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Measurement Specialties Acquires Celesco

October 3, 2011 11:01 am | Comments

HAMPTON, Va., Oct. 3, 2011  (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Measurement Specialties,  Inc. (Nasdaq:MEAS) (the "Company"), a global designer and manufacturer of sensors and sensor-based systems, announced that they have completed the acquisition of Celesco Transducer Products Inc, a leader in the design and manufacture of cable extension transducers and rotary encoders, from Tedea-Technological Automation and Development, Ltd .

London needs 70,000 small cells for world-class mobile broadband

October 3, 2011 8:55 am | Comments

BATH, UK – 27th September 2011 – For London to offer genuinely world-class, LTE everywhere mobile broadband, it will require the installation of 70,000 small cells across the capital, including 2,000 nodes covering the Underground network by 2015. These findings will be presented by Picochip CTO Doug Pulley at the Bath Basestation conference, starting today.

Report Reveals Mobile Security Exploits to Double in 2011

October 3, 2011 6:53 am | Comments

IBM today released the results of its X-Force 2011 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report, which demonstrates the rapidly changing security landscape characterized by high-profile attacks, growing mobile vulnerabilities and more sophisticated threats such as “whaling.” To help clients combat these and other security issues, IBM is opening the Institute for Advanced Security for Asia Pacific, which joins the IBM Institutes in North America and Europe.

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OCTEON Fusion: Industry's Most Powerful "Base Station-on-a-Chip" Family

October 3, 2011 6:40 am | Comments

Cavium unveiled the OCTEON Fusion Family, the industry's most powerful, small cell "Base Station-on-a-chip" family specifically designed for LTE & 3G small cell base stations, includin g picocell and micro base stations. OCTEON Fusion processors combine OCTEON's widely successful MIPS64 based multi-core architecture along with purpose-built Baseband DSP cores, extensive LTE/3G hardware accelerators and digital front end (DFE) functionality into a single chip, slashing the BOM cost and power envelope of small cell base stations.

Alliance Formed to Drive Communications Standard for Smart-Grid

September 30, 2011 5:15 am | Comments

Twelve major players in the smart grid industry are announcing a new global partnership at the Metering Europe Conference in Amsterdam (October 4 - 6, 2011) to support the deployment of the new power line communications protocol called G3-PLC. The partners in the association are led by major players in the smart grid sector, including Enexis, ERDF, Maxim Integrated Products, STMicroelectronics, Texas Instruments, Cisco, Itron, Landis & Gyr, Nexans, Sagemcom, EDF R&D and Trialog.

Carbon Accounting Helps Businesses Reach Sustainability Goals

September 30, 2011 5:07 am | Comments

Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that two Epicor customers, HARBEC Inc. and Elstat Group, have selected Epicor's carbon accounting solution, Epicor Carbon Connect, to aid in their efforts to better track, manage and reduce their overall carbon footprint.

Industry Market Barometer: Companies Confident in Growth

September 30, 2011 5:02 am | Comments

From upgrading facilities to buying technology, industrial companies are confidently investing in their businesses to build upon a period of sustained growth, according to the results of ThomasNet’s newest Industry Market Barometer (IMB). Nearly half (45 percent) of the companies responding report growth over the last six months of 2010, and 88 percent of those are confident in their future expansion.

DTCP-IP Content Protection Solutions for Android-based Devices

September 29, 2011 10:11 am | Comments

Elliptic Technologies announced that it has expanded its DTCP-IP content protection offering to include support for the widely adopted Android OS used in a myriad of consumer devices, including DLNA enabled smartphones and tablets. Google’s Android mobile OS has become the most popular platform for smartphones.

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Cybercom Welcomes the Tizen Ecosystem

September 29, 2011 5:32 am | Comments

Cybercom welcomes the open source driven ecosystem for smart devices, Tizen, by Linux Foundation and LiMo Foundation. Cybercom will offer development services related to the Tizen ecosystem. “We were happy to see the announcement about Tizen that the Linux Foundation and LIMO are developing together.

Derdack Launches Blackberry App for Enhanced Management of IT Alerts

September 29, 2011 5:27 am | Comments

Derdack announced the launch of a Blackberry application (app) which enhances the management of critical IT alerts and supports push notifications. The app complements the functionality of IT management products such as Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), Service Manager (SCSM), HP Operations Center, IBM Tivoli Monitoring, BMC Remedy and others.

Techni-Tool Expands "Tools for Life" to Fight Breast Cancer

September 28, 2011 12:28 pm | Comments

To mark this year’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Techni-Tool announces a number of new additions to its popular Tools for Life products, expanding the arsenal in the battle against breast cancer. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of every special pink item in the line is earmarked for breast cancer research.

Wire Fly Communications Brings Wireless Broadband to New Orleans

September 28, 2011 12:16 pm | Comments

In a city becoming known for its entrepreneurial spirit and innovation, New Orleans is now home to a new game-changing company providing wireless low cost broadband services- Wire Fly Communications, L.L.C. Business owners and residents will now benefit from this groundbreaking technology ranging from managed data services offering point-to-point or point-to-multi-point broadband solutions.

Watch Out iPad, There Are Four New Kindles in Town

September 28, 2011 11:13 am | Comments

Introducing the All-New Kindle Family: Four New Kindles, Four Amazing Price Points Millions of people are already reading on Kindles and Kindle is the bestselling e-reader in the world for four years running. Amazon is excited to introduce an all-new Kindle family: three all-new Kindle e-readers that are smaller, lighter, and more affordable than ever before, and Kindle Fire - a new class of Kindle that brings the same ease-of-use and deep integration of content that helped Kindle re-invent reading - to movies, TV shows, music, magazines, apps, books, games, and more.

LCD Panels may Frame Fine Art in Future

September 28, 2011 7:04 am | Comments

Hosted by Janine E. Mooney, Associate Editor In today's video we're with Scott Birnbaum, Vice President of New Business Development at Samsung Semiconductor. He is demonstrating the new SAMSUNG SM’ART Gallery Panels. For more information, visit www.samsung.com . Samsung Electronics Creating Framework for Personalized Art Galleries Samsung Electronics said that it is exploring alternatives by which artists could have their work displayed electronically in homes and executive offices.

Broadband Excellence Celebrated at 2011 InfoVision Awards

September 27, 2011 1:59 pm | Comments

The world leaders in broadband technology and services were celebrated tonight as the winners of the Broadband InfoVision Awards 2011 were presented. Huawei were the big winners of the night going home with three awards, while Vietnam Posts & Telecommunications Group secured the Changing Lives Award for its rural broadband project - Broadband Garden.

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