BlackBerry said Friday that it will lay off 4,500 employees, or 40 percent of its global workforce, as it reports a nearly $1 billion second-quarter loss a week earlier than the results were expected. Shares were halted pending the news and plunged as low as $8.01 when the stock reopened for trading. Shares regained some ground to close down 17 percent at $8.72.
Enhanced SanDisk iNAND Extreme to Provide Fast Digital Storage for Tablets Enables by Intel ‘Bay Trail'September 20, 2013 1:14 pm | by SanDisk Corporation | News | Comments
SanDisk Corporation has announced that the iNAND Extreme embedded flash drive (EFD) has been optimized to provide advanced digital storage in tablets powered by the new 22nm Intel Atom system-on-a-chip (SoC) introduced by Intel last week. The new enhancements to the iNAND Extreme make it faster, more responsive and highly compatible...
RFMD has introduced the world's first 6-inch GaN-on-Silicon Carbide (SiC) wafers for manufacturing RF power transistors for both military and commercial use. The company is converting all GaN production and development to 6-inch diameter wafers using its existing high-volume...
FCI will be exhibiting its latest range of automation connector solutions at Automation 2013, Asia’s leading automation event. Automation 2013 provides a platform for the best minds and leading solution providers in the industry, including FCI, to interact and drive innovations within the automation sphere.
Ixia has announced today the sharing of key insights and findings with the mobile industry to help them prepare for the next major wireless technology — Voice over LTE (VoLTE). Based on extensive work with leading mobile operators and equipment vendors, Ixia has published an industry-first book...
Yanfeng Visteon Automotive Electronics Signs License Agreement with Neonode for Next-Generation GPS Navigation SystemsSeptember 20, 2013 1:00 pm | by Neonode | News | Comments
Neonode has announced that it has signed a multi-year license agreement with Yanfeng Visteon Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd, a Tier One manufacturer and joint venture between Visteon, a Fortune 500 and Barron's 500 company, and Yanfeng Visteon Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd. Neonode's versatile and automotive qualified Multisensing...
InfoComm International has announced the appointment of Ben Barnard to Account Manager, UK & Ireland. The appointment results from a recommendation by the UK Task Force for an increased local InfoComm presence. Barnard, from Hertfordshire, joins an established UK team at InfoComm International.
Sierra Wireless has announced the launch of the Sierra Wireless Solution Partner Program and the Sierra Wireless M2M Solution Exchange. The Sierra Wireless Solution Partner Program promotes integrated wireless solutions powered by Sierra Wireless technology. It offers a streamlined, functional way for solution partners...
Skyworks Solutions has announced that its highly integrated, low noise amplifier front-end modules are being leveraged by various OEMs to enable global positioning systems (GPS) and global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) in smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in emerging markets.
Tangoe has announced the release of Mobile Device Management (MDM) software version 13.2. The latest enhancements include support of Apple’s iOS 7 and application virtualization capabilities. As a result of the changing mobile landscape, enterprises are facing more and more risk and are often limited...
Device certification is complex for OEMs, because carriers differ in requirements and processes to deploy devices on their respective networks. It is hard to predict development costs, schedule/predict time-to-market, and navigate certification processes. And, re-branding an already-certified product is costly.
Imagery from NOAA's GOES-East satellite on Sept. 19 showed Tropical Depression Humberto had lost its organization, while one tropical low struggled near Bermuda, and another one was taking shape in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico. NASA's HS3 hurricane mission is sending an unmanned Global Hawk aircraft to investigate the developing system in the Gulf.
It’s Friday!!!!! And in this episode of Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, we’re talking about Owlet, which is helping parents obtain a snapshot into their child’s well-being with their new Owlet Vitals Monitor that works with your very own smartphone.
A new optical device developed by a team of electrical and computer engineering students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) can identify the contents of the fluid in an intravenous (IV) line in real-time, offering a promising way to improve the safety of IV drug delivery.
Nokia says it will pay outgoing CEO Stephen Elop a compensation package of some $25 million (19 million euros) when he leaves the company to move over to Microsoft. In proxy statements to shareholders published Thursday, the Finnish company says the amount includes Elop's base salary and equity awards of about 14.6 million euros.
Google is bringing its digital wallet to the iPhone in its latest attempt to upstage Apple on its own popular device. Thursday's release of the Google Wallet app represents a challenge to the Passbook program that Apple has built into the iPhone's operating system.
The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2013. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Boingo’s acquisition of AWG creates an unmatched global leader in airport wireless services, providing public Wi-Fi, and cellular DAS network expertise.
The iController is a versatile hardware platform, and Frank Stempskie, sales manager at Ceremetek, discusses the advantages the iController has over traditional monitoring systems. He also explains how the iController helps improve sensor equipped processes.
Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, Microchip has a new family of microcontrollers that can integrate a full analog signal chain. They also feature an integrated USB, which supports the uploading of clinical data for medical equipment, and can act as a service/data port for industrial equipment.
The ambitious quest to reverse the aging process and extend human life will be pursued by a new company called Calico that is being financed by Google, which has amassed a $54 billion stockpile primarily through its dominance of Internet search and online advertising.
A new system called C3 Logix, which has been under development the past two years by the Cleveland Clinic's Innovation Group, is using an iPad2 as an assessment tool, which incorporates elements of the widely used ImPACT test and other neurocognitive exams with balance and vision tests to present what developers hope is a more comprehensive picture of head injuries.
Empirix has released a new analytics platform that turns terabytes of data into real-time intelligence for improving customer experience and performance management as well as strategic business decision making. Organizations can use Empirix IntelliSight to easily unlock insights from information-rich network feeds and efficiently enrich and correlate them with existing warehoused data for deeper insights.
Apple today released its new iOS 7 operating system for phones and tablets, a major departure in style and functionality. The new software comes installed in two new iPhones — the 5C and the 5S — that Apple will begin selling Friday. The older 4, 4S, and 5 iPhone models and the iPad2 can be upgraded to iOS 7 for free.
Garmin announces the zūmo 390LM GPS navigator – a stylish, rugged, sunlight readable, and glove-friendly touchscreen device that helps keep motorcyclists on track, on and off the road. Mounted on the handlebars or in the car (motorcycle and car mounts included), the zūmo 390LM’s design offers the flexibility riders want.
Star Micronics introduces its DK-AirCash accessory for enabling secure cash payments in mPOS. Traditionally, cash drawers are controlled manually (key operated) or by a wired connection to a PC or printer. The DK-AirCash enables the control of the cash drawer either directly through an Ethernet, Bluetooth, or MFi certified Bluetooth connection.