Week in Review: IoT, Security, Auto

Internet of Things Microsoft this week introduced IoT Plug and Play, a no-code toolkit for connecting Internet of Things devices to the cloud. The company touts it as a new modeling language to pump up the capabilities of IoT devices through the Microsoft Azure cloud service. The Azure IoT Device Catalog lists devices that support IoT Plug and Play, such as the STMicroelectronics SensorTile.bo... » read more

The Week In Review: IoT

Analysis Adam Greenfield writes about the privacy and technology issues raised by the Internet of Things in this piece, an adapted extract from his new book, "Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life." “The Internet of Things presents many new possibilities, and it would be foolish to dismiss those possibilities out of hand. But we would also be wise to approach the entire domain wi... » read more

Designing Systems For Power And Throughput

  By Ed Sperling The most energy being consumed inside of processors is no longer for computation. It’s stuff that’s most chip designers think about after the design is completed, such as communication inside and outside the chip, managing those communications and the power levels across the chip. Research from Intel Labs, unveiled at the Intel Developer Forum this week, show that... » read more