A FIFO is a "first in first out" memory buffer between two systems with simultaneous read and write access. It means that the data written into the buffer first comes out of it first. If you’ve ever waited in a line, then you understand how a FIFO functions. FIFOs can be implemented with software or hardware. The choice between a software or hardware solution depends on the application's hard drives and the features desired. FIFO can be either synchronous or asynchronous. The difference between them is that the operation of synchronous FIFO is dependent on the clock, whereas the read/write operation of asynchronous FIFO are alternate to each other.


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In 2014, Microsoft pulled their support for Windows XP in which they will no longer issue security updates to fix issues with the software. Despite this, any company or agency that is still using Windows XP can pay Microsoft for continued updates. Notably, the United States Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command is still using Windows XP, though the agency is planning to upgrade its systems by July 12, 2016.


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Project Ara’s use of Lattice Semiconductor components allows its users to customize their smartphones on an integrated circuit level, making for unique smartphone experiences for each individual user. Lattice Semiconductor’s FPGAs help the engineers behind Google’s Project Ara deliver that sort of desired uniqueness. This project empowers its users to have a say in how the device is made, what it does, and how it looks. Never before could you make a choice about your phone’s exact functions and use it to tell a story specifically written by you.


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PNY Technologies, Inc. is one of the most well-known manufacturer and producer of memory products. Established in 1985, PNY originated in Brooklyn, New York as a memory chip trader. In 1996, the company relocated their headquarters to New Jersey where they established their first manufacturing plant. Currently, PNY has manufacturing plants in Santa Clara, California, and in Bordeaux, France. The company also has main offices in New Jersey, California, Florida, France, and Taiwan.


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PCB Memory - The Main Storage Area of an Operating System: PCB memory, which stands for process control block memory, is the heart of an operating system. PCB memory, also known as task control block or switch frame, is the data structure that stores information about a process in a computer system. The process control block is the central storage of information. This storage area allows the operating system to locate and keep track of all the key information about the process. What Types of Data PCB Memory Manage? A process control block memory also manages computing resources and different types of data as well. This type of data includes:


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CTS Corporation - The Company Growing at an Impressive Speed: CTS Corporation first started as the Chicago Telephone Supply Company in 1896. The company was started by a father and son team, A.J and George A. Briggs that partnered with S.A. Buffington, a Chicago Lawyer. Buffington sold his part of the company within 1 year of opening the company.


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C&K Components: The Best in the Industry with perfect Solutions: C&K Components specializes in interface and switch technology as well as smart card and high reliability connector products.


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Supporting Multifarious Industries By Providing Reliable Memory Solutions: Centon Electronics is an American manufacturer, privately headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California. Centon was founded in 1978 by Gene Miscione, who is the current President and CEO. As a multinational computer technology corporation, they develop, manufacture, sell, and support flash memory products and other computer connected memory products.


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Black Box Network Services: - Delivering Solutions for Improving Communications: Black Box Network Services, headquartered in Lawrence, Pennsylvania, is a provider of communications and infrastructure solutions. Founded in 1975, Black Box Network Services continues to be focused on delivering high-quality products and solutions with a continued commitment to technical support and service.


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Bourns Inc. was founded in 1952 by the co-founders Marlan and Rosemary Bourns. Bourns Inc. started off as a small business and today is a large corporation whose products are used in nearly every aspect of today's electronics industry.


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