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New BlackBerry Coming to the U.S. Public on March 22

March 12, 2013 9:44 am | by ROB GILLIES, Associated Press | Comments

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion will begin selling its new touchscreen smartphone to U.S. consumers with AT&T on March 22. The release will come several weeks after RIM launched the much-delayed devices elsewhere. AT&T said Monday that the Z10 will be available for $199.99 with a two-year contract...

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NFL's Goodell Hopes for Lighter Helmets, Sensors

March 12, 2013 9:41 am | by HOWARD FENDRICH - AP Pro Football Writer - Associated Press | Comments

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell imagines a day in the not-too-distant future when players could be checked to determine whether their genetic makeup leaves them more likely to develop brain disease. They then might be told to switch to a less dangerous position — or give up football entirely.

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HP's Autonomy Allegations Trigger Another Inquiry

March 12, 2013 9:25 am | by Assocaited Press | Comments

British authorities have opened an investigation into Hewlett-Packard's allegations that the personal computer maker was duped when it bought business software maker Autonomy, according to regulatory documents filed Monday. The inquiry by the U.K. Serious Fraud Office is the latest legal fallout from a dea...

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Creating Indestructible Self-Healing Circuits

March 12, 2013 9:23 am | by California Institute of Technology | Comments

Imagine that the chips in your smart phone or computer could repair and defend themselves on the fly, recovering in microseconds from problems ranging from less-than-ideal battery power to total transistor failure. It might sound like the stuff of science fiction...

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Icahn Signs Confidentiality Agreement with Dell

March 12, 2013 9:18 am | by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer | Comments

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who is fighting Dell Inc. founder Michael Dell's plan to take the struggling company private, has entered a confidentiality agreement that would give him access to the computer maker's financial records.

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China Willing to Talk with U.S. over Cyberattacks

March 12, 2013 9:17 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying repeated China's assertion that it is firmly opposed to cyberattacks and one of the countries that has suffered most from them. She says the country cracks down on such hackers according to the law.

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GLOBO Signs U.S. and Canada Agreement with Ingram Micro

March 11, 2013 2:20 pm | by GLOBO | Comments

GLOBO has announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro Inc, the world's largest technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, the Ingram Micro Mobility division will...

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Microwave Development Labs Shows Satcom Waveguide Components At Satellite 2013 Exhibition

March 11, 2013 1:43 pm | by Microwave Development Labs, Inc. | Comments

Microwave Development Labs, Inc., one of the leading suppliers of high-frequency rotary joints, castings, and waveguide components for satellite-communications systems, will be joining a host of exhibitors at one of the largest major events for satcom system developers, the Satellite 2013 Conference & Exhibition.

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JDSU Acquires Location-Aware Mobility Solutions Provider Arieso

March 11, 2013 1:41 pm | by JDSU | Comments

JDSU [NASDAQ: JDSU] has announced it has acquired Arieso, a global leader in location-aware software solutions that enable mobile network operators to boost 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE network performance and enrich the mobile subscriber experience. JDSU acquired Arieso.

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Ericsson and InterDigital join Hypervoice Consortium in Creating New Standards in Voice Communications

March 11, 2013 1:35 pm | by Hypervoice Consortium | Comments

InterDigital and Ericsson join Telefonica Digital, HarQen, Voxeo Labs, and Martin Geddes Consulting Ltd. as industry leaders who have come together to redefine the future of voice services.  The founding partners aim to fulfill the consortium’s mission of articulating and advancing standards.

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Freescale Exceeds 175M Plastic-Packaged RF Power Transistors Shipped

March 11, 2013 1:24 pm | by Freescale Semiconductor | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor [NYSE: FSL], the worldwide leader in high-power radio frequency (RF) power transistors, recently reached a milestone unparalleled in the industry – shipment of more than 175 million high-power, high-frequency RF power transistors in plastic packages.

Avago and Corning Collaborate on Optical Connectivity Solutions

March 11, 2013 1:17 pm | by Avago Technologies; Corning Incorporated | Comments

Avago Technologies, a world's leading provider of fiber optic components, has developed a series of pluggable transceivers and Atlas optical engines at 40G/100G and beyond, ideally suited for the Ethernet, Storage, and high performance computing applications.

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Rogers to Show Wide Range of Solutions for Power Conversion and Distribution at APEC 2013

March 11, 2013 12:31 pm | by Rogers Corporation | Comments

Rogers Corporation [NYSE:ROG], represented by its Power Electronics Solutions (PES) Division, will showcase some of its most advanced products for power electronic applications at the upcoming APEC 2013 conference and exhibition.

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An Internet for Robots

March 11, 2013 10:42 am | by European Universities | Comments

Researchers of five European universities have developed a cloud-computing platform for robots. The platform allows robots connected to the Internet to directly access the powerful computational, storage, and communications infrastructure of modern data centers.

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Quantum Computing Moves Forward

March 11, 2013 9:49 am | by Cather­ine Zan­donella, Office of the Dean for Research | Comments

New tech­nolo­gies that exploit quan­tum behav­ior for com­put­ing and other appli­ca­tions are closer than ever to being real­ized due to recent advances, accord­ing to a review arti­cle pub­lished this week in the jour­nal Sci­ence. These advances could enable the cre­ation of immensely pow­er­ful com­put­ers...

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