CALABASAS, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- High-speed Ethernet is moving into new areas of networking including 4G wireless and the datacenter. Helping equipment designers to make the most of 40G/100G Ethernet technology in these applications is the subject of a Light Reading Webinar on Dec. 2, 2010 at 12:00 p.
RIVERWOODS, Ill.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Discover card today announced that it has begun issuing Discover® Zip® contactless credit cards and stickers, targeted at early adopters of its mobile technology. Select Discover cardmembers began receiving contactless cards and stickers in the mail on November 15.
SYDNEY (Reuters) -- Australians enjoying the summer sunshine can now know when it's time to cover up and avoid potentially cancer-causing ultraviolet rays thanks to a new iPhone application. Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world, with more than 1,850 people dying of it each year -- more than the number killed in road accidents, according to Cancer Council Australia.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp scored a victory in a long-running patent case by persuading the Supreme Court to hear its appeal against a record-breaking $290 million jury verdict for infringing a patent held by a small Canadian software firm. The result of the Supreme Court's review of the three-year old case, which is expected by the middle of next year, could alter the way patents are enforced in the United States by making it easier to challenge their validity.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Five companies, including LG Display and Taiwan's AU Optronics Corp are set to be fined by EU antitrust regulators next week for fixing prices of display panels used in consumer devices, four sources said on Tuesday. The European Commission, which handles EU regulatory affairs, charged the companies in July last year with breaching EU laws on restrictive business practices.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Retailers who saw strong online sales at the start of the holiday shopping season this weekend aim to cash in further on that momentum with Cyber Monday, one of the biggest days for Web commerce. The term Cyber Monday was coined five years ago for the day many people return to work after U.
LONDON (Reuters) - The booming smartphone market shows no sign of slowing but manufacturers will have to fight hard to keep their customers as smartphone owners show little loyalty to their current brands, a GfK survey shows. The survey, to be published later on Monday, found that 56 percent of smartphone owners in key global markets were keeping their options open about which phone they would buy next, with only Apple commanding a significant degree of loyalty.
To our surprise, News Corp President and Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey, whose studio released the highest grossing movie of all time in 3D, hesitated when asked about the future of that technology. Carey, speaking at the Reuters Global Media Summit in New York, was asked whether he rated a series of technologies “long” or “short” and raced through most of the list without hesitating until faced with 3D.
wCharge Mobile Credit Card Processing May Be Make or Break Difference in Profits This Holiday SeasonNovember 24, 2010 6:04 am | Comments
SAN DIEGO -- (BUSINESS WIRE )-- As this holiday shopping season begins, many merchants are counting on increased 2010 sales to make up for the last two years of extremely challenging sales. For many small or mobile businesses, Transaction Wireless™ is providing the ideal solution to help maximize holiday profits and reduce fraud risk with the wCharge Credit Card “Terminal.
Ultra low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA Chief Executive Officer, Svenn-Tore Larsen, says today that the adoption of RF remote control technology in place of traditional IR is approaching a tipping point because RF now offers the performance and features demanded by consumers at pricing levels acceptable to the mass market.
Laird Technologies announced its acquisition of Cattron Group International, Inc. Cattron’s sales revenues for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010 were $53.8 million. The purchase expands the scope of Laird Technologies’ wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) product offering and the markets those products serve.
Driven by the rapid recovery in automotive production and inventory rebuilding among sensor component suppliers, the market for automotive microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensors will expand to record size in 2010, according to market research firm iSuppli, now part of IHS Inc. Marking a new high point for the industry, shipments of automotive MEMS sensors will reach 662.
AWR® Corporation recently announced that it has added nearly 55 product, application and tutorial videos on Engineering TV, expanding its social media outlets beyond the current AWR.TV and AWR Channel on YouTube. AWR’s multimedia content covers fundamental engineering topics such as S-parameters, filter synthesis and yield analysis to advanced subjects such as WiMAX mobile solutions and AXIEM™ three-dimensional (3D) planar applications.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that Moray Rumney, the lead technologist specializing in LTE at Agilent, has won the Informa LTE North America 2010 award for individual contribution to LTE development. The Informa LTE North America Awards recognize and celebrate excellence in the LTE community.
RESTON, Va., /PRNewswire/ -- From remote mountains to rural country roads and even up to 200 miles off the coast of the United States, consumers can now enjoy the freedom and flexibility to stay connected with the availability of the TerreStar™ GENUS™, the world's first integrated cellular-satellite smartphone.