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November 22, 2013 12:29 pm | Events

EDS 2014 is returning to The Cosmopolitan and promises to be the most electrifying show of the year. With its pulse-pounding energy and innovative atmosphere, it’s the perfect backdrop for energizing your business and connecting with the industry’s biggest players.



November 22, 2013 12:25 pm | Events

LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) is the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference. LFI has a proven track record of bringing top international and domestic Architectural, Design, Engineering, Energy and Lighting professionals together with exhibitors from around the world.


Electronics New England

November 22, 2013 12:20 pm | Events

Keep your finger on the pulse with face-to-face interactions and inspiration from the latest electronics technologies and marketplace insights.Meet face-to-face with electronics professionals offering the best solutions. Explore first-hand the latest developments, technologies, products, and services affecting your industry.


EE Live

November 22, 2013 12:15 pm | Events

Spend one week at EE Live! and save tons of time on your next project. EE Live! is an exciting week long celebration of the art and science of engineering. Brush up on the latest technologies, learn new skills, and gather with the best and brightest engineers in the world.


APEC 2014

November 22, 2013 12:11 pm | Events

APEC 2014 continues the long-standing tradition of addressing issues of immediate and long-term interest to the practicing power electronics engineer. Outstanding technical content is provided at one of the lowest registration costs of any IEEE conference.


Design & Manufacturing South

November 22, 2013 12:05 pm | Events

With admission to Design & Manufacturing South, you have access to seven additional industry-related events taking place under the same roof. Meet with more than 400 additional suppliers featuring materials, equipment, systems, and services used in product design and development.


Electronics West

November 22, 2013 12:02 pm | Events

With offerings for the medical, aerospace, communications, automotive, and defense industries, as well as robotics and industrial equipment, Electronics West enables you to interact with buyers seeking electronic application solutions for their manufacturing processes.

Loud cellphone talkers next bane of air travelers?

November 22, 2013 11:44 am | by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Airlines Writer | News | Comments

Airline passengers have already been stripped of their legroom, hot meals and personal space. Now, they might also lose their silence. The Federal Communications Commission is considering lifting its longtime prohibition on making cellphone calls on airplanes, saying it is time "to review our outdated and restrictive rules."


NTT Docomo to start selling iPad

November 22, 2013 11:39 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NTT Docomo Inc. will start selling Apple Inc.'s iPad tablet computer soon, a senior official at the mobile phone carrier said Wednesday. The company will start dealing it "in the not-too-distant future," Senior Executive Vice President Kazuto Tsubouchi said during an interview with Kyodo News.

Safety assessment process for TEPCO's Kashiwazaki-Kariwa plant begins

November 22, 2013 11:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Nuclear regulators on Thursday began a safety assessment process to decide whether two reactors at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Kashiwazaki-Kariwa plant are qualified to restart, nearly two months after the utility filed an application. The move is a sign of progress for TEPCO, which is eager to restart the seven-reactor...


GaN high electron mobility transistors target 2.9- to 3.5-GHz S-Band radar amplifier systems

November 22, 2013 11:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cree has introduced two new gallium nitride (GaN) high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) for use in 2.9-GHz to 3.5-GHz S-Band radar amplifier systems, including: weather, air traffic control, marine, port surveillance, and search and rescue radar applications. Based on


2014 International CES

November 22, 2013 11:29 am | Events

The International CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Held in Las Vegas every year, it has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years—the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace.


S. Korea to buy 40 stealth fighter jets, 20 combat planes from 2018

November 22, 2013 11:25 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

South Korea will purchase 40 Lockheed Martin F-35A stealth fighter jets and an additional 20 combat planes from the United States starting in 2018, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said Friday. "The F-35A will be used as a strategic weapon to gain a competitive edge and defeat the enemy in the early stage of war..."


Sharp mulls supplying LCD panels to manufacturers other than Apple

November 22, 2013 11:25 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Struggling electronics maker Sharp Corp. is considering supplying liquid crystal display panels that are now made at its Kameyama plant in central Japan specifically for Apple Inc. to other manufacturers including a Chinese firm, sources close to the matter said Friday.


Web inventor: Surveillance threatens democracy

November 22, 2013 11:19 am | News | Comments

The scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web says a growing tide of surveillance is threatening democracy's future. Tim Berners-Lee, who developed the Web in 1990, has been a vocal critic of Internet surveillance. He said Friday that as more people use the Internet and social media to "expose wrongdoing," some governments are feeling threatened.


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