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Speeding up Data Storage by a Thousand Times with 'Spin Current'

July 10, 2014 12:59 pm | by Eindhoven University of Technology | News | Comments

A hard drive stores bits in the form of tiny magnetic domains. The directions of the magnetic north and south poles of these domains, which are referred to as the magnetization, determine whether they are a 0 or a 1. Data is stored by changing the direction of the magnetization of the associated bits...

Samsung Faces Fresh Child Labor Claim in China

July 10, 2014 10:54 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung is facing a fresh accusation that one of its China suppliers hired children to meet production targets during a period of high demand from the South Korean electronics giant. Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it is looking into the allegation by China Labor Watch that its supplier Shinyang Electronics in Dongguan hired

Kids Studying Abroad Are Now Never out of Touch

July 9, 2014 1:29 pm | by Beth J. Harpaz, AP Travel Editor | News | Comments

A generation ago, students on semester abroad were practically incommunicado, aside from airmailed letters and one or two calls home. These days, from the minute the plane lands, kids studying overseas are connected with home via Skype, Facebook, and messaging apps like Viber and WhatsApp...

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GaN, 5G & IoT Big at IMS2014

July 9, 2014 11:32 am | by Meaghan Ziemba, Editor | Blogs | Comments

Now that the dust has finally settled, I am able to gather my thoughts on this year’s International Microwave Symposium (IMS2014). I was impressed with everything that I saw...                            

Accurately Measure Angular Velocity with Measurement Specialties’ New Rate Sensor

July 7, 2014 9:40 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Measurement Specialties now offers the Model 620 angular rate sensor that accurately measures angular velocity in test and measurement applications...          

EMI/RFI Filter Sample Kits for Microwave Applications

July 7, 2014 9:27 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

CTS, through its subsidiary CTS Tusonix, has announced the release of two new sample kits of electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI) filters specifically suited for microwave applications...

Some US-Bound Air Travelers Must Turn on Phones

July 7, 2014 6:49 pm | by Will Lester, Associated Press | News | Comments

Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will soon be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board their flights. The measure is intended to enhance aviation security at a time of increased threats...

HotSeat 32: Ultra-Low Jitter/Dual Clock Synthesizer

July 7, 2014 12:38 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Noise XT brought its 2 megahertz to 7 gigahertz SLC ultra-low jitter/dual clock synthesizer. The SLC is a single or dual clock USB synthesizer with a noise floor of -170 decibel per hertz at 10 megahertz...                              

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HotSeat 31: Radar Target Scenario Generator

July 7, 2014 12:24 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Eastern Optx introduced its series 10000 Radar Scenario Generator at IMS2014...                                             

HotSpot 70: Shark Detecting Buoy

July 7, 2014 10:46 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

This week on WDD's HotSpot, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, a new LED Bulb that can be controlled from anywhere; a wireless tool to help you hold hands at a distance; a remote tower for air traffic services; and a clever buoy that detects sharks before they attack...                          

HotSeat 30: RF/Microwave Design and Measurement Solutions

July 7, 2014 9:39 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Agilent Technologies showcased several of its new design and measurement solutions at IMS2014. A few examples include the RF power amplifier (PA) test solution with envelope tracking and digital pre-distortion capability available in 2 platforms...                     

BlackBerry Sells Its German-Based R&D Assets

July 6, 2014 9:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BlackBerry is selling its research and development department in Germany to Volkswagen Infotainment, a subsidiary of the automaker that makes interactive technology for vehicle dashboards. The companies said Thursday that the deal will shift about 200 BlackBerry employees...

Review: Evolutionary Advances in New Smartwatches

July 6, 2014 9:06 pm | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

New Android wristwatches from Samsung and LG make a few evolutionary advances, though I won't be rushing out to buy either. Samsung's Gear Live and LG's G Watch are good products and will appeal to those who like to be among the first to own new gadgets...

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Broadband 20 GHz GaN Amplifier from Custom MMIC

July 2, 2014 11:01 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Custom MMIC announced their new CMD184, a broadband 20 GHz GaN power amplifier, during the International Microwave Symposium (IMS). The CMD184 is Custom MMIC’s first released standard product fabricated on GaN...

Sequans’ Colibri LTE Platform for the Internet of Things

July 2, 2014 10:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Sequans Communications S.A. has introduced the newest member of its Streamlite LTE family of chipset solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT). The Colibri LTE Platform comprises Sequans’ latest baseband and RF chips (SQN3221 and SQN3241)...

Audit Shows Problems at Samsung Suppliers in China

July 2, 2014 10:13 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Samsung said Tuesday an external audit found labor violations at dozens of its suppliers in China including failure to provide safety gear and excessive working hours. Samsung Electronics Co. released the findings covering 100 of the company's Chinese suppliers...  

HotSeat 29: Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer/RF Recorder

July 1, 2014 4:12 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Signal Hound was this year’s ECN Impact Award winner in the test and measurement category for its popular Signal Hound BB60A. At IMS2014, they announced its successor, the Signal Hound BB60C, which is a real-time spectrum analyzer and RF recorder...               

Infographic: My Boss Is Going to Get Somebody Killed

July 1, 2014 1:24 pm | by Chris Fox, Managing Editor | News | Comments

As a general rule, engineers tend to be a calculated, conservative bunch. They approach problems as logically as possible to weigh the most desirable outcome (exceptions always apply), but that doesn’t mean that engineers are without concern or worry. PD&D recently asked engineers ...

Too Much of a Useless Thing

July 1, 2014 12:45 pm | by David Mantey, Editor-in-Chief | Blogs | Comments

I realize that my growing interest, and ongoing coverage, of the Internet of Things is only exacerbating the massive attention on one of the greatest technological known unknowns, but the confusion and excitement surrounding the impending ...

The 1s and 0s Behind Cyber Warfare

July 1, 2014 9:45 am | by Chris Domas, TED Talk | Videos | Comments

Chris Domas is a cybersecurity researcher, operating on what’s become a new front of war, "cyber." In this engaging talk, he shows how researchers use pattern recognition and reverse engineering (and pull a few all-nighters) to understand...                    

ELASTx Stretches Potential for Future Communications Technologies

July 1, 2014 9:35 am | by DARPA | News | Comments

Researchers with DARPA’s Efficient Linearized All-Silicon Transmitter ICs (ELASTx) program recently demonstrated an all-silicon, microchip-sized transmitter—a system on a chip (SoC)—that operates at 94 GHz...         

Unlocking the Mystery of High-Temp Superconductors

July 1, 2014 9:27 am | by Binghamton University | News | Comments

A Binghamton University physicist and his colleagues say they have unlocked one key mystery surrounding high-temperature superconductivity. Their research, published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found a remarkable phenomenon in copper-oxide (cuprate) high-temperature superconductors...     

The Revolution Will be Digitized

July 1, 2014 9:24 am | by TRELLEBORG | Articles | Comments

The digital revolution is upon us, and, as in any revolution, chaos will precede order – and completely new opportunities...                       

New Electronic Switch Could Lead to Flexible Electronics

July 1, 2014 9:16 am | by Tom Abate, Stanford School of Engineering | News | Comments

three Stanford researchers believe that they've discovered just such a flexible, switchable material. It is a crystal that can form a paper-like sheet just three atoms thick...                         

NASA Scrubs Launch of Global Warming Satellite

July 1, 2014 9:05 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The planned launch of a rocket carrying a NASA satellite designed to track global warming has been postponed.NASA writes in a tweet that the countdown was stopped at 46 seconds because of a failure in the launch pad water flow...             

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