Resistive memory cells (ReRAM) are regarded as a promising solution for future generations of computer memories. They will dramatically reduce the energy consumption of modern IT systems while significantly increasing their performance. Unlike the building blocks of conventional hard disk drives and memories...
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey thinks there needs to be more leaders who understand how to use technology. Speaking at a New York City campaign event for a local political hopeful Wednesday, Dorsey said more leaders are needed who get technology and know how to use it.
For a few surreal minutes, a mere 12 words on Twitter caused the world's mightiest stock market to tremble. No sooner did hackers send a false Associated Press tweet reporting explosions at the White House on Tuesday than investors started dumping stocks — eventually unloading $134 billion worth.
Google is offering major concessions on how it displays search results in Europe — including a better labeling of its own promoted content and displaying links to its competitors — to appease concerns it might be abusing its dominant market position, the European Union's antitrust body said Thursday.
The self-assembled wires have a core of one composition and an outer layer of another, a desired trait for many advanced electronics applications. Led by professor Xiuling Li, in collaboration with professors Eric Pop and Joseph Lyding, all professors of electrical and computer...
"When we compare the Internet in China to the Internet as it exists in other countries such as South Korea or the European Union or the United States, what we see is that it is significantly slower. It is also less reliable and less secure," said the chamber's president, Christian Murck.
Apple is opening the doors to its bank vault, saying it will distribute $100 billion in cash to its shareholders by the end of 2015. At the same time, the company said revenue for the current quarter could fall from the year before, which would be the first decline in many years.
Mobile applications like Google Maps, Angry Birds and GasBuddy have become popular, inexpensive ways to personalize smartphones or tablets and improve their functionality. Often free or just 99 cents to download, apps can turn a phone into a sophisticated roaming office or game console with interactive maps and 24-7 connectivity.
The BlackBerry has finally caught up to the world of touch-screen smartphones. It took time — six years, from the launch of the first iPhone — and it may be too late to save the company that makes it. But the BlackBerry deserves to be taken seriously again.
I've seen Android phones get better and more powerful over the years, as Google and phone manufacturers pack devices with more and more features. There comes a time, though, when less is more. I'm afraid we've reached that time. Samsung's new Galaxy S4 smartphone is an excellent device from a hardware standpoint.
Pasternack Enterprises, Inc. has added an inventory of low-frequency SMP connectors, which are perfect for applications requiring operating frequencies of 8 GHz or less. Pasternack Enterprises’ new SMP connectors are designed for low frequency, high density applications ...
Infineon has in development a complete family of packaged RF Transceiver for Mobile Backhaul – beside BGT70 and BGT80 for E-band radio, also BGT60 for V-band radio. The Family approach has the major benefit due to it´s a modular approach...
The cellular basestation industry has dealt rather successfully in mitigating RF signal interference through thoughtful radio system knowledge, cell planning, and appropriately applied standards specifications. Interference -- in-band or out-of-band...
IBM Acquires UrbanCode to Help Businesses Rapidly Deliver Mobile, Cloud, Big Data and Social SoftwareApril 23, 2013 2:37 pm | by IBM | News | Comments
IBM [NYSE: IBM] has announced it has acquired UrbanCode Inc. Based in Cleveland, OH, UrbanCode automates the delivery of software, helping businesses quickly release and update mobile, social, big data, cloud applications.
I recently attended a concert in Madison, WI. I placed my phone in my back pocket to avoid carrying a purse and to have it easily accessible when I wanted to update my status and snap a few photos. Unfortunately, after a visit to the facilities and a horrifying plop, I knew that I was in trouble.
Axiros has announced that its flagship product, the AXESS.ACS TR-069 device management solution, is now available on a hosted platform. AXESS.ACS as a Service provides the same rigorous functionality as the original but in a cloud-based format.
Mr. Nagatsu will serve as a board member and officer of the Motoman Robotics Division. His direct responsibilities will include managing our relationship with our Asian American customers and as advisor to Steve Barhorst, President and COO of Yaskawa America, Inc., Motoman Robotics Division.
RF has been a recent focus for CML. This new design team builds on existing foundations and will enable CML to address new opportunities in higher frequency wide band systems. CML also expects to utilise this addition of new design engineers to further its planned and existing research activities.
Researchers at University of California, Santa Barbara, in collaboration with colleagues at the École Polytechnique in France, have conclusively identified Auger recombination as the mechanism that causes light emitting diodes (LEDs) to be less efficient at high drive currents.
Does texting mean the death of good writing skills? John McWhorter posits that there’s much more to texting -- linguistically, culturally -- than it seems, and it’s all good news. Linguist John McWhorter thinks about language in relation to race, politics and our shared cultural history.
University of Illinois Researchers Measure Near-Field Behavior of Semiconductor Plasmonic MicroparticlesApril 23, 2013 10:06 am | by William King, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering | News | Comments
Recent progress in the engineering of plasmonic structures has enabled new kinds of nanometer-scale optoelectronic devices as well as high-resolution optical sensing. But until now, there has been a lack of tools for measuring nanometer-scale behavior in...
KRYTAR, Inc. has announced a new 2-way power divider offering high performance over the broadband frequency range of 1.0 to 40.0 GHz in a compact package. KRYTAR’s new power divider also features a max Input VSWR of 1.85 from 1 to 20 GHz and 1.85 from 20 to 40 GHz.
Coaxial Components Corp. has recently expanded its manufacturing resources for its line of subminiature and microminiature connectors, which are well suited for low-profile, high-frequency requirements. SMB (snap-on) and SMC (screw-on) subminiature series...
We all get a little nervous mailing out packages that have “FRAGILE” written Stamped on the side; keeping our fingers crossed that the contents won’t get damaged, squished, or broken during their transit to point B. MA-based Cambridge Consultants now offers a solution to help calm our nerves...
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) have found a new mechanism to transmit light through optical fibers. Their discovery marks the first practical application of a Nobel-Prize-winning phenomenon that was proposed in 1958.