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You should learn how to present

Picture the last presentation you attended. What was it about? How did it make you feel? Were you inspired? If you’re a high-tech professional, the respective answers are probably – don’t know, bored and not in the least. Mark Robinson, senior software consultant at ASML through TMC, is out to change that.

Headlines

Intel: we’re getting ASML’s first high-NA tool
TSMC mulls building a fab in Germany
Lightyear rides with Finnish manufacturing partner over VDL
Smart lens from Flanders sees €8M in Series A investment
Intel rumored to be interested in buying Globalfoundries
Dutch companies join hands to supply commercial quantum computers
New center for THz technology launches at TUE

Machine learning adds another layer to your software security challenge

Although machine learning security research is still in its early stages, it’s clear that input possibilities without barriers increase threats. Software security expert Balázs Kiss touches upon a few points in this new field and gives advice on the basic protection measures.

In other news

Intel gets US licences to supply some products to Huawei (Reuters)
Baidu offers quantum computing from the cloud (Venturebeat)
Good nuclear power (Delta)

High-level FPGA programming for nanosecond timing in terabit communication

Next-gen data communication using laser signals between ground stations and satellites will be at the terabit per second level. Wavefront sensors and FPGAs are essential ingredients of the required communication terminals. Demcon and Qbaylogic demonstrate the potential of high-level functional FPGA programming.