Communiqué http://electronicdesign.com/blog/2864/feed en The FCC Just Imprisoned the Internet http://electronicdesign.com/blog/fcc-just-imprisoned-internet <div class="node-body blog-body">The Federal Communications Commission voted to impose Title II rules and regulations of the Communications Act of 1934 on the Internet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/fcc-just-imprisoned-internet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/fcc-just-imprisoned-internet#comments Communications Communiqué Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:41:00 +0000 835641 at http://electronicdesign.com RadioShack: Tragedy or Inevitable? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/radioshack-tragedy-or-inevitable <div class="node-body blog-body">In case you have not heard, RadioShack is now in bankruptcy as of February 5. We are about to lose one of the icons of electronics retailing. Could this have been avoided? Probably. Was it inevitable? Not really.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/radioshack-tragedy-or-inevitable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/radioshack-tragedy-or-inevitable#comments Blogs Communications Communiqué Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:00:00 +0000 835231 at http://electronicdesign.com G.fast Promises Faster DSL Over Existing Wiring http://electronicdesign.com/blog/gfast-promises-faster-dsl-over-existing-wiring <div class="node-body blog-body">G.fast—the latest and fastest version of DSL—may eventually deliver a super-fast upgrade in speed to DSL users. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/gfast-promises-faster-dsl-over-existing-wiring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/gfast-promises-faster-dsl-over-existing-wiring#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 09 Feb 2015 14:00:00 +0000 834391 at http://electronicdesign.com 10 Tips for Writing Your First Technical Book http://electronicdesign.com/blog/10-tips-writing-your-first-technical-book <div class="node-body blog-body">Ten tips for writing your first technical book from Lou Frenzel, author of 23 different books.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/10-tips-writing-your-first-technical-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/10-tips-writing-your-first-technical-book#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 833561 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s Happening With Heathkit and Radio Shack? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-happening-heathkit-and-radio-shack <div class="node-body blog-body">One of our favorite electronic suppliers is gone and the other may be on their way out of business. I wonder why? Given the continued growth and popularity of electronic equipment and the emergence of the maker DIY movement, you would think business would be booming for both.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-happening-heathkit-and-radio-shack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-happening-heathkit-and-radio-shack#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:38:00 +0000 832901 at http://electronicdesign.com 10 Steps to Making and Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions http://electronicdesign.com/blog/10-steps-making-and-keeping-your-new-year-s-resolutions <div class="node-body blog-body">It is that time of year again. Time to set your resolutions for the coming year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/10-steps-making-and-keeping-your-new-year-s-resolutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/10-steps-making-and-keeping-your-new-year-s-resolutions#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 05 Jan 2015 14:42:00 +0000 832551 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s HOT at Globecom 2014? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-hot-globecom-2014 <div class="node-body blog-body">Last week I attended the IEEE Globecom conference in Austin, Texas. This is the annual meeting of the IEEE’s Communications Society. I have been a member for decades. This is one of the best communications-related conferences, especially if you are an engineer. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-hot-globecom-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-hot-globecom-2014#comments Blogs Communications Communiqué Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:01:00 +0000 831841 at http://electronicdesign.com Drones: Good News and Bad News http://electronicdesign.com/blog/drones-good-news-and-bad-news <div class="node-body blog-body">Growth of the drone business has been spectacular the past few years and it is now so influential that the government is ready to act to regulate it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/drones-good-news-and-bad-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/drones-good-news-and-bad-news#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 01 Dec 2014 20:09:00 +0000 822421 at http://electronicdesign.com Implement Real Net Neutrality: Leave the Internet Alone http://electronicdesign.com/blog/implement-real-net-neutrality-leave-internet-alone <div class="node-body blog-body">I promised myself earlier in the year that I would not write about the net neutrality issue again. Now that topic has again appeared front and center at the FCC with the recent political changes</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/implement-real-net-neutrality-leave-internet-alone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/implement-real-net-neutrality-leave-internet-alone#comments Blogs Communications Communiqué Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:35:00 +0000 820821 at http://electronicdesign.com 5 Things the FCC Won’t Tell You http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-things-fcc-won-t-tell-you <div class="node-body blog-body">I have created a modified version here about the Federal Communications Commission with thanks to the WSJ for the idea.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-things-fcc-won-t-tell-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-things-fcc-won-t-tell-you#comments Blogs Communications Communiqué Mon, 03 Nov 2014 16:01:00 +0000 592081 at http://electronicdesign.com Will Apple Boost NFC? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/will-apple-boost-nfc <div class="node-body blog-body">Apple Pay, the new retail payment option, will ensure even more NFC to come.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/will-apple-boost-nfc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/will-apple-boost-nfc#comments Blogs Communications Embedded Communiqué Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:21:00 +0000 148311 at http://electronicdesign.com Say Good Bye to the Last Vacuum Tube Product http://electronicdesign.com/blog/say-good-bye-last-vacuum-tube-product <div class="node-body blog-body">Vacuum tubes disappeared from electronic products years ago. Yet there have been some lingering vacuum tube-based products in production. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/say-good-bye-last-vacuum-tube-product" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/say-good-bye-last-vacuum-tube-product#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:34:00 +0000 145681 at http://electronicdesign.com Naked Without Your Wearables http://electronicdesign.com/blog/naked-without-your-wearables <div class="node-body blog-body">Wearables is one of the most controversial new consumer electronic product categories to emerge in a long time. Yet, the idea of packaging electronic products to wear on your body is not new. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/naked-without-your-wearables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/naked-without-your-wearables#comments Blogs Embedded Communiqué Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:26:00 +0000 139841 at http://electronicdesign.com UWB: Still a Viable Wireless Option http://electronicdesign.com/blog/uwb-still-viable-wireless-option <div class="node-body blog-body">I only mentioned the WiMedia Alliance’s multi-band (MB)-OFDM form of UWB and its continued usefulness. However, two other companies reminded me that there are other methods of UWB that are still around.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/uwb-still-viable-wireless-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/uwb-still-viable-wireless-option#comments Blogs Communications Communiqué Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:54:00 +0000 134731 at http://electronicdesign.com 6 Things You Need to Know about Apple’s New iPhone 6 and Watch http://electronicdesign.com/blog/6-things-you-need-know-about-apple-s-new-iphone-6-and-watch <div class="node-body blog-body">In case you missed Apple’s introduction of the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch, here are the top 6 things you need to know.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/6-things-you-need-know-about-apple-s-new-iphone-6-and-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/6-things-you-need-know-about-apple-s-new-iphone-6-and-watch#comments Blogs Communiqué Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:14:00 +0000 129341 at http://electronicdesign.com