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Could Your Smartphone One Day Tell You You're Pregnant?
July 2nd 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Small add-on devices could turn a smartphone's built-in optical components into biosensing technology to monitor diabetes, test for pregnancy, monitor hazardous gases among other applications...more

Huawei and Vodafone Trial LTE Broadcast Technology for the First Time in Spain
July 1st 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Huawei and Vodafone Spain recently carried out the trial for the LTE broadcast eMBMS (Evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Services) technology for the first time in Spain, ...more

Most Internet Anonymity Software Leaks Users' Details
June 30th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
A study of fourteen popular VPN providers found that eleven of them leaked information about the user because of a vulnerability known as 'IPv6 leakage'....more

ITU Defines Vision and Roadmap for 5G Mobile Development
June 24th 2015 - 02:25 GMT
The ITU has established the overall roadmap for the development of 5G mobile and defined the term it will apply to it as "IMT-2020"....more

Can Personal Devices Interfere with Hospital Care?
June 17th 2015 - 02:05 GMT
Concordia University study examines whether wireless transmitters represent a danger to patients...more

Key to Quick Battery Charging Time
June 17th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Researchers have discovered the structure and transport properties of the \"intermediate state\" in lithium-ion batteries - key to understanding the mechanisms of charge and discharge in rechargeable batteries. ...more

Alcatel-Lucent and Sequans to Power IoT Prototyping Platform for Orange
June 15th 2015 - 02:35 GMT
Alcatel-Lucent and Sequans Communications are to collaborate on enabling key technologies for the 'Internet of Things' by providing the '4G Kit for IoT',...more

Counting People with Wi-Fi
June 9th 2015 - 01:40 GMT
Researchers use a common wireless signal to count the number of people in a designated space without relying on them to carry personal devices...more

Nokia Networks, StarHub Showcase LTE-Advanced at 600Mbps Using 4X4 MIMO Technology
June 5th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Singapore's second-largest mobile operator, StarHub, has successfully demonstrated 600Mbps peak download speeds using Nokia Networks' 4X4 MIMO technology with LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation...more

Ericsson Opens a Cloud Lab in Italy for Faster Co-creation and Innovation
June 5th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson is launching a new cloud lab in Italy enabling faster innovation and co-creation with leading telecom operators....more

Nokia Traffic Steering Manager Effectively Increases Network Capacity by 10%
June 4th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Nokia Networks claims to have solved the complexities of coordinating the dozens of load balancing and traffic steering features available in multi-technology, multi-layered and multi-vendor mobile broadband networks....more

5G Pilot Launched to Make Swedish Mines Safer and More Productive
June 4th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson is to launch a pilot project that will use 5G technology for communication and remote control operations. ...more

Recovering a Rare Metal from LCDs to Avoid Depleting Key Resource
June 3rd 2015 - 07:50 GMT
In 20 years, one of the essential components of the liquid-crystal displays, or LCDs, that make many of our gadgets possible could disappear....more

Ericsson Garage to Open in Budapest
June 3rd 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson has announced the opening of the Ericsson Garage at its research and development facility in Budapest, Hungary, a technology incubation lab,...more

New 5G Innovations Boost Mobile Data Speeds
June 2nd 2015 - 01:00 GMT
The next generation of mobile networking, known as 5G, is expected to be commercially available around 2020, but Ericsson already has live indoor and outdoor 5G test networks in Sweden and the USA....more

Retrofitting Old for New in the Internet of Things
May 29th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Enabling IoT in the home could depend on connecting legacy systems...more

Mission Possible: This Device Will Self-destruct when Heated
May 22nd 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Where do electronics go when they die? Most devices are laid to eternal rest in landfills. But what if they just dissolved away, or broke down to their molecular components so that the material could be recycled? ...more

IoT Interoperability is Key to Success
May 19th 2015 - 03:00 GMT
With the chance to connect "sensor to the cloud in every industry on the planet," Rose Schooler believes the Internet of Things (IoT) opportunity is massive. But interoperability, along with provisioning and managing these devices, are critical factors for success....more

ITU to Study the Network Standardization Requirements for 5G Networks
May 15th 2015 - 02:20 GMT
The ITU has established a new Focus Group to identify the network standardization requirements for the '5G' development of International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) for 2020 and beyond....more

Mobile Phone Microscope Rapidly Detects Parasite Levels in Blood
May 6th 2015 - 12:14 GMT
Scientists have developed a mobile phone microscope to measure blood levels of a parasitic worm....more

Tracking Exploding Lithium-ion Batteries in Real-time
May 5th 2015 - 03:45 GMT
Understanding how Li-ion batteries fail and potentially cause a dangerous chain reaction of events is important for improving their design to make them safer to use and transport, say the scientists behind the study....more

Tracking Exploding Lithium-ion Batteries in Real-time
April 28th 2015 - 09:25 GMT
What happens when lithium-ion batteries overheat and explode has been tracked inside and out for the first time by a UCL-led team using sophisticated 3D imaging. ...more

Embracing the 5G Era
April 28th 2015 - 09:05 GMT
Latest research progress on next generation mobile communication systems for 2020...more

Thumbnail Track Pad
April 16th 2015 - 23:11 GMT
Researchers at the MIT Media Lab are developing a new wearable device that turns the user's thumbnail into a miniature wireless track pad....more

Contextual Sensing: How Smartphones Will Learn About You
April 15th 2015 - 01:53 GMT
The 2013 film "Her" featured an operating system that could personalize itself to the user to the extent where the intelligence appeared anything but artificial....more

ITU and ETSI Agree Method to Assess Energy Efficiency of Mobile Networks
April 14th 2015 - 04:35 GMT
ITU and the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) have agreed a new standard to measure the energy efficiency of mobile radio access networks (RANs), the wireless networks that connect end-user equipment to the core network....more

Smartphone-based Device Could Provide Rapid, Low-cost Cancer Diagnosis
April 14th 2015 - 03:37 GMT
A device developed by Massachusetts General Hospital investigators may bring rapid, accurate molecular diagnosis of tumors and other diseases to locations lacking the latest medical technology....more

Ericsson, Telefónica and RWTH Aachen University Demonstrate LTE for Smart Meters
April 13th 2015 - 22:56 GMT
Ericsson, together with Telefónica Germany and E.ON Research Center at RWTH Aachen University, demonstrated the feasibility of using LTE networks in smart meters for the energy sector. ...more

No More Exploding Phone Batteries Promise Researchers
April 10th 2015 - 03:50 GMT
Stanford University scientists have invented the first high-performance aluminum battery that's fast-charging, long-lasting and inexpensive. Researchers say the new technology offers a safe alternative to many commercial batteries in wide use today....more

Where No Smartphone Has Gone Before
April 10th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Tel Aviv University researchers move Star Trek's fictional 'Tricorder' into the real world...more

Quantum Teleportation on a Chip
April 9th 2015 - 01:10 GMT
A significant step towards ultra-high speed quantum computers...more

New Understanding of Electromagnetism Could Enable 'antennas on a Chip'
April 9th 2015 - 00:00 GMT
A team of researchers from the University of Cambridge have unravelled one of the mysteries of electromagnetism, which could enable the design of antennas small enough to be integrated into an electronic chip. ...more

Inkjet-printed Liquid Metal Could Bring Wearable Tech, Soft Robotics
April 8th 2015 - 23:45 GMT
New research shows how inkjet-printing technology can be used to mass-produce electronic circuits made of liquid-metal alloys for \"soft robots\" and flexible electronics....more

Future Electronics Based on Carbon Nanotubes
April 7th 2015 - 12:09 GMT
The exceptional properties of tiny molecular cylinders known as carbon nanotubes have tantalized researchers for years because of the possibility they could serve as a successors to silicon in laying the logic for smaller, faster and cheaper electronic devices....more

LG Display Launches 5.5-inch QHD LCD Panel for Smartphones
April 7th 2015 - 02:20 GMT
LG Display says that it has launched a LCD panel for smartphones that represents a quantum jump in terms of key features, including color gamut, brightness, contrast ratio, touch function, power consumption and thinness....more

The Looming IoT Energy Drain
April 7th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
With 25 billion connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices expected to come online by 2020, finding an adequate and efficient way to power each device is critical to the success of this emerging technology....more

Light-powered Gyroscope is World's Smallest: Promises a Powerful Spin on Navigation
April 7th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
By bringing this essential technology down to an entirely new scale, a team of applied physicists hopes to enable a new generation of phenomenally compact gyroscope-based navigation systems, among other intriguing applications. ...more

Smartphone Face Recognition 'improved' by Copying the Brain
April 6th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Face recognition security on smartphones can be significantly improved if users store an 'average' photo of themselves, according to new research by scientists at the University of York. ...more

Mobile Battery Life Can Be Prolonged with System Settings
March 31st 2015 - 01:00 GMT
By using crowdsourced measurements researchers explain the energy impact of smartphone system settings...more

Ericsson Launches 5G Collaborations with Universities
March 30th 2015 - 01:30 GMT
Ericsson has announced new collaborations with universities King's College London and Technische Universität Dresden (TU Dresden). ...more