Blogs

Oct 14, 2014

Blending Big Data

Technology Editor Bill Wong examines how Hadoop and other big data platforms are being integrated into mainline database and development environments....More
Oct 20, 2014

Say Good Bye to the Last Vacuum Tube Product

Vacuum tubes disappeared from electronic products years ago. Yet there have been some lingering vacuum tube-based products in production....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 11, 2013

Passive Components Still See Ink And Innovation

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
Oct 16, 2014

Keep Those Wearable Technology Power Budgets Lean And Mean

  Visitors to Munich's enormous TechFest, AKA Electronica 2014, will have to be pretty fit to stand any chance of getting around a show that has approximately 2700 exhibits. So given that strenuous challenge, a visit to one of the show's booths displaying the latest in wearable medical related electronic products that can....More
Sep 29, 2014

Are CubeSats Adding to Space Junk?

“CubeSats are supposed to come down within 25 years. However, there is no enforcement of this rule.”....More

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