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TRW Continues to Drive Affordable Safety with Low Cost Tire Pressure Monitoring Sensor

October 11, 2010 10:15 am | Comments

LIVONIA, Mich., /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corporation is launching its LCCI (Low Cost Clamp-In) sensor for Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) applications in 2011 model year vehicles. The new design results in significantly lowered costs for the system. The new design features a valve that screws directly into the housing, allowing for a single housing with multiple valve design capability.

Trimble Acquires Terralite Assets From Novariant to Expand Its Positioning Technology Portfolio

October 11, 2010 10:15 am | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif., /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble recently announced it has acquired the Terralite assets from Novariant to expand its portfolio of positioning solutions. Financial terms were not disclosed. The Terralite XPS technology is a scalable infrastructure that generates signals for real-time positioning to augment existing Global Positioning System (GPS) coverage.

RFMD® Expands Foundry Services Offerings to Include Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) Technologies Manufactured in Europe

October 11, 2010 10:15 am | Comments

GREENSBORO, N.C., (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- RF Micro Devices, Inc. announced the company has added its world-class Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) technology to RFMD's foundry services portfolio and will begin providing a full suite of GaAs Pseudomorphic High Electron Mobility Transistor (pHEMT) technologies to customers of its Foundry Services business unit.

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Online Payments Fraudsters Prosper as Unemployment Rises According to ReD

October 11, 2010 10:14 am | Comments

NEW YORK, /PRNewswire/ -- Card crime is soaring to unprecedented levels in the US, warns Retail Decisions (ReD), a world leader in payment fraud prevention. Revealing a massive 32% rise in the amount of fraudulent attempts to buy goods on the internet, by mail order or by telephone in the first half of this year, ReD predicts that the continuing rise in unemployment and the increasing ingenuity of fraudsters is partly responsible.

PRBA Issues a Statement on Federal Aviation Administration's Alert on Lithium Batteries

October 11, 2010 10:14 am | Comments

WASHINGTON, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PRBA is encouraged by two FAA recommendations on lithium batteries that are consistent with PRBA's long-standing positions, specifically our support for international regulations and increased FAA enforcement. The FAA's recommended practice to "identify bulk shipments of currently excepted lithium batteries by information on airway bills and other documents provided by shippers" already is required by the international dangerous goods regulations, which PRBA fully supports.

Agilent Technologies Demonstrates Test and Measurement Solutions for Next-Generation Mobile Devices and Basestations at 4G World

October 11, 2010 10:14 am | Comments

See Agilent’s latest LTE, WiMAX, HSPA, MIMO, and Femtocell test and measurement solutions for R&D through Certification and Deployment. This is the first public North American appearance of Agilent’s LTE user equipment(UE) R&D test solution for PCT (protocol conformance test), data throughput, RF measurements and InterRAT.

Consumer Habits Continue to Shift Away from Contract-Based Wireless

October 8, 2010 10:04 am | Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The shift in U.S. consumer habits that started in the fourth quarter of 2009 away from contract-based (or “post-paid”) wireless in favor of less expensive no-contract (or “prepaid”) cell phone service is going to pick up even more speed in the balance of 2010 and in 2011, according to the New Millennium Research Council (NMRC), an independent telecommunications and technology think tank.

NDK Opens New Sales Engineering & Customer Support Office in the Silicon Valley

October 8, 2010 10:04 am | Comments

NDK (Nihon Dempa Kogyo Co., Ltd.) announced the opening of a new sales engineering & customer support office in Northern California. NDK America- Silicon Valley is located at 1551 McCarthy Boulevard, Suite 202, Milpitas, CA 95035. They can be reached by phone at 408-428-0800 fax 408-428-0801, or email sales@ndkxtal.

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comScore Releases First Comparative Report on Mobile Usage in Japan, United States and Europe

October 8, 2010 10:03 am | Comments

RESTON, Va., /PRNewswire/ -- comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, has released a study on mobile usage and behaviors in Japan, the United States and Europe from its MobiLens service.  The report examined multiple dimensions of mobile usage including content consumption, demographic comparisons and top social networking brands across markets to provide a comparative look at how consumers interact with mobile media across various geographic markets.

Be Master of Your TV Universe with My TV Remote

October 8, 2010 10:03 am | Comments

WILMINGTON, Del., /PRNewswire/ -- Ryz Media has elevated the 20th century Couch Potato to the 21st century with its new Apple iTune App and hardware, My TV Remote. Now any owner of an iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad can not only easily control their home theatre hardware, but also have instant access to their own personalized Electronic Program Guide (EPG) in the palm of their hands.

Android Users Can Now Block Unwanted Texts From Reaching their Phone

October 8, 2010 10:03 am | Comments

CONWAY, Ark., /PRNewswire/ -- First Orion, makers of PrivacyStar, the popular privacy app for BlackBerry and Android smartphones, announces a new text blocking capability for Android users.   PrivacyStar already provides comprehensive and unlimited call blocking. Subscribers can block individual numbers, entire area codes or enter a series of wildcard characters for a truly personalized service.

Alliance Accelerates M2M Application Deployment for Customers

October 8, 2010 10:03 am | Comments

FOXBORO, Mass. and BATTLE CREEK, Mich., /PRNewswire/ -- Axeda Corporation and Digital Highway Solutions (DH Solutions) announced an alliance that will speed time-to-market for enterprise M2M solutions. Axeda is the leading cloud platform and applications company for connected products. DH Solutions is a leading integrator for M2M wireless data solutions, offering expertise in the hardware and network services required for M2M deployment.

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Verizon to Sell Apple iPhone in 2011

October 7, 2010 9:01 am | Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc plans to begin making a new iPhone by the end of the year, and Verizon Wireless will begin selling them in early 2011, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. AT&T is the sole U.S. carrier for the popular smartphone, and investors and consumers alike have long speculated over when Apple will expand distribution.

Spirent Teams Up with Drexel University to Expand Research into Advanced Wireless Antenna Technologies

October 7, 2010 9:01 am | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spirent Communications announced that it is working with Drexel University’s Wireless Systems Laboratory to expand the school’s advanced wireless antenna technology research capabilities. Drexel will use the Spirent SR5500 Wireless Channel Emulator for research into Over-the-Air Multiple-in Multiple-Out (OTA MIMO) technologies, reconfigurable antennas and other forward-looking topics.

RFMD Expands Product Portfolio Targeting Microwave And Millimeter Wave Applications

October 7, 2010 9:01 am | Comments

RF Micro Devices announced the introduction of the RFUV5945A during the European Microwave Week (EuMW) 2010 Conference. The RFUV5945A I/Q up-converter is the newest addition to RFMD’s rapidly growing portfolio of innovative components for microwave and millimeter wave radio applications. It is ideally suited for a variety of end markets, including point-to-point microwave radio, military radio, VSAT, and test and measurement.

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