Entries by Benoit Cousson

Teardown.com: Amazon Brings Fire to Phone Market | EE Times

Teardown.com: Amazon Brings Fire to Phone Market | EE Times. Qualcomm is the primary provider of many of the key integrated circuits, and both Invensense and OmniVision are noted for their role in delivering Amazon’s Dynamic Perspective display technology.  Amazon has undoubtedly invested heavily in software features that are not included in this BOM costing […]

Apple’s multi-terabit, $100M CDN is live—with paid connection to Comcast | Ars Technica

Apple’s multi-terabit, $100M CDN is live—with paid connection to Comcast | Ars Technica. Apple’s long-rumored content delivery network (CDN) has gone live in the US and Europe. Apple is still using Akamai and Level 3 CDN services for iTunes and app downloads.  Netflix is moving all of its traffic from third-party CDNs to its own CDN, but Apple may not. […]

Design News – CAD/CAM Corner – Made w/Code Initiative Trains Female Techies for Google’s Ranks

Design News – CAD/CAM Corner – Made w/Code Initiative Trains Female Techies for Google’s Ranks. Google has established a new initiative — Made w/Code — that it hopes will level the playing field. For those of you who don’t know the stats on the number of females in the tech industry: it’s about 25% in the IT field […]

Red Hat aims at standardization with Linux for 64-bit ARM servers | PCWorld

Red Hat aims at standardization with Linux for 64-bit ARM servers | PCWorld. Red Hat has developed a version of the Linux operating system based on the ARMv8-A 64-bit architecture for servers. A standard implementation would mean that customers could purchase ARMv8-A servers from any manufacturer. Although ARM processors are used in most mobile devices, only recently has […]