Daylight saving time may not cut energy usage, a new study says. According to an article published in The Wall Street Journal, two economics professors at the University of California-Santa Barbara used data from seven million monthly meter readings in Indiana to determine whether changing the clocks (which occurs on Sunday, March 9th) has an energy benefit. They found that having the entire state of Indiana switch to daylight saving time cost Indiana households an additional $8.6 million in electricity bills.
Mentor Graphics acquisition of XS Embedded GmbH last week could be meaningful for automotive electronics engineers, potentially enabling them to accelerate design and verification of products ranging from infotainment packages to autonomous safety systems.
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