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    by Published on 12-10-2018 06:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. Automotive
    Tackling large-scale SoC and FPGA prototyping debug challenges-gm-stop-downsizing.jpg

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra is known for a number of quotes one of which is: “My father was a die maker for 39 years, so I had a basic understanding of the automobile industry and what the manufacturing world was like, just from the opportunity to spend time with him, just talking, because he was a car buff.” One has to wonder what Mary’s dad would have so say about the latest news out of GM.

    Two major press ...
    by Published on 12-09-2018 06:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. Automotive
    Research Study on Circuit Pads-volvo-car-less-better-than-clueless.jpg

    Sweden has embraced the movement toward a cashless society with banks no longer taking cash deposits and retailers, like Ikea, experimenting with cashlessness. Perhaps taking a cue from the Swedish financial sector, Volvo Cars last week revealed its plans for a car-less stand at this week’s L.A. ...
    by Published on 12-03-2018 06:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. IoT Internet of Things
    Article: ARMs in the Clouds-9-iot-predictions-2019.jpg

    By 2020, the Internet of Things (IoT) is predicted to generate an additional $344B in revenues, as well as to drive $177B in cost reductions. IoT and smart devices are already increasing performance metrics of major US-based factories. They are in the hands of employees, covering routine management issues and boosting their productivity by 40-60% [1].

    The following list of predictions (Figure 1) explores the state of IoT in 2019 and covering IoT impact on many aspects business and technology including Digital Transformation, Blockchain, ...
    by Published on 12-02-2018 06:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. Automotive,
    3. Security
    Article: No EUV before 7nm?-auto-cyber-security.jpg

    Auto makers have long relied on security by obscurity to get away with not defining or adhering to proper cyber security hygiene. This rationalization had been embraced in the context of low levels of automotive hacking mainly carried out by enthusiasts or so-called “white hat” or ethical hackers.

    A new ...
    by Published on 11-28-2018 11:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. General
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    A Chinese scientist from a university in Shenzhen claims he has succeeded in creating the world’s first genetically edited babies. He told the Associated Press that twin girls were born earlier this month after he edited their embryos using CRISPR technology to remove the CCR5 gene, ...
    by Published on 11-27-2018 11:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. Semiconductor IP,
    3. Events
    Calypto Webinars Wiki-2016-2017-min.jpg

    The 21st IP-SoC Days conference will be held in Grenoble, France, on December 5-6, 2018. IP-SoC is now the unique IP centric conference, with presentations reflecting the complete IP ecosystem: IP suppliers and foundries, external IP or internal reuse managers. Look at the program, you will see the hot topics covered ...
    by Published on 11-26-2018 08:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. Security

    Succeeding at managing cybersecurity risks is tremendously difficult even for seasoned professionals. To make situations worse, poorly suited people are often chosen to lead security organizations, bringing about disastrous results. This has contributed to weaker risk postures for organizations and the rapid turnover in cybersecurity leadership.

    I am unhappy to report that the industry has a pervasive problem that few want to discuss: a propensity to enlist inexperienced or unsuitable professionals to lead ...
    by Published on 11-25-2018 06:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. Automotive
    Article: Sanjiv Kaul is New CEO of Calypto-you-cruise-you-lose.jpg

    General Motors has two media magnets in CEO Mary Barra and Cruise Automation founder Kyle Vogt. Barra is praised for boosting GM profitability while streamlining operations and making strategic investments. Vogt, the beneficiary of one of those investments – in his autonomous vehicle technology company – embodies GM’s aspirations for tech leadership even as he burns cash at upwards of $200M/quarter.

    GM has used this one-two ...
    by Published on 11-22-2018 11:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. IoT Internet of Things,
    3. Security
    Article: Going to DAC 2013 in Austin? The Country's Best Barbecue is a 20 Minute Walk-you-can-t-get-there-here.jpg

    No doubt many who read this article have heard the expression “You can’t get there from here…” It’s most often attributed to New Englanders – primarily residents of Maine – to describe a route to a destination that is so circuitous and complex that one needn’t bother embarking on the journey.

    In the context of the business world, the expression takes on different meaning. It defines a situation where the leaders of a business can see ...
    by Published on 11-22-2018 06:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. ARM,
    3. IoT Internet of Things,
    4. Security,
    5. RISC-V
    Article: SemiWiki Hits Major Readership Milestone!-coreguard-min.jpg

    One of the companies I met at ARM TechCon was Dover Microsystems who offer a product in embedded security. You might ask why we need yet another security solution. Surely we’re overloaded with security options from ARM and many others in the forms of TEEs, secure ...

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