Defense http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25771/more en Chinese Firm Bids $23 Billion for Micron, Despite Unlikely U.S. Approval http://electronicdesign.com/memory/chinese-firm-bids-23-billion-micron-despite-unlikely-us-approval <div class="node-body article-body">A state-backed Chinese technology firm has submitted an informal bid of $23 billion for Micron Technology, and talks between two companies have continued despite looming political and regulatory hurdles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/memory/chinese-firm-bids-23-billion-micron-despite-unlikely-us-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/memory/chinese-firm-bids-23-billion-micron-despite-unlikely-us-approval#comments Hot Topics Defense Mobile Embedded Memory Microcontrollers Microprocessors Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:19:00 +0000 846671 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Micron is the last major U.S.-based manufacturer of DRAM and NAND memory chips. A successful bid would contribute greatly to China&#39;s&nbsp;growing semiconductor industry, but most analysts are skeptical that the U.S. government would approve the transaction. (Image courtesy of Micron).</p> Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (7/26-8/1) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-726-81 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here we've rounded up some of the latest products to optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-726-81" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-726-81#comments ADC Defense Products Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Gallery Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:05:00 +0000 846661 at http://electronicdesign.com Top 50 Employers in Electronic Design: 2015 http://electronicdesign.com/communications/top-50-employers-electronic-design-2015 <div class="field-deck"> Despite a slight drop in income growth, the top companies on our list continue their investment in R&D. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Despite a slight drop in income growth, the top companies on our list continue their investment in R&D.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/top-50-employers-electronic-design-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/top-50-employers-electronic-design-2015#comments Automotive IoT Defense Energy Lighting Medical Mobile Communications Robotics Components Dev Tools Digital ICs Embedded Power Systems Test & Measurement Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:06:00 +0000 843901 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s the Difference Between Big Data and Big Content? http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/what-s-difference-between-big-data-and-big-content <div class="node-body article-body">With the ever-changing nature of digital information, system and network designers need to think bigger than Big Data when it comes to information management.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/what-s-difference-between-big-data-and-big-content" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/what-s-difference-between-big-data-and-big-content#comments Defense Medical What’s The Difference Between… Dev Tools Embedded Memory Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:18:00 +0000 844061 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (7/19-7/25) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-719-725 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here we've rounded up some of the latest products to optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-719-725" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-719-725#comments ADC Defense Products Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Gallery Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 21 Jul 2015 19:41:00 +0000 844041 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (7/12-7/18) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-712-718 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here we've rounded up some of the latest products to optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-712-718" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-712-718#comments ADC Defense Products Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Gallery Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:41:00 +0000 841841 at http://electronicdesign.com X-47B Carrier Aircraft Succeeds In Autonomous Refueling http://electronicdesign.com/systems/x-47b-carrier-aircraft-succeeds-autonomous-refueling <div class="node-body article-body">Using a combination of precision GPS information and infrared camera sensors, an X-47B aircraft autonomously refueled from an Omega K-707 tanker while in flight.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/systems/x-47b-carrier-aircraft-succeeds-autonomous-refueling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/systems/x-47b-carrier-aircraft-succeeds-autonomous-refueling#comments Defense Robotics Systems Mon, 13 Jul 2015 23:00:00 +0000 841591 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Conducting a typical probe-and-drogue exercise, the&nbsp;X-47B aircraft&nbsp;approached the tanker, lined up with the fuel tube, and held in formation without being&nbsp;maneuvered&nbsp;by ground controllers. (Image courtesy of U.S. Navy).</p> Q&A: A Closer Look at Microsemi’s Rad-Tolerant FPGAs http://electronicdesign.com/fpgas/qa-closer-look-microsemi-s-rad-tolerant-fpgas <div class="node-body article-body">Radiation in space can destroy electronics like FPGAs. Technology Editor Bill Wong talks with Microsemi's Ken O’Neill about the RTG4 series of radiation-tolerant FPGAs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/fpgas/qa-closer-look-microsemi-s-rad-tolerant-fpgas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/fpgas/qa-closer-look-microsemi-s-rad-tolerant-fpgas#comments Defense Interviews Embedded FPGAs Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:21:00 +0000 841471 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (7/5-7/11) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-75-711 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here we've rounded up some of the latest products to optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-75-711" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-75-711#comments ADC Defense Products Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Gallery Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Wed, 08 Jul 2015 12:45:00 +0000 841421 at http://electronicdesign.com UAE Announces Second “Drones for Good” Competition http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/uae-announces-second-drones-good-competition <div class="node-body article-body">The UAE government has launched the second “Drones for Good Award,” a competition aimed at inventing drone technology that makes a positive impact on society.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/uae-announces-second-drones-good-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/uae-announces-second-drones-good-competition#comments Defense Medical Robotics Dev Tools Embedded Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:20:00 +0000 841411 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>The Swiss development team,&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Flyability">Flyability</span>, accepts the $1-million grant for the first&nbsp;international competition earlier this year.&nbsp;At a two-day event in Dubai&#39;s Internet City, finalists showed working prototypes to a panel of judges, which included university professors and drone specialists. Image courtesy of The Drones for Good Award.</p>