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Orders of Keyboard BlackBerry Start in Canada

April 10, 2013 10:29 am | by BY ROB GILLIES, Associated Press | Comments

The maker of the BlackBerry phone said Tuesday that a modern smartphone with a physical keyboard will be available in Canada in the coming weeks as major wireless companies started taking advance orders. Details on when the BlackBerry Q10 will go on sale elsewhere will be announced soon...


Austin Next City for Ultra-Fast Google Fiber

April 10, 2013 9:58 am | by PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press | Comments

Google Inc. picked tech-savvy Austin on Tuesday as the next city where the search giant will wire homes with ultra-fast Internet connections, but did not say how much customers will pay or when the fiber-optic experiment might expand elsewhere in the U.S.


Google to Invest $390M in Data Center in Belgium

April 10, 2013 9:19 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Internet search giant Google says it is investing 300 million euros ($390 million) to expand its continental European data center. Google Inc. said Wednesday it will upgrade the facility in Belgium to meet growing demand for its online services.


Advancing Secure Communications

April 10, 2013 9:17 am | by University of Michigan | Comments

In a development that could make the advanced form of secure communications known as quantum cryptography more practical, University of Michigan researchers have demonstrated a simpler, more efficient single-photon emitter that can be made using traditional semiconductor processing techniques.


A Step Toward Optical Transistors?

April 10, 2013 9:17 am | by McGill University | Comments

As demand for computing and communication capacity surges, the global communication infrastructure struggles to keep pace, since the light signals transmitted through fiber-optic lines must still be processed electronically, creating a bottleneck in telecommunications networks.


Ericsson to Buy Microsoft's TV Software Unit

April 9, 2013 9:35 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Ericsson, the Swedish maker of telecommunications equipment, has agreed to buy Microsoft's Mediaroom business, which makes the software that powers AT&T's U-Verse TV service, the companies said Monday. Neither company said how much Ericsson is paying.


U.S. Says Hacking Undermines China's Interests

April 9, 2013 9:30 am | by CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, Associated Press | Comments

Hacking that originates inside China is undermining its relationship with the United States and harms Beijing's long-term interests, a top U.S. diplomat said Tuesday, in the latest high-level public expression of concern over a problem that has prompted threats of commercial retaliation from Washington.


Google's Android Target of New Antitrust Complaint

April 9, 2013 9:22 am | by JUERGEN BAETZ, Associated Press | Comments

The "FairSearch" initiative of 17 companies — which includes Microsoft, Nokia, and Oracle — claims Google is acting unfairly by giving away its Android operating system to mobile device companies on the condition that the U.S. online giant's own software applications like YouTube and Google Maps are installed and prominently displayed.


NASA Selects MIT-led TESS Project for 2017 Mission

April 8, 2013 10:09 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

Following a three-year competition, NASA has selected the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) project at MIT for a planned launch in 2017. The space agency announced the mission — to be funded by a $200 million grant to the MIT-led team — this afternoon.


Sierra Wireless Introduces a Compact 3G Wireless Gateway

April 7, 2013 8:26 pm | by Sierra Wireless | Comments

AirLink Raven, Raven X, and Raven XE gateways have been successfully integrated into a wide variety of M2M deployments, enabling customers to do everything from monitoring soil conditions in vineyards or vibrations in historic buildings, to managing SCADA equipment remotely...


Zfone Communications is Now Element Telecom

April 7, 2013 7:15 pm | by Element Telecom | Comments

Element Telecom, a leading provider of scalable and affordable VoIP solutions to residential and business customers, announces today the formal rebranding of Zfone Communications as Element Telecom. The announcement reflects the evolution of Element Telecom into a multi-national provider...


RACO Now Included in Rockwell Automation Support Center

April 7, 2013 7:08 pm | by RACO Manufacturing and Engineering Co. Inc. | Comments

Customers can resolve their technical issues easily and efficiently with 24/7 support from the Rockwell Automation Support Center. Customers can search for public answers, request notification updates, read forums, submit questions and chat live as part of this full-service support center.


Master Electronics Signs Distribution Agreement with Panasonic

April 7, 2013 6:55 pm | by Master Electronics; Panasonic Industrial Devices | Comments

Master Electronics announces the company has been awarded the prestigious Panasonic Industrial Devices franchise. The expanded Panasonic offering builds on decades of success between the two companies selling and promoting Panasonic Electric Works products.


Openet Global Policy Management Revenue Leader for Third Consecutive Year

April 7, 2013 6:32 pm | by Openet | Comments

Openet, a global leader of high performance transaction management software for network operators, was again recognized as the global revenue leader in Infonetics Research's Policy Management market share, size and forecast report.


Omron Network Products Debuts and Offers Demonstrations of Industry's Most Compact and Versatile SDI Subsystem

April 7, 2013 6:23 pm | by Omron Network Products, LLC | Comments

Omron Network Products, LLC (ONP) has announced the company will offer an exclusive demonstration of the SX4-SDI subsystem, the industry's only stand-alone optical subsystem that can transmit four 3G-SDI signals simultaneously over 500m on a single fiber. ONP will debut the SX4-SDI at the 2013 NAB show in booth SL4329 from April 8-11.



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