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Samsung Galaxy S9: an early look at the best-looking cases available

Samsung Galaxy S9: an early look at the best-looking cases available

(Lead image credit: Evan Blass) The Samsung Galaxy S9 launch is upon us, set to be announced at MWC 2018 in Barcelona on February 25. But it’s never too early to start thinking about investing in a case. If you’ve been paying attention to the coverage leading up to this point, you know that thereRead more about Samsung Galaxy S9: an early look at the best-looking cases available[…]

Embedded World: Lauterbach and UltraSoC back RISC-V

Embedded World: Lauterbach and UltraSoC back RISC-V

“Across the industry there is rising excitement about the emergence of RISC-V as an open source processor,” said UltraSoC CEO Rupert Baines. “This is especially significant in heterogeneous multi-core architectures: engineers want the choice to ‘mix and ‘match’ cores and freely choose the best design for each application. “The use of heterogeneous architectures is growing rapidly,Read more about Embedded World: Lauterbach and UltraSoC back RISC-V[…]

Vodafone's 4G RPS to boost drone tracking

Vodafone's 4G RPS to boost drone tracking

Vodafone is developing the world’s first 4G-powered Radio Positioning System (RPS) that can help ease safety concerns associated with civilian drones and offer more accurate tracking of other Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The Newbury-based operator has been working with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in its mission to regulate the operations of drones,Read more about Vodafone's 4G RPS to boost drone tracking[…]

Infineon buys Merus Audio

Infineon buys Merus Audio

Merus Audio creates energy-efficient integrated audio amplifier solutions. They maximize audio performance and battery playback time for smart home and battery-powered speakers while minimizing heat and design space. After the integration of Merus Audio, Infineon will be able to offer its customers a comprehensive and leading-edge Class-D Audio amplifier portfolio addressing the most demanding applications.Read more about Infineon buys Merus Audio[…]

Australian juice chain offers you the chance to Boost your Bitcoin bank

Australian juice chain offers you the chance to Boost your Bitcoin bank

The cryptocurrency craze has even crept into the world of fruit juice as Boost Juice Australia starts up a competition that offers Bitcoin as its sole prize. Each week for the next four weeks, anyone purchasing a Boost Juice will be given a unique code to enter into the company’s app. You’ll then have toRead more about Australian juice chain offers you the chance to Boost your Bitcoin bank[…]

The best Linux web hosting services of 2018

The best Linux web hosting services of 2018

Linux hosting is everywhere. Whether you’re looking for a simple shared hosting account or a powerful dedicated server, the chances are that you’ll be offered a Linux-based option first. In many cases, you might not care. If your hosting needs are simple, you’ll probably choose an account based on the allocated web space, bandwidth andRead more about The best Linux web hosting services of 2018[…]

Anritsu 5G test set supports sub-6GHz New Radio

Anritsu 5G test set supports sub-6GHz New Radio

The enhanced 5G Sub-6GHz NR Uplink Tx measurement and downlink waveform software options will support non-signalling based 5G Sub-6GHz TRx tests. In December 2017, release 15 of the 3GPP standard was announced which defines the 5G NR standards. Mobile operators are now aiming for a rollout of commercial 5G services early in 2019. Although theRead more about Anritsu 5G test set supports sub-6GHz New Radio[…]

The best President’s Day sales and deals 2018

The best President’s Day sales and deals 2018

The best President’s Day sales and deals are here today for the official holiday sales event. We can all thank George Washington for having his birthday in February, thus giving rise to the President’s Day holiday that comes with a fresh round of sales, deals and discounts on everything from phones and tablets to 4KRead more about The best President’s Day sales and deals 2018[…]

Top Ten R&D spenders increased spend by 6% last year

Top Ten R&D spenders increased spend by 6% last year

The ten largest semiconductor R&D spenders increased their collective expenditures to $35.9 billion in 2017, an increase of 6% compared to $34.0 billion in 2016, says IC Insights. Intel continued to far exceed all other semiconductor companies with R&D spending that reached $13.1 billion. In addition to representing 21.2% of its semiconductor sales last year,Read more about Top Ten R&D spenders increased spend by 6% last year[…]