Fault-Tolerant Chips for Safety-Critical Applications

November/December 2014

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This introduction to the special series discusses the emerging field of harsh-environment-capable chips, or harsh chips. It also introduces the first two Harsh Chips articles in the issue. READ FULL ARTICLE »

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Alice v. CLS Bank: Are US Business-Method and Software Patents Doomed? Part 1

Alice v. CLS Bank: Are US Business-Method and Software Patents Doomed? Part 1

Examine the outcome of the recent Supreme Court case of Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. V. CLS Bank International about patent eligibility for certain types of tech advances and business methods. The first of a two-part series. Read full article »

Enough Variety and Diversity?

Enough Variety and Diversity?

Aside from keeping prices low, competition in any market provides a healthy variety and diversity of opinions, approaches, and products. This column looks at variety in the technology market. Read full article »

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