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Sep 16, 2016

Self-Driving Cars Are Coming Whether You Like It or Not19

Sorry, Lou (Frenzel). We are not going to be able to forget this self-driving car nonsense. It is coming whether we like it or not....More
Sep 13, 2016

As Phones Catch Fire, Samsung Looks to Its Batteries1

First we had hoverboards catching fire; now Samsung is recalling its Galaxy Note 7 phones because they are spontaneously catching fire....More
Sep 12, 2016

What You Should Know About the New Apple iPhone 7 and Watch1

On Wednesday September 7th , Apple announced the forthcoming availability of two new models, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus....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 Reliability6

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
Sep 06, 2016

10 Scopes for Under $1,50010

Plenty of oscilloscopes that come in under $1,500 are available to get your workbench started, but which one is the best? Well, it depends....More
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Jul 15, 2016
blog

Simple Yet Effective ESD Testing Methods for Higher Reliability 6

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 4

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 22

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

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