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New U.S. Military Satellite Launched into Orbit

March 20, 2013 10:24 am | by Associated Press | Comments

An unmanned rocket has launched a new U.S. military satellite into orbit. The Atlas V (five) rocket lifted off Tuesday afternoon from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying the second satellite of four planned in the Space-Based Infrared System.


Report: Bribery Probe tTargets Microsoft Partners

March 20, 2013 10:22 am | Comments

Citing anonymous people familiar with the matter, The Wall Street Journal said the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission are examining whether kickbacks were paid to foreign officials to help close sale of software. The probe's targets include resellers of Microsoft software...


Cyberwar Manual Lays down Rules for Online Attacks

March 20, 2013 10:16 am | by RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press | Comments

Their handbook, due to be published later this week, applies the practice of international law to the world of electronic warfare in an effort to show how hospitals, civilians and neutral nations can be protected in an information-age fight.


Internet Connected Devices Surpass Half a Billion in U.S. Homes

March 20, 2013 12:19 am | by C0nnected Intelligence; NPD Group | Comments

There are now more than half a billion devices in U.S. homes that are connected to the Internet and deliver apps, according to new findings from the Connected Intelligence Connected Home Report from global information company The NPD Group. Increases in tablet and smartphone...


Ericsson & STMicroelectronics Agree on Strategic Way Forward

March 19, 2013 3:34 pm | by STMicroelectronics; Ericsson | Comments

As communicated by the parent companies in December 2012, both have been working together toward a strategic solution for the JV.  After months of intensive joint work, the parent companies have selected the strategic option which maximizes their respective future prospects and growth plans.


IAR Systems Provides Development Tools for Microsemi’s SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs

March 19, 2013 3:20 pm | by IAR Systems; Microsemi Corporation | Comments

IAR Systems announces support for the newly released SmartFusion2 product family from Microsemi Corporation. Customers working with these logic devices now gain access to the powerful code optimizations and comprehensive debugging and trace capabilities...

Tektronix Demonstrates MIPI Alliance M-PHY Test Solution

March 19, 2013 2:48 pm | by Tektronix, Inc. | Comments

Tektronix, Inc. has announced the industry’s first demonstration of a M-PHY test solution for silicon-proven HS-Gear3 IP, a key part of the MIPI Alliance M-PHY physical layer specification for mobile devices.


Agilent Technologies Integrates Device Modeling Flow

March 19, 2013 2:43 pm | by Agilent Technologies Inc. | Comments

MBP and MQA 2013 feature major enhancements designed to enable device modeling engineers to deliver higher-quality models to their customers. Chief among them are a fully integrated data flow across Agilent's device modeling platform and the ability...


IEEE OnlineGreenComm 2013 to be held October 29 - 31

March 19, 2013 2:12 pm | by IEEE | Comments

IEEE Online Conference on Green Communications (OnlineGreenComm 2013), the virtual forum dedicated to the advancement of energy-efficient communications and green networking technologies, will hold its third annual event from October 29 - 31, 2013.


Aeroflex and RELM Wireless Announce Availability of the Aeroflex 3920 Digital Radio Test Set

March 19, 2013 1:54 pm | by Aeroflex Incorporated | Comments

Aeroflex Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp. [NYSE:ARX], has announced the addition of support for the RELM Wireless KNG Portable Command Series radios to its expanding capabilities for the Aeroflex 3920 Auto-Test II system.


Analysys Mason & Industry Stakeholders to Accelerate National Broadband Agendas in Africa

March 19, 2013 1:49 pm | by Analysys Mason | Comments

David Eurin, Partner and Head of Analysys Mason’s Africa operations, will be chairing the “Operator Strategies, Supporting National Growth” session, including panellists such as MTN Group CEO Sifiso Dabengwa and Airtel CEO Manoj Kohli...


Wireless Charging for Devices Smaller than Mobile Phones

March 19, 2013 9:58 am | by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland | Comments

Wireless charging will soon be available for more and more mobile phones. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is working with the industry's leading technological companies and standardisation bodies to expand the scope of application of wireless charging technology...


Electrical Signals Dictate Optical Properties

March 19, 2013 9:50 am | by University of Southampton | Comments

Photonic metamaterials are artificial materials created by precise and extremely fine structuring of conventional media using nanotechnology. They offer numerous new applications from cloaking to radically improved solar cells. However, the properties of metamaterials are usually fixed.


Man Gets over 3 Years in iPad Data Breach Case

March 19, 2013 9:42 am | by DAVID PORTER, Associated Press | Comments

An admitted online "troll" was sentenced Monday to the maximum prison term under federal guidelines — more than three years — for illegally gaining access to AT&T's servers and stealing more than 100,000 email addresses of iPad users.


AVX’S Tantalum Corporation Receives ISO 13485 Certification

March 18, 2013 6:49 pm | by AVX Corporation | Comments

“All AVX plants are committed to producing the highest quality components, operating in a safe and environmentally responsible manner, and continually improving manufacturing processes, efficiency, and product quality,” says Bob Fairey, General Manager, AVX Tantalum Corporation. 



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