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Freescale Exceeds 175M Plastic-Packaged RF Power Transistors Shipped

March 11, 2013 1:24 pm | by Freescale Semiconductor | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor [NYSE: FSL], the worldwide leader in high-power radio frequency (RF) power transistors, recently reached a milestone unparalleled in the industry – shipment of more than 175 million high-power, high-frequency RF power transistors in plastic packages.

Avago and Corning Collaborate on Optical Connectivity Solutions

March 11, 2013 1:17 pm | by Avago Technologies; Corning Incorporated | Comments

Avago Technologies, a world's leading provider of fiber optic components, has developed a series of pluggable transceivers and Atlas optical engines at 40G/100G and beyond, ideally suited for the Ethernet, Storage, and high performance computing applications.


Rogers to Show Wide Range of Solutions for Power Conversion and Distribution at APEC 2013

March 11, 2013 12:31 pm | by Rogers Corporation | Comments

Rogers Corporation [NYSE:ROG], represented by its Power Electronics Solutions (PES) Division, will showcase some of its most advanced products for power electronic applications at the upcoming APEC 2013 conference and exhibition.


An Internet for Robots

March 11, 2013 10:42 am | by European Universities | Comments

Researchers of five European universities have developed a cloud-computing platform for robots. The platform allows robots connected to the Internet to directly access the powerful computational, storage, and communications infrastructure of modern data centers.


Quantum Computing Moves Forward

March 11, 2013 9:49 am | by Cather­ine Zan­donella, Office of the Dean for Research | Comments

New tech­nolo­gies that exploit quan­tum behav­ior for com­put­ing and other appli­ca­tions are closer than ever to being real­ized due to recent advances, accord­ing to a review arti­cle pub­lished this week in the jour­nal Sci­ence. These advances could enable the cre­ation of immensely pow­er­ful com­put­ers...


IEEE OnlineGreenComm 2013 to be held October 29 - 31

March 10, 2013 11:46 pm | by IEEE Online Conference on Green Communications | Comments

IEEE Online Conference on Green Communications (OnlineGreenComm 2013), the virtual forum dedicated to the advancement of energy-efficient communications and green networking technologies, will hold its third annual event from October 29 - 31, 2013.


Aeroflex Announces the POCSAG Testing Option for the 3920 Series Radio Test Set

March 10, 2013 11:34 pm | by Aeroflex Incorporated | Comments

Aeroflex Incorporated, has announced the POCSAG testing option for the 3920 Series Digital Radio Test Set. With this option, the 3920 Series can now be used to verify the operation of POCSAG pagers and paging systems.


Tech Valley Communications Appoints Senior VP of Sales & Marketing

March 10, 2013 11:23 pm | by Tech Valley Communications | Comments

Tech Valley Communications , a facilities based telecommunications service provider operating networks in New York and Northern New England, today announces the appointment of Patrick Coughlin as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing effective immediately.


GMC Terrain IntelliLink Now Includes a Standard Tech Geek

March 8, 2013 3:51 pm | by GMC News | Comments

In November 2012, General Motors announced an industry-first team of 25 young and tech-savvy Connected Customer Specialists. These experts worked for leading computer and communications companies before coming to General Motors to bring a helping hand to sales teams in GMC showrooms.


Repairing or Upgrading Electronics: Why Cycle Time Matters

March 8, 2013 3:29 pm | by Del Williams, Technical Writer, Torrance, CA | Comments

When handling electronics repairs, upgrades, or returns, including forward or reverse logistics, cycle time matters. The impact of slower cycle time is often felt on cost, such as when viable circuit boards or other parts are unnecessarily replaced when they can be repaired.


New Flex-Grid System Prevents Optical Network 'Traffic Jams'

March 8, 2013 9:50 am | by The Optical Society | Comments

Services like Google Maps use algorithms to determine the fastest route from point A to point B—even factoring in real-time traffic information as you travel to redirect you if, for example, a parade is blocking part of your route. Now, a team of researchers from Spain and Japan have achieved this kind of traffic control for the connections in optical networks...


Engineers Develop Techniques to Boost Efficiency of Cloud Computing Infrastructure

March 8, 2013 9:31 am | by University of California, San Diego | Comments

Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, and Google have developed a novel approach that allows the massive infrastructure powering cloud computing as much as 15 to 20 percent more efficiently. This novel model has already been applied at Google.


Biobatteries Catch Breath

March 8, 2013 9:24 am | by Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences | Comments

An air-breathing bio-battery has been constructed by researchers from the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. The core element providing the new power source with relatively high voltage and long lifetime is a carefully designed cathode taking up oxygen from air and composed of an enzyme, carbon nanotubes and silicate.


Google Cutting 1,200 more Motorola Jobs

March 8, 2013 9:02 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Google says it's cutting an additional 1,200 jobs in its Motorola division as the unprofitable cellphone maker struggles to compete. The latest reductions come on top of the 4,000 Motorola job cuts that Google Inc. announced last summer, and will be in countries including the U.S., China and India.


Mind-Controlled Exoskeleton to Help Disabled People Walk Again

March 8, 2013 9:00 am | by European Commission, CORDIS | Comments

Every year thousands of people in Europe are paralysed by a spinal cord injury. Many are young adults, facing the rest of their lives confined to a wheelchair. Although no medical cure currently exists, in the future they could be able to walk again thanks to a mind-controlled robotic exoskeleton being developed by EU-funded researchers.



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