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Feds Reach Out to Kids Over Online Predators

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Amy Taxin, Associated Press | News | Comments

Federal agents are reaching out to children to get them to use street smarts online in a nationwide push to prevent sexual exploitation cases.Immigration and Customs Enforcement will send agents to school auditoriums and community centers across the country to teach teens and tweens — and their parents — how to be safer online and steer clear of Internet predators...

Pie Digital Boosts Call Resolution & Reduces Customer Support Calls

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Pie Digital | News | Comments

Pie Digital has announced TotalTechHero, the only application suite that fully enables service providers and customer service representatives (CSRs) to successfully support connected homes. TotalTechHero reduces customer care expense by up to 40 percent, improves the customer experience, and turns support into a revenue generator...

LTE Innovation Summit Examines Driving Technologies Accelerating the 4G Turn

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Rohde & Schwartz | News | Comments

Rohde & Schwartz has annouced that bringing chipset and device manufacturers, mobile operators, test labs, and other technology leaders involved in the LTE/4G ecosystem together, the 5th annual LTE Innovation Summit will explore the design and test implications of converging wireless technologies...

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Atmel Launching New Embedded Processing, Connectivity, & Software & Tools Solutions

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Agnes Toan, Atmel | News | Comments

Atmel Corporation has announced that the company is unveiling a number of new products that will drive smart, connected devices in the era of the Internet of Things (IoT) at Embedded World held in Nuremberg, Germany, February 25-27. Atmel's new products and demonstrations...

Tiny Power Generator Runs on Spit

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Justine E. Mink, Penn State | News | Comments

Saliva-powered micro-sized microbial fuel cells can produce minute amounts of energy sufficient to run on-chip applications, according to an international team of engineers. Bruce E. Logan, Evan Pugh Professor and Kappe Professor of Environmental Engineering, Penn State, credited the idea to fellow researcher Justine E. Mink...

IBM Named a Worldwide Leader in IDC MarketScape for Mobile Consulting and Technology Services

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Fabienne Dawson & Doug Fraim, IBM | News | Comments

IBM has announced that IDC has named IBM a leader in the new MarketScape Worldwide Mobile Application Development, Testing, Management, and Infrastructure (mADTMI) Services 2014 Vendor Assessment. Following an evaluation of 14 companies against 117 criteria, IBM was recognized in the “leaders” category in part for its “training and knowledge sharing, range of service capabilities, innovation/research and development pace...

Sondrel to Share Expertise at Mentor Graphics Events

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Sondrel | News | Comments

Sondrel has announced that it is participating in two Mentor Graphics events in the USA and Israel. Sondrel’s IC design engineers have completed over 200 complex designs in advanced process geometries down to 14nm. The Mentor Graphics User2User Conference...

Micron Technology Licenses Avago Technologies' 30G SerDes for Hybrid Memory Cube Devices

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Avago Technologies & Micron Technology | News | Comments

Avago Technologies has announced that Micron Technology has licensed Avago's 28nm Low Power 30Gbps Serializer/Deserializer (SerDes) IP for use in Micron's next generation Hybrid Memory Cube(HMC) devices. "Avago is an established leader in the development and delivery of high-speed SerDes cores...

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SOLiD Chooses Graybar to Open New Distribution Channel for In-Building Wireless Solutions

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Mike Collado, SOLiD & Wendie Larkin, Calysto Communications | News | Comments

SOLiD has announced a new relationship with Graybar. SOLiD’s Distributed Antenna System (DAS) products will now be available to Graybar resellers that deploy in-building wireless solutions to enable cellular and public-safety communications...

Emerson Network Power’s SE600 Series Expanded Beam Connector

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Emerson Network Power | News | Comments

Emerson Network Power has announced the launch of the SE600 Series Expanded Beam (EB) connector for systems in oil and gas exploration and production environments, both offshore and onshore. The Nickel Aluminum Bronze (NAB) or stainless steel construction provides the durability required in environments where exposure to salt water, oil, natural gas, and a variety of harsh chemicals...

Emoshape is Now Taking its A.I. Home Console Across the Atlantic

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Sharon Money, Emoshape | News | Comments

Emoshape established an online presence with over half of its IndieGoGo campaign investors based in the U.S. Having secured sufficient investment through their crowd funding drive, Emoshape has incorporated their transatlantic operations under Emoshape LLC (file Number 5469596)...

USC Viterbi Researchers Developing Cheap, Better-Performing Lithium-ion Batteries

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by University of Southern California | News | Comments

USC Viterbi School of Engineering professor Chongwu Zhou and his research team have developed a silicon anode and a sulfur-based cathode with low fabrication cost and high electrode performance for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. Researchers at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering have improved the performance and capacity of lithium batteries by developing better-performing, cheaper materials for use in anodes and cathodes...

Cypress’s TrueTouch Touchscreen Controllers Support Touch Sensors from Cima NanoTech

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Felicia Chia, Cima Nanotech | News | Comments

Cypress Semiconductor has announced its TrueTouch capacitive touchscreen controllers support designs with SANTE silver nanoparticle touch sensors from Cima NanoTech. Cima NanoTech’s SANTE FS200 Touch Films is the first silver nanoparticle-based touch sensor compatible with Cypress’s TrueTouch controllers. The companies are collaborating to leverage the unique strengths of SANTE...

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Spirax Sarco has Joined ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Tracy Britt, Spirax Sarco | News | Comments

Spirax Sarco has announced that they have joined the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute (WCI).  Customers can be confident that Spirax Sarco’s new products will continue to set the benchmark for steam-using organizations nationwide, working alongside them to provide productivity...

Cardinal Components Certified ISO / TS16949:2009

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Cardinal Components | News | Comments

Cardinal Components has announced that it has achieved ISO 16949 certification. The ISO/TS 16949:2009, in conjunction with ISO 9001:2008, defines the quality management system requirements for the design, development, production, and distribution of automotive-related products...

LINX NoVA Launch Internet Exchange Services at EvoSwitch

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by IX Reach | News | Comments

EvoSwitch has announced that LINX NoVA has turned up service at its data center in Manassas, VA, and that the first LINX member networks present at that location have started the exchange of Internet traffic as part of the Acceptance Into Service (AIS) process...

Novel Satellite Analysis Narrowed Malaysian Jet Search

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Justin Pritchard & Kelvin Chan, Associated Press | News | Comments

Investigators are closer to solving an international aviation mystery thanks to a British communications satellite and classroom physics. An analysis of faint signals sent from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 to an Inmarsat satellite led officials to conclude the plane crashed in a remote area of the southern Indian Ocean...

Sunrise Micro Devices Offering Radio Design in IP Form

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Sunrise Micro Devices | News | Comments

Sunrise Micro Devices (SMD) has announced that it is now a wireless intellectual property (IP) company delivering complete radio solutions to help accelerate the deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Standards-based wireless technologies offer interoperability and enable low-power wireless sensor nodes to connect to the Internet. Enabling a range of semiconductor companies...

IDTechEx Forecasts a Multi-Billion Dollar Future for E-Textiles

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Dr. Peter Harrop, Chairman, IDTechEx | News | Comments

The brand new IDTechEx Research report E-Textiles: Electronic Textiles 2014-2024 has a particular focus on the narrow definition of those entirely reliant on e-fibers for electronic, electro-optic, and electrical functionality. Today, only conductive weavable fibers are widely available commercially. Include in that embroidery and other interleaving technologies using ribbon or fiber...

PCTEST Lab Selects Rohde & Schwarz to Expand its Testing Capabilities

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by PCTEST Engineering Laboratory & Rohde & Schwarz | News | Comments

PCTEST Engineering Laboratory (PCTEST LAB) has purchased a second R&S TS8980FTA-2 conformance test system and several additional R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication testers to cover key next generation technologies. PCTEST's expanded test capabilities support new conformance and carrier acceptance test requirements...

Eurotech Everyware Software Framework (ESF) Overlay to Intel Internet of Things (IoT) Software Stack

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Allison Yrungaray & Giuliana Vidoni, Eurotech | News | Comments

Eurotech has announced it has completed validation of the Everyware Software Framework (ESF) for the Intel Gateway Solutions for Internet of Things (IoT). Eurotech’s ESF creates a Java-based IoT software stack for enterprises choosing that development environment...

Aussie Innovation Leaves NASA in Its Wake

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Institute for Telecommunications Research | News | Comments

The University of South Australia’s Institute for Telecommunications Research has won Technology of the Year 2013 for its Global Sensor Network (GSN) and is now looking to commercialize the technology. The GSN won out over tough competition, specifically a communications system designed by NASA to be carried aboard the International Space Station...

Molex Technologies Support MXC Fiber Optic Interface

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Molex Incorporated | News | Comments

Molex has announced that its VersaBeam expanded beam ferrule technology and single-mode silicon photonic active optical products will support the new MXC fiber optic interface. These and other Molex high-speed, high-density data transmission technologies will be featured...

Emerging Research Suggests a New Paradigm for "Unconventional Superconductors"

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Univeristy of Illinois, Engineering | News | Comments

An international team of scientists has reported the first experimental observation of the quantum critical point (QCP) in the extensively studied “unconventional superconductor” TiSe2, finding that it does not reside as predicted within the superconducting dome of the phase diagram...

Scientists Discover Potential Way to Make Graphene Superconducting

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Andy Freeberg, Standford University | News | Comments

Scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have discovered a potential way to make graphene superconducting, a state in which it would carry electricity with 100 percent efficiency...

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