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Ken Shirriff Takes Us Inside the IC, For Fun

Hackaday Ken Shirriff Takes Us Inside the IC , For Fun Hackaday [Ken] gives you a good head start, and then starts off reversing two iconic chips : the 555 timer and the LM741 op-amp. 6_collectors The 741 IC is...

Dec 27, 2016

SmackDown kicks off its 2017 by keeping its resolutions

A.V. Club SmackDown kicks off its 2017 by keeping its resolutions A.V. Club Anything can happen in WWE. SmackDown is the land of opportunity. Those could so easily just be constantly repeated phrases that mean nothing...

Jan 4, 2017

Build Your Own Giant 555 Timer Chip

IEEE Spectrum Build Your Own Giant 555 Timer Chip IEEE Spectrum It's hard to think of an IC more ubiquitous than the 555 timer , which was introduced in 1971. There can't be an electrical engineer alive...

Feb 20, 2014

Analogix chip-set helps enable AR/VR

Electronics Weekly Analogix chip -set helps enable AR/VR Electronics Weekly Analogix is to sample in Q4, its ANX7440/30 family, the first integrated solution capable of switching DisplayPort version 1.3 and 1.4 at 8.1...

Aug 19, 2016

Class action lawsuit against Apple over iPhone 6 'Touch Disease' hardware flaw gains momentum

9 to 5 Mac Class action lawsuit against Apple over iPhone 6 'Touch Disease' hardware flaw gains momentum 9 to 5 Mac The flaw affects the logic board's “touch IC ” controller chips , thus meaning that...

Oct 8, 2016

Sigfox chip integrates transmitter and receiver

Electronics Weekly Sigfox chip integrates transmitter and receiver Electronics Weekly Sigfox chip integrates transmitter and receiver. Atmel's ATA8520D is a transceiver IC for 868MHz Sigfox proprietary...

Aug 31, 2016

The future of IC design

The future of IC design EDN.com To celebrate 60 years of EDN, we're looking into the future to predict what advancements will be made in IC Design in the next 60 years. By 2076 3-D room-temperature, superconducting,...

Jul 14, 2016

The chip glitch

The chip glitch EDN.com (blog) This card had about 30 discrete chips in the failing circuit and probing it for the bad signal was not going to be easy. However, if we could fix one, then we'd have all six cards...

Nov 18, 2016

RIPPER ATM Malware Uses Malicious EMV Chip

Threatpost RIPPER ATM Malware Uses Malicious EMV Chip Threatpost “Once a valid card with a malicious EMV chip is detected, RIPPER will instantiate a timer to allow a thief to control the machine,” Regalado...

Aug 29, 2016

IC Debugging: Simulation vs. Lab validation

IC Debugging: Simulation vs. Lab validation EDN.com (blog) Design verification has been the biggest challenge for any IC design company for decades now. EDA tools and verification methods have evolved a lot over the...

Jun 23, 2016

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