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Chinese Hackers Seen as Increasingly Professional

February 25, 2013 10:12 am | by CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, Associated Press | Comments

Beijing hotly denies accusations of official involvement in massive cyberattacks against foreign targets, insinuating such activity is the work of rogues. But at least one element cited by Internet experts points to professional cyberspies: China's hackers take the weekend off.

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AT&T Snags OnStar Wireless Contract from Verizon

February 25, 2013 10:03 am | by PETER SVENSSON, AP Technology Writer | Comments

AT&T Inc. is scoring a win over rival Verizon Wireless as it takes over the contract to supply wireless connections to cars with General Motors' OnStar service. Verizon Wireless and its predecessor companies have supplied the network for OnStar since the service launched in the 1990s, but AT&T will take over with the 2015 model year, AT&T and GM said Monday.

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Huawei Reveals 'Fastest Smartphone in the World'

February 25, 2013 9:59 am | by PETER SVENSSON, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Huawei, a Chinese company that recently became the world's third-largest maker of smartphones, calls its new flagship product "the fastest smartphone in the world" and wants to use it to expand global awareness of its brand. Parts of the presentation of the phone at a press conference Sunday in Barcelona, Spain.

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HP to Make $169 Android Tablet, Eschewing Windows

February 25, 2013 9:49 am | by PETER SVENSSON, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. is making a tablet computer that uses Google's Android operating system, steering clear of Microsoft's latest tablet-oriented version of Windows, the company said Sunday. The HP Slate 7 will have a 7-inch screen, making it similar in size to the Amazon Kindle Fire.

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Cambium Networks Deploys IP Wireless GIGATOWER to Expand Global Service Provider Broadband Reach

February 24, 2013 10:30 am | by Cambium Networks | Comments

Cambium Networks has introduced the GIGATOWER, a new wireless broadband access solution that delivers the industry’s highest level of throughput for enterprises and triple-play service providers worldwide. Based on the Canopy point-to-multipoint (PMP) 450 platform.

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Agilent Technologies Introduces Industry's First Universal Flash Storage Protocol-Decoding Software

February 22, 2013 5:07 pm | by Agilent Technologies Inc. | Comments

Agilent Technologies Inc. [NYSE: A] has introduced the industry's first software solution for decoding the Universal Flash Storage protocol on oscilloscopes. The new protocol decoder provides design and validation engineers with a fast.

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Google Adds New Touch to Line of Chrome Laptops

February 22, 2013 10:22 am | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Google is adding a new and more expensive touch to its line of Chrome laptops in an attempt to outshine personal computers running on software made by rivals Microsoft and Apple. The Chromebook Pixel unveiled Thursday includes a nearly 13-inch display screen that responds to the touch or swipe of a finger.

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Rebel Apple Investor Tries to Rally Street

February 22, 2013 10:13 am | by PETER SVENSSON, AP Technology Writer | Comments

A Wall Street maverick who wants Apple Inc. to share more of its wealth with investors took his case to other shareholders Thursday, urging them to send management a message by voting against a company proposal at the upcoming annual meeting.

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SD College Tests Fingerprint Purchasing Technology

February 22, 2013 10:09 am | by AMBER HUNT, Associated Press | Comments

Futurists have long proclaimed the coming of a cashless society, where dollar bills and plastic cards are replaced by fingerprint and retina scanners smart enough to distinguish a living, breathing account holder from an identity thief.

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NKorea to Allow Mobile Internet for Foreigners

February 22, 2013 9:58 am | by JEAN H. LEE, Associated Press | Comments

North Korea will soon allow foreigners to tweet, Skype, and surf the Internet from their cellphones, iPads, and other mobile devices in its second relaxation of controls on communications in recent weeks. However, North Korean citizens will not have access to the mobile Internet service to be offered by provider Koryolink within the next week.

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IAR Systems Supports XMC1000 ARM Cortex-M0 Microcontrollers from Infineon

February 21, 2013 5:25 pm | by IAR Systems; Infineon Technologies | Comments

IAR Systems has announced comprehensive support for the XMC1000 family of 32-bit microcontrollers recently announced by Infineon Technologies. The support is available using IAR Embedded Workbench for ARM, which is a complete set of high-performance tools for embedded development.

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LCR Electronics, Inc. Announces New Western Regional Sales Manager

February 21, 2013 5:25 pm | by LCR Electronics, Inc. | Comments

LCR Electronics, Inc. has Zoltan Puskas as the new Western Regional Sales Manager for EMI Filters and Electronic Products. Zoltan is based in Santa Barbara, California and is responsible for LCR’s sales in the western territory including California, Oregon, Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico and Hawaii.

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Skyera Closes Over $51M Series B Financing

February 21, 2013 5:16 pm | by Skyera | Comments

Skyera has announced it has closed $51.6 million in financing led by Dell Ventures, with participation from other strategic investors.  Skyera, backed by key technology and financial partnerships, is positioned at the forefront of the hyper-growth solid-state storage sector.

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Decision Makers’ Views Affect the Mobile Enterprise Device and Application Trends

February 21, 2013 5:11 pm | by Market Analyst, LLC | Comments

Market Analyst, LLC, a value-added distributor of market research reports and business information, has announced that the decision makers’ views heavily affected the mobile enterprise device and application trends in 2012.

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AT&T and Verizon 4G LTE Certify Red Lion’s Industrial Cellular Routers

February 21, 2013 1:03 pm | by Red Lion Controls | Comments

Red Lion Controls, the global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, has announced that its Sixnet IndustrialPro 6000 and RAM 6000 series of industrial cellular routers are now certified by and compatible with AT&T and Verizon’s nationwide 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks.

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