Google plans to cling to its bulging stash of cash to pay for potential acquisitions and other technology investments that might boost future profits, a top executive said Thursday. Patrick Pichette, who oversees Google Inc.'s bank accounts as the company's chief financial officer.
Boeing [NYSE: BA] subsidiary Digital Receiver Technology Inc. (DRT) today debuted an easier, faster way for wireless carriers and infrastructure providers to assess their cellular network and identify areas where upgrades may be required.
The new Avionics & Radar Tech Hub brings together all of Richardson RFPD's avionics and radar suppliers, including Microsemi, which has released the highest power GaN on SiC RF transistors for avionics and radar available on the market today.
Satellite equipment specialist Newtec has been selected by California-based X2nSat to provide the equipment for a new B2B broadband and SCADA service. Under the new brand name ST4G, X2nSat will offer reliable and fast connectivity for the enterprise and government markets.
InfoMotion Sports Technologies has revealed it 94Fifty sensor basketball that utilizes technology from Texas Instruments to become the first and most advanced digital sport product to measure a player’s skills in real time.
A team of neuroengineers based at Brown University has developed a fully implantable and rechargeable wireless brain sensor capable of relaying real-time broadband signals from up to 100 neurons in freely moving subjects. Several copies of the novel low-power device, described in the Journal of Neural Engineering.
Apple CEO Tim Cook sought to reassure shareholders worried about the company's sagging stock price that the iPhone and iPad maker is on the verge of inventing more breakthrough products that will prove it hasn't lost its creative edge. True to Apple's secretive nature, Cook didn't provide any further product details.
In this corner of a world obsessed with the latest tech gadget, Migicovsky is this week's hotshot as his start-up company rolls out its new, high-tech Pebble smart watches. The $150, postage stamp-sized computer on a band is tethered wirelessly to a wearer's Android or iPhone.
On the floor of the world's largest cellphone trade show in Barcelona, Spain, he's looking at the screen of his iPod Touch, taking a few steps, and then looking again. Now and then he backtracks or turns, and looks again. Slowly, he confines his movements to a smaller and smaller area. Then he drops to his knees, and checks the screen again. He scrabbles forward.
The claim from Defense Ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng follows accusations last week by American cybersecurity company Mandiant that Chinese military-backed cyberspies infiltrated overseas networks and stole massive amounts of data from U.S. companies and other entities.
AT4 wireless has enabled the industry’s major wireless carriers through the development of test acceptance processes, test cases, and test plans defining critical benchmarking criteria for Wi-Fi infrastructure elements and terminals. The AT4 wireless service offering, within its Carrier Business Uni...
After 14 years of exemplary service and contributions to the company, LCR Electronics, Inc., announced today that Rinaldo (Ron) Minicucci has elected to retire at the end of April. Ron came to LCR as the VP of Sales and Marketing and took on the responsibility for the Integrated Systems division after LCR Purchased Malco Technologies in 2003.
Anaren, Inc. has announced that its Anaren Integrated Radio (AIR) module team is partnering with Austin, Texas-based middleware developer Emmoco to create the AIR Support for BLE solution. Support for BLE solution, which is scheduled for release in spring.
The recently signed enterprise agreement allows Softing’s development teams to flexibly shift licenses between their sites in Germany and Romania. They also gain high flexibility when it comes to the choice of platform, as the comprehensive IAR Embedded Workbench.
Millions of tons of food are thrown away each year because the 'best before' date has passed. But this date is always a cautious estimate, which means a lot of still-edible food is thrown away. Wouldn't it be handy if the packaging could 'test' whether the contents are still safe to eat?
A researcher from North Carolina State University has developed a technique for creating high-density ceramic materials that requires far lower temperatures than current techniques – and takes less than a second, as opposed to hours. Ceramics are used in a wide variety of technologies, including body armor, fuel cells, spark plugs, nuclear rods and superconductors.
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and Twitter creator Jack Dorsey are among the tech luminaries appearing in a new video promoting the teaching and learning of computer coding in schools. Titled "What most schools don't teach," the video released online Tuesday...
An anti-virus firm says the cyberweapon that targeted an Iranian nuclear plant is older than previously believed, a finding that may shed more light on a mysterious series of attacks attributed by security experts to U.S. and Israeli intelligence.
The junior league of smartphone operating systems is getting more competitive. Phones from yet another contender — Tizen — will go on sale this year with a view to eventually competing with the industry leaders, Apple's iOS and Google's Android.
A car that tells your insurance company how you're driving. A bathroom scale that lets you chart your weight on the Web. And a meter that warns your air conditioner when electricity gets more expensive. Welcome to the next phase of the wireless revolution.
Microchip Technology Inc. has announced from the Embedded World conference in Germany its BodyCom technology, which provides designers with the world’s first framework for using the human body as a secure communication channel.
IAR Systems has announced the launch of IAR Academy, an educational offering aimed at new as well as experienced users of IAR Embedded Workbench, the world-leading development tool suite for embedded applications.
The SkyOne platform, which integrates all RF and analog content between the transceiver and antenna, reduces complexity, size and time-to-market for customers with demanding architectures for advanced mobile applications. The SkyOne platform, which integrates all RF and analog content between the transceiver and antenna.
With the license, students no longer have to use university lab computers or log in to a university system to access Agilent EEsof software via Agilent EEsof license servers. Instead, students can now access Agilent EEsof software anyplace, anytime on their own computers.
The Aricent Group, a global innovation and technology services company, and Mindspeed Technologies, Inc., one of the leaders in small cell technology, have announced the launch of a next-generation, high-performing metrocell reference design, supporting 20MHz LTE FDD.