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Global Gathering to Discuss the Future of Broadband Wireless Services to Trains

May 20, 2013 4:16 pm | by Train Communications Systems 2013 | Comments

The future growth of rail services depends on improved train to shore communications. That’s what a major international conference will discuss in London next month. Hosted by transport and wireless consultancy BWCS, Train Communications Systems 2013 has already attracted train operators and suppliers from Russia, the US, the Ukraine, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, India, Kazakhstan...


MIPI Alliance Board of Directors Appoints Full-Time Managing Director

May 20, 2013 3:48 pm | by MIPI Alliance | Comments

The MIPI Alliance, an international organization that develops interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries, has announced the appointment of Peter Lefkin as managing director, and Mike Krell as the director of marketing and membership.


LogMeIn Launches Xively, New Public Cloud for Commercial Internet of Things Offerings

May 20, 2013 3:09 pm | by LogMeIn, Inc. | Comments

LogMeIn, Inc. [NASDAQ: LOGM], has announced it has launched Xively Cloud Services, the industry’s first public cloud platform purpose-built for developing and managing commercial products on the Internet of Things. 


Agilent Technologies New AFM/Raman Spectroscopy System Provides Nanoscale Material Identification and Analysis

May 20, 2013 2:37 pm | by Agilent Technologies | Comments

Agilent Technologies Inc. [NYSE: A] has announced the availability of a high-performance AFM/Raman system for life science and materials science applications. The system seamlessly integrates the Agilent 6000ILM AFM (atomic force microscope) and a HORIBA XploRA INV (inverted Raman microscope).


B&K Precision Launches "pwrApp" for iPhone & iPad

May 20, 2013 2:27 pm | by B&K Precision | Comments

B&K Precision has launched its new “pwrApp” for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Adding greater value to its DC power solutions, B&K Precision’s pwrApp allows full monitoring and control of network-connected (via WLAN) XLN-GL series of power supplies over local wireless networks.


Pervasive Group Announces Cloud-Based Mobile Parental Control

May 20, 2013 2:22 pm | by Pervasive Group | Comments

Pervasive Group is excited to announce MMGuardian, one of the first optimized parental control solutions for carriers. MMGuardian is a CTIA E-Tech Awards Finalist in the mobile category and Pervasive will conduct a live demonstration of MMGuardian on the Exhibit Innovations Stage at booth 5646 within CTIA World on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 12:30pm.


Agilent Technologies Introduces Automated Switching Solution for Testing Multilane Digital Bus Standards

May 20, 2013 1:17 pm | by Agilent Technologies Inc. | Comments

Agilent Technologies Inc. [NYSE: A] has introduced an automated switching solution for testing each lane of a multilane digital bus interface. The automated switching solution works with Infiniium Series oscilloscopes and is available on compliance applications for multilane buses, including DisplayPort, HDMI, PCI-Express and MIPI D-PHY and M-PHY interfaces.


BlueBee, A Revolutionary Lost-and-Found in your Pocket, Purse

May 20, 2013 1:09 pm | by X6 Innovations | Comments

X6 Innovations is launching BlueBee, a unique smartphone accessory that uses the first cloud-based crowdsourcing technology to track and find your things quickly and easily. BlueBee is a small electronic location device, the shape of a mini cassette tape that will make your life easier.


Ventev Wireless Infrastructure “Takes Wi-Fi Outside” at CTIA 2013

May 20, 2013 12:10 pm | by Ventev Wireless Infrastructure | Comments

Ventev Wireless Infrastructure will unveil turnkey systems to help companies and institutions  “take Wi-Fi outside,” extending data networks outdoors in the most intelligent and cost-efficient way, at CTIA 2013 in Las Vegas, May 21-23, 2013. The products include a self-contained portable hotspot for temporary venues, and cost-efficient outdoor enclosure systems for indoor access points including the first integrated, single-input...

Stanford Engineers Monitor Heart Health using Paper-thin Flexible 'Skin'

May 20, 2013 11:19 am | by Thomas Sumner, Stanford News Service | Comments

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.

Canada Trying to Lure Silicon Valley Tech Workers

May 20, 2013 9:32 am | by Associated Press | Comments

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...


UK Court Jails 4 Lulzsec Hackers for Cyberattacks

May 17, 2013 10:36 am | by SYLVIA HUI, Associated Press | Comments

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.


Syrian Hackers Compromise FT Blogs, Twitter Feeds

May 17, 2013 10:34 am | by Associated Press | Comments

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.


Sector Snap: Makers of Computer Networking Gear

May 17, 2013 8:27 am | by Associated Press | Comments

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 Acquires TC Communications

May 16, 2013 6:25 pm | by Inmarsat | Comments

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. 



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