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U.S. to NY court: Reject Apple's Monitor Challenge

January 27, 2014 8:59 am | by LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press | News | Comments

The Justice Department asked a federal appeals court Friday to let a monitor continue reviewing Apple's antitrust policies over the company's objections...                            

Agilent Installs Atomic Force Microscope with Scanning Microwave Microscopy Capabilities at Cambridge Graphene Centre

January 24, 2014 3:58 pm | by Agilent Technologies | News | Comments

Agilent Technologies has announced the recent installation of an Agilent 5600LS atomic force microscope at the Cambridge Graphene Centre (CGC) in the United Kingdom. The CGC, one of the key consortium partners in the ambitious Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Graphene Flagship project...

Silicon Labs to Unveil Ultra-low-energy Solutions for the Internet of Things at Embedded World

January 24, 2014 3:56 pm | by Silicon Labs | News | Comments

Silicon Labs will showcase an array of semiconductor, software and systems solutions for the Internet of Things market at Embedded World 2014 in Nuremburg, Germany, Feb. 25 – 27 at Booth 4A-118. Targeting connected device applications for the IoT, the mixed-signal technology leader will demonstrate its latest


DfR Solutions Releases Sherlock Version 3.1 to Support FEA Analysis

January 24, 2014 3:42 pm | by DfR Solutions | News | Comments

DfR Solutions announced the newest release of Sherlock Automated Design Analysis software, version 3.1. This version of Sherlock is the first and only reliability tool to seamlessly interface with existing FEA tools. Now engineers can quickly and accurately predict circuit card reliability across different use environments using their own FEA software.

GE and Trilliant Deliver Smarter Energy Benefits through Smart Grid Solutions

January 24, 2014 3:22 pm | by Trilliant | News | Comments

Trilliant has announced that the company’s award-winning Smart Grid Communications Platform, has been chosen by GE (NYSE: GE) to be a part of its innovative Grid IQTM Solutions as a Service (SaaS) offering provided to the City of Holly Springs, Miss. The project, which utilizes Trilliant’s SecureMesh Communication Technology and services...

LTE Innovation Summit Extends 2014 Call for Papers Deadline

January 24, 2014 1:19 pm | by Rohde & Schwarz | News | Comments

The 5th annual LTE Innovation Summit has extended its Call for Papers deadline to February 4, 2014. The LTE Innovation Summit is seeking presenters from all stages of the mobile wireless ecosystem, with a focus on the underlying technologies that are driving the convergence of wireless networks, devices, services & applications. 

FCI to Unveil Three New Connector Solutions at DesignCon 2014

January 24, 2014 1:13 pm | by FCI | News | Comments

FCI will unveil three new connector solutions at this year’s DesignCon 2014. DesignCon is the world’s leading exhibition for electronics design engineers in the communications and semiconductor industries and this is FCI’s 13th time participating in this event.

TIA Announces Priorities for 2014, Seeks Support from President Obama

January 24, 2014 1:09 pm | by Telecommunications Industry Association | News | Comments

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) released its 2014 Innovation Agenda, which identifies the organization’s tech and telecom policy priorities for the year ahead. The Innovation Agenda is focused on three high level goals: Drive Investment, Recapture Global Investment, and Enable Forward-Looking Technologies. 


Stacie Curtis Honored with 2014 Enterprising Women of the Year Award

January 24, 2014 11:55 am | by CW Solutions | News | Comments

CW Solutions President and Founder Stacie Curtis has received the Enterprising Women of the Year award for 2014 from Enterprising Women magazine. This award honors women business owners who have demonstrated that they have fast-growth businesses, mentor or actively support other women and girls involved in entrepreneurship, and stand out as leaders in their communities.

TIA Submits Comments to Department of Defense Rule Amending Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement

January 24, 2014 11:47 am | by Telecommunications Industry Association | News | Comments

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) submitted comments on the Department of Defense’s (DoD) interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). The interim rule considers the impact of supply chain risk in procurements related to national security systems.

CWNP Security and Expert Certifications Named 'Hot IT Certifications' For 2014

January 24, 2014 11:45 am | by Certified Wireless Network Professional | News | Comments

Certified Wireless Network Professional (CWNP) has announced two of its certifications for Wi-Fi professionals have been named among the 18 Hot IT Certifications for 2014 by Network World. Two of CWNP’s certifications, Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP), which ensures individuals understand how to...

Prysmian Group Signs New Contract with Brazilian Petrobras

January 24, 2014 11:40 am | by Prysmian Group | News | Comments

Prysmian Group has been awarded a new contract worth approximately US $ 24 million, by the Brazilian oil company Petrobras. The award refers to special Down Hole Technology (DHT) systems for offshore oil and gas extraction application to be delivered in July 2014...

Near Error-Free Wireless Detection Made Possible

January 24, 2014 9:46 am | by Sarah Collins, University of Cambridge | News | Comments

The accuracy and range of radio frequency identification (RFID) systems, which are used in everything from passports to luggage tracking, could be vastly improved thanks to a new system developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge...                          


How to Build an Information Time Machine

January 23, 2014 9:18 am | by Frederic Kaplan, TED Talk | Videos | Comments

Imagine if you could surf Facebook ... from the Middle Ages. Well, it may not be as far off as it sounds. In a fun and interesting talk, researcher and engineer Frederic Kaplan shows off the Venice Time Machine, a project to digitize 80 kilometers...                      

Cooling Microprocessors with Carbon Nanotubes

January 23, 2014 9:14 am | by Lynn Yarris, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory | News | Comments

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a “process friendly” technique that would enable the cooling of microprocessor chips through carbon nanotubes...                     

Nighttime Smartphone Use Zaps Workers’ Energy

January 23, 2014 9:02 am | by Andy Henion, Russell Johnson, Michigan State University | News | Comments

Using a smartphone to cram in more work at night results in less work the next day, indicates new research co-authored by a Michigan State University business scholar...                                            

Portable Sensor for Nitrous Oxide, Methane

January 23, 2014 8:38 am | by David Ruth, Rice University | News | Comments

Rice University scientists have created a highly sensitive portable sensor to test the air for the most damaging greenhouse gases...                                         

Government Panel Urges End to Phone Data Spying

January 23, 2014 8:23 am | by STEPHEN BRAUN, Associated Press | News | Comments

A sharply divided government task force that reviewed the National Security Agency's surveillance program for four months has urged President Barack Obama to shut down the agency's bulk collection of phone data and purge its massive inventory of millions of Americans'...               

SecurityCoverage Launches Tech Home to US Communications Marketplace

January 22, 2014 11:32 am | by SecurityCoverage | News | Comments

SecurityCoverage launched the country's first turnkey solution to the complexities of today's connected home. The managed service offering will be marketed through cable and ISP providers across the US. Tech Home is an innovative, three-tiered solution offering protection, technical support and warranty solutions on a subscription basis.

ITC Recommends Exclusion Order to Prevent Mellanox and FCI from Further Importing Fiber Optic Products Infringing Avago Patent

January 22, 2014 11:14 am | by Avago Technologies | News | Comments

Avago Technologies announced its successful assertion of a patent related to its VCSEL technology used in datacenter, enterprise network and high-performance computing applications. On Friday, December 13, 2013, the International Trade Commission issued the Initial Determination finding a violation of Section 337...

Greater Presence at MWC 2014: Rohde & Schwarz Adds New Booth

January 22, 2014 11:10 am | by Rohde & Schwarz | News | Comments

This year for the first time, the Rohde & Schwarz group of companies will have an additional booth (B50, hall 6) dedicated to network operators and infrastructure manufacturers at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona. At its main booth (C40, hall 6), the T&M specialist will showcase innovations and test applications...

IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Innovation Continues with Launch of New Projects

January 22, 2014 11:06 am | by IEEE | News | Comments

IEEE announced initiation of three new standards-development projects and an IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Industry Connections activity that are all intended to expand the capabilities and relevance of the IEEE 802.3 “Standard for Ethernet.” Work is underway to amend the base standard in multiple ways...

New Transparent Display System Provide Heads-Up Data

January 22, 2014 10:27 am | by David L. Chandler, MIT | News | Comments

Transparent displays have a variety of potential applications — such as the ability to see navigation or dashboard information while looking through the windshield of a car or plane, or to project video onto a window or a pair of eyeglasses. A number of technologies have been developed for such displays, but all have limitations...               

Turkeys Inspire Smartphone-Capable Early Warning System for Toxins

January 22, 2014 10:19 am | by Sarah Yang, University of California – Berkeley | News | Comments

Some may think of turkeys as good for just lunch meat and holiday meals. But bioengineers at the University of California, Berkeley, saw inspiration in the big birds for a new type of biosensor that changes color when exposed to chemical vapors. This feature makes the sensors valuable detectors of toxins or airborne pathogens...

Photos of the Day: Turkey Inspired Bio Sensors

January 22, 2014 10:19 am | by Sarah Yang, University of California - Berkeley | News | Comments

The turkey-inspired biosensors were exposed to a range of volatile organic compounds, including hexane, isopropyl alcohol and methanol, as well as vapor of the explosive chemical TNT, at concentrations of 300 parts per billion...                 

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