Mobile operator Vodafone (VOD.L) has offered to join forces with rival firms to share the 30 billion euro ($40 billion) bill to build out new superfast fiber networks in Europe, in a sign of the increasing demands being placed on operators.
Facebook said it could team up with mobile operators on payments, in an offer that would give them back part of the revenue and influence they have lost in recent years to Apple (AAPL.O) and Google (GOOG.O).
Microsoft and several other firms have complained to EU antitrust regulators about Google's social networking tool, two people familiar with the matter said, in a move that may prompt the EU to broaden its ongoing investigation into Google.
The new 4 GHz high-performance oscilloscope from Rohde & Schwarz with its 20 Gsample/s sampling rate addresses a wide variety of applications: The R&S RTO1044 is appropriate for analyzing
HiSilicon and imec have signed a strategic research collaboration to develop innovative RF transceiver architectures for next-generation mobile terminals. With the partnership, HiSilicon joins imec's R&D program on cognitive reconfigurable radio...
Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of PXI power matrices with the introduction of the 40-549 and 40-551. The 40-549 5-A matrix is available in a variety of 32 and 64 crosspoint configurations with
austriamicrosystems has announced the AS3674 and AS3490 LED backlight drivers for smartphone LCD displays. These new LED drivers enable the industry’s best application efficiency at a peak level of 90%, including the DC-DC converter and the current sources.
Philips Electronics said on Thursday it is cooperating with the police in connection with an investigation into a possible criminal cyber security breach discovered at Philips earlier this month.
Knowles Sound Solutions has launched a sound enhancing technology to increase the acoustic performance in consumer devices with small form factors. N‘Bass stands for “enhanced bass,“ and it is said to enable
Energy Micro today announced that it will extend its EFM32 Gecko range of microcontrollers with the addition of products based on the ARM Cortex-M4F core.
Fraunhofer IIS will premiere Extended HE-AAC, the latest upgrade to the MPEG AAC family. Extended HE-AAC significantly improves the audio quality of music and speech particularly at very low bit rates of 8 kbit/s and more, and is compatible with HE-AAC streams.
Imec, Holst Centre and their partners in the EU FP7 project ORICLA have fabricated the world's first RFID (radio frequency identification) circuit made in low-temperature thin-film technology that allows reader-talks-first communication.
Powerstax, one of Europe's leading value-added power solutions manufacturers, has added Kent based Wavelength Electronics Limited to its global network of sales representatives to ensure its UK customers get a fast response to all their power conversion requirements from a highly experienced and technically able source. Established in 1992 Wavelength Electronics is aÂ
Nordic Semiconductor launched the µBlue nRF8002 single chip solution for Bluetooth Smart tags and accessories. Adding this SoC to a product design demands no specialist understanding of Bluetooth low energy wireless technology
Google is to bolster its Google Finance service by giving retail investors free access to real-time London Stock Exchange share prices.
Swedish telecoms gear maker Ericsson is to buy privately held WiFi technology company BelAir Networks to boost its mobile broadband offering. Demand for wireless connectivity has boomed in the last couple of years with the proliferation of mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets.
XJTAG and Pico Technology announce world's first integrated JTAG boundary scan oscilloscope test solutionFebruary 21, 2012 7:40 am | Product Releases | Comments
XJTAG and Pico Technology will be launching the world's first portable boundary scan and oscilloscope solution at Embedded World 2012. The two companies have worked together to produce XJTAG Expert...
The three satellites that make up ESA's Swarm magnetic field mission were presented to the media today. Following a demanding testing programme, the satellites were displayed in the cleanroom before they are shipped to Russia for their July launch.
Scientists studying the human genome have found that each of us is carrying around 20 genes that have been completely inactivated, suggesting that not all switched-off genes are harmful to health.
Telecoms providers should be able to raise prices charged to rivals for using their networks to help spur investment in faster fiber optics, industry body ETNO said on Thursday.
At next week's International Solid-State Circuits Conference (February 19-23, 2012, San Francisco, USA), imec and Holst Centre present 14 papers on low power design for wireless communication and wireless sensor networks, and organic electronics.
Computer programs can be taught to select between brain scans of healthy young people and scans showing adolescents who are at higher risk of developing mental disorders such as anxiety and depression, scientists said Thursday.
Online social networks cannot be forced to block users from downloading songs illegally, as this would push up their costs and infringe privacy, Europe's highest court said on Thursday, adding to a worldwide debate on internet policing.
Farnell has been presented with the European Distributor of the Year Award for 2011 by VARTA Microbattery GmbH, the global manufacturers and designers of rechargeable and primary battery systems. The award, presented to Robert Rospedzihowski...
Pickering Interfaces GmbH has reorganised its sales region for Eastern Europe. The sales office, located in T?inec/CZ, which supported the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic and Poland, will expand its sales region to support Romania, Hungary, the Republic of Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republic of Serbia.