Titanfall update brings "Horde Mode" style co-op modeview story

http://hardforum.com – This oughta breath some new life into the game: Quote: Titanfall getting four-player co-op mode, Frontier Defense, in upcoming update Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment is adding a wave-based co-op mode called Frontier Defense to the game, the studio announced today in a Twitch stream. Frontier Defense is a Horde mode-esque battle that pits four players agains (Hardware)

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich to Keynote at 2015 International CESview story

http://hardforum.com – The Consumer Electronics Association today announced that Intel Corporation CEO Brian Krzanich will deliver a keynote address at the upcoming 2015 International CES in Las Vegas. Krzanich’s keynote is scheduled for 4:30 p.m., Jan. 6. (Hardware)

Mirantis Scores $100M To Continue Quest To Be Enterprise OpenStack Leaderview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Mirantis jumped on the OpenStack bandwagon a few years ago when most companies had never heard of it, and it has ridden the wave as the project has grown increasingly popular with each passing year. Today, the company announced $100M in Series B funding to continue its quest to be the leader in enterprise OpenStack, a chunk of change that should help it keep marching forward. (IT news)

What You Need To Know To Get Started With Apple Payview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple Pay is now available for anyone to use, provided they’ve got all the prerequisites, both for physical stores and for online transactions. But you can’t just walk up to your local brick-and-mortar store and wave your iPhone and walk out with whatever you want – that would be theft. (IT news)

10 Trends Transforming Enterprise ITview story

http://techcrunch.com –  When it comes to corporate IT, revolution is in the air. The way companies buy, build, manage, optimize and secure information technology is changing dramatically. From cloud computing to big data analytics to ubiquitous mobile connectivity, corporate IT systems are getting faster, more efficient, cheaper to operate and easier to use. (IT news)

ModCloth Hit By Second Round Of Layoffsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  E-commerce retailer ModCloth has laid off additional staff across engineering, creative, product, producer, social teams and more, in a second wave of layoffs, following earlier cuts confirmed back in July which, at the time, affected around 70 employees, or a little under 15% of its then 500-person-plus workforce. (IT news)

LED Driver Problemview story

http://forum.allaboutcircuits.com – Hey all, I have purchased the LDD 1000H LED driver. Here's the datasheet: http://www.meanwell.com/search/LDD-H/LDD-H-spec.pdf I am using a 48V, 950mA SMPS to supply the driver, and I'm using a function generator to generate a square wave as an input to the PWM pin. Its currently loaded with two 27ohm (power resistors. (Embedded)

Dual supply op ampview story

http://forum.allaboutcircuits.com – I've attached a schematic of a couple op amp circuits. There is a sign wave input to each of the amps. I believe the first should center the sine wave on ground. If the supply voltages were +15.5V & -15V would the output be offset from ground. The 2nd amp should amplify the sine wave. (Embedded)

12V SLA Float Chargerview story

http://forum.allaboutcircuits.com – Here is a circuit I have successfully built for float-charging 12V Sealed Lead-Acid Batteries (SLAs). With minor tweaks, it can also be used as a float-charger for 12V flooded-cell automotive batteries. It is a variant of a circuit that is posted in several places on the Web, but with some better features, analysis and description. (Embedded)

Advice on desoldering and soldering SMCview story

http://hardforum.com – I didn't know where to put this, so here it is. I have a car ECU that has gone bad. Problem is, it's VIN coded, so I can't exactly plop down an ebay ECU and have it start the car. Soooo, the chip that's holding the VIN/immobilizer info is a four sided SMC. (Hardware)