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Aart J. de Geus (born 1954) is the Co-Founder, Chairman and co-CEO of Synopsys Inc.
Acorn Computers Ltd. was a British computer company established in Cambridge, England, in 1978.
Adam Diedrich Steltzner (born 1963) is an American NASA engineer who works for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).
In Boolean algebra, the algebraic normal form (ANF), ring sum normal form (RSNF or RNF), Zhegalkin normal form, or Reed–Muller expansion is a way of writing logical formulas in one of three subforms.
The Altitude SEE Test European Platform (ASTEP) is a permanent mountain laboratory and a dual academic research platform created by Aix-Marseille University, CNRS and STMicroelectronics in 2004.
Altium Designer is a PCB and electronic design automation software package for printed circuit boards.
The Amber processor core is an ARM architecture-compatible 32-bit reduced instruction set computing (RISC) processor.
Amlogic (sometimes stylized AMLogic) is an American technology company that was founded in the US as Amlogic Inc.
Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Apollo 13 was the seventh manned mission in the Apollo space program and the third intended to land on the Moon.
The Apple A10 Fusion is a 64-bit ARM-based system on a chip (SoC), designed by Apple Inc. and manufactured by TSMC.
The Apple S2 is the integrated computer in the Apple Watch Series 2, and it is described as a "System in Package" (SiP) by Apple Inc.
Apple Inc. has developed a range of "System on Chip" (SoC) as well as "System in Package" (SiP) processors for powering their mobile consumer devices and other tasks.
Aquantia Corporation is a manufacturer of high-speed transceivers.
Arm Holdings (Arm) is a multinational semiconductor and software design company, owned by SoftBank Group and its Vision Fund.
ARPA-E, or Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy is a United States government agency tasked with promoting and funding research and development of advanced energy technologies.
Arrow Electronics is an American Fortune 500 company headquartered in Centennial, Colorado.
In computing autonomous peripheral operation is a hardware feature found in some modern microcontroller architectures to off-load certain tasks into embedded autonomous peripherals in order to minimize latencies and improve throughput in hard real-time applications as well as to save energy in ultra-low-power designs.
Avnu Alliance is a consortium of professional, automotive, consumer electronics and industrial manufacturing companies working together to establish and certify the interoperability of open Audio Video Bridging (AVB) Business Wire, August 25, 2009.
Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE) is a biometrics software and services company based near Boston, Massachusetts.
Belgium–Malaysia relations refers to foreign relations between Belgium and Malaysia.
Bonnell is a CPU microarchitecture used by Intel Atom processors which can execute up to two instructions per cycle.
Boston is the debut studio album by American rock band Boston.
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. is an American multinational electronic design automation (EDA) software and engineering services company, founded in 1988 by the merger of SDA Systems and ECAD, Inc. The company produces software, hardware and silicon structures for designing integrated circuits, systems on chips (SoCs) and printed circuit boards.
The capacitor plague was a problem related to a higher-than-expected failure rate of non-solid aluminum electrolytic capacitors, between 1999 and 2007, especially those from some Taiwanese manufacturers, due to faulty electrolyte composition that caused corrosion accompanied by gas generation, often rupturing the case of the capacitor from the build-up of pressure.
Category 5 cable, commonly referred to as Cat 5, is a twisted pair cable for computer networks.
CeesLinks.jpg|Cees Links Cees Links (born 1957) is a Dutch entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of GreenPeak Technologies, a fabless semiconductor company for smart home and Internet of things (IoT) applications.
Celeron is a brand name given by Intel to a number of different low-end IA-32 and x86-64 computer microprocessor models targeted at budget personal computers.
Charge Trap Flash (CTF) is a semiconductor memory technology used in creating non-volatile NOR and NAND flash memory.
Chris Mack (born c. 1960) is an expert in photolithography.
CMP Technology (formerly CMP Media) is a business-to-business multimedia company that provides information and integrated marketing services to technology professionals worldwide.
CoFluent Design is a supplier of electronic system-level (ESL) modeling and simulation software.
Continental AG, commonly known as Continental, is a leading German automotive manufacturing company specialising in tyres, brake systems, interior electronics, automotive safety, powertrain and chassis components, tachographs, and other parts for the automotive and transportation industries.
COS is a Linux kernel-based mobile operating system developed in China mainly targeting mobile devices, tablets and set top boxes.
Central processing unit power dissipation or CPU power dissipation is the process in which central processing units (CPUs) consume electrical energy, and dissipate this energy in the form of heat due to the resistance in the electronic circuits.
CriticalBlue is a Scottish software company based in Edinburgh that is primarily active in two areas of technology: anti-botnet & automated threat prevention solutions for mobile businesses, and software optimization tools and services for Android and Linux platforms.
CTIA is a trade association representing the wireless communications industry in the United States.
CV-2000 was one of the world's first home video tape recorders (VTR), introduced by Sony in August, 1965.
Dan Maynes Aminzade (aka Monzy; born Daniel Maynes-Aminzade in 1979) is a Nerdcore hip-hop artist and software engineer at Google.
Daniel "Dan" W. Dobberpuhl (born 1945) is an electrical engineer in the United States who led several teams of microprocessor designers.
A dark fibre or unlit fibre is an unused optical fibre, available for use in fibre-optic communication.
David "Dave" J. Kappos (born March 3, 1961, Palos Verdes, California) is an attorney who served as the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) from 2009 to 2013.
The Design Automation Standards Committee (DASC) is a subgroup of interested individuals members of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society and Standards Association.
DesignSpark Mechanical is a free 3D CAD (computer-aided design) solid modeling software DesignSpark Mechanical enables users to solid model in a 3D environment and create files for use with 3D printers.
Diatoms (diá-tom-os "cut in half", from diá, "through" or "apart"; and the root of tém-n-ō, "I cut".) are a major group of microorganisms found in the oceans, waterways and soils of the world.
Digi-Key is the fourth largest electronic component distributor in North America and a broad-line distributor of board level components.
Donald Oscar Pederson (September 30, 1925 – December 25, 2004) was an American professor of electrical engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, and one of the designers of SPICE, a simulator for integrated circuits that has been universally used as a teaching tool and in the everyday work of circuits engineers.
e*ECAD, Inc. was a software portal company located in Santa Clara, California.
EDN is an electronics industry website and formerly a magazine owned by AspenCore Media an Arrow Electronics company.
EET or eet may refer to.
An electric vehicle network is an infrastructure system of publicly accessible charging stations and possibly battery swap stations to recharge electric vehicles.
Electronic News was a publication that covered the electronics industry, from semiconductor equipment and materials to military/aerospace electronics to supercomputers.
Element 14 Ltd was a British developer of digital subscriber line (DSL) equipment created from the restructuring of Acorn Computers in January 1999.
The Energy Catalyzer (also called E-Cat) is a claimed cold fusion reactorPatent application.
An epitaxial wafer (also called epi wafer, epi-wafer, or epiwafer) is a wafer of semiconducting material made by epitaxial growth (epitaxy) for use in photonics, microelectronics, spintronics, or photovoltaics.
EZchip Semiconductor was a publicly traded fabless semiconductor company, headquartered in Yokneam, Israel, that developed and marketed Ethernet network processors.
Fabless manufacturing is the design and sale of hardware devices and semiconductor chips while outsourcing the fabrication (or "fab") of the devices to a specialized manufacturer called a semiconductor foundry.
Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc. was an American semiconductor company based in San Jose, California.
The floating body effect is the effect of dependence of the body potential of a transistor realized by the silicon on insulator (SOI) technology on the history of its biasing and the carrier recombination processes.
Frances Sarnat Hugle (August 13, 1927 – May 24, 1968) was an American scientist, engineer, and inventor who contributed to the understanding of semiconductors, integrated circuitry, and the unique electrical principles of microscopic materials.
Frederick M. Hoar (1926 – 2 January 2004) was a high-profile Silicon Valley PR and marketing professional.
Fred Pollack is a retired microprocessor electronics engineer who worked on several Intel chips.
Gary Smith (March 9, 1941 – July 3, 2015 (retrieved July 6, 2015)) was a veteran electronic design automation (EDA) business analyst.
General Patent Corporation (GPC) is an intellectual property (IP) firm headquartered in Suffern, New York (New York Times) By TERESA RIORDAN June 10, 2002 that provides patent licensing and enforcement on a contingency basis.
Geoffrey Charles Orsak (born May 26, 1963), University of Tulsa (accessed 2012-05-02) (PDF file).
The Gerber format is an open ASCII vector format for 2D binary images.
Glenn Henry (né Gaylord Glenn Henry; born July 26, 1942 Berkeley, California), is an American computer industry executive, cofounder of Centaur Technology, and inventor of computer technology at the advent and frontier era of the development of personal computers.
The Nancy and Stephen Grand Technion Energy Program (GTEP) or Grand Technion Energy Program was established in 2007 at Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, which is Israel's first university, founded in 1912.
The reflected binary code (RBC), also known just as reflected binary (RB) or Gray code after Frank Gray, is an ordering of the binary numeral system such that two successive values differ in only one bit (binary digit).
Green Hills Software is a privately owned company that builds operating systems and programming tools for embedded systems.
Hacker's Delight is a software algorithm book by Henry S. Warren, Jr.
Heathkit is the brand name of kits and other electronic products produced and marketed by the Heath Company.
Hermann Maria Hauser, KBE, FRS, FREng, FInstP, CPhys (born 1948) is an Austrian-born entrepreneur who is primarily associated with the Cambridge technology community in England.
High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), also known as H.265 and MPEG-H Part 2, is a video compression standard, one of several potential successors to the widely used AVC (H.264 or MPEG-4 Part 10).
High Efficiency Video Coding implementations and products covers the implementations and products of High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC).
Hola is a freemium web and mobile application which provides a form of virtual private network services to its users through a peer-to-peer network.
Holographic Data Storage System (HDSS) programme was a government-funded consortium on holographic data storage, by Teledyne, IBM and Stanford University, created in 1995.
Hot Chips is technological symposium held every year in August in Silicon Valley.
The HP 35s (F2215A) is the latest in Hewlett-Packard's long line of non-graphing programmable scientific calculators.
IA-64 (also called Intel Itanium architecture) is the instruction set architecture (ISA) of the Itanium family of 64-bit Intel microprocessors.
iBRIDGES is an annual convention for Iranian diaspora to meet with Iranian entrepreneurs and business people.
IEEE Rebooting Computing is a global initiative launched by IEEE that proposes to rethink the concept of computing through a holistic look at all aspects of computing, from the device itself to the user interface.
International Mobile Telecommunications-Advanced (IMT-Advanced Standard) are requirements issued by the ITU-R of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in 2008 for what is marketed as 4G (or sometimes as 4.5G) mobile phone and Internet access service.
Inprocomm, Inc. (formerly Integrated Programmable Communications, Inc.) was a wireless semiconductor design firm, based in Taiwan.
Instructions per second (IPS) is a measure of a computer's processor speed.
Intel Atom is the brand name for a line of ultra-low-voltage IA-32 and x86-64 microprocessors by Intel Corporation.
iPad is a line of tablet computers designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc., which run the iOS mobile operating system.
iPhone is a line of smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The iPhone line of products use Apple's iOS mobile operating system software.
The iPhone is the first smartphone model designed and marketed by Apple Inc, announced on January 9, 2007, after years of rumors and speculation.
The iPhone 3G is a smartphone that was designed and marketed by Apple Inc. It is the second generation of iPhone, successor to the original iPhone, and was introduced on June 9, 2008, at the WWDC 2008 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, United States.
IPtronics was a fabless semiconductor company headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The IXP1200 is a network processor fabricated by Intel Corporation.
The Karnaugh map (KM or K-map) is a method of simplifying Boolean algebra expressions.
The Fire Tablet, formerly called the Kindle Fire, is a tablet computer developed by Amazon.com.
Lee Felsenstein (born April 27, 1945) is an American computer engineer who played a central role in the development of the personal computer.
Leon Ong Chua (born June 28, 1936) is an American electrical engineer and computer scientist.
Lisa Su (born 1969) is a Taiwanese-American business executive and electrical engineer, and the CEO and president of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).
This page contains general information about GPUs and video cards by Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), including those by ATI Technologies before 2006, based on official specifications in table form.
This is a list of applications of ARM cores.
This is a list of microarchitectures based on the ARM family of instruction sets designed by ARM Holdings and 3rd parties, sorted by version of the ARM instruction set, release and name.
This is a representative list of academic journals and magazines in engineering and its various subfields.
This is a list and comparison of devices designed and marketed by Apple Inc. that run a Unix-like operating system named iOS, often colloquially referred to simply as iDevices.
This is a list of United States magazines.
This page lists notable alumni and students of the University of California, Berkeley.
LTspice is freewareMike Engelhardt: LTspice IV Help → F.A.Q. → License and Distribution. (Help of software version 4.19u of 4 September 2013)Mike Engelhardt: LTspice IV Help → Introduction → License Agreement/Disclaimer. (Help of software version 4.19u of 4 September 2013) computer software implementing a SPICE simulator of electronic circuits, produced by semiconductor manufacturer Linear Technology (LTC), now part of Analog Devices.
LYRtech inc. is a digital signal processing development company based in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
Lytx, formerly DriveCam, Inc., is a global driver risk management company located in San Diego, California.
Manycore processors are specialist multi-core processors designed for a high degree of parallel processing, containing a large number of simpler, independent processor cores (e.g. 10s, 100s, or 1,000s).
is an engineer.
In computing, mass storage refers to the storage of large amounts of data in a persisting and machine-readable fashion.
MathStar was an American, fabless semiconductor company based in Oregon.
mCube is a fabless semiconductor company founded in 2009 and based in San Jose, California.
MediaTek Inc. is a Taiwanese fabless semiconductor company that provides chips for wireless communications, High-definition television, handheld mobile devices like smartphones and tablet computers, navigation systems, consumer multimedia products and Digital subscriber line services as well as optical disc drives.
Mellanox Technologies is an Israeli–American supplier of computer networking products using InfiniBand and Ethernet technology.
A memristor (a portmanteau of memory resistor) is a hypothetical non-linear passive two-terminal electrical component relating electric charge and magnetic flux linkage.
Meredith Attwell Baker is the president and chief executive officer of CTIA, an industry trade group that represents the international wireless telecommunications industry.
Microchip Technology is an American manufacturer of microcontroller, memory and analog semiconductors.
Microcode is a computer hardware technique that imposes an interpreter between the CPU hardware and the programmer-visible instruction set architecture of the computer.
Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS, also written as micro-electro-mechanical, MicroElectroMechanical or microelectronic and microelectromechanical systems and the related micromechatronics) is the technology of microscopic devices, particularly those with moving parts.
Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. designs, develops and sells semiconductors for communications applications in wireless and wired networks.
MIPI Alliance is a global, open membership organization that develops interface specifications for the mobile ecosystem including mobile-influenced industries.
MIPS (an acronym for Microprocessor without Interlocked Pipeline Stages) is a reduced instruction set computer (RISC) instruction set architecture (ISA)Price, Charles (September 1995).
Mitrionics is a Swedish company manufacturing softcore reconfigurable processors.
Moore's law is the observation that the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles about every two years.
The MOS Technology 6502 (typically "sixty-five-oh-two" or "six-five-oh-two") William Mensch and the moderator both pronounce the 6502 microprocessor as "sixty-five-oh-two".
The George R. Moscone Convention Center (popularly known as the Moscone Center, pronounced) is the largest convention and exhibition complex in San Francisco, California.
The 6800 ("sixty-eight hundred") is an 8-bit microprocessor designed and first manufactured by Motorola in 1974.
MPEG LA, LLC is a firm based in Denver, Colorado that licenses patent pools covering essential patents required for use of the MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Visual (Part 2), IEEE 1394, VC-1, ATSC, MVC, MPEG-2 Systems, AVC/H.264 and HEVC standards.
A multi-core processor is a single computing component with two or more independent processing units called cores, which read and execute program instructions.
Murata Electronics Oy is a Finnish company (previously called VTI Technologies Oy) that designs and manufactures silicon-based capacitive sensors for the measurement of acceleration, pressure, inclination, shock, vibration and angular rate.
Nano-RAM is a proprietary computer memory technology from the company Nantero.
National Semiconductor was an American semiconductor manufacturer which specialized in analog devices and subsystems, formerly with headquarters in Santa Clara, California, United States.
Neelesh B. Mehta (born January 9, 1975) is an Indian communications engineer, inventor and a professor at the Department of Electrical and Communications Engineering of the Indian Institute of Science.
Neil Trevett is an electrical engineer and executive involved in 3D computer graphics technology.
Nerdcore is a genre of hip hop music characterized by themes and subject matter considered to be of general interest to nerds.
The Network Computer (or NC) was a diskless desktop computer device made by Oracle Corporation from about 1996 to 2000.
The Next-Generation Secure Computing Base (NGSCB; codenamed Palladium and also known as Trusted Windows) is a cancelled software architecture designed by Microsoft which aimed to provide users of the Windows operating system with better privacy, security, and system integrity.
Nick A. Corcodilos, a professional recruiter, publishes the Ask The Headhunter website, created in 1995, where he and his audience candidly discuss job hunting and hiring.
Nintendo originally offered a digital video output on early GameCube models.
The Nissan Leaf is a compact five-door hatchback electric car manufactured by Nissan and introduced in Japan and the United States in December 2010, followed by various European countries and Canada in 2011.
Nordic Semiconductor (formerly Nordic VLSI) is a fabless semiconductor company.
Norrköping is a city in the province of Östergötland in eastern Sweden and the seat of Norrköping Municipality, Östergötland County, about 160 km southwest of the national capital Stockholm.
Octopart.com is a search engine for electronic and industrial parts headquartered in New York, NY.
OpenAccess is a proprietary API controlled by the OpenAccess Coalition that aims to facilitate Interoperability of electronic design automation software among the members of that coalition.
OpenRISC is a project to develop a series of open source instruction set architectures based on established reduced instruction set computing (RISC) principles.
OVPsim is a multiprocessor platform emulator (often called a full-system simulator) used to run unchanged production binaries of the target hardware.
PC Perspective (often shortened to PCPer) is a web site dedicated to news and reviews of personal computing and gaming hardware.
PCI-X, short for Peripheral Component Interconnect eXtended, is a computer bus and expansion card standard that enhances the 32-bit PCI local bus for higher bandwidth demanded mostly by servers and workstations.
The Pentium FDIV bug was a computer bug that affected the floating point unit (FPU) of the early Intel Pentium processors.
Perpendicular recording (or perpendicular magnetic recording, PMR) is a technology for data recording on hard disks.
The Phoebe 2100 was to be Acorn Computers' successor to the Risc PC, slated for release in late 1998.
Pixelworks was set up in 1997 and now is based in San Jose, California.
Plastic SCM is a cross-platform commercial distributed version control tool developed by Códice Software Inc.
is a gaming brand that consists of four home video game consoles, as well as a media center, an online service, a line of controllers, two handhelds and a phone, as well as multiple magazines.
The PlayStation Portable (PSP) is a handheld game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
PLX Technology was a manufacturer of integrated circuits focused on PCI Express and ethernet technologies.
PMD Technologies AG (stylised as pmdtechnologies) is a developer of CMOS semiconductor 3D time-of-flight (ToF) components and a provider of engineering support in the field of digital 3D imaging.
Polycrystalline silicon, also called polysilicon or poly-Si, is a high purity, polycrystalline form of silicon, used as a raw material by the solar photovoltaic and electronics industry.
A portable media player (PMP) or digital audio player (DAP) is a portable consumer electronics device capable of storing and playing digital media such as audio, images, and video files.
PortalPlayer, founded in 1999, was a fabless semiconductor company that supplied system-on-a-chip semiconductors, firmware and software for personal media players.
The Power Mac G5 is a series of personal computers designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple Computer, Inc. from 2003 to 2006 as part of the Power Mac series.
The POWER6 is a microprocessor developed by IBM that implemented the Power ISA v.2.03.
POWER7 is a family of superscalar symmetric multiprocessors based on the Power Architecture released in 2010 that succeeded the POWER6.
PrimeSense was an Israeli 3D sensing company based in Tel-Aviv.
A product teardown, or simply teardown, is the act of disassembling a product, such that it helps to identify its component parts, chip & system functionality, and component costing information.
Project DIANE, an acronym for Diversified Information and Assistance NEtwork, was a very early videoconferencing based community service network created in the United States.
Qimonda AG was a memory company split out of Infineon Technologies (itself a spun off business unit of Siemens AG) on 1 May 2006, to form at the time the second largest DRAM company worldwide, according to the industry research firm Gartner Dataquest.
Richard Stanley Williams (born 1951) is research scientist in the field of nanotechnology and a Senior Fellow and the founding director of the Quantum Science Research Laboratory at Hewlett-Packard.
Redpine Signals is a fabless semiconductor company that started its operation in 2001.
In Boolean logic, a Reed–Muller expansion (or Davio expansion) is a decomposition of a Boolean function.
In computing, a computer program or subroutine is called reentrant if it can be interrupted in the middle of its execution and then safely be called again ("re-entered") before its previous invocations complete execution.
Remote Solution Co., Ltd. is an electronics manufacturer located in Gimcheon, South Korea.
Rise Technology was a short lived microprocessor manufacturer that produced the Intel x86 MMX compatible mP6 processor.is a microprocessor that is designed to perform a smaller number of types of computer instructions so that it can operate at a higher speed (perform more millions of instructions per second, or MIPS).
Rock (or ROCK) was a multithreading, multicore, SPARC microprocessor under development at Sun Microsystems.
Rounding a numerical value means replacing it by another value that is approximately equal but has a shorter, simpler, or more explicit representation; for example, replacing $ with $, or the fraction 312/937 with 1/3, or the expression with.
RS-485, also known as TIA-485(-A), EIA-485, is a standard defining the electrical characteristics of drivers and receivers for use in serial communications systems. Electrical signaling is balanced, and multipoint systems are supported. The standard is jointly published by the Telecommunications Industry Association and Electronic Industries Alliance (TIA/EIA). Digital communications networks implementing the standard can be used effectively over long distances and in electrically noisy environments. Multiple receivers may be connected to such a network in a linear, multidrop bus. These characteristics make RS-485 useful in industrial control systems and similar applications.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Korean: 삼성전자; Hanja: 三星電子 (Literally "tristar electronics")) is a South Korean multinational electronics company headquartered in Suwon, South Korea. Through having an extremely complicated ownership structure with some circular ownership, it is the flagship company of the Samsung Group, accounting for 70% of the group's revenue in 2012. Samsung Electronics has assembly plants and sales networks in 80 countries and employs around 308,745 people. It is the world's largest information technology company, consumer electronics maker and chipmaker by revenue. As of October 2017, Samsung Electronics' market cap stood at US$372.0 billion. Samsung has long been a major manufacturer of electronic components such as lithium-ion batteries, semiconductors, chips, flash memory and hard drive devices for clients such as Apple, Sony, HTC and Nokia. It is the world's largest manufacturer of mobile phones and smartphones, started with the original Samsung Solstice and later fueled by the popularity of its Samsung Galaxy line of devices. The company is also a major vendor of tablet computers, particularly its Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Tab collection, and is generally regarded as pioneering the phablet market through the Samsung Galaxy Note family of devices. Samsung has been the world's largest television manufacturer since 2006, and the world's largest manufacturer of mobile phones since 2011. It is also the world's largest memory chips manufacturer. In July 2017, Samsung Electronics overtook Intel as the largest semiconductor chip maker in the world. Samsung, like many other South Korean family-run chaebols, has been criticized for low dividend payouts and other governance practices that favor controlling shareholders at the expense of ordinary investors. In 2012, Kwon Oh-hyun was appointed the company's CEO but announced in October 2017 that he would resign in March 2018, citing an "unprecedented crisis".
Simtek Corporation, headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO, was an early leader in the development of SONOS memory technology which it used in its nvSRAM product line which featured a SONOS Flash memory coupled with an SRAM shadow memory to achieve both speed and non-volatility. The company was acquired by Cypress Semiconductor in September 2008. Simtek was a fabless company that relied on wafer foundry support from Chartered Semiconductor, DongBu HiTek, and Cypress.
Slim Devices, Inc. was a consumer electronics company based in Mountain View, California, United States.
SolarWorld is a German company dedicated to the manufacture and marketing photovoltaic products worldwide by integrating all components of the solar value chain, from feedstock (polysilicon) to module production, from trade with solar panels to the promotion and construction of turn-key solar power systems.
The Dash was a device manufactured by Sony that connected using Wi-Fi to the Internet.
Spansion Inc. was an American-based company that designed, developed, and manufactured flash memory, microcontrollers, mixed-signal and analog products, as well as system-on-chip (SoC) solutions.
SpiNNaker (Spiking Neural Network Architecture) is a manycore computer architecture designed by the Advanced Processor Technologies Research Group (APT) at the School of Computer Science, University of Manchester, led by Steve Furber, to simulate the human brain (see Human Brain Project).
Stan Boland is a British entrepreneur in the information technology sector.
Stanene is a 2D material and a 2D topological insulator.
Stephen P. Boyd is an American professor and control theorist.
Stephen Saunders is a British-born entrepreneur, journalist, and marketing professional.
Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American entrepreneur and business magnate.
Steven Mann (born 1962) is a Canadian researcher and inventor best known for his work on augmented reality, computational photography, particularly wearable computing and high dynamic range imaging.
A stick PC or PC on a stick is a single-board computer in a small elongated casing resembling a stick, that can usually be plugged directly (without an HDMI cable) on an HDMI video port.
The StrongARM is a family of computer microprocessors developed by Digital Equipment Corporation and manufactured in the late 1990s which implemented the ARM v4 instruction set architecture.
A Tech tabloid is a type of news media that mainly concentrates on technology news: science, IT, semiconductors, telecoms and related issues, but also takes on a less formal and more humorous approach than traditional technology publications such as EE Times or EDN.
Tektronix, Inc., historically widely known as "Tek", is an American company best known for manufacturing test and measurement devices such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and video and mobile test protocol equipment.
Tessolve is a multinational semiconductor engineering solution provider based in Bangalore, India.
The PC Weenies is a webcomic with a special focus on technology humor and geek culture, as experienced through the lives of the fictitious Weiner family.
The Thing, also known as the Great Seal bug, was one of the first covert listening devices (or "bugs") to use passive techniques to transmit an audio signal.
Thomas Spiegel (born April 16, 1946) is an American entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist.
Thoratec Corporation is a United States-based company that develops, manufactures, and markets proprietary medical devices used for mechanical circulatory support for the treatment of heart-failure patients worldwide.
Thunderbolt is the brand name of a hardware interface standard developed by Intel (in collaboration with Apple) that allows the connection of external peripherals to a computer.
Trapeze Networks, Inc. was founded in 2002.
Unified Video Decoder (UVD), previously called Universal Video Decoder, is the name given to AMD's dedicated video decoding ASIC.
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) is a cabinet-level department of the United States Government concerned with the United States' policies regarding energy and safety in handling nuclear material.
VeriWave is a company in Beaverton, Oregon, U.S. It was founded in 2002 to design and manufacture specialized testing equipment for Wi-Fi and Ethernet—products primarily of interest to manufacturers of wireless access points and network infrastructure.
Verticalnet, Inc. was a host of 43 business-to-business (B2B) procurement portals headquartered in Horsham, Pennsylvania.
Video CD (abbreviated as VCD, and also known as Compact Disc digital video) is a home video format and the first format for distributing films on standard optical discs.
Video Coding Engine (VCE, sometimes incorrectly referred to as Video Codec Engine) is AMD's video encoding ASIC implementing the video codec H.264/MPEG-4 AVC.
Vinod Khosla (Gurmukhi: ਵਿਨੋਦ ਖੋਸਲਾ; born 28 January 1955) is an Indian American billionaire engineer, businessman and venture capitalist.
The Virtual Boy is a 32-bit table-top video game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo.
VMware, Inc. is a subsidiary of Dell Technologies that provides cloud computing and platform virtualization software and services.
vzRoom is a software system developed by Manipeer Limited for multi-party video conferencing, media sharing and VoIP phone integration.
WiBro (Wireless Broadband) is a wireless broadband Internet technology developed by the South Korean telecoms industry.
Wire bonding is the method of making interconnections (ATJ) between an integrated circuit (IC) or other semiconductor device and its packaging during semiconductor device fabrication.
The Xbox is a home video game console and the first installment in the Xbox series of consoles manufactured by Microsoft.
The Xbox 360 video game console is subject to a number of technical problems and failures that can render it unusable.
Xeon Phi is a series of x86 manycore processors designed and made entirely by Intel.
Xperi Corporation (formerly Tessera Holding Corporation) is a San Jose, California-based firm that licenses technology and intellectual property in areas such as mobile computing, communications, memory and data storage, and 3-D Integrated Circuit (“3DIC”) technologies, among others.
yet2.com is a global open innovation consulting company and technology marketplace founded in February 1999.
Z-RAM is a tradename of a now-obsolete dynamic random-access memory technology that did not require a capacitor to maintain its state.
Z-Wave is a wireless communications protocol used primarily for home automation.
ZCam is a brand of time-of-flight camera products for video applications by Israeli developer 3DV Systems.
In computer science, zero instruction set computer (ZISC) refers to a computer architecture based solely on pattern matching and absence of (micro-)instructions in the classical sense.
4K resolution, also called 4K, refers to a horizontal screen display resolution in the order of 4,000 pixels.