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CEO: Google's Mobile Moment Has Come

February 23, 2010 9:27 am | Comments

Google's Chief Executive Eric Schmidt declared the age of the mobile phone had come as volume, growth and new capabilities had come together in an unprecedented way. Speaking for the first time at Mobile World Congress, the telecom industry's biggest annual fair, Schmidt said the point has come where the best developers wanted to create applications for mobile devices first, before thinking about desktop PCs.


Smartphones offer problems for networks

February 23, 2010 9:23 am | Comments

Google must not be allowed to dominate and block cash from flowing more widely through the mobile telecoms system or else the network operators will not be able to invest to cope with the growing demand for data traffic, Vodafone said on Tuesday. Vittorio Colao, chief executive of the world's largest cellphone networks operator, told the Mobile World Congress trade fair in Barcelona that instead new business models needed to be created to cope with the demand for data services.


Princeton Professor Claire Gmachl to Speak at Brookhaven Lab on Lasers

February 23, 2010 9:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Claire Gmachl, professor of electrical engineering at Princeton University, will give a talk on “Engineering Light: Quantum Cascade Lasers,” at Brookhaven Lab on Wednesday, March 17, at 4 p.m. in the Hamilton Seminar Room.


Invirase (saquinavir): Ongoing safety review of clinical trial data

February 23, 2010 9:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Possible association with abnormal heart rhythms when used in combination with Norvir (ritonavir).


Kopin, Stonestreet Team Up For Golden-i Headset

February 23, 2010 9:18 am | Comments

Stonestreet One, a leading provider of Bluetooth software solutions since 2000, has partnered with Kopin® Corporation , the largest U.S. manufacturer of micro displays for consumer, industrial and military applications, on the development of Kopin’s Golden-i Headset and Developer Kits. The Golden-i Developer Kits officially launched at the Mobile World Congress 2010 in Barcelona, Spain. Stonestreet One was selected by Kopin to provide the Bluetooth protocol stack software for the Golden-i platform.


IMAPS Gives Details of MicroTech Conference

February 23, 2010 9:10 am | Comments

The International Microelectronics And Packaging Society is pleased to announce details of the forthcoming MicroTech-2010 Conference featuring “Disruptive Technologies” APM featuring “Advanced Polymer, Organic & Inorganic Materials” being held at the well known Cambridge University Møller Centre. The location is ideally placed near many of the forward thrusting new and established companies as well as at a great historic city.


First 3D Catalog Posted on Digi-Key Site by CUI

February 23, 2010 9:04 am | Comments

CUI Inc announced that their 3D catalog is now available on Digi-Key’s website for the majority of their 1000+ stocked line items.


Mobile phone subscriptions to top 5 bln this year

February 23, 2010 8:55 am | Comments

Mobile phone subscriptions will buck the economic crisis and top five billion this year, but the high speed Internet remains a "digital divide" between rich and developing countries, a U.N. agency said on Tuesday.


Intel says hackers attacked around time Google hit

February 23, 2010 8:51 am | Comments

Intel Corp said it faced a "sophisticated" hacker attack in January about the same time as the recently publicized Chinese hacker attacks on Google Inc but said there was no clear link between the two events. "The only connection is timing," Intel spokesman Chuck Mulloy said, declining to elaborate.


Looks can't kill but might control your phone

February 23, 2010 8:49 am | Comments

The advent of wireless headsets has led to the sometimes confusing sight of people who look like they're talking to themselves, until you realize they're on a phone call. If a technology demonstration by NTT DoCoMo goes anywhere, we may have to get ready for another odd sight: people who quickly flick their gaze sideways and roll their eyes for no apparent reason.


Microsoft to pull Facebook, MySpace into Outlook

February 23, 2010 8:32 am | Comments

Microsoft Corp. is taking another step toward turning Outlook, its desktop e-mail program, into a hub for information from popular social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace. On Wednesday, Microsoft is releasing a "beta" test version of the Outlook Social Connector.

Warner Bros. takes big stake in Rocksteady Studios

February 23, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group said Tuesday it's buying a majority stake in Rocksteady Studios, the British video game developer behind the hit "Batman: Arkham Asylum."Terms of the deal were not disclosed.The deal expands the growing video game business of Warner Bros., a unit of Time...

Redbox agrees with Warner Bros. on 28-day delay

February 23, 2010 8:29 am | Comments

DVD rental kiosk chain Redbox has agreed to wait 28 days after Warner Bros. releases new movies for sale before offering to rent them for $1 a night. The agreement announced Tuesday ends a lawsuit that Redbox, a subsidiary of Coinstar Inc., filed against Warner Bros.' home video unit last August.


RAF Tabtronics Announces Power Inductor Product Line for Hi-Rel Applications

February 23, 2010 8:26 am | Comments

RAF Tabtronics has announced the release of a line of SMD Power Inductors for high reliability applications. This SESI™ Power Inductor product line features a low profile ruggedized high-grade package with an operating ambient temperature range of -55°C to +125°C.


Privacy group files FTC complaint on Google Buzz

February 23, 2010 8:25 am | Comments

A privacy watchdog group complained to federal regulators on Tuesday about Google's new Buzz social networking service, saying it violates federal consumer protection law. The Electronic Privacy Information Center filed its complaint with the Federal Trade Commission just days after Google Inc. altered the service to address mounting privacy concerns.


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