong examines the differences between SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL databases....More
Jul 25, 2016

London Post-Grad Team Wins Power Challenge1

A post-graduate team from Imperial College London has won the inaugural GaN Systems Geoff Haynes Future Power Challenge....More
Jul 18, 2016

How to Choose the Best Microcontroller39

Electronic Design's own Lou Frenzel is updating one of his textbooks—and is soliciting advice from readers on microcontroller content to include....More
Feb 18, 2014

Five companies to look out for at Embedded World 2014

Are you planning on visiting the Embedded World show in Nuremberg, Germany next week? Here are my top five picks of companies to make a beeline for....More
Jul 15, 2016

Simple Yet Effective ESD Testing Methods for Higher Reliability3

There are multiple ways to test for electrostatic discharge, ranging from implementing a human-body or machine model to....using a balloon and a comb?....More
Jul 11, 2013

Passive Components Still See Ink And Innovation6

Electronic Design's editor-in-chief, Joe Desposito, notes that ten percent of the Top 101 Components of the past year are passives such as resistors, capacitors and inductors. Why? Because there's still innovation going on in the design of these basic electronic components....More
Dec 16, 2014

Malicious Malware Could Grab Your Christmas Cash1

One of the most financially successful and prevalent cyber crimes involves the hacking of retail point-of-sale (PoS). It thus requires systems as well as major stores and retail outlets to shore up their defenses against such attacks to maintain customer confidence....More
Apr 17, 2015

Thinking About Communications, and a Farewell13

Looking at the calendar, I see that according to today's date, I am . . . just about . . . RETIRED!....More
Jul 13, 2016

NI’s 2nd-Gen VST Simplifies Scalable RF Test1

National Instruments will use NIWeek 2016 to demonstrate its new PXIe-5840 VST, featuring 1-GHz bandwidth and a much more powerful Virtex-7 FPGA....More
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Jul 15, 2016
blog

Simple Yet Effective ESD Testing Methods for Higher Reliability 3

There are multiple ways to test for electrostatic discharge, ranging from implementing a human-body or machine model to....using a balloon and a comb?...More
Apr 8, 2016
Commentary

Confabbing on the Fabless Fad 3

High capital and maintenance costs, and EDA advances along with abstractions to deal with chip complexity, have been leading contributors to the fabless migration....More
Mar 2, 2016
Article

Home or Very Small Office Electronic Circuit Prototypes, Part 4 20

Part 4 focuses on testing for a reflow oven and build of a mixed SMT/through-hole board....More

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