Cloud-Related Spending to Triple

El Segundo, Calif. —An increasing move on the part of enterprise businesses to move their information technology services, applications and infrastructure to a cloud-based architecture will cause market revenue in this segment to surge by a factor of three from 2011 to 2017, according to IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS). Global business spending for infrastructure and…

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STMicro Delivers Prototyping Boards for STM32 MCUs

Geneva – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and a leader in ARM® Cortex®-M processor based microcontrollers, is further broadening the accessibility and flexibility of its STM32 family by introducing affordable and easily extensible prototyping boards for all STM32 lines. The new STM32 Nucleo boards are…

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Infographic: The STEM Challenge

We asked a lot of questions on our drive around the US about how we're enabling the next generation of innovation, the new engineering classes. We found many STEM challenges but a lot of inspiration, from Don Morgan — a one-man Army of inspiration in the Georgia public school system — to engineer Christina Richards…

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The Basic-Research Challenge

Ann R. Karagozian, the summa cum laude engineering graduate class of 78, has been teaching engineering here on the Westwood campus since she received her PhD in mechanical engineering from Cal Tech. Given that, she's a perfect person to ask two not unrelated questions: What's the state of basic research in this country and its…

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Connected Devices to Surpass 6 Billion Units

El Segundo, Calif. — The global market for connected, or Internet-enabled devices is expected to surpass 6 billion units in 2014, as new products including cell phones, tablets and computers enter the market, according to a new report from IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS). The global projection calls for 6.18 billion units to be produced in…

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