Blogs

Security Needs to be Simple

Mar 20, 2017
Implementing and using security tools in the embedded space can be challenging, but Green Hills INTEGRITY Security Services’ new appliance makes some security chores easier....

Damage Control: Samsung Faces Note 7 Controversy Head-On

Mar 10, 2017
Samsung has revealed the findings of its investigation into well-publicized reports of its Note 7 smartphones catching fire....

Have You Experienced MOOCs Yet?

Mar 08, 2017
How do you keep up with technology or learn new subjects related to your career? Here's an alternative you may not have explored....

Five companies to look out for at Embedded World 2014

Feb 18, 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....

An Amateur’s View on the P2 (Part 2): Slew Rate and the Oscillator

Jan 26, 2017
Justin Mamaradlo takes a further look into the P2 op amp and how it functions, analyzing the oscillation and slew-rate characteristics of the venerable component....

Passive Components Still See Ink And Innovation

Jul 11, 2013
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....

Malicious Malware Could Grab Your Christmas Cash

Dec 16, 2014
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....

Thinking About Communications, and a Farewell

Apr 17, 2015
Looking at the calendar, I see that according to today's date, I am . . . just about . . . RETIRED!...

Keysight Moves to Software Focus, But it Should Own the IoT

Mar 14, 2017
Many test-and-measurement companies have been sensing and helping analyze data for decades. That’s a fundamental aim of the IoT, and these firms should own more of it as they move to a software focus....