REVIEW: Linux mini-cubes comprise self-contained industrial controllers
Take a look at these miniature self-contained controllers that run Linux on PowerPC processors. They pack Ethernet ports, serial I/O, and SD Card interfaces. Three or six slots accommodate a variety of industrial I/O boards. <i>eeProductCenter</i> Senior Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn reports. Details... more »
Greenpeace: electronics manufacturing is contaminating Asia and Mexico
Greenpeace released a study last week pointing to environmental pollution in Asia and Mexico from electronic products manufacturing. The group points to pollution in groundwater, rivers and wells due to the manufacturing of printed circuit boards, semiconductor chips and component assemblies.
The study, “Cutting Edge Contamination: A study of environmental pollution during the manufac... (more) Details... more »