BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Five companies, including LG Display and Taiwan's AU Optronics Corp are set to be fined by EU antitrust regulators next week for fixing prices of display panels used in consumer devices, four sources said on Tuesday. The European Commission, which handles EU regulatory affairs, charged the companies in July last year with breaching EU laws on restrictive business practices.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Retailers who saw strong online sales at the start of the holiday shopping season this weekend aim to cash in further on that momentum with Cyber Monday, one of the biggest days for Web commerce. The term Cyber Monday was coined five years ago for the day many people return to work after U.
LONDON (Reuters) - The booming smartphone market shows no sign of slowing but manufacturers will have to fight hard to keep their customers as smartphone owners show little loyalty to their current brands, a GfK survey shows. The survey, to be published later on Monday, found that 56 percent of smartphone owners in key global markets were keeping their options open about which phone they would buy next, with only Apple commanding a significant degree of loyalty.
To our surprise, News Corp President and Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey, whose studio released the highest grossing movie of all time in 3D, hesitated when asked about the future of that technology. Carey, speaking at the Reuters Global Media Summit in New York, was asked whether he rated a series of technologies “long” or “short” and raced through most of the list without hesitating until faced with 3D.
wCharge Mobile Credit Card Processing May Be Make or Break Difference in Profits This Holiday SeasonNovember 24, 2010 6:04 am | Comments
SAN DIEGO -- (BUSINESS WIRE )-- As this holiday shopping season begins, many merchants are counting on increased 2010 sales to make up for the last two years of extremely challenging sales. For many small or mobile businesses, Transaction Wireless™ is providing the ideal solution to help maximize holiday profits and reduce fraud risk with the wCharge Credit Card “Terminal.
Ultra low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA Chief Executive Officer, Svenn-Tore Larsen, says today that the adoption of RF remote control technology in place of traditional IR is approaching a tipping point because RF now offers the performance and features demanded by consumers at pricing levels acceptable to the mass market.
Laird Technologies announced its acquisition of Cattron Group International, Inc. Cattron’s sales revenues for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010 were $53.8 million. The purchase expands the scope of Laird Technologies’ wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) product offering and the markets those products serve.
Driven by the rapid recovery in automotive production and inventory rebuilding among sensor component suppliers, the market for automotive microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensors will expand to record size in 2010, according to market research firm iSuppli, now part of IHS Inc. Marking a new high point for the industry, shipments of automotive MEMS sensors will reach 662.
AWR® Corporation recently announced that it has added nearly 55 product, application and tutorial videos on Engineering TV, expanding its social media outlets beyond the current AWR.TV and AWR Channel on YouTube. AWR’s multimedia content covers fundamental engineering topics such as S-parameters, filter synthesis and yield analysis to advanced subjects such as WiMAX mobile solutions and AXIEM™ three-dimensional (3D) planar applications.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that Moray Rumney, the lead technologist specializing in LTE at Agilent, has won the Informa LTE North America 2010 award for individual contribution to LTE development. The Informa LTE North America Awards recognize and celebrate excellence in the LTE community.
RESTON, Va., /PRNewswire/ -- From remote mountains to rural country roads and even up to 200 miles off the coast of the United States, consumers can now enjoy the freedom and flexibility to stay connected with the availability of the TerreStar™ GENUS™, the world's first integrated cellular-satellite smartphone.
WARRENDALE, Pa., /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SAE International is bringing to market a new and unique title, focusing on green technologies and their impact on the mobility industry. A compilation of twenty recently published technical papers, "Green Technologies and The Mobility Industry" is part of the SAE well-known series, Progress in Technology.
PLYMOUTH, Mass. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Biometric Intelligence & Identification Technologies (BI2 Technologies) recently announced that Popular Science magazine named the company’s Mobile Offender Recognition and Identification System (MORIS™) as one of the best innovations of 2010. In its “Best of What’s New” awards edition for 2010, Popular Science included MORIS™ among the “100 innovations that indicate where technology is headed in the future.
WASHINGTON, /PRNewswire/ -- With a highly innovative and competitive Internet eco-system now a critical resource for consumers and increasingly important to America's economic growth, Congress must act to address telecommunications policies that are broken. "The grinding you hear are the gears churning as policymakers try to fit fast-changing technologies and competitive markets into regulatory boxes built for analog technologies and monopoly markets," said Tom Tauke, Verizon's executive vice president of public affairs, policy and communications, in discussing the Federal Communications Commission's outdated policies.
MORGAN HILL, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Anritsu Corporation has earned the prestigious 2010 Global Product Line Strategy of the Year Award in the LTE test equipment market from Frost & Sullivan, a leading global market research organization. The award was presented to Anritsu during Frost & Sullivan's 2010 Excellence in Best Practices Awards Banquet, held in San Antonio, TX.