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Wi-Fi Alliance and Wireless Gigabit Alliance to Unify Multi-gigabit WiGig Technology

April 15, 2013 11:57 pm | Comments

Wi-Fi Alliance and the Wireless Gigabit (WiGig) Alliance have executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining their plans to consolidate activity in Wi-Fi Alliance. The agreement builds on more than two years of collaboration between the organizations...


Texas Instruments Delivers a Better Way to the Cloud

April 15, 2013 11:14 pm | by Texas Instruments Incorporated | Comments

HP Project Moonshot, a multi-year, multi-phased program, is dedicated to the development of a new family of software-defined servers, including extreme low-energy processing technology purposefully built to address surging infrastructure pressures from emerging application trends.


SecurityCoverage Signs Distribution Agreement with SYNNEX Canada

April 15, 2013 10:48 pm | Comments

SecurityCoverage Inc. has announced the company has entered into a distribution agreement with SYNNEX Canada. SYNNEX will become the exclusive Canadian distributor for the “Ultimate Mobile Accessories” From SecurityCoverage, extending the strong demand for the firm’s products already seen in the U.S. since their release.


Fox Electronics Signs Distribution Agreement with Arrow Electronics

April 15, 2013 10:40 pm | by Fox Electronics | Comments

Fox Electronics has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics, a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions.


Google Clears Another Step in EU Antitrust Case

April 15, 2013 10:30 am | by JUERGEN BAETZ, Associated Press | Comments

Google Inc. has submitted a list of remedies in legally binding form to address the concerns voiced by the European Commission, which acts as the 27-nation bloc's antitrust authority, the body's spokesman Antoine Colombani said Monday. He added that they will shortly be put to a market test...


Local Police Grapple with Response to Cybercrimes

April 15, 2013 10:13 am | by EILEEN SULLIVAN, Associated Press | Comments

If a purse with $900 is stolen, the victim probably would call the police. If a computer hacker steals $900 from that same person's bank account, what then? Call the police? Could they even help? As it is now, local police don't have widespread know-how to investigate cybercrimes.


Dish Network Offering to Buy Sprint in $25.5B Deal

April 15, 2013 9:56 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Dish Network is offering to buy Sprint Nextel Corp. in a cash-and-stock deal it values at $25.5 billion, saying its bid is superior to that of Japanese phone company SoftBank. Sprint's stock jumped almost 15 percent in premarket trading Monday. SoftBank Corp. is seeking...


Low-Cost RF Vector Signal Generation for Wireless Communications Test

April 15, 2013 9:50 am | by Agilent Technologies | Comments

Digitally modulated signals fill space and travel through almost every wired and optical network. Today, almost all wireless services use a plethora of complex carrier modulation schemes. The continuous improvement in modulation technologies, components, and advancements ...


Diamond as a Building Material for Optical Circuits

April 12, 2013 10:08 am | by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) | Comments

The application of light for information processing opens up a multitude of possibilities. However, to be able to adequately use photons in circuits and sensors, materials need to have particular optical and mechanical properties. Researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)...


New Software Alleviates Wireless Traffic

April 12, 2013 10:00 am | by University of Michigan | Comments

The software, GapSense, lets these devices that can't normally talk to one another exchange simple stop and warning messages so their communications collide less often. GapSense creates a common language of energy pulses and gaps. The length of the gaps conveys the stop or warning message.


NYC Students, Hackers Train for Cybersecurity Jobs

April 12, 2013 9:37 am | by JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press | Comments

Every week, a group of teenagers and 20-somethings dressed in hoodies gets together in a tiny room on a college campus and plug in their laptops. They turn up pulsing electronic funk music, order pizza and begin furiously hacking into computer networks.


Coding Boot Camps Promise to Launch Tech Careers

April 12, 2013 9:28 am | by TERENCE CHEA, Associated Press | Comments

Instead, he quit his job and spent his savings to enroll at Dev Bootcamp, a new San Francisco school that teaches students how to write software in nine weeks. The $11,000 gamble paid off: A week after he finished the program last summer, he landed an engineering job that paid more than twice his previous salary.


Aircraft Sensors without Batteries or Cables

April 11, 2013 1:22 pm | by Vienna University of Technology, TU Vienna | Comments

An idea from EADS and Vienna University of Technology is taking off: in a joint project, Energy Harvester Modules suitable for aircrafts have been tested, which should supply sensor nodes with electrical power in the future.


Wild, Unregulated Hacker Currency Gains Following

April 11, 2013 10:55 am | by RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press | Comments

With $600 stuffed in one pocket and a smartphone tucked in the other, Patricio Fink recently struck the kind of deal that's feeding the rise of a new kind of money — a virtual currency whose oscillations have pulled geeks and speculators alike through stomach-churning highs and lows.


House Committee Approves Pro-Business Cyber Bill

April 11, 2013 10:35 am | by ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press | Comments

A House panel voted overwhelmingly Wednesday in favor of a new data-sharing program that would give the federal government a broader role in helping banks, manufacturers and other businesses protect themselves against cyberattacks. The bill, approved 18-2 by the House Intelligence Committee...



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