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Semikron's 60th Anniversary Gifts Include a New Logistics Center

July 12, 2011 5:27 am | Comments

Top Management at Semikron: Dirk Heidenreich, CEO, Peter Frey, COO, and Dr. Thomas Stockmeier, CTO Coinciding with its 60th anniversary, Semikron further expands its headquarters in Nuremberg with a state-of-the-art logistics centre with an utilisation area of 12 300 m² to address expected future growth.

GOEPEL Helps Picochip Test Next-Generation ’Small Cell’ Baseband Chips

July 12, 2011 4:25 am | Comments

GOEPEL electronic, a worldwide leading vendor of JTAG/Boundary Scan solutions, has developed special VarioTAP IPs for testing the new generation of femtocell chips in cooperation with Picochip. The solution enables dynamic processor emulation tests (PET) for fault detection and diagnostic on board and system level, as well as supporting embedded Flash programming.

Apple’s App Store Hits 15 Billion Downloads

July 11, 2011 11:34 am | Comments

( Apple’s App Store has served 15 billion application downloads, the Cupertino, California, company announced Thursday. According to the official numbers, the store has gone from zero to 425,000 apps in just three years. About 100,000 of those are iPad-native. Those are impressive figures, whichever way you cut them.


ORBexpress Extends Support to QNX Neutrino RTOS 6.5

July 11, 2011 11:15 am | Comments

Objective Interface Systems announced that its ORBexpress product supports the QNX Neutrino Realtime Operating System (RTOS) 6.5. OIS is a long-time partner of QNX Software Systems Limited, and the ORBexpress communications middleware framework supports the QNX Neutrino RTOS on a variety of ARM, Power and x86 processors.

Joint Venture For Newly Approved Sensium "Digital Plaster"

July 11, 2011 10:47 am | Comments

Toumaz Limited has established a new joint venture with Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong’s company California Capital Equity, to expand the commercialisation and distribution of the Sensium Digital Plaster. The joint venture, which is named “Toumaz US LLC”, will be headquartered in San Diego, California, and will sell and distribute the Sensium Digital Plaster in North America and Worldwide.

Positronic Receives SAE 9100 Rev C Certification

July 11, 2011 10:32 am | Comments

Positronic Industries is happy to announce that our SAE AS9100 certified manufacturing facility in Ponce, Puerto Rico has achieved Rev C status under AS9100. SAE AS9100 specifications require an organization’s quality management system to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide product that meets customer and applicable statutory regulatory requirements.

Images from the 2011 Red Bull Creation Challenge: Energy in Motion

July 11, 2011 10:23 am | Comments

The Red Bull Creation Contest series is all about inspiring invention and creation. In the ENergy in Motion Event, teams were tasked to build creations designed to move the weight of a person (100lbs) from point A to point B. The twist? No fossil fuels allowed. The entries are not as practical as they were imaginative, and MakerBot had a tremendous amount of interest in their 3D printer, being used by some at the event to make parts and accessories for their entries on the fly.

TELUS Partners with DragonWave to Provide High-capacity Video and Data Connectivity

July 11, 2011 10:05 am | Comments

TELUS has selected a packet microwave solution from DragonWave to provide additional high-capacity connectivity for special events. Working with DragonWave’s partner, Alliance Corporation, TELUS selected DragonWave’s Horizon Compact primarily because its all-outdoor, zero-footprint design will allow for rapid deployment of service to remote locations without need for trenching optical fibre.


Informa Expands Broadband & TV Research Team with Appointment of Nick Thomas

July 11, 2011 9:55 am | Comments

New TV and digital media principal analyst joins Informa Informa Telecoms & Media is delighted to announce that Nick Thomas, one of the most respected analysts in the media market, has joined the company as a principal analyst covering TV and digital media. “Nick has a well-deserved reputation as an industry thought leader, having worked as a TV and media content producer, senior executive and analyst since the dawn of the Web,” said Rob Gallagher, Head of Broadband & TV Research for Informa Telecoms & Media.

Next Generation Battery-less Wireless Tracking Approved for US

July 11, 2011 7:49 am | Comments

VICTORIA-based bluechiip says the US Federal Communications Commission has granted it a waiver, allowing its wireless technology to operate in specified restricted frequency bands. This development removes a potential roadblock in the path of commercialising the wireless tracking technology in the US.

Diverse Radio Fleet and Dedicated Field Support Enhance Soldier Communications

July 11, 2011 7:20 am | Comments

FORWARD OPERATING BASE WALTON, Afghanistan -- They call it "Tiger University" - a set of classrooms in Kandahar where Soldiers can take a radio crash course before returning to their posts. In groups of no more than 16, they receive training on the AN/PRC-117G, a wireless multimedia radio allowing troops to exchange large chunks of tactical data, such as video and biometrics.

Mobile Phone Tracking Is Not Mobile Phone Hacking

July 11, 2011 6:35 am | Comments

Leading mobile phone tracking service provider Trace A Mobile has been quick to reassure worried callers to their mobile phone tracker helpline after they received a flood of callers fearing they too may have been victims of the recent mobile phone hacking scandal. Apart from reassuring them that the company’s highly successful and popular GSM phone tracking service is in no way associated, or similar to any phone hacking that may have been carried out by Rupert Murdoch's News of The World newspaper, they have also been offering callers mobile phone security advice.

Derdack Launches Enterprise Alerting App for Windows Phone 7 Smartphones

July 11, 2011 6:03 am | Comments

Derdack announced the launch of a new enterprise alerting app for Windows Phone 7 (WP7) that delivers enhanced IT systems management. The app, which will be launched in late July, enables Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), Service Manager (SCSM), HP Operations Center and IBM Tivoli Monitoring users to manage business critical incidents directly from a WP7 smartphone.

Tony Ieraci Joins DYMAX as Marketing Communications Manager

July 11, 2011 5:52 am | Comments

DYMAX Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Ieraci as Marketing Communications Manager. Tony will report to Stephen LaCroce, Director of Strategic Marketing, and will be responsible for creation and implementation of the global communications programs that most effectively describe and promote DYMAX’s brand, products, and services.

Harvard Researchers Accused of Breaching Students' Privacy

July 11, 2011 5:41 am | Comments

( Harvard Chronicle ) - In 2006, Harvard sociologists struck a mother lode of social-science data, offering a new way to answer big questions about how race and cultural tastes affect relationships.   The source: some 1,700 Facebook profiles, downloaded from an entire class of students at an "anonymous" university, that could reveal how friendships and interests evolve over time.


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