A Delaware judge on Friday dealt a blow to activist investor Carl Icahn's effort to stop CEO and founder Michael Dell's $24.8 billion buyout offer for the struggling computer maker. He refused to fast-track proceedings on Icahn's claims that Dell directors have betrayed their duties to shareholders in trying to win support for Michael Dell's bid.
Heins would receive $48 million in equity awards, based on the company's share price at the end of its latest fiscal year, according to a regulatory filing earlier this year. He would also get $7.5 million in compensation for his salary and bonus under the change of control provisions in his contract.
Research calling for the use of a wearable computing system installed in a helmet to protect construction workers from carbon monoxide poisoning, a serious lethal threat in this industry, has garnered the Virginia Tech investigators a Best Paper Award from a prestigious scientific and engineering community.
Skyworks Solutions announced that MediaTek is leveraging several of Skyworks’ front-end solutions in their innovative, dual-core MT6572 platform which is supporting multiple leading tier-one smartphone manufacturers in emerging markets.
AVX Corporation has announced that the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has issued drawings for high-reliability versions of its Accu-L Series thin film inductors in 0402, 0603, and 0805 case sizes. Currently unique in their ability to provide extremely low inductance values (0.56nH) and ultra-tight inductor tolerances (±0.05nH)...
Trimble has announced the addition of the Micro-LTE to its ThingMagic Mercury 6e Series of embedded UHF RFID modules. The Micro-LTE joins the ThingMagic Micro to create a family of the smallest, 2-port, high-performance RFID modules on the market.
A team of experts on gallium nitride technologies from GaN Systems is presenting a major conference paper at the 224th ECS Electrochemical Energy Summit (San Francisco, California October 27 – November 1). “Characterisations and performance of D-Mode GaN HEMT transistor used in a cascode configuration”...
Agilent Technologies Furthers Investigative Potential of Scanning Microwave Microscopy via Enhanced EMPro SoftwareAugust 15, 2013 3:06 pm | by Agilent Technologies | News | Comments
Agilent Technologies has announced a new application available in the latest version of its EMPro modeling software. This new application lets researchers perform electromagnetic simulations to help interpret the experiments they do using scanning microwave microscopy.
Ingram Micro has announced a multi-year agreement with SquareTradeSquareTrade, the number-one-rated mobile device protection plan, trusted by millions of customers. Ingram Micro Mobility will provide all mobile device lifecycle services and back-end supply chain operations for SquareTrade, creating unrivaled reliability and consistency across its operations.
Calysto has announced that the company is partnering with GMIC - Silicon Valley's Largest Mobile Conference, which will take place from October 21-23 in San Francisco. Calysto’s partner, GMIC Silicon Valley, hosts mobile executives, entrepreneurs, developers and investors from around the globe...
A new report from Informa Telecoms & Media highlights the fact that LTE is the fastest-growing mobile network technology, with operators, infrastructure vendors, handset manufacturers and chipset providers rallying to evolve their products and services.
Although customer relationship management (CRM) is a mature market from an enterprise perspective, many organizations across all sectors and regions of the world continue to invest in CRM systems, says global analyst firm Ovum. Some organizations are already into their third or even fourth deployments.
Agilent Technologies Opens Ninth Calibration Center in Americas for Electronic Measurement InstrumentsAugust 15, 2013 2:39 pm | by Agilent Technologies | News | Comments
Agilent Technologies has announced the opening of a new calibration center in Phoenix, Ariz. Now owners of Agilent electronic measurement instruments in the area can receive true local OEM calibrations, with measurements performed using OEM procedures for every warranted specification.
Consumers waiting for Microsoft's revamped version of its latest Windows operating system will be able to get the software beginning Oct. 17. The release date for Windows 8.1 is nearly a year after the debut of Windows 8, a dramatic overhaul of the operating system that has been powering most personal computers for decades.
A team at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering has developed a novel way to build what many see as the next generation memory storage devices for portable electronic devices including smart phones, tablets, laptops, and digital cameras.
Antivirus software running on your computer has one big weak point - if a new virus is released before the antivirus provider knows about it or before the next scheduled antivirus software update, your system can be infected. Such zero-day infections are common.
Information theory — the discipline that gave us digital communication and data compression — also put cryptography on a secure mathematical foundation. Since 1948, when the paper that created information theory first appeared, most information-theoretic analyses of secure schemes have depended on a common assumption.
ETH-researchers cannot "beam" objects or humans of flesh and blood through space yet, a feat sometimes alluded to in science fiction movies. They managed, however, to teleport information from A to B – for the first time in an electronic circuit, similar to a computer chip.
Memory devices like disk drives, flash drives, and RAM play an important role in our lives. They are an essential component of our computers, phones, electronic appliances, and cars. Yet current memory devices have significant drawbacks: dynamic RAM memory has to be refreshed periodically, static RAM data is lost when the power is off, and flash memory lacks speed.
Apple's shares srged passed the $500 threshold — their highest level since January. Wednesday's gains came a day after activist investor Carl Icahn said he thinks the iPhone maker should do more to revive its stock price. The outspoken billionaire said in Twitter posts Tuesday that he had acquired an unspecified stake in Apple and had spoken to its CEO about boosting share repurchase plans.
Microsoft said it has fixed a problem that prevented some people from getting their email on Outlook.com, but mobile users might still be having problems.Service had been restored on the Web shortly after 2 p.m. PDT Wednesday, according to an update on Microsoft's website.
IBM is buying fraud protection software maker Trusteer, amid the growing threat of cyberattacks. The Armonk, NY, technology services company announced the acquisition Thursday, but didn't disclose how much it paid for Trusteer. In connection with the deal, IBM said it's forming a new software lab in Israel where Trusteer and IBM researchers and developers will work together on cybersecurity issues.
A group of smartphone app developers and weather experts discovered a way to use the temperature sensors built into smartphone batteries to crowdsource weather information. These tiny thermometers usually prevent smartphones from dangerously overheating, but the researchers discovered the battery temperatures tell a story about the environment around them.
Rachel has over 15 years in the mobile industry, with experience working for companies ranging in size from startups to multinational corporations. She was recently the vice president for product management at DeviceAnywhere, before it was acquired by Keynote. Rachel has also managed the wireless data quality products at Telephia, which is now part of Nielsen.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation has announced they have teamed up to develop the high-performance antenna tuning design solution in the LG Optimus G Pro smartphone that was recently introduced to the Korean market. The Optimus G Pro features a 5.5-inch full High Definition (HD) In-Plane Switching (IPS) display...