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Rohde & Schwarz joins M2M Alliance

May 15, 2014 10:57 am | by Christian Mokry, Rohde & Schwarz | News | Comments

Rohde & Schwarz has joined the M2M Alliance, the largest association for the machine-to-machine sector. Jörg Köpp, who is responsible for the M2M/NFC market segment at Rohde & Schwarz, says, "The advanced networking between people and machines and among machines themselves is completely changing our lives...

SRG’s New LTE Chipset Benchmark Study Focuses on CAT 4 Data Throughput

May 15, 2014 9:17 am | by Steve Fiore, SS|PR | News | Comments

Spirent Communications (Sunnyvale, CA) has announced that it has collaborated with Signals Research Group (SRG) (Oakland, CA) to benchmark data throughput performance of six LTE Category 4 (Cat 4) capable chipsets from Ericsson, HiSilicon, Intel, MediaTek, Qualcomm, and Samsung...

Advance Brings 'Hyperbolic Metamaterials' Closer to Reality

May 14, 2014 8:18 pm | by Purdue University | News | Comments

Researchers have taken a step toward practical applications for "hyperbolic metamaterials," ultra-thin crystalline films that could bring optical advances including powerful microscopes, quantum computers and high-performance solar cells...

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CEBAF Beam Goes Over the Hump

May 14, 2014 7:45 pm | by CEBAF Beam Goes Over the Hump | News | Comments

The Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has achieved the final two accelerator commissioning milestones needed for approval to start experimental operations following its first major upgrade...

Deformable Mirror Corrects Errors

May 14, 2014 7:41 pm | by Fraunhofer | News | Comments

Very high power is needed to cut or weld using a laser beam. But this creates its own problem: the beam’s energy deforms the mirrors that are focusing it to a point. When this happens, the beam expands and loses intensity. A new type of mirror can deform itself...

Unified Superconductors

May 14, 2014 5:06 pm | by International School of Advanced Studies (SISSA) | News | Comments

Superconductors are promising materials, with applications ranging from medicine to transport. Unfortunately, though, their use is for the time being limited to the very low temperatures (close to absolute zero) necessary for superconductivity to occur...

Retailers Launch Cybercrime Info Sharing Center

May 14, 2014 4:55 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Some of the country's largest retailers are banding together in hopes of protecting consumers' personal and financial information from hackers and thieves. The Retail Industry Leaders Association, along with several top retailers ranging from...

Photos of the Day: Parrot Bebop Drones Fly into the Future

May 14, 2014 4:46 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is getting some competition from the Smithsonian Institution in testing personal delivery drones for the future.Smithsonian magazine is hosting its second "The Future is Here" festival this weekend and plans to test fly drones...

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Smithsonian to Fly Drones for 'Future' Festival

May 14, 2014 4:35 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is getting some competition from the Smithsonian Institution in testing personal delivery drones for the future.Smithsonian magazine is hosting its second "The Future is Here" festival this weekend and plans to test fly drones...

What Ants Teach Us about the Brain, Cancer, and the Internet

May 14, 2014 3:11 pm | by TED | Videos | Comments

Ecologist Deborah Gordon studies ants wherever she can find them — in the desert, in the tropics, in her kitchen... In this fascinating talk, she explains her obsession with insects most of us would happily swat away without a second thought...

A Smart Watch Controlled by Twists, Tilts & Clicks

May 14, 2014 11:17 am | by MIT Technology Review | News | Comments

A project at Carnegie Mellon University suggests a better way to control smart watches: allowing users to physically tilt, click, and twist the watch’s bezel, the area around the screen. This could make it much easier to do things like set up appointments, play music, or navigate a map on the tiny display...

Photos of the Day: Mechanical Watch Face Tilts & Twists

May 14, 2014 11:14 am | by MIT Technology Review | News | Comments

A project at Carnegie Mellon University suggests a better way to control smart watches: allowing users to physically tilt, click, and twist the watch’s bezel, the area around the screen. This could make it much easier to do things like set up appointments, play music, or navigate a map on the tiny display...

European Court Ruling Redefines 'Googling' People

May 14, 2014 10:23 am | by Toby Sterling, Associated Press | News | Comments

A European court decision will require Google to sanitize its Internet search results to protect people who can demonstrate the information unfairly tarnishes their reputation. The landmark ruling empowers the roughly 500 million people living in 28 European Union countries...

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Samsung Apologizes to Sickened Chip Workers

May 14, 2014 10:17 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. apologized and promised compensation to chip factory workers who suffered cancers linked to chemical exposure, a rare win for families and activists seven years after the death of a 23-year-old employee from leukemia galvanized a movement to hold the company to account...

LTE Over-the-Air Device Testing

May 13, 2014 5:04 pm | by Rohde & Schwarz Wireless | Videos | Comments

Dan Perkins of Rohde & Schwarz demonstrated the Over-the-air (OTA) device at the LTE Innovation Summit, 2014. OTA measurements are commonly used to determine the wireless system performance of wireless-enabled devices aside from field testing...

RFMW Announces Delta Electronics Distribution Agreement

May 13, 2014 4:52 pm | by RFMW | News | Comments

RFMW and Delta Electronics Manufacturing announced a worldwide distribution agreement effective April 7, 2014. Delta Electronics, founded in 1955, offers a full range of RF/Microwave and Millimeter wave interconnects. RFMW is a specialized distributor providing customers...

BlackBerry Launches New Smartphone for Indonesia

May 13, 2014 3:04 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BlackBerry launched a new lower-cost smartphone designed specifically for Indonesia on Tuesday in an attempt to win back market share that has plunged in recent years but remains higher than in many other nations.The BlackBerry Z3, Jakarta Edition, was launched at a glitzy hotel in the capital, Jakarta...

European Court: Google Must Yield on Personal Info

May 13, 2014 3:00 pm | by Toby Sterling, Associated Press | News | Comments

In a landmark ruling that could rock the Internet search-engine industry, Europe's highest court said Tuesday that people are entitled to some control over what pops up when their name is Googled. The Court of Justice of the European Union said Google must listen and sometimes comply...

ADLink Selects Gemalto Solution to Accelerate Cloud-Based M2M Services Deployment

May 13, 2014 12:29 pm | by Ellen Lynch, LPI Communications, Gemalto | News | Comments

Amsterdam, Netherlands – Gemalto announces that its Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Software as a Service (SaaS) solution is providing remote PC monitoring and real-time maintenance for ADLink, a global provider of embedded industrial computing products and services...

Agilent Technologies Names Jay Alexander as Chief Technology Officer of Keysight Technologies

May 13, 2014 12:11 pm | by Janet Smith, Agilent Technologies | News | Comments

Santa Clara, CA – Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that Jay Alexander has been named Keysight Technologies’ chief technology officer. Agilent announced in September 2013 that it would separate into two publicly traded companies in 2014...

Digicom Electronics Awarded ITAR Certification

May 13, 2014 11:43 am | by Andrea Roberts, A R Marketing Inc. | News | Comments

Oakland, CA - Digicom Electronics, Inc., an electronics manufacturing services company, announces that it has received International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) certification...                        

Vertix to Discuss Small Cell Architecture Deployment at PCIA Wireless Infrastructure Show

May 13, 2014 11:28 am | by Jaymie Scotto & Associates | News | Comments

Oakton, VA – Vertix Consulting announces that its partner, Greg Weiner, will speak at the PCIA Wireless Infrastructure Show at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, May 19-22...                

Photos of the Day: Miniature Devices Measure CO2 Emissions

May 13, 2014 11:26 am | by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland | News | Comments

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed smart optical measuring devices with companies for uses that include optimization of vehicle engines, reduction and monitoring of environmental emissions, and quality control of pharmaceuticals...

Companies Commercialize VTT Technology

May 13, 2014 11:20 am | by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland | News | Comments

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed smart optical measuring devices with companies for uses that include optimization of vehicle engines, reduction and monitoring of environmental emissions, and quality control of pharmaceuticals...

Adapting Qi-Compliant Wireless Power Solutions to Low-Power Wearable Products

May 13, 2014 11:06 am | White Papers

A large number of low-power wearable devices such as smart watches, fitness wrist bands and headphones have been introduced to the market. This new familyof electronic products is expected to grow and expand rapidly over the next few years...

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