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UCLA Researchers Combat Global Disease with a Cell Phone, Google Maps and a lot of Ingenuity

May 1, 2012 1:18 pm | Comments

In the fight against emerging public health threats, early diagnosis of infectious diseases is crucial. And in poor and remote areas of the globe where conventional medical tools like microscopes and cytometers are unavailable, rapid diagnostic tests, or RDTs, are helping to make disease screening quicker and simpler.

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Dell Upgrades High-End Gaming Laptops With Faster Graphics, Ivy Bridge

May 1, 2012 1:15 pm | Comments

Dell has announced a series of upgrades to its Alienware gaming laptops, including Intel’s new quad-core processors and powerful graphics cards unavailable in any other device. The company updated its lineup of high-end gaming laptops for Alienware’s M14x, M17x and M18x models Monday.

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BlackBerry Music Gateway: Streaming So Simple Your Grandma Could Do It

May 1, 2012 1:08 pm | Comments

  To kick off the annual BlackBerry World trade show, Research In Motion unveiled a gadget, the BlackBerry Music Gateway, that bridges your phone with your stereo. Just pair your BlackBerry (or competing handset) via Bluetooth , and you’ll be quickly streaming music to whatever audio system it’s connected to.

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Best Buy Leaks Logitech Solar-Powered iPad Case

May 1, 2012 1:06 pm | Comments

A new listing at Best Buy has unveiled — perhaps prematurely — a very interesting gadget: A solar-powered iPad case by Logitech. This confirms a recent rumor that Logitech is working on such a case, though Logitech itself hasn’t officially said a word about it yet. The Best Buy listing   looks very real, however.

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IMS 2012 Preview

May 1, 2012 9:51 am | Comments

Wondering what to expect at the 2012 IEEE MTTS International Microwave Symposium (IMS)? Watch the new video! Join us in Montréal Canada to experience a record breaking year for the IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS).Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) and featuring the theme Microwave Without Borders, the IMS2012 will be the centerpiece of Microwave Week June 17-22, 2012.

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What Would You Do Without NAND Flash Technology?

May 1, 2012 8:25 am | Comments

Imagine a day without your smartphone, music player, tablet, or any of your other favorite portable devices -- these are examples of the scenarios that Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., (TAEC)*, a committed leader that collaborates with technology companies to create breakthrough designs, explores in its new NAND Flash Deprivation Experiment campaign.

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Top 50 Internet of Things Applications

May 1, 2012 5:40 am | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Editor | Comments

The exponentially growing number of objects connected to the Internet is completely changing our world. What new business models will appear? Which processes can be optimized? How many vertical markets will benefit? Libelium, a wireless sensor networks platform provider, has released the document “50 Sensor Applications for a Smarter World.

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Towerstream to Keynote Tower Technology Summit Co-Located at CTIA Wireless 2012

May 1, 2012 5:38 am | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Editor | Comments

Towerstream announced that Jeff Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, will present the opening keynote at the Tower Technology Summit Co-Located at CTIA Wireless 2012. The conference is scheduled for Tuesday, May 8th -- Thursday, May 10th at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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KBZ Wins Cisco Video Distributor of the Year

May 1, 2012 5:36 am | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Editor | Comments

KBZ, US announced that it is the recipient of a Cisco Worldwide Distribution Summit award for Video Distributor of the Year. Cisco unveiled the winners April 16 prior to its annual channel partner conference in San Diego, Calif. "Cisco is proud to partner with so many well-respected and industry-leading distributors, and it is an honor to recognize KBZ as a Cisco Worldwide Distribution Summit award winner," said Scott A.

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Online Resource Center for Design Engineers

May 1, 2012 5:34 am | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Editor | Comments

TE Connectivity's Aerospace, Defense & Marine business announces its new community-centered website for design engineers, www.DesignSmarterFaster.com . The new site is meant to be a resource center for design engineers to connect directly with TE Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who can advise and team up with them early in the design process to help bring their products and systems to market faster with smarter, better solutions.

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RIM’s Secret Weapon for Reviving BlackBerry: HTML5

April 30, 2012 7:41 am | Comments

BlackBerry-app-world-600BlackBerry World, Research In Motion‘s once-a-year event to evangelize its brand, kicks off today in Orlando, Fla. Most of the attention will focus on the coming BlackBerry 10 software, the backbone of RIM’s coming suite of smartphones. RIM’s future depends greatly on BB10, but there’s another software factor that’s playing a large and growing role in the company’s strategy to recover: HTML5.

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New Protocols Improve Consistency in Materials Testing for Portable Electronics

April 30, 2012 6:17 am | Comments

W. L. Gore & Associates has developed new testing protocols that improve reliability of acoustic vents used for water and particulate protection in portable electronic devices. These new protocols more effectively match the environmental conditions to which the venting materials are exposed, which results in consistent testing results.

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The Future of Scopes

April 27, 2012 10:05 am | Comments

As engineers push their circuits and components to ever-higher frequencies, they expect scope manufacturers to keep up with their needs. For their part, engineers must remain attentive to basic scope operations and specifications. Attend this webinar and listen as our panelists: • Address misconceptions engineers have about the capabilities and limits of digital scopes.

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Carlisle Interconnect Technologies Receives Boeing Performance Excellence Award

April 26, 2012 12:05 pm | Comments

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies announced that it’s interconnect division located in El Segundo, CA has been named a recipient of the 2011 Boeing Performance Excellence Award (BPEA) for a third consecutive year, 2009, 2010, and 2011 based on its superior supplier performance. Boeing issues the BPEA annually to recognize those suppliers who have maintained superior quality and delivery performance.

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GreenPeak Wins Prestigious 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award

April 26, 2012 11:42 am | by Recognized as a leader in developing new wireless technologies for consumer electronics & residential applications and demonstrating rapid growth and adoption by major customers | Comments

GreenPeak Technologies , a leading low power RF semiconductor company in the ZigBee space, today announced that it has been named a winner in the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Europe award, a prestigious award honoring the most promising technology innovation companies throughout Europe. The Red Herring editorial team uses a competitive process to select the most innovative companies from a pool of several hundred from across Europe.

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