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GE Helps Utilities Manage Stressed Grids; Launches Technology to Improve Grid Efficiency and Reliability

June 27, 2013 12:54 pm | Comments

GE [NYSE: GE] has announced the availability of its MultilinTM DGCM Field Remote Terminal Unit (RTU) to help utilities improve network efficiency and reliability by monitoring and automating distribution assets. With the world’s demand for electricity growing almost twice as fast as its total energy consumption[1]...


Data Translation Announces Signal Processing Library

June 27, 2013 11:43 am | by Data Translation Inc. | Comments

Data Translation Inc. has announced the release of the Signal Processing Library for .NET.  This hardware-independent software library contains extensive DSP algorithms that can be seamlessly integrated into many measurement applications, such as sound and vibration.


RFMW Announces 10 Year Anniversary

June 27, 2013 11:02 am | by RFMW, Ltd. | Comments

RFMW Ltd., July 1, 2013 will mark the 10-year anniversary of their company. With worldwide headquarters in San Jose, CA. and sales offices throughout North America, Europe and the Middle East, the company has seen a continual acceptance of their “niche” philosophy in that “RFMW, Ltd. is a specialty electronics distribution company focused on RF and Microwave technology”.


Keeping Networks Under Control

June 27, 2013 9:20 am | by Megan Fellman, Northwestern University | Comments

As the world becomes increasingly connected, the need to ensure the proper functioning of its many underlying networks -- such as the Internet, power grids, global air transportation, and ecological networks -- also is increasing. But controlling networks is very difficult.


Feature Stops Apps From Stealing Phone Users' Passwords

June 27, 2013 9:12 am | by Ashley Yeager, Duke University | Comments

Imagine downloading a NetFlix app to your phone so that you can watch movies on the go. You would expect the app to request your account's username and password the first time it runs. Most apps do.But, not all apps are what they appear to be. They can steal log-in and password information.


Review: Windows 8.1 Widens Gap with Older PCs

June 27, 2013 9:03 am | by RYAN NAKASHIMA, Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says the latest update to Windows is a "refined blend" of its older operating system for PCs and its new touch-enabled interface for more modern, mobile devices. After some hands-on time with it, the update seems to me like a patch over an ever-widening chasm.


PayPal Looks to Conquer Space (Payments)

June 27, 2013 8:55 am | by Associated Press | Comments

PayPal wants to explore space — or at least begin to figure out how payments and commerce will work beyond Earth's realm once space travel and tourism take off.PayPal, which is eBay Inc.'s payments business, says it is launching an initiative called PayPal Galactic with the help of the nonprofit SETI Institute in Mountain View, Calif., and the Space Tourism Society.


Making NY's Lake George the World's 'Smartest'

June 27, 2013 8:52 am | by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press | Comments

An unprecedented project to turn New York's Lake George into the "smartest lake in the world" is being launched and will monitor the lake from its sun-dappled shores to its dark depths in hopes of keeping the Adirondack attraction pristine.


Obama: No Wheeling or Dealing to Extradite Snowden

June 27, 2013 8:46 am | by Associated Press | Comments

President Barack Obama says he won't engage in wheeling, dealing and trading to get NSA leaker Edward Snowden extradited to the U.S. Obama says he also won't be scrambling military jets to go after a 29-year-old hacker, rejecting suggestions the U.S. might send the Air Force to force down a plane carrying Snowden from Russia to another country.


Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions Announces New Partnership with Newark element14

June 26, 2013 5:49 pm | by Emerson Network Power | Comments

Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson [NYSE: EMR] has announced the extension of our partnership with Newark element14. Newark element14 is already a distributor of the Johnson and Trompeter product lines and will now serve as a global distributor of the Semflex and AIM-Cambridge product lines.


Agilent Technologies' 3-D EM Simulation Software Selected by Millitech

June 26, 2013 4:34 pm | by Agilent Technologies Inc. | Comments

Agilent Technologies Inc. [NYSE: A] hasannounced that Millitech Inc., a leading provider in millimeter-wave components, assemblies and subsystems for applications in satellite communications, radiometry, radar and remote sensing, has selected Agilent's Electromagnetic Professional (EMPro) and Advanced Design System (ADS) software for use in developing mixers, multipliers and various passive devices.


Sierra Wireless Introduces the First 4G LTE Module for Sprint

June 26, 2013 4:31 pm | by Sierra Wireless | Comments

ierra Wireless [NASDAQ: SWIR] has announced that the AirPrime MC7355 embedded module is now Sprint-certified – the first 4G LTE embedded wireless module to be certified on the Sprint network. Demonstrating technical leadership in the LTE space, the MC7355 joins a wide range of Sierra Wireless modules available for Sprint.


Optical Communications Group Installs Substantial Dark Fiber Infrastructure

June 26, 2013 4:14 pm | by Optical Communications Group (OCG) | Comments

Optical Communications Group (OCG) announces the installation of the first of four high-count dark fiber cables in to the new Meet Me Room (MMR) at 325 Hudson Street, the carrier-neutral core network interconnection facility strategically located on the fiber-dense crossroads of Hudson Street and the Holland Tunnel in New York City.


Modelithics Signs Tactron Elektronik as New Sales Representative for Germany, Austria and Switzerland

June 26, 2013 4:06 pm | by Modelithics | Comments

Modelithics announces a new partnership with Tactron Elektronik in Martinsried, Germany for Modelithics library sales and services representation. Larry Dunleavy, President and CEO of Modelithics, and Georg Schmidt, President of Tactron Elektronik, have signed a representation and reseller agreement for new business in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.


PEG Bandwidth Announces 473 New Cell Sites Through Ethernet Backhaul Agreement

June 26, 2013 1:44 pm | by PEG Bandwidth, LLC | Comments

PEG Bandwidth, LLC, a provider of high-capacity Ethernet backhaul networks and other wireless infrastructure services, announces it has signed an Ethernet backhaul agreement with a large wireless carrier to support their rollout of 4G mobile broadband services. As the one of the nation’s largest 4G networks, the wireless carrier will leverage PEG Bandwidth’s backhaul expertise to support additional market growth.



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