Google is paying nearly $15 million in bonuses to four of the Internet search company's top executives for their performances last year. Documents filed Tuesday disclosed Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt will get the biggest award at $6 million to supplement his estimated fortune of $8 billion.
High-Performance, Organic Nanowire Phototransistors Open the Way for Optoelectronic Device MiniaturizationMarch 13, 2013 9:55 am | by Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology | News | Comments
Research team of Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Ulsan, South Korea, developed high-performance organic phototransistors based on single-crystalline n-channel organic nanowires. Phototransistors are a kind of transistors in which the incident light intensity can modulate the charge-carrier density in the channel.
Keep computers in a common area so you can monitor what your kids are doing. It's a longstanding directive for online safety — but one that's quickly becoming moot as more young people have mobile devices, often with Internet access. A new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project...
The Justice Department cleared the merger last week, meaning that the last hurdle will be a vote by MetroPCS shareholders, who convene in a month. Regulatory approval of the deal was expected. The FCC applied no significant conditions to its approval.
In a bustling tent set up in a parking lot here at the South By Southwest Interactive Festival, people are pointing their hands and gesturing with chopsticks as they guide various actions on a dozen computer screens. Some of the sharpest minds in technology have gathered in Austin, Texas.
The Defense Department is establishing a series of cyber teams charged with carrying out offensive operations to combat the threat of an electronic assault on the United States that could cause major damage and disruption to the country's vital infrastructure, a senior military official said Tuesday.
A number of sensors and a custom algorithm determine the location, with an accuracy of within approximately 1 percent of the distance travelled. Yet the technology uses low-power, low-cost sensors and the device concept is small enough to clip on a belt.
Launched as a non-profit initiative, Myriad-RF aims to give both hobbyists and experienced design engineers a range of low-cost RF boards and free design files available for general use. Future board designs will come from the wider Myriad-RF community, with the first board (Myriad-RF 1) designed by Taiwanese distributor Azio Electronics.
There's no question that LTE is where it's at if you're an operator. According to a recent report from 4G Americas, more than 150 operators globally have now launched LTE services in 67 countries, 50 of which were launched in the past five months.
BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion will begin selling its new touchscreen smartphone to U.S. consumers with AT&T on March 22. The release will come several weeks after RIM launched the much-delayed devices elsewhere. AT&T said Monday that the Z10 will be available for $199.99 with a two-year contract...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell imagines a day in the not-too-distant future when players could be checked to determine whether their genetic makeup leaves them more likely to develop brain disease. They then might be told to switch to a less dangerous position — or give up football entirely.
British authorities have opened an investigation into Hewlett-Packard's allegations that the personal computer maker was duped when it bought business software maker Autonomy, according to regulatory documents filed Monday. The inquiry by the U.K. Serious Fraud Office is the latest legal fallout from a dea...
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.
New technologies that exploit quantum behavior for computing and other applications are closer than ever to being realized due to recent advances, according to a review article published this week in the journal Science. These advances could enable the creation of immensely powerful computers...
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.