TomTom, the Dutch navigation equipment and digital map maker, is switching focus away from the cash-bleeding personal navigation devices that made it a household name to its auto and mapping services to restore growth and profits.
Verizon Communications Inc wireless subscriber growth was slower than expected in the quarter before the latest Apple Inc iPhone launch, but was still ahead of its biggest rival.
A new global art-prize competition for pictures created using a mobile device opens on Friday to any competitor bold enough to subject their work to scrutiny by a jury.
Microsoft Corp's flagship operating system made only slight gains last quarter, largely due to business and emerging market spending, holding back profit growth for the world's largest software company.
Mobile phones do not increase the risk of cancer, according to a large study involving more than 350,000 people by Danish researchers published Friday.
Broadcom Corporation announced its BCM85620 system-on-a-chip (SoC). Designed to address the need for higher bandwidth in mobile backhaul, the BCM85620 represents the industry’s first solution to deliver Gigabit bandwidth and beyond and is
The electricity meter is one device that no household connected to the grid can escape, and the technology utilized by analog meters (the most common type) dates to the late 19th century.
The Nintendo 3DS features 3D graphics with no need for special glasses. A built-in 3D Depth Slider allows you to adjust the intensity of the 3D settings on the Nintendo 3DS system to your liking.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today applauded member companies recognized by Newsweek as among the nation's greenest corporations. Dell, HP, IBM and Sprint Nextel took four of the top five spots on the list, which ranked America’s 500 largest corporations according to environmental impact, management and transparency.
Nuvoton Technology Corp., introduced the ChipCorder ISD9160 system-on-a-chip (SoC) device featuring a 32-bit ARM Cortex-M0 microcontroller core. The ISD9160 is designed to optimize low-power audio recording and playback in a range of demanding
Summit Microelectronics’ SMB220 and SMB221 integrated 10-A and 20-A buck regulators offer built-in MOSFET’s, digital programmability and non-volatile configuration. Applications include
Return to Zero is a funny comic strip for engineers, with lab humor, odd situations, and exploding circuits that of course makes a sport out of solving the trickiest of engineering problems.
OSD Displays introduced a new 7” WVGA 800 x RGB X 480 TFT LCD with resistive touch screen technology and LED backlighting. The OSD070T1141-35TS offers a
MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation announced that it will begin supplying display driver ICs to be used in the new AMOLED display panels for Samsung’s Galaxy S2 LTE smartphone.
Apple Inc's new iPhone went on sale in stores across the globe on Friday, prompting thousands to queue around city blocks to snap up the final gadget unveiled during Steve Jobs' life.
Japan's Olympus Corp fired its CEO and president over the Briton's management of the camera and endoscope maker, sparking a 17 percent plunge in the firm's share price on Friday.
Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson will focus entirely on the booming smartphone market, going head to head with rivals like Apple and underlining the importance of a tie-up with Sony amid reports the electronics giant is preparing a buyout.
Google Inc is likely to emerge as a "top mobile play," according to Wall Street analysts, with several raising their price targets on the stock, some by as much as 10 percent.
A Dutch court on Friday turned down Samsung Electronics' request for an injunction against all of Apple's mobile products that use 3G telecommunications technology, denying it revenge over a similar move by Apple.
SMSC announced its latest generation JukeBlox 2.2 (JB2.2) platform with enhanced audio streaming features including up to a four-times faster boot time, improved WiFi performance leveraging the new WiFi Multimedia (WMM) standard, low power standby modes and
Power Integrations introduced a new reference design detailing an 85%-efficient, 15 W PAR38 downlight driver that delivers flicker-free dimming without the use of unreliable high-voltage electrolytic bulk capacitors.
Rovi Corporation announced the signing of a new multi-year licensing agreement for DivX technology with ASUS. Through the agreement, ASUS plans to integrate DivX Plus(R) HD, the premium level of DivX Certification...
STMicroelectronics announced that Enel has selected ST to be its key semiconductor partner in the Energy@Home consortium
Honeywell’s MICRO SWITCH Basic Switch line has been expanded with the addition of the V15W Series of Watertight Miniature Switches. With an IP67 waterproof seal rating and as the only V-switch in the industry rated up to 10 A, according to the company, the new switches can
Motion is the latest trump card available to CE manufacturers, enabling the ability to create a new generation of products to operate how people naturally interact. Enabling this trend is a unique class of motion-sensing chips, referred to as MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems).