Who Controls the Power?

Open Power Foundation Aims to Make PowerPC More Plentiful

by Jim Turley

Once upon a time, there were many little RISC processors frolicking in the deep green microprocessor forest. There was the jaunty little ARM. The bright little SPARC. The mighty little MIPS. The aristocratic little PowerPC. And so many others. They all played and laughed and had ever such a good time.

Then, one by one, the happy little RISC processors started disappearing. Were they gobbled up by the big, bad CISC processor that lurked in the woods? Did they cross over the Wheatstone Bridge and into another land? Or did they just get lost in the tall grass, wandering aimlessly until their mommies and daddies forgot about them?  Read More


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Who Uses Power-Over-Ethernet?

Posted on 07/25/14 at 10:48 AM by raymondfung

How about IP phone ? Most corporate nowaday has deployed IP phone on staff's desktop. PoE can provide both power and data to the phone set. Added to that, some phone set even has an extra mini 2-port LAN switch built-in for connection to the desktop PC. S…

Off to the Android Races

Posted on 07/24/14 at 9:23 AM by EEMBCpres

Hi. One quick comment pertaining to your sentence "Since the idea is to benchmark the platform, not the program, doubling up on optimized and non-optimized code makes sense."
EEMBC uses the terms peak and base, respectively, to refer to the CPU portion o…

Improved FPGA Tool Results

Posted on 07/23/14 at 8:38 PM by JohnSwan

JohnSwan
Fresh approach. They're exploring the constraint space in the cloud.

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