Imagine that the chips in your smart phone or computer could repair and defend themselves on the fly, recovering in microseconds from problems ranging from less-than-ideal battery power to total transistor failure. It might sound like the stuff of science fiction...
Are there any of us who haven’t been assigned to the “undead” project? You know, those projects that seem to go on forever without ever possessing the priority or proper resources to get finally to launch, or the ones that are constantly re-directed or re-defined such that we never make meaningful progress.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who is fighting Dell Inc. founder Michael Dell's plan to take the struggling company private, has entered a confidentiality agreement that would give him access to the computer maker's financial records.
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying repeated China's assertion that it is firmly opposed to cyberattacks and one of the countries that has suffered most from them. She says the country cracks down on such hackers according to the law.
GLOBO has announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro Inc, the world's largest technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, the Ingram Micro Mobility division will...
Microwave Development Labs, Inc., one of the leading suppliers of high-frequency rotary joints, castings, and waveguide components for satellite-communications systems, will be joining a host of exhibitors at one of the largest major events for satcom system developers, the Satellite 2013 Conference & Exhibition.
JDSU [NASDAQ: JDSU] has announced it has acquired Arieso, a global leader in location-aware software solutions that enable mobile network operators to boost 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE network performance and enrich the mobile subscriber experience. JDSU acquired Arieso.
Ericsson and InterDigital join Hypervoice Consortium in Creating New Standards in Voice CommunicationsMarch 11, 2013 1:35 pm | by Hypervoice Consortium | News | Comments
InterDigital and Ericsson join Telefonica Digital, HarQen, Voxeo Labs, and Martin Geddes Consulting Ltd. as industry leaders who have come together to redefine the future of voice services. The founding partners aim to fulfill the consortium’s mission of articulating and advancing standards.
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 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.
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.
Alibaba Group, one of the world's biggest e-commerce companies, said Monday its executive vice president will succeed founder Jack Ma as chief executive. Ma, 48, announced in January he was stepping down as CEO to make way for younger leaders. He stayed on as chairman.
This week on WDD's Hotspot, Samsung's new Galaxy S IV will feature eye-tracking technology; Overdrive Robotics' smartbot is a smartphone and robot in one; LIFEBeam engineers create heart rate-monitoring SMART bicycle helmet; and Thimble Bioelectronics provides portable pain relief.
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 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 , 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.
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.
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.
Sugata Mitra makes his bold TED Prize wish: Help me design the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can explore and learn from each other -- using resources and mentoring from the cloud. Hear his inspiring vision for Self Organized Learning Environments.
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...
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.
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 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.
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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