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#VLSI-Conf-Pune 2013 Event Report: Intelligent Silicon in the Data-Centric Era

(This is a live-blog of the keynote address given by Abhi Talwalkar at the 26th International Conference on VLSI Design being held in Pune. Abhi is the President and CEO of LSI Corporation. (LSI has had a large development center in Pune for the last 4 years.) (Note: since this is a live-blog, it is […]

Profile: Renu Electronics & Ajay Bhagwat

(This article is a based on a broad and free-wheeling interview of Ajay Bhagwat, founder of Renu Electronics, by Navin Kabra and Amit Paranjape) To a large extent, the computer technology in India is synonymous with software technology. So, when we found that Renu Electronics manufactures all its own hardware for all the products it […]

PuneChips Event: PCI Express Architecture and Applications for FPGAs – July 30

PuneChips invites everybody to a talk on PCI Express Architecture and Applications for FPGAs by Kiran Puranik, a Principal Architect at Xilinx. This talk will be on 30 July, 10:30am, at the Venture Center, NCL Innovation Park, Pashan Road. Abstract Modern FPGA devices offer great advantages for designers of industrial imaging, networking, automation and control, […]

PuneChips Event: An Overview of RFID – 16 April

PuneChips, the community for all those interested in semiconductor design and applications presents an Overview of RFID by Ashim Patil, on 16th April, at Venture Center, NCL, Pashan Road, from 10:30am to 12-noon. Abstract of the talk – Radio Frequency Identification Product, people and document identification is now a huge challenge. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) […]

Interview with Nitin Sonawane – co-founder of Tap ‘n Tap

Tap ‘n Tap a Boston based startup with a Pune dev. team, recently raised series A funding. PuneTech interviews co-founder Nitin Sonawane and talks about his experience setting a team in Pune.

India/China better markets today for tech startups – Ajit Shelat, SVP, Nevis Networks

The news of Nevis Networks’ death are a gross exaggeration. After a workforce reduction, and a change in strategy to focus on the India/China markets, Nevis is doing fine, and had their best quarter in 1Q2009.

One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Project comes to Pune – Please join

Image via Wikipedia The One Laptop per Child association develops a low-cost laptop—the “XO Laptop”—to revolutionize how we educate the world’s children. Their mission is “to provide educational opportunities for the world’s poorest children by providing each child with a rugged, low-cost, low-power, connected laptop with content and software designed for collaborative, joyful, self-empowered learning.” […]

What is multi-core architecture and why you need to understand it

Dhananjay Nene has just written a brilliant article in which he gives a detailed overview of multi-core architectures for computer CPUs – why they came about, how they work, and why you should care. Yesterday, Anand Deshpande, CEO of Persistent Systems, while speaking at the IndicThreads conference on Java Technologies exhorted all programmers to understand […]

Narendra Karmarkar’s recent research

After working on the Interior Point Method, Karmarkar worked on a new architecture for supercomputing, based on concepts from projective geometry. Currently, he is synthesizing these concepts with some new ideas he calls sculpturing free space (a non-linear analogue of what has has popularly been described as folding the perfect corner). This approach allows him […]

Nevis Networks Named as Finalist for the Red Herring 100 North America 2008 Award

Nevis Networks, which builds secure switching and identity-based policy enforcement appliances, today announced that it has been named as a finalist for the Red Herring 100 Award, a selection of the 100 North American private companies playing a leading role in innovation and technology. This marks the third year that Nevis Networks has achieved finalist […]