Intelligent Solution for the Growing Information and Communication Requirements of Electric VehiclesJanuary 13, 2011 6:16 am | Comments
REGENSBURG, Germany and DETROIT, /PRNewswire/ -- To allow the production of electric vehicles suitable for everyday use to be launched as quickly as possible, Continental is not just developing drive components, storage systems and control units for electric vehicles. Continental works with the collective expertise of a company that brought vehicle navigation to production readiness and is a driving force behind the networking of automobiles and the environment to establish the communications infrastructure required for electric vehicles.
PORTLAND, Ore., /PRNewswire/ -- BookBaby throws open the doors to the electronic publishing and distribution world for independent authors, offering the highest pay-out rate for eBook distribution in the industry. Authors will receive 100% of their net sales revenue – paid weekly – generated through all BookBaby's retailer network, including all the major retailers including Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble, and Sony, and soon, Google.
(Reuters) -- Frustrated Verizon Wireless consumers soon will get their hands on Apple Inc's iPhone after waiting three-and-a-half years. The top U.S. wireless operator will begin selling a version of the phone on February 10 at the same prices as AT&T Inc. "I'm going to switch right away. I'm going to go back to Verizon," said Raheem Noble, 24, a New York City rapper, who was on his way to buy the device before being told that pre-orders would not begin until February 3.
DUBLIN -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SolarPrint, a leading photovoltaic (PV) energy technology developer, expands the possibilities of next-generation energy harvesting for wireless sensors with the launch of its dye-sensitized solar cell (DSSC) technology. SolarPrint’s DSSC technology, which is integrated into wireless sensors to improve harvesting efficiencies of commercial applications, pushes the boundaries of existing PV solutions and increases the power output performance of indoor PV solutions dramatically.
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RF Micro Devices, Inc. announced it has achieved a major performance milestone related to its PowerSmart™ power platforms. RFMD's PowerSmart power platforms are a new product category reshaping the future of multimode, multi-band cellular RF architectures. During independent product testing, RFMD's PowerSmart power platforms achieved HSPA+ 4G data upload speeds while drawing approximately 15% less current than competitive solutions.
BOSTON, /PRNewswire/ -- Perhaps the most buzz that came out of CES surrounded an announcement that wasn't even made at the tradeshow - the Verizon iPhone. Gazelle (http://www.gazelle.com/), the nation's largest RECOMMERCE™ service, today released the results of a survey that polled more than 200 attendees at the International CES and gauged the likelihood that current smartphone owners would switch to a Verizon iPhone.
PHOENIX -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc., has inked a distribution agreement with H&D Wireless AB, a supplier of Wi-Fi solutions that enable wireless sensor and multimedia data access to the Internet. H&D Wireless’ comprehensive product catalog includes cost-effective and environmentally friendly Wi-Fi solutions for the energy control, digital media, health care, automotive and location and tracking markets.
Qualification Provides Wi-Fi Alliance Members Increased Convenience with Additional Testing FacilitiesJanuary 11, 2011 6:19 am | Comments
BOSTON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- TÜV Rheinland®, one of only two Wi-Fi Alliance-authorized testing laboratories in the U.S., announced they have been qualified by the Wi-Fi Alliance to perform testing to the new Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Direct specification. Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Direct is a certification mark for Wi-Fi devices that connect to one another without access points or Internet connections.
NEW YORK, /PRNewswire/ -- Cue the space music (some say aliens like Bach, but we think Chuck Berry). The new SPACE.com site offers an immersive visual experience that's more like an all-expense-paid vacation to a theme park than a slog to the library. There's a revolution taking place in the space programs of planet Earth.
Molex Incorporated announced that it has completed the acquisition of Luxtera’s Active Optical Cable (AOC) business. Luxtera, the worldwide leader in Silicon CMOS Photonics, will transfer all aspects of its existing and future AOC business to Molex including current QSFP+ (Quad Small Form Factor Pluggable) 40 Gb/s Ethernet and InfiniBand products and customers.
LAS VEGAS, /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 Consumer Electronics Show ended this past weekend, but not without leaving a lasting impression of what is to come. Tablets and smartphones dominated, showing that the future is indeed mobile. 2,700 exhibitors brought an endless onslaught of innovation that collectively attempted to blow the minds of show-goers.
Investment in Leading Radio Frequency Semiconductor and Component Supplier to Support Growth StrategyJanuary 11, 2011 6:18 am | Comments
Growth equity investor Summit Partners today announced an investment for a minority stake in M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc., a leading supplier of semiconductors, active and passive components, and sub-assemblies for use in radio frequency, microwave and millimeter wave applications. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Mobile Operators Must Move Beyond Core Offerings to Gain Share in the U.S. Mobile Enterprise Services MarketJanuary 11, 2011 6:18 am | Comments
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A recently published IDC MarketScape report from International Data Corporation (IDC) offers a detailed assessment of the mobile enterprise service offerings from the three largest wireless telecommunications carriers in the United States. The report uses the rigorous IDC MarketScape scoring methodology to produce a definitive assessment of each vendor’s current market capabilities and strategies for competing in the future.
IRVINE, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Corporation announced that the company and CSR plc have agreed to settle all litigation and legal proceedings between the parties and their affiliates, including Broadcom's subsidiary Global Locate, Inc. and CSR's subsidiary SiRF Technology, Inc. Terms of the agreement are confidential.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) – At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Skype has officially launched group video calling for consumers and enterprises, allowing people to do more together wherever they are. Whether you’re looking to bring your family together on a video call or better connect with work colleagues across the globe, group video calling makes it easy to bring to together groups of three or more on a single video call.