(Reuters) - The Supreme Court for the first time will hear arguments on Tuesday on whether police need a warrant to track a suspect's vehicle with a GPS device, another clash between new surveillance technology and basic privacy rights.
They may not boast the brand status and performance of higher-end smartphones, but cheap, bottom-feeder Android phones are attractive options for those unwilling to drop big bucks on a mobile device. At least, these phones are cheap to us. The companies responsible for servicing the phones are getting the raw end of the deal, according to a recent study.
Today, OEM Worldwide, an electronic contract manufacturer specializing in printed circuit board assemblies and high-level assembly for precision products in a variety of industrial and medical applications, announced an organizational name change to Onyx EMS , as it outlines strategies for future growth.
By Mark Riffee, wired.com While hundreds of protesters in Zuccotti Park were still asleep inside tents and improvised tarpaulin shelters early Friday morning, corporations were learning about hashtags and “following” at the New York Stock Exchange’s (NYSE) first-ever social media day. New Media Strategies, a social-media-marketing consultant with a résumé that includes work for Disney and the NFL Players Union, hosted the event.
DragonWave plans to acquire Nokia Siemens Networks’ microwave transport business, including its associated operational support systems (OSS) and related support functions (the “business”). Under the terms of the “Master Acquisition Agreement” signed, as well as acquiring the business, DragonWave would also become the preferred, strategic supplier to Nokia Siemens Networks of packet microwave and related products, and the companies would jointly coordinate technology development activities.
Flexion has announced that its wrapper technology has won the Most Effective Mobile Payment Solution at last night’s Effective Mobile Marketing Awards 2011. Hosted by Mobile Marketing Magazine, the Effective Mobile Marketing Awards recognise the best applications, campaigns, solutions and platforms in the mobile industry.
RF Micro Devices announced it will showcase a broad selection of high-power, wide-bandwidth products, in addition to gallium nitride (GaN), gallium arsenide (GaAs) and molecular beam epitaxial (MBE) foundry services, targeting wireless communications markets at MILCOM 2011 in Baltimore. RFMD's industry-leading portfolio of high-power, wide bandwidth products and foundry services target multiple communications end-markets, including military communications, private mobile radio, and point-to-point microwave radio.
LPRS, Europe’s leading supplier of short-range radio devices, announces the appointment of Sandie Sharples to the board of directors to take on the role of Client Services Director. This new position reflects the great importance LPRS puts on customer service, from design to delivery and beyond. Sandie comments: “Our customer surveys show that it is our service that really sets us apart from our competitors.
Elliptic Technologies has joined forces with DesignArt Networks, to integrate a comprehensive security solution targeting advanced 3GPP HetNet infrastructure products. DesignArt Networks has licensed Elliptic’s high performance Security Protocol Accelerator for LTE (SPAcc-LTE) for use in its DAN3000 family of SoCs, targeting 3G and 4G base stations for the mobile HetNet infrastructure, as well as multi-gigabit unified mobile backhaul solutions.
Airband Communications is helping Bottle Rocket Apps to expand its business with a flexible Internet solution that supports the company’s dynamic business model. The modern infrastructure of Airband’s fixed-wireless network gives Bottle Rocket the flexibility to adjust bandwidth within hours as its projects and number of users change.
Taylor to present his thoughts on new technologies, ideas and channels of information that are enabling creative progress at a rate unheard of until now. WHO : Chris Taylor Project Manager, Engineering SparkFun Electronics ( www.sparkfun.com ) Chris Taylor is a project manager at SparkFun Electronics.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions (M/A-COM Tech), a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions, is showcasing a broad portfolio of new products suitable for military communications at the MILCOM, 2011 tradeshow, in Baltimore, Maryland. Product solutions on display in M/A-COM Tech’s Booth #1708 include: • GaN on Silicon Carbide transistors and higher level pallet amplifiers - powered by a leading edge proprietary 0.
Modelithics is pleased to announce that it has signed RDT Equipment and Systems Ltd, is their new representative in Israel. Larry Dunleavy, CEO Modelithics’, and Avi Tiv, General Manager of RDT Systems, have signed a comprehensive agreement designed to support Israel’s market for high accuracy RF and microwave simulation models and characterization services.
Precision Glass & Optics announces the exclusive West Coast distributorship agreement with SCHOTT North America, Inc. for their new SCHOTT SUPREMAX 33 rolled sheet borosilicate glass. The new product has an identical composition as SCHOTT’s popular Borofloat® glass. The key advantages to the SUPREMAX 33 brand are that it is a rolled glass and it is offered in a wide variety of thicknesses (from 28.
DockOn announced they have opened new corporate offices and design labs in San Diego, California. In addition, DockOn announced they have added Gregory Poilasne as Vice President of Business Development and Technical Advisor to the Board of Directors. Previously based in Reno, Nevada, DockOn has relocated to 5754 Pacific Center Boulevard, in the heart of San Diego’s Sorrento Valley, which has long been home to some of the world’s leading wireless technology companies.