My good friend Sriram Peruvemba of E-Ink sent me a Phosphor Brand Watch with an E-Ink display in it. I used the opportunity to get a reaction from my friends and colleagues and see if I liked it myself. I am a hard-core analog-watch man, and feel that the hands of a watch evoke the cycles of the day as they tell the time, an analog representation of the day in microcosm on my wrist.
STMicroelectronics has introduced what is purportedly the first single-chip audio subsystem IC to include 3D sound enhancement for integration in small equipment.
Russia expects to extend the life of the International Space Station beyond 2015, although Moscow must bear the brunt of flights after the United States retires its shuttles, officials said on Sunday.
The biggest risk for investors in technology, with stock prices up a whopping 55 percent this year, is they might be just a little too happy. All the buzz isn't without cause: Corporate technology spending could be set to rebound next year, cost-cutting is paying dividends, and dealmaking is back in a big way.
Addressing DC blocking issues from 16 kHz (-3dB roll-off) to 40 GHz, the GX Series broadband capacitor from AVX is orientation insensitive with a standard EIA 0402 footprint to minimize board space requirements.
A physicist working at the world's largest atom smasher has been arrested on suspicion of links to al-Qaida, adding to the woes of the $10 billion project that ceased operation a year ago - just days after its celebrated start up.
Targeting precision motion control applications, the MotoDrive PDE Captive Linear Actuator from Haydon Kerk comes with an integrated chopper drive. The device has a step resolution of 200 full steps per revolution to 12,800 steps per revolution when micro-stepping.
The Russian Soyuz capsule carrying Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte and two other space travelers landed safely in Kazakhstan on Sunday, ending the entertainment tycoon's mirthful space odyssey.
The automobile is changing and so, too, are the electronics that make them run. The most radical example is the plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) where a 300-400V Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery replaces the gas tank
The federal government will soon start handing out the first $4 billion from a pot of stimulus funds intended to spread high-speed Internet connections to more rural communities, poor neighborhoods and other pockets of the country
Owners of Sidekick phones, made by a Microsoft subsidiary and sold by T-Mobile USA, may have lost all the personal data they stored on the phone, including contact numbers. The companies say the data is
The world's book trade meets in Frankfurt next week on the brink of a long-feared transformation of the industry for which few are well prepared. Electronic reading devices like Amazon's Kindle are set to
China has banned foreign investment into its lucrative online games industry in an effort to tighten control over its virtual worlds. China's video game industry regulator the General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP) and copyright watchdog issued
Helix Wind Corporation gave an update today on its efforts to provide cost-effective renewable energy solutions to telecommunications companies. Helix’s wind turbines can lower the costs of operating expenses associated with cell phone towers in remote locations.
With the warning of a "looming spectrum crisis" overshadowing this week's CTIA wireless industry conference in San Diego, Qualcomm's top executive weighed in on the issue of net neutrality and made a pitch for femtocells and building up the density of mobile phone wireless networks as ways to deal with the approaching spectrum crunch.