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Elitecore to Launch Elite Connect Mobile App

October 6, 2014 1:21 pm | by Elitecore Technologies | News | Comments

Elitecore Technologies will soon launch Elite Connect Mobile App. Presenting Elite Connect Mobile App that lays down the marker for Carrier Wi-Fi technologies of the future will be launched...

Farsens to Exhibit and Present at Electronica 2014 and Euro ID 2014

October 6, 2014 1:09 pm | by Farsens | News | Comments

Farsens S.L. announced that it will be exhibiting products from its product portfolio at Electronica 2014 and Euro ID 2014 trade fairs. Our sales team will be showing the newest innovations in battery-free RFID sensor solutions...

Bob Williams Named Vice President of Sales at Tianma NLT America

October 6, 2014 12:46 pm | by Tianma NLT America | News | Comments

Mr. Williams brings extensive experience in the display industry to his new position, to which he has been promoted from Director of Multi-Channel Sales for the Eastern Region. He has served the company in a range of capacities since 1997...

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Presto Engineering Extends HDMI Test Capabilities

October 6, 2014 12:39 pm | by Presto Engineering | News | Comments

Presto Engineering announced its selection of the new Tektronix HDMI 2.0 solution to extend its HDMI test capabilities. In addition to the acquisition of the recently-released Tektronix HDMI platform, Presto Engineering will work jointly with Tektronix to expand its test coverage on high-speed serial bus interfaces...

TIA to UK OfCom for Promoting Investment and Innovation in IoT

October 6, 2014 12:04 pm | by Telecommunications Industry Association | News | Comments

The Telecommunications Industry Association submitted comments to the United Kingdom’s Office of Communications in response to its request for stakeholder views on promoting investment and innovation in the Internet of Things..

Crumpled Graphene Could Provide Unconventional Energy Storage

October 6, 2014 10:47 am | by David Chandler, MIT News Office | News | Comments

When someone crumples a sheet of paper, that usually means it's about to be thrown away. But researchers have now found that crumpling a piece of graphene "paper" — a material formed by bonding together layers of the two-dimensional ...  

Untangling Coiling Cables

October 6, 2014 10:39 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Videos | Comments

Engineers at MIT, along with computer scientists at Columbia University, have developed a method that predicts the pattern of coils and tangles that a cable may form when deployed onto a rigid surface ...         

Fast, Cheap Nanomanufacturing

October 6, 2014 10:29 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Arrays of tiny conical tips that eject ionized materials could fabricate nanoscale devices cheaply. Luis Fernando Velásquez-García’s group at MIT’s Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) develops dense arrays of microscopic cones that harness electrostatic forces to eject streams of ions...

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Photo of the Day: How Field Application Engineers Are Changing the Engineering World

October 6, 2014 10:23 am | by Kasey Panetta, Managing Editor and Eileen Whitmore, Art Director | News | Comments

Field application engineers, also known as FAEs or sales engineers are a hybrid of exactly what the title implies: Sales and Engineering. These folks are unique because they’re essentially in the position of selling a product, but they can ...

Hewlett-Packard Splits off PC, Printer Businesses

October 6, 2014 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard is splitting itself into two companies, one focused on its personal computer and printing business and another on technology services, such as data storage, servers and software, as it aims to drive profits higher. Hewlett-Packard, like other PC makers, has been facing changing consumer tastes...

DecaWave Appoints Gilles Delfassy as Director

October 3, 2014 12:55 pm | by DecaWave | News | Comments

DecaWave has appointed Gilles Delfassy as non-executive director of the company. Gilles Delfassy is a leading figure in the global semiconductor industry, with a career that spans both the US and Europe. Mr. Delfassy is currently the President of the Supervisory Board of Kalray...

Crumpled Graphene Could Provide an Unconventional Energy Storage

October 3, 2014 10:20 am | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | News | Comments

When someone crumples a sheet of paper, that usually means it’s about to be thrown away. But researchers have now found that crumpling a piece of graphene “paper” — a material formed by bonding together layers of the two-dimensional form of carbo...                   

Stanford Computer Scientist Selected to Join Ambitious Moore Foundation Program

October 3, 2014 10:17 am | by Tom Abate, Stanford Engineering | News | Comments

Christopher Re, assistant professor of computer science and Robert N. Noyce Family Faculty Scholar, today was named a Moore Investigator as part of the Data-Driven Discovery Initiative advanced by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation...              

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Batteries Included: A Solar Cell that Stores Its Own Power

October 3, 2014 9:34 am | by Pam Frost Gorder, Ohio State University | News | Comments

Is it a solar cell? Or a rechargeable battery? Actually, the patent-pending device invented at The Ohio State University is both: the world's first solar battery...                                    

Can a Football Stadium Be as 'Smart' as a Phone?

October 3, 2014 9:30 am | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

It's a tough challenge for the National Football League to entice fans off their comfy couches and into stadiums when ticket prices are almost as high as the sport's TV ratings...                       

New Map Uncovers Thousands of Unseen Seamounts on Ocean Floor

October 2, 2014 4:42 pm | by Cheryl Dybas, Mario Aguilera, National Science Foundation | News | Comments

Scientists have created a new map of the world's seafloor, offering a more vivid picture of the structures that make up the deepest, least-explored parts of the ocean...                                  

Photos of the Day: Satellites Help Create New Map of Ocean Floor

October 2, 2014 4:41 pm | by Cheryl Dybas, Mario Aguilera, National Science Foundation | News | Comments

Thousands of previously uncharted mountains rising from the seafloor, called seamounts, have emerged through the map, along with new clues about the formation of the continents...                                  

MIT, Twitter Team Up on $10M Social Media Project

October 2, 2014 4:07 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Twitter are teaming up on a $10 million project to better understand social networks and figure out new ways to benefit from them...             

Cree Earns U.S. Department of Defense Manufacturing Readiness Level 8 Designation

October 2, 2014 1:47 pm | by Cree | News | Comments

Cree has earned the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) manufacturing readiness level eight (MRL 8) designation. Awarded for its production of GaN monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), this designation...               

New Absorber Will Lead to Better Biosensors

October 2, 2014 1:29 pm | by Amanda Morris, McCormick School of Engineering | News | Comments

Biological sensors, or biosensors, are like technological canaries in the coalmine. By converting a biological response into an optical or electrical signal, they can alert us to dangers in our external and internal environments...             

New Frontier in Error-Correcting Codes

October 2, 2014 1:23 pm | by Andrew Carleen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Error-correcting codes are one of the glories of the information age: They're what guarantee the flawless transmission of digital information over the airwaves or through copper wire, even in the presence of the corrupting influences...                  

Robot Researcher Combines Nature to Nurture ‘Superhuman’ Navigation

October 2, 2014 1:00 pm | by Debra Nowland, Queensland University of Technology | News | Comments

Computer modelling of the human eye, the brain of a rat and a robot could revolutionize advances in neuroscience and new technology, says a QUT leading robotics researcher...                  

Review: Pay by Phone or Just Keep Using Plastic?

October 2, 2014 10:15 am | by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Trying to use my phone to pay at restaurants and retailers has been frustrating. It's easier just to pull out my plastic credit card than to figure out which card works with which app and which app works with which store...                                    

Germany's Rocket Internet Makes Bumpy Market Debut

October 2, 2014 10:13 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Germany's Rocket Internet AG, which specializes in launching e-commerce startups, has made a bumpy market debut — with its shares falling on their first day of trading in Frankfurt...                   

San Francisco Expands Free Public Wi-Fi Access

October 2, 2014 10:11 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

San Francisco launched free Wi-Fi access at more than 30 public parks, plazas and recreation areas on Wednesday, thanks to a grant from Google...                   

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