By Joelle Tessler, AP Technology Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. still faces a significant gap in residential broadband use that breaks down along incomes, education levels and other socio-economic factors, even as subscriptions among American households overall grew sevenfold from 2001 to 2009.
Per-Packet Antenna Diversity Technology Available in Ultra-Small and Highly-Integrated 802.11n Wi-Fi Router-on-a-ChipNovember 8, 2010 6:26 am | Comments
CUPERTINO, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ralink Technology Corporation announced the world’s first 802.11n router-on-a-chip to include per-packet antenna diversity technology, according to the company. With MIPS CPU, 5 port 10/100 Ethernet MAC/PHY, PMU, radio, baseband and power amplifiers all contained on a single die, Ralink’s new RT5350 delivers the high performance, smaller size and attractive pricing required for integration into today’s high volume router, broadband connectivity, and consumer electronics products.
SAN MATEO, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Keynote® Systems announced the launch of MITE 2 (Mobile Internet Testing Environment™), an advanced tool for automated testing and verification of mobile content. With MITE, mobile content developers as well as operations and QA teams can instantly test and verify mobile Web content using a built-in library of 1,800 devices and 11,000 devices profiles.
MELBOURNE, Fla. and HOUSTON, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Global Connectivity Services (GCS) business from Schlumberger Information Solutions, an operating unit of Schlumberger Limited. The acquisition will significantly extend Harris' capabilities as a global provider of mission-critical, end-to-end managed satellite communications services for customers operating in remote and harsh environments – including the energy, government and maritime industries.
Google Chrome™ and AirTran Airways Team Up to Give Passengers Free Inflight Wi-Fi this Holiday SeasonNovember 8, 2010 6:26 am | Comments
ORLANDO, Fla., /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. and Google Chrome, the innovative web browser from Google today unveiled a unique promotion to bring free inflight Wi-Fi to all AirTran Airways passengers this holiday season. AirTran Airways is the only major airline to have Wi-Fi on every flight.
CHIBA, Japan -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- EQUAL Networks, the leader in Cloud managed WiFi-Sensor™ platforms, today announces their newest product - the AC Power Meter WiFi-Sensor™. The AC Power Meter WiFi-Sensor is the first Cloud-managed electrical power meter using Wi-Fi communications. Leveraging on its core competencies in smart wireless sensors and Cloud managed systems, EQUAL Networks has a created a first-of-its-kind power measuring system.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., /PRNewswire/ -- Retina-X Studios, LLC, the creators of the first spy software for the iPhone and Android, announced today the immediate availability of Mobile Spy for Apple iPhone 4 devices. No other professional monitoring software is currently compatible with iPhone iOS 4. Users can silently track GPS locations, SMS messages, photos and calls of children or employees inside a secure online control panel.
Power Architecture® Power ISA Advancement to Enable Full Hardware Virtualization For The Embedded SpaceNovember 5, 2010 7:18 am | Comments
Power.org™, the open collaborative organization that enables, develops and promotes Power Architecture® technology, has finalized the Power ISA™ Version 2.06 Revision B, which allows multiple operating systems to run over multiple embedded cores providing the requisite isolation and protection while increasing performance through hardware virtualization.
By Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) -- Nissan showed a two-seater electric vehicle resembling a go-cart recently that isn't ready for sale but spotlights the Japanese automaker's ambitions to be the leader in zero-emission cars. Nissan Motor Co. is planning to produce 250,000 electric vehicles a year, starting with the Leaf electric car set for delivery in Japan and the U.
SAN JOSE, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- NETGEAR®, Inc. today released four new additions to its ReadyNAS® Ultra family of home media servers. The new ReadyNAS Ultra Plus series delivers approximately 30% more performance over the ReadyNAS Ultra series, offering the world's best streaming media experience for music, movies, photos and files.
An IBM-led team of researchers has mapped out a smarter, more intuitive version of the Internet - one you can assign tasks to make your life easier, such as ordering taxis, managing social engagements or even paying bills. The research was released at the 20th annual CASCON, a software and computing conference showcasing research by IBM Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS) in collaboration with academic and government research organizations.
ZTE Corporation has selected Freescale Semiconductor’s six-core MSC8156 digital signal processor (DSP) to power a flexible baseband platform for its software definable radio (SDR) base stations. Using the highly programmable Freescale DSP, ZTE can develop wireless base stations capable of supporting a range of wireless standards including 3G-LTE,TD-SCDMA, WiMAX and WCDMA.
By Elinor Mills Source: CNET A security firm disclosed holes yesterday in mobile apps from Bank of America, USAA, Chase, Wells Fargo and TD Ameritrade, prompting a scramble by most of the companies to update the apps. Since Monday (11/01/2010), we have been communicating and coordinating with the financial institutions to eliminate the flaws," research firm viaForensics wrote in a post on its site.
PETALUMA, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tegal Corporation, announced it has received an order for an additional Tegal 3200 SE DRIE cluster tool process module from a leading supplier of MEMS image sensors. The Tegal 3200 SE DRIE process module will be shipped and installed at the customer's site in early CY2011, and will support the customer's plans for quickly ramping production capacity for High Volume Manufacturing of MEMS image sensors.
Smartphone users are generating two-thirds of total mobile cellular traffic worldwide despite the fact that only 13% of mobile subscribers use smartphones, according to the latest research from Informa Telecoms & Media. And as these smartphone users spend more time on the Internet, the traffic that each one generates - their average traffic per user (ATPU) - will increase by a staggering 700% over the next five years.