• Google releases Android 11 in Beta form

    Google has released a Beta version of Android 11 for developers, the next major iteration of its operating system. There have been a number of developer previews before, but the new beta release is also accompanied with final SDK and NDK APIs for developers to try out with apps. The final, f......view more

  • Driver Monitoring Systems May Prevent Thousands of Distracted Driving Accidents

    Distracted and drowsy driving is one of the leading causes of traffic-related deaths in the U.S. Here's an inside look at the technology that can put a stop to it. For more information visit  https://www.allaboutcircuits.com/news/driver-monitoring-systems-prevent-distracted-driving-acci......view more

  • APEC 2021 Announces Call For Papers

    APEC 2021, to be held in Phoenix, Arizona, from March 21-25, 2021, is now accepting submissions for the first of its 2021 speaker deadlines, the technical program papers. Interested authors wishing to present a Technical Program Paper must submit a digest for consideration by August 14, 2020. ......view more

  • Facebook's Giphy deal draws UK competition watchdog's attention

    (Reuters) - Facebook’s acquisition of popular GIF website Giphy is being scrutinized by the United Kingdom’s competition watchdog for possibly reducing competition. The parent of messaging app WhatsApp bought Giphy, a popular website for making and sharing animated images, or GIFs, in......view more

  • Tesla at $1,000: too much too soon for some analysts

    (Reuters) - Top Wall Street brokerages Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley downgraded their ratings on Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) saying the electric carmaker’s shares were overpriced, two days after the high-flying stock crossed $1,000 per share. The brokerages, while reiterating that their long-term ......view more

  • Bidirectional buck or boost controllers for automotive battery applications

    Linear Technology/Analog Devices LTC7871 Bidirectional Buck or Boost Controllers are high-performance switching regulator controllers that function either in buck or boost mode on demand. The buck mode runs from VHIGH to VLOW and boost mode from VLOW to VHIGH depending on the control signal. This......view more

  • STM32 and STM8 Controllers get Functional Safety Packages for Safety Critical Applications

    STMicroelectronics has released three functional-safety packages that simplify the development of safety-critical industrial, medical, consumer, and automotive products based on STM32 and STM8 microcontrollers and microprocessors. For more information visit   https://circuitdigest.......view more

  • Vitesco and ROHM cooperate on silicon carbide power solutions

    The powertrain business area of Continental Vitesco Technologies and ROHM Semiconductor have recently signed a development partnership, beginning in June 2020. Vitesco Technologies will use SiC components to further increase the efficiency of its power electronics for electric vehicles (EV). Thro......view more