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Analog Devices Puts Designers on Fast Track at Avnet’s X-fest 2014

September 10, 2014 1:58 pm | by Analog Devices | Comments

Analog Devices is participating in Avnet Inc.’s X-fest 2014 technical training events and demonstrating rapid prototyping platforms for software-defined radio, GSPS data acquisition solutions and RF signal processing components that are compatible with Xilinx, Inc...

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AIRCOM Device Test Lab Strengthens Carrier Aggregation and LBS Testing Services

September 10, 2014 1:27 pm | by TEOCO | Comments

As market demand for 4G/LTE devices utilizing advanced features such as carrier aggregation, A-GNSS and OTDOA/eCID location based services ramps-up, TEOCO's AIRCOM Device Test Lab stands ready to meet industry testing and certification needs...

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Apple Pushes Digital Wallet with Apple Pay

September 10, 2014 10:00 am | by Mae Anderson, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Apple is betting that people want to pay with a tap of the phone rather than a swipe of the card. The technology company on Tuesday introduced a new digital wallet service called Apple Pay that is integrated with its Passbook credential-storage app and its fingerprint ID security system...

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German Startup Factory Rocket Launches IPO

September 10, 2014 9:57 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Germany's Rocket Internet AG, which specializes in launching e-commerce startups, announced Wednesday that it plans a public listing on the Frankfurt stock exchange. The Berlin-based company said it aims to raise 750 million euros ($968 million) with a flotation "intended to take place later in 2014," giving no specific date...

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Review: Apple Watch Looks to Be Another Winner

September 10, 2014 9:53 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | Comments

As computerized wristwatches go, the upcoming Apple Watch looks impressive. I like that it will come in two sizes, so the watch won't feel giant on smaller hands, as some competing watches do. I also like that Apple will offer a ... 

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High-Tech Survey Exposes Hidden Stonehenge

September 10, 2014 9:51 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

There is more to Stonehenge than meets a visitor's eye. Researchers have produced digital maps of what's beneath the World Heritage Site, using ground-penetrating radar, high-resolution magnetometers and other techniques to peer deep into the soil beneath the famous stone circle...

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The World's Smallest Breathalyzer

September 9, 2014 9:27 pm | by Elevator Communications | Comments

Nearly every day a record breaking crowdfunding campaign catches the attention of the world with new devices that meld the worlds of software with hardware. And one key player in this revolution is 3D printing. The DrinkMate project, now on ...

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A Smart Fluorescent Antenna for Wi-Fi Applications

September 9, 2014 9:08 pm | by Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) | Comments

A new invention uses ionized gas in fluorescent light tubes to transmit Internet wireless frequency signals throughout a building with the aid of already existing electrical wiring. Due to continuously evolving applications, the electronic ...

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Electronic Nose Can Help Customize Asthma Treatment

September 9, 2014 9:05 pm | by European Lung Foundation | Comments

An electronic nose can be used to successfully detect different sub-groups of asthmatic children, according to a new study. The new research, presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Munich on September ...

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Phosphorus a Promising Candidate for Nano-Electronic Applications

September 9, 2014 8:51 pm | by Mike Williams, Rice University | Comments

Defects damage the ideal properties of many two-dimensional materials, like carbon-based graphene. Phosphorus just shrugs. That makes it a promising candidate for nano-electronic applications that require stable properties ...  

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The Industrial Internet Will Monitor a Vast Pipeline Network

September 9, 2014 8:46 pm | by GE Reports | Comments

Getting shale gas out of the ground is one thing. But taking it to customers is quite another. American pipeline operators are investing as much as $40 billion every year to maintain, modernize and expand their networks. The shale gas boom is ...

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You Won’t Be Replaced By a Robot

September 9, 2014 8:40 pm | by Steve Tally, Purdue University | Comments

Advances in artificial intelligence and robotics mean that machines will soon be able to do many of the tasks of today's workers. And not just blue collar jobs in areas such as manufacturing, but even in such white collar occupations as ...

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New Remote-Sensing Instrument to Blaze a Trail on the ISS

September 9, 2014 8:25 pm | by NASA | Comments

The Cloud-Aerosol Transport System, a new instrument that will measure the character and worldwide distribution of the tiny particles that make up haze, dust, air pollutants and smoke, will do more than gather data once it’s deployed on ...

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Doped Graphene Nanoribbons with Potential

September 9, 2014 7:24 pm | by Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA) | Comments

Graphene is a semiconductor when prepared as an ultra-narrow ribbon – although the material is actually a conductive material. Researchers from Empa and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research have now developed a new method ... 

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Layered Graphene Sandwich for Next Gen Electronics

September 9, 2014 6:38 pm | by University of Manchester | Comments

In a recent issue of Nature Nanotechnology, researchers have demonstrated how combining two-dimensional materials in a stack could create perfect crystals capable of being used in next generation transistors. Hexagonal boron ...   

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