List of Technology News Articles

Huawei and Vodafone trial LTE broadcast technology for the first time in Spain
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, ...read more

Most internet anonymity software leaks users' details
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'. ...read more

ITU defines vision and roadmap for 5G mobile development
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". ...read more

Can personal devices interfere with hospital care?
Concordia University study examines whether wireless transmitters represent a danger to patients ...read more

Key to quick battery charging time
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. ...read more

Alcatel-Lucent and Sequans to power IoT prototyping platform for Orange
Alcatel-Lucent and Sequans Communications are to collaborate on enabling key technologies for the 'Internet of Things' by providing the '4G Kit for IoT', ...read more

Counting people with Wi-Fi
Researchers use a common wireless signal to count the number of people in a designated space without relying on them to carry personal devices ...read more

Nokia Networks, StarHub showcase LTE-Advanced at 600Mbps using 4X4 MIMO technology
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 ...read more

Ericsson opens a cloud lab in Italy for faster co-creation and innovation
Ericsson is launching a new cloud lab in Italy enabling faster innovation and co-creation with leading telecom operators. ...read more

Nokia Traffic Steering Manager effectively increases network capacity by 10%
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. ...read more

5G Pilot launched to make Swedish mines safer and more productive
Ericsson is to launch a pilot project that will use 5G technology for communication and remote control operations. ...read more

Recovering a rare metal from LCDs to avoid depleting key resource
In 20 years, one of the essential components of the liquid-crystal displays, or LCDs, that make many of our gadgets possible could disappear. ...read more

Ericsson Garage to open in Budapest
Ericsson has announced the opening of the Ericsson Garage at its research and development facility in Budapest, Hungary, a technology incubation lab, ...read more

New 5G innovations boost mobile data speeds
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. ...read more

Retrofitting Old for New in the Internet of Things
Enabling IoT in the home could depend on connecting legacy systems ...read more

Mission possible: This device will self-destruct when heated
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? ...read more

IoT Interoperability is Key to Success
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. ...read more

ITU to study the network standardization requirements for 5G Networks
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. ...read more

Mobile phone microscope rapidly detects parasite levels in blood
Scientists have developed a mobile phone microscope to measure blood levels of a parasitic worm. ...read more

Tracking exploding Lithium-ion batteries in real-time
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. ...read more

Tracking exploding lithium-ion batteries in real-time
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. ...read more

Embracing the 5G era
Latest research progress on next generation mobile communication systems for 2020 ...read more

Thumbnail track pad
Researchers at the MIT Media Lab are developing a new wearable device that turns the user's thumbnail into a miniature wireless track pad. ...read more

Contextual Sensing: How Smartphones Will Learn About You
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. ...read more

ITU and ETSI agree method to assess energy efficiency of mobile networks
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. ...read more

Smartphone-based device could provide rapid, low-cost cancer diagnosis
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. ...read more

Ericsson, Telefónica and RWTH Aachen University demonstrate LTE for smart meters
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. ...read more

No More Exploding Phone Batteries Promise Researchers
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. ...read more

Where no smartphone has gone before
Tel Aviv University researchers move Star Trek's fictional 'Tricorder' into the real world ...read more

Quantum teleportation on a chip
A significant step towards ultra-high speed quantum computers ...read more