Zhenan Bao, a professor of chemical engineering at Stanford, has developed a heart monitor thinner than a dollar bill and no wider than a postage stamp. The flexible skin-like monitor, worn under an adhesive bandage on the wrist, is sensitive enough to help doctors detect stiff arteries and cardiovascular problems.
The Canadian government has launched an aggressive campaign to lure Silicon Valley tech workers frustrated by U.S. visa policies northward, just as Congress wrestles with a long-sought overhaul of America's immigration system. Canada's minister of citizenship, immigration and multiculturalism, Jason Kenney...
Four young computer hackers who masterminded cyberattacks on targets from the CIA to Sony Pictures and Rupert Murdoch's News International were sentenced to up to 32 months in prison on Thursday. The hackers, who were affiliated with the group Lulz Security, had all pleaded guilty to hacking charges. Prosecutors say they also targeted the websites of Britain's National Health Service and the U.K.'s Serious Organized Crime Agency.
The Financial Times says that several of its blogs and Twitter feeds have been compromised by hackers. The Syrian Electronic Army, a pro-government group which has repeatedly attacked Western media organizations, has claimed responsibility.
Investors snapped up the stocks of companies that make computer networking gear Thursday after industry leader Cisco Systems Inc.'s latest quarterly earnings raised hope that business is picking up after a long stretch of lackluster demand. Cisco led the rally as its shares surged to their biggest one-day gain in 21 months. The stock had gained $2.59, or more than 12 percent, to $23.80 in afternoon trading.
Inmarsat has acquired TC Communications Pty Ltd of Australia, the award winning satellite communications specialist. Inmarsat will integrate the company into its existing operations with a particular focus on supporting its expanding Global Government and Enterprise Business Units.
Gemalto has been named a 2013 Laureate of IDG’s Computerworld Honors Program. Gemalto was recognized in the World-Good category for its leading-edge Cinterion M2M technology used in an innovative device and pilot program that helped thwart illegal deforestation in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil.
Pasternack Enterprises, Inc. has nnounced that it has appointed ZEAP Meratronik S.A. (Meratronik) as Pasternack’s exclusive distributor for Poland. Meratronik joins a growing list of international distributors who are partnering with Pasternack to expand their product offering and customer service worldwide.
Agilent Technologies Inc. [NYSE: A] has announced it is collaborating with Nallatech, a subsidiary of Interconnect Systems Inc, a leading provider of accelerated computing solutions, to develop high-speed signal acquisition and network monitoring systems that address the high-throughput processing and signal diversity requirements of LTE/SAE core and access optical networks.
The Aricent Group has announced the addition of more timing and synchronization features to its award-winning routing and switching framework, Intelligent Switching Solution (ISS).With the proliferation of data-hungry smart devices in the market, service providers are turning to Ethernet technologies to provide simple...
The Aricent Group has announced the addition of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)-defined Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP) software framework to its field-proven communications software and solutions portfolio. The software is available immediately.
Data Translation, Inc. has announced a new software application, QuickDAQ 2013, that is available free and supports all of Data Translation data acquisition modules. Additionally, FFT Analysis and Advanced FFT Analysis add-ons are offered to build onto the capabilities of the base package.
Researchers of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics and the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology have achieved the wireless transmission of 40 Gbit/s at 240 GHz over a distance of one kilometer. Their most recent demonstration sets a new world record and ties in seamlessly with the capacity of optical fiber transmission.
The way in which radio spectrum is currently allocated to different wireless technologies can lead to gross inefficiencies. In some regions, for instance, the frequencies used by cellphones can be desperately congested, while large swaths of the broadcast-television spectrum stand idle.
A new GPS satellite has been launched into space. An unmanned Atlas V rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station this afternoon. It was the fifth time since December that an unmanned Atlas V rocket has been launched. The GPS 2F-4 spacecraft will join a constellation of other satellites circling already orbiting 11,000 miles above Earth.