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Small Size of 250W Power Rectifiers Ideal for Emerging Small Cell Network Sites

December 14, 2010 5:47 am | Comments

RICHARDSON, Texas –- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Eltek Valere announced its Micropack power system has been chosen by a leading U.S. 4G wireless operator to power its network of picocell sites in major U.S. cities. Already, the companies have worked together to build out the network in New York City and in Los Angeles with the deployment of several hundred sites, and will continue with an ongoing rollout schedule.

Innovative Wireless Start-Ups Win Awards and Praise from Investors and Industry Gurus

December 14, 2010 5:47 am | Comments

Five exciting new emerging technology businesses walked away with awards at the finals of Discovering Start-Ups 2010, run by Cambridge Wireless and supported by the East of England Development Agency (EEDA). The five winners were selected from 25 budding entrepreneurs who pitched their innovative wireless technologies and business plans to the likes of Google, Microsoft and Orange, along with some of the world’s leading angel and VC investors.

New GAME.minder App for iPhone Keeps Track of Video Game Release Dates

December 14, 2010 5:47 am | Comments

CLEVELAND, /PRNewswire/ -- Gamers who want to make sure they never miss another video game release date now have a simple solution: GAME.minder v1.1, the free new iPhone/iOS app from Handelabra Studio LLC. Currently tracking over 1,000 games, GAME.minder enables iPhone users to search and filter their favorite games by platform (including Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii and many others), title or release window.

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An Energy Boost for Ultracapacitors

December 14, 2010 5:47 am | Comments

By Prachi Patel Article Source: Technology Review, Published by MIT Ultracapacitors, energy-storage devices that absorb and release charge in minutes, could be a rapid-charging, cheaper, and safer alternative to batteries for electric cars. But commercial ultracapacitors can hold just 5 percent of the energy of lithium-ion batteries, providing short power bursts that limit them to uses such as acceleration in hybrid buses.

Broadcom Announces New Android™ Platform to Enable Mass Market Smartphones

December 14, 2010 5:46 am | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Corporation announced a new baseband platform that provides simultaneous HSDPA modem connectivity and Android™-based applications processing. The new Broadcom® BCM2157 dual-core baseband processor provides a full suite of advanced functionality to deliver high-end smartphone features on more affordable 3G Android handsets.

TRW Pedestrian Protection System Utilizes Proven Technology and Safety Integration for Performance and Value

December 13, 2010 7:00 am | Comments

LIVONIA, Mich., /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. has developed an advanced Pedestrian Protection System to help address an important global safety issue. The system is now in production with a European auto manufacturer. TRW's Pedestrian Protection System uses up to three Remote Acceleration Sensors (RAS) located in the front bumper area.

Over 20 Million 802.15.4 Chips Sold in 2009… but Fewer Than Half Were ZigBee-Certified!

December 13, 2010 6:59 am | Comments

WELLINGBOROUGH, U.K. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- An upcoming study by IMS Research, “The World Market for Low-power Wireless – 2011 Edition” reveals that, in 2009, of the 20 million IEEE 802.15.4 ICs shipped, fewer than half were ZigBee certified! The market for 802.15.4 ICs using proprietary networking software is often underestimated, partly because the market is fragmented with a large number of small deals accounting for much of the volume.

Enterasys Delivers Comprehensive Solution for Addressing Network and Host-Based Threats

December 13, 2010 6:59 am | Comments

ANDOVER, Mass., /PRNewswire/ -- Enterasys Networks today announced the latest release of the Enterasys Intrusion Prevention Solution (IPS), a comprehensive solution featuring patented distributed intrusion prevention technology which simultaneously addresses the widest variety of network and host-based threats.

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First Solution to Offer Enterprise-Wide Security Assessment Capabilities

December 13, 2010 6:59 am | Comments

BOSTON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Core Security Technologies announced the official release of CORE INSIGHT Enterprise. Following a successful beta program, which included more than a dozen Fortune 500 firms and top-level U.S. government agencies, the launch realizes Core Security’s vision of enabling customers to continuously identify and prove real-world exposures to critical assets across the entire organization through automated testing of network systems, web applications, and users in one completely integrated solution.

“Click It To Gift It” to Win Thousands of Dollars in Merchandise and eGift Cards

December 13, 2010 6:59 am | Comments

PORTLAND, Maine -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Many of the retail industry’s top names have come together for a unique pre-holiday giveaway on Facebook offering participants a chance to win more than $10,000 worth of merchandise and eGift cards, simply for liking the Click It To Gift It fan page. December 23rd is Click It To Gift It Day, a celebration of the Web’s ability to make it more convenient than ever to send friends and loved-ones personalized eGift cards from top retailers to anyone, anywhere and on-time.

Companies Partner to Deliver Smart Metering and Smart Grid Solutions for the UK

December 13, 2010 6:59 am | Comments

LONDON and GERMANTOWN, Maryland, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cable&Wireless Worldwide and CURRENT Group are partnering to develop integrated smart grid and smart metering solutions to help utility companies achieve the goals of the UK Government's Low Carbon Economy and National Smart Metering program.

Security, is there an App for That?

December 10, 2010 6:54 am | Comments

BRUSSELS and HERAKLION, Greece, /PRNewswire/ -- A new ENISA report identifies the top security risks and opportunities of smartphone use and gives practical security advice for businesses, consumers and governments. Top risks include spyware, poor data cleansing when recycling phones, accidental data leakage, and unauthorized premium-rate phonecalls and SMSs.

Femtocell Base Station Application Now Available on the Pulse Electronics Website

December 10, 2010 6:54 am | Comments

SAN DIEGO -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Pulse Electronics Corporation provides engineers with an application-based sales (ABS) tool for designing a femtocell base station. To access the tool visit: http://cts.businesswire.com/ct/CT?id=smartlink&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pulseelectronics.com%2Fapplication_support%2Ffemtocell_basestation&esheet=6539686&lan=en-US&anchor=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.

Picochip and Wavesat Achieve Key LTE Interoperability Testing Milestones for Femtocells, Picocells and User Equipment

December 10, 2010 6:54 am | Comments

Picochip and Wavesat announced that they have successfully completed interoperability testing (IOT) between Picochip’s PC960x LTE small cell base station solution and Wavesat’s Odyssey 9000 family of UE chipsets. Completing this series of LTE service and IOT milestones represents success in the two companies’ jointly stated aim of delivering full performance with end-to-end interoperability.

Breakthrough Chip Technology Lights the Path to Exascale Computing

December 10, 2010 6:54 am | Comments

IBM scientists today unveiled a new chip technology that integrates electrical and optical devices on the same piece of silicon, enabling computer chips to communicate using pulses of light (instead of electrical signals), resulting in smaller, faster and more power-efficient chips than is possible with conventional technologies.

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