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GaAs forms basis of tunable spintronics

Researchers show precise control of spin usingandnbsp;inter-valley transitions  … 
Updated: 1 day ago

IDC: Tablet projections lowered for 2014 as demand softens

IDC has lowered its forecast for worldwide tablet and 2-in-1 (computers that can function as tablets) shipments to 233.1 million units. This represents 6.5 per cent year-over-year growth rate, which is well below the 12.1 per cent growth rate previously forecast.  … 
Updated: 1 day ago

AMD talks a little bit more about Seattle

At Hot Chips 26, AMD gave a very high level overview of the new Seattle ARM SoC.Read more ▶ The post AMD talks a little bit more about Seattle appeared first on SemiAccurate.  … 
Updated: 5 days ago

No business is earthquake proof, but these six rules can get you back on track after the shaking

Silicon Valley should be prepared for more earthquakes like the one that shook Napa Sunday, as the region has experienced an unusually quiet period of seismicity in the current century, according to Greg Beroza, a Stanford University geophysics professor. And while all natural disasters carry a certain level of unpredictability, business owners and managers can … 
Updated: 6 days ago

Seagate's Intel Rangeley NAS Pro 4-bay Review

Seagate recently rebooted their NAS offerings, completely revamping their 2013 Business Storage lineup and dropping that software platform altogether. In its place, they adopted a Debian-based offering, NAS OS, development of which was started by LaCie prior to their acquisition by Seagate. In their 2014 lineup, Seagate has two classes of products, the NAS and … 
Updated: 6 days ago

Forward Concepts Wireless/DSP Newsletter 7-15-2013

Nokia Goes Bold with Lumia 1020  … 
Updated: 1 year ago

Forward Concepts Wireless/DSP Newsletter 3-12-2013

Cadence Design to buy Tensilica  … 
Updated: 1 year ago

Couragent, Inc. named one of 50 Colorado Companies to Watch

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, in partnership with the Edward Lowe Foundation, honored 50 second-stage companies from across the state during the "Colorado Companies to Watch" annual ceremony, held June 22, 2012 in Denver. Now in its fourth year, the program recognizes these growth-oriented companies that account for nearly 39 percent … 
Updated: 1 year ago

Forward Concepts Wireless/DSP Newsletter 6/18/2012

 Smartphones are Good Business…at Least for Apple & Samsung   … 
Updated: 2 years ago

AMD’s new Tonga aka R8 285 may have new tech

AMD was kind enough to send a document on the technical advances of Tonga/R9 285 our way last Sunday night.Read more ▶ The post AMD’s new Tonga aka R8 285 may have new tech appeared first on SemiAccurate.  … 
Updated: 14 hours ago

CSU roars back to beat CU 31-17 in Rocky Mountain Showdown

A three-point underdog, Colorado State overcame a 10-point deficit in the second half Friday night and dominated the final 21 minutes to earn a 31-17 victory over Colorado in the Rocky Mountain Showdown.  … 
Updated: 3 days ago

Exclusive: Intel hires senior exec Faintuch from Qualcomm

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Chipmaker Intel Corp has hired Amir Faintuch, a senior executive from Qualcomm , to co-manage the development of the company's chips, an Intel spokesman said on Friday.  … 
Updated: 4 days ago

Spending by foreign-born college students calculated in Colorado

Foreign-born college students spent a combined $371 million to live and study in Colorado during a four-year period, according to data released Friday by the Brookings Institution. Tuition accounted for the largest portion of that expense, at $252.6 million, while living expenses made up the rest from 2008-2012. The Brookings report, called "The Geography of … 
Updated: 4 days ago

The State Of PC Graphics Sales Q2 2014

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Updated: 4 days ago

SpaceX Postpones AsiaSat 6 Launch

Will Review Potential Failure Modes And Contingency Plans SpaceX has decided to postpone the flight of AsiaSat 6 that had been scheduled for Wednesday.  … 
Updated: 5 days ago

Metro Denver unemployment unchaged at 5.2% in July, down 1.5 points from 2013

Metro Denver's unemployment rate stood at 5.2 percent in July, unchanged from June but down 1.5 percentage points from July 2013's 6.7 percent jobless rate, the U.S.  … 
Updated: 6 days ago

Qualcomm Faces EU Antitrust Probe – Report

European regulators may investigate Qualcomm, which is already battling a similar probe in China  … 
Updated: 6 days ago

European semiconductors sales up 14.9% this year

 European sales of semiconductors in July 2014 amounted to US$ 3.273 billion, an increase of 14.9% compared to the same month in 2013, analysed the European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) on the basis of the latest World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) sales reports.  … 
Updated: 17 hours ago

Exclusive: Intel hires senior exec Faintuch from Qualcomm

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Chipmaker Intel Corp has hired Amir Faintuch, a senior executive from Qualcomm , to co-manage the development of the company's chips, an Intel spokesman said on Friday.  … 
Updated: 4 days ago

Spending by foreign-born college students calculated in Colorado

Foreign-born college students spent a combined $371 million to live and study in Colorado during a four-year period, according to data released Friday by the Brookings Institution. Tuition accounted for the largest portion of that expense, at $252.6 million, while living expenses made up the rest from 2008-2012. The Brookings report, called "The Geography of … 
Updated: 4 days ago

Metro Denver unemployment unchaged at 5.2% in July, down 1.5 points from 2013

Metro Denver's unemployment rate stood at 5.2 percent in July, unchanged from June but down 1.5 percentage points from July 2013's 6.7 percent jobless rate, the U.S.  … 
Updated: 6 days ago

Qualcomm Faces EU Antitrust Probe – Report

European regulators may investigate Qualcomm, which is already battling a similar probe in China  … 
Updated: 6 days ago

European semiconductors sales up 14.9% this year

 European sales of semiconductors in July 2014 amounted to US$ 3.273 billion, an increase of 14.9% compared to the same month in 2013, analysed the European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) on the basis of the latest World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) sales reports.  … 
Updated: 17 hours ago

Bristol In Cost-Cutting Cloud Shift

Bristol City Council is to shift its infrastructure to the cloud as part of a £90m cost-cutting plan  … 
Updated: 1 day ago

Exclusive: Intel hires senior exec Faintuch from Qualcomm

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Chipmaker Intel Corp has hired Amir Faintuch, a senior executive from Qualcomm , to co-manage the development of the company's chips, an Intel spokesman said on Friday.  … 
Updated: 4 days ago

Spending by foreign-born college students calculated in Colorado

Foreign-born college students spent a combined $371 million to live and study in Colorado during a four-year period, according to data released Friday by the Brookings Institution. Tuition accounted for the largest portion of that expense, at $252.6 million, while living expenses made up the rest from 2008-2012. The Brookings report, called "The Geography of … 
Updated: 4 days ago

Microchip in Pursuit of CSR

Microchip confirmed Thursday that it has had preliminary mutual discussions with CSR.  … 
Updated: 4 days ago

Metro Denver unemployment unchaged at 5.2% in July, down 1.5 points from 2013

Metro Denver's unemployment rate stood at 5.2 percent in July, unchanged from June but down 1.5 percentage points from July 2013's 6.7 percent jobless rate, the U.S.  … 
Updated: 6 days ago

Qualcomm Faces EU Antitrust Probe – Report

European regulators may investigate Qualcomm, which is already battling a similar probe in China  … 
Updated: 6 days ago

Broadcom Announces WICED Sense to Grow Internet of Things Applications

Broadcom Announces WICED Sense to Grow Internet of Things Applications  … 
Updated: 6 days ago

UAV Manufacturer Moves To Nevada From California

Ashima Devices To Relocate To Reno UAV Manufacturer Ashima Devices announced Tuesday that it would be relocating its corporate headquarters and about 400 jobs from Pasadena, California to Reno, Nevada.  … 
Updated: 12 hours ago

SpaceX Postpones AsiaSat 6 Launch

Will Review Potential Failure Modes And Contingency Plans SpaceX has decided to postpone the flight of AsiaSat 6 that had been scheduled for Wednesday.  … 
Updated: 5 days ago

Lockheed Martin To Establish Space Debris Tracking Site

Partners With Australian Company To Set Up The Facility In Western Australia Under a new strategic cooperation agreement, Lockheed Martin and Electro Optic Systems Pty Ltd are developing a new space object tracking site in Western Australia that will paint a more detailed picture of space debris for both government and commercial customers.  … 
Updated: 6 days ago

BAE Systems develops 'smart skin' for aircraft

 Defense and aerospace company BAE Systems plc is working on a project to give aircraft a "skin" of sensors to enable detection of airflow, damage as well as the monitor the more distant environment.  … 
Updated: 6 days ago

JPMorgan confirms it is investigating possible cyber attack

BOSTON (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co is investigating a possible cyber attack and working with law enforcement to determine the scope, company spokeswoman Trish Wexler said.  … 
Updated: 5 days ago