Advertisement
News
Subscribe to Wireless Design and Development

Icahn Proposes Alternative to Dell Buyout

March 7, 2013 9:43 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn wants Dell Inc. to remain a public company and reward shareholders with a large dividend payment instead of becoming private in a $24.4 billion buyout. He says the amount being offered by a group led by Dell founder and CEO Michael Dell substantially undervalues the slumping PC maker.

TOPICS:

Facebook Exec's New Book Urges Women to 'Lean In'

March 7, 2013 9:42 am | by BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer | Comments

In the weeks leading up to the book's March 11 release, pundits and press hounds have been debating its merits. New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd called Sandberg a "PowerPoint Pied Piper in Prada ankle boots," and countless bloggers have suggested that Facebook's chief operating officer is the wrong person to lead a women's movement.

TOPICS:

TI Delivers Over-the-Air Download Capabilities for Seamless Software Updates of Bluetooth Smart Products

March 6, 2013 11:54 pm | by Texas Instruments, Inc. | Comments

Answering the growing need for smartphone and tablet applications that update seamlessly, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) has announced a truly wireless solution with a unique over-the-air-download (OTA or OAD) feature in its BLE-Stack 1.3 software for use with the CC2540 and CC2541 Bluetooth low energy system-on-chips.

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Inmarsat & Kymeta Partner to Launch Game-Changing Business Aviation Broadband Solution

March 6, 2013 11:13 pm | by Inmarsat; Kymeta | Comments

Inmarsat and Kymeta have signed an agreement to develop a revolutionary satellite antenna – enabling business jets of any size to access high-speed broadband connectivity globally through Inmarsat’s industry-transforming Global Xpress (GX) service.

TOPICS:

TI Delivers Over-the-Air Download Capabilities

March 6, 2013 10:41 pm | by Texas Instruments, Inc. | Comments

Answering the growing need for smartphone and tablet applications that update seamlessly, Texas Instruments Incorporated has announced a truly wireless solution with a unique over-the-air-download (OTA or OAD) feature in its BLE-Stack 1.3 software for use with the CC2540 and CC2541 Bluetooth low energy system-on-chips.

TOPICS:

Microsoft Selects Ixia as Official Test House to Ensure Lync Application Reliability on Wi-Fi Networkss

March 6, 2013 8:52 pm | by Ixia | Comments

Ixia was selected by Microsoft as the official test house to qualify Microsoft's Lync application against Wi-Fi networking and client devices. With the trend of BYOD expanding, and as unified communications applications carrying voice and video traffic become pervasive, enterprises face significant challenge to guarantee application quality.

TOPICS:

IEEE CCNC 2013 Showcases Innovative Consumer Information and Communications Technologies

March 6, 2013 5:31 pm | by IEEE | Comments

The IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC 2013), the leading international conference dedicated to driving the advance of on-demand consumer electronics technologies, recently held its 10th annual event at the Las Vegas Flamingo Hotel devoted to next stage anytime, anywhere entertainment and information communications.

TOPICS:

IAR Systems chosen by GainSpan as Sole Supplier for Development of new GS2000 Wi-Fi/ZigBee IP solution

March 6, 2013 5:06 pm | by IAR Systems | Comments

IAR Systems has announced that GainSpan has selected to work exclusively with tools from IAR Systems to develop its new GS2000 Wi-Fi and ZigBee solution. The leading company in low-power Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi connectivity for the Internet of Things has chosen to work with IAR Systems because of its strong position in the ARM Cortex-M market...

TOPICS:
Advertisement

News Websites Should Target “Reward Seekers”, MU Researcher Finds

March 6, 2013 9:58 am | by Nathan Hurst, University of Missouri | Comments

As newspaper sales continue to decline, many news organizations are searching for ways to improve readership and revenues from their online presences. Now, University of Missouri researchers have found that news organizations should target readers with certain personality traits in order to optimize their online viewership.

TOPICS:

Rebel Dell Shareholder Demands More Information

March 6, 2013 9:53 am | by Associated Press; Wireless Design and Development; | Comments

Dell's largest independent shareholder is turning up the pressure against the proposed $24.4 billion sale of the struggling personal computer maker to a group of investors that includes its CEO.In a letter Tuesday, Southeastern Asset Management demanded that Dell Inc. provide a list of the company's other stockholders. Obtaining that information could help Southeastern...

Telecommuting: Was Yahoo Doing it Right?

March 6, 2013 9:52 am | by LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press | Comments

Yahoo's leaked edict under CEO Marissa Mayer that calls remote workers back to the office lit the Twitterverse on fire, angering advocates of telecommuting and other programs intended to balance work and home life. A new study from the nonprofit Families and Work Institute shows a tide moving the other way, with more workers now telecommuting...

TOPICS:

Samsung Invests $112M in Japan's Sharp

March 6, 2013 9:47 am | by YOUKYUNG LEE, AP Technology Writer | Comments

The agreement gives Samsung a 3 percent stake in Osaka-based Sharp and a supply of large-size LCD panels for televisions. Samsung said in a statement that the investment will help strengthen Sharp's LCD panel business. The South Korean company known for its Galaxy smartphones and tablets said it will not be involved in Sharp's management.

TOPICS:

Schools Shift from Textbooks to Tablets

March 6, 2013 9:47 am | by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press | Comments

Welcome to the new digital bookcase, where traditional ink-and-paper textbooks have given way to iPads and book bags are getting lighter. Publishers update students' books almost instantly with the latest events or research. Schools are increasingly looking to the hand-held tablets as a way to sustain students' interest, reward their achievements and, in some cases, actually keep per-student costs down.

TOPICS:

EU fines Microsoft $733M for Breaking Browser Pact

March 6, 2013 9:45 am | by TOBY STERLING, Associated Press | Comments

The European Union Commission has fined Microsoft Corp. ($733 million) for breaking the terms of an earlier agreement to offer users a choice of internet browser. The penalty is a first for Brussels — no company has ever failed to keep its end of a bargain with EU authorities before. In 2009, Microsoft agreed to pay a €860 million fine and promised to give Windows...

TOPICS:

Texas Instruments & 4DSP Collaborate on FPGA Mezzanine Card

March 5, 2013 3:46 pm | by Texas Instruments Incorporated | Comments

With TI’s high-performance C6678 multicore DSP, the FMC667 is able to more effectively and rapidly meet the essential requirements of Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS)-based systems, as well as increase processing power, accuracy and finer resolution in mission critical and industrial applications.

TOPICS:

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading