The fiber optics market has experienced a significant increase in demand over the last decade, largely driven by the rise, availability, and affordability of sophisticated portable electronics, such as mobile phones, tablets, and laptops. These devices have accelerated global connectivity, simultaneously driving the need for a fast and reliable Internet infrastructure.
This year's event mostly consisted of upgrades to existing Google services that have already become daily habits for millions of people — one of Page's main goals. The new features assume most people want more help managing their lives from Google's brainy engineers and the sprawling data centers that house its millions of computers around the world.
To the U.S. technology industry, there's a dramatic shortfall in the number of Americans skilled in computer programming and engineering that is hampering business. To unions and some Democrats, it's more sinister: The push by Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to expand the number of visas for high-tech foreign workers is an attempt to dilute a lucrative job market with cheap, indentured labor.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. [NASDAQ: SWKS], an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, introduced groundbreaking RF switching technology that is enabling early adopters to implement carrier aggregation solutions. Carrier aggregation allows mobile service providers to combine spectrum and increase data rate throughput by utilizing...
Averna has announced a successful design-validation partnership with Pace, a leading global developer of advanced technologies for service providers, to help gain SCTE-40 certification on various customer-premise equipment (CPE) for the cable and broadband industry.
SCANPAY.IT launches a new method to pay on smartphones and tablets that makes entering credit card information as easy as taking a picture. SCANPAY.IT aims to integrate this solution in over 10 000 mobile applications worldwide and make it a standard approved by a large majority of users.
LogMeIn, Inc. [NASDAQ: LOGM] has announced its collaboration with ARM to simplify and accelerate commercial development on the Internet of Things (IoT). As part of the agreement, the companies are cooperating on LogMeIn’s Xively Jumpstart Kit, a rapid prototyping-to-production bundle that significantly reduces the cost, complexity and learning curve required to bring IoT-based connected products and solutions to market.
Syfer Technology (UK) has announced a number of additions to its UL and TÜV approved range of SMD 250 VAC safety capacitors. To give engineers more scope in their designs, the upper capacitance value has been extended to 33 nF. The new higher capacitance devices expand Syfer’s highly successful B16 (TÜV/UL approved) and B17 (TÜV approved) safety certified capacitor ranges.
Bomar Interconnect Products, Inc. (Ledgewood, NJ) has announced the addition of high-density BNC male connectors to their extensive BNC connector portfolio. Boasting true 75-Ω performance, the plugs are ideally suited for employment in digital A/V cards, mobile broadcast, broadcast cameras, and studio integration applications.
RFMW, Ltd. (San Jose, CA) has announced the discrete 600-Micron GaAs pHEMT FET. The TGF2060 from TriQuint Semiconductor is constructed without via holes thereby allowing for self-biasing and eliminating the need for a negative supply voltage. Features include...
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a software algorithm that detects and isolates cyber-attacks on networked control systems – which are used to coordinate transportation, power and other infrastructure across the United States.
The atom-sized world of carbon nanotubes holds great promise for a future demanding smaller and faster electronic components. Nanotubes are stronger than steel and smaller than any element of silicon-based electronics—the ubiquitous component of today's electrical devices—and have better conductivity, which means they can potentially process information faster while using less energy.
Aereo, the startup that offers live television broadcasts over the Internet starting at $8 a month, said it will start service in the Atlanta market on June 17, following an expansion to Boston on Wednesday. Until this week, the service had been available only in the New York City area.
Research In Motion unveiled a lower-cost BlackBerry aimed at consumers in emerging markets on Tuesday, stepping up its efforts to regain market share lost to Apple's iPhone and Android devices powered by Google's software. The lower-cost gadget, called the Q5, is the company's third smartphone to run the new BlackBerry 10 system. It will have a physical keyboard, something that sets RIM's devices apart from ...
The U.S. hedge fund manager renowned for shaking up Yahoo Inc. has set his sights on Sony Corp., proposing that the Japanese electronics giant spin off up to 20 percent of its movie, TV and music division and use the money to strengthen its ailing device manufacturing unit. Sony rejected the plan, but analysts latched onto the idea as a way for Sony to unlock hidden value.