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Reference layer openings
A component having reference layer openings to contribute towards achieving a differential impedance in a circuit, is described herein.
Spatio-temporal adaptive video de-interlacing for parallel processing
A method including, in some embodiments, comparing a preceding field and a succeeding field of a video signal for motion at a locus of a current pixel in a...
Pointing device with integrated audio input and associated methods
A mobile personal digital assistant (PDA) allows a user to enter information using both a touch screen and voice commands with a stylus. The stylus includes a...
Phase change memory system
A thin film phase change memory may be provided with a layer which changes between amorphous and crystalline states. The threshold voltage of that layer may be...
Support for transitioning to a virtual machine monitor based upon the
privilege level of guest software
A system and method for allowing a virtual machine monitor to assume control of a system when the current privilege level of guest software meets a privilege...
Loading test data into execution units in a graphics card to test
Provided are a method and system for loading test data into execution units in a graphics card to test the execution units. Test instructions are loaded into a...
Compiler technique for efficient register checkpointing to support
A method and apparatus for efficient register checkpointing is herein described. A transaction is detected in program code. A recovery block is inserted in the...
Technique to improve and extend endurance and reliability of multi-level
memory cells in a memory device
A novel technique to improve and extend endurance and reliability of a memory device utilizing multi-level cells is disclosed. As a memory device ages, it's...
Over clocking detecting and permitting access to stored over clocking
indicator in a power down state
A method and an apparatus to detect over clocking of a processor are illustrated. The over clocking detector may detect as to whether the system clock of a...
Subsystem power management
A method according to one embodiment may include generating, by subsystem voltage regulator circuitry, a subsystem power supply for subsystem circuitry based on,...
Determining composition of an initialization vector for encapsulating
security payload processing
A method which includes receiving a request to perform encapsulating security payload (ESP) processing for data exchanged between a node and an other node over a...
Apparatus and method for distributing private keys to an entity with
minimal secret, unique information
In some embodiments, a method and apparatus for distributing private keys to an entity with minimal secret, unique information are described. In one embodiment,...
Utilization based installation on a computing system
Methods, apparatuses, articles, and systems for performing an installation by a client system at a time when the client system is predicted to be below a level,...
Methods and systems to dynamically configure computing apparatuses
Methods and systems to dynamically configure computing apparatuses, such as desktop computers and portable computing devices, are disclosed. Embodiments...
Exposed sequestered partition apparatus, systems, and methods
Apparatus, systems, methods, and articles may operate to store one or more parameters associated with a pseudo-device in a device configuration table associated...
Trace indexing via trace end addresses
A new class traces for a processing engine, called "extended blocks," possess an architecture that permits possible many entry points but only a single exit...
Method and apparatus to vectorize multiple input instructions
An optimization unit to search for two or more candidate instructions in an instruction trace and to merge the two or more candidate instructions into a single...
Command-based control of NAND flash memory
Some embodiments of the invention use a command-based interface to control reads and writes with non-volatile memory devices. This may reduce the number of pins...
Object based conflict detection in a software transactional memory
Object-based conflict detection is described in the context of software transactional memory. In one example, a pointer is received for a block of instructions,...
Priority aware selective cache allocation
A method and apparatus for is herein described providing priority aware and consumption guided dynamic probabilistic allocation for a cache memory. Utilization...
Monitoring a target agent execution pattern on a VT-enabled system
Methods, apparatuses, articles, and systems for observing, by a virtual machine manager of a physical device, execution of a target process of a virtual machine...
Links having flexible lane allocation
Machine-readable media, methods, and apparatus are described for flexibly establishing lanes of links. In some embodiments, any port of a device may be connected...
Method and system for handling a management interrupt event in a
multi-processor computing device
A method and system for handling a management interrupt, such as a system management interrupt (SMI) and/or a platform management interrupt (PMI), includes...
Interference mitigation by adjustment of interconnect transmission
Interference within a wireless apparatus is mitigated by adjusting one or more transmission characteristics associated with an interconnect of the apparatus. In...
Wireless communications module
An electronic system having a wireless peripheral module and a wireless network transceiver may include an interface that includes one or more co-existence...
Redundant channel implementation to extend optical transceiver lifetime
Embodiments introduce redundant optical channels to significantly extend the lifetime of parallel optical transceivers. A plurality of transmitters, N, transmit...
Efficient light coupler from off-chip to on-chip waveguides
In an embodiment, light from a single mode light source may be deflected into a low index contrast (LIC) waveguide in an opto-electronic integrated circuit...
Perceptual filter support techniques
A system, apparatus, method and article to filter media signals are described. The apparatus may include a media processor. The media processor may include an...
Techniques for merging tables
Techniques are described herein to overlay and merge any number of tables of equivalent size and structure. Bits or patterns of bits that are similar among...
Method and apparatus for achieving multiple antenna diversity with two
antenna per packet diversity in a...
A wireless communication device that includes more than two antennas considers only two of those antennas for use in receiving any particular wireless packet....
Preamble techniques for communications networks
Techniques are disclosed involving preamble sequences. For instance, an apparatus includes a module to provide a preamble sequence having multiple values, where...
Systems and methods for multi-slotted power saving multiple polling in
Embodiments include systems and methods for scheduling transmissions of information in a wireless network. Embodiments comprise determining a service interval...
Doppler frequency determination for mobile wireless devices
A technique for Doppler frequency estimation in Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) systems. A frequency domain approach may be applied to any OFDM...
Mobile channel estimation algorithm for DVB-H COFDM demodulator
A mobile channel estimation algorithm is disclosed, for use in a DVB-H coded OFDM demodulator. The mobile channel estimation algorithm estimates the mobile...
Ultra-high bandwidth interconnect for data transmission
In some embodiments an interconnect includes a waveguide and a transmission line coupled in parallel with the waveguide. Other embodiments are described and...
Multiple voltage mode pre-charging and selective level shifting
To pre-charge a node to one of first and second voltage levels in response to inputs received at the corresponding voltage level, to selectively level shift the...
Portable NMR device and method for making and using the same
An embodiment of the invention relates to a portable or handheld device for performing NMR analysis. The device comprises a console and a strip which can be...
Microelectronic die including locking bump and method of making same
A microelectronic die and a method of providing same. The die includes a die substrate having an active surfaces and a locking bump on the active surface of the...
Method of reducing the surface roughness of spin coated polymer films
According to one aspect of the invention, a method of constructing a memory array is provided. An insulating layer is formed on a semiconductor wafer. A first...
Recessed channel array transistor (RCAT) structures and method of
Recessed channel array transistor (RCAT) structures and method of formation are generally described. In one example, an electronic device includes a...
Method to fabricate self-healing material
A self-healing composite material and a method to fabricate the self-healing microcapsules are illustrated. The self-healing microcapsules may be fabricated by...
Liquid phase molecular self-assembly for barrier deposition and structures
Methods and associated structures of forming a microelectronic structure are described. Those methods may comprise dissolving a metal precursor in a non-aqueous...
Chemistry for removal of photo resist, organic sacrificial fill material
and etch polymer
Methods and associated structures of forming a microelectronic device are described. Those methods may include utilizing a cleaning mixture comprising a solvent...
Method of power-ground plane partitioning to utilize channel/trenches
An apparatus that includes a plurality of metalized planes, one or more dielectric layers separating the plurality of metalized planes; and one or more...
Wireless apparatus having multiple coordinated tranceivers for multiple
wireless communication protocols
A wireless device is provided with a first and a second wireless transceivers to transmit and receive signals wirelessly in accordance with a first and a second...
Defending against worm or virus attacks on networks
A combination of more frequent and less frequent security monitoring may be used to defeat worm or virus attacks. At periodic intervals, a risk assessment scan...
Mechanism to generate restricted and unrestricted execution environments
According to one embodiment, computer system is disclosed. The computer system includes a central processing unit (CPU) having a first thread having first...
Method and apparatus for scheduling virtual machine access to shared
A method for managing IO requests from a virtual machine to access IO resources on a physical machine includes determining a request priority associated with an...
Decoupling the number of logical threads from the number of simultaneous
physical threads in a processor
Systems and methods of managing threads provide for supporting a plurality of logical threads with a plurality of simultaneous physical threads in which the...
Virtual display driver
A virtual display driver that can be dynamically loaded and unloaded for remote control of a host computing system. The host computing system includes an...