List of Technology News Articles

New thin film transistor may lead to flexible devices
An engineering research team at the University of Alberta has invented a new transistor that could revolutionize thin-film electronic devices. more

Verizon, Sequans Announce LTE CAT M Chipset Acceleration for IoT
Sequans Communications and Verizon have announced joint activities to accelerate commercial realization of Category M (CAT M) LTE products based on the coming Release 13 of the 3GPP LTE standard. more

World's first LTE Licensed-Assisted Access over-the-air trial
Deutsche Telekom and Qualcomm have carried out a trial involving the aggregation of licensed and unlicensed spectrum bands, to test LTE Licensed-Assisted Access' (LAA) ability to extend coverage and increase network capacity. more

Chip could bring deep learning to mobile devices
Advance could enable mobile devices to implement 'neural networks' modeled on the human brain more

Ericsson opens 20,000 square meter Global ICT Center in Sweden
The Rosersberg site, which covers 20,000 square meters, is the first purpose-built Ericsson Global ICT Center to be inaugurated in Sweden. more

Smartphones and intelligent socks to help prevent diabetic amputations
Hebrew University students aim to reduce foot ulcers by linking pressure-sensing socks to a smart phone application that warns patients of developing wounds more

Living in the '90s? So are underwater wireless networks
Engineers are speeding them up to improve tsunami detection, walkie-talkies for scuba divers, and search-and-rescue work more

Open-source GPU could push computing power to the next level
Researchers at Binghamton University have become the first to use an open-source graphics processor unit (GPU) for research. more

Bluetooth and Wi-Fi sensing from mobile devices may help improve bus service
Researchers have developed an inexpensive system that uses Wi-Fi and Bluetooth signals from passengers' mobile phones and devices to collect better data about where bus riders get on and off, more

3D mapping of entire buildings with mobile devices
When Thomas Schöps wants to create a three-dimensional model of the ETH Zurich main building, he pulls out his tablet computer. more

Nanowalls for smartphones
The more transparent the electrodes, the better the screen quality. And the more conductive they are, the more quickly and precisely the touchscreen will work. more

Wi-Fi Alliance introduces low power, long range Wi-Fi HaLow
With industry momentum mounting around a low power Wi-Fi solution, Wi-Fi Alliance has announced the Wi-Fi HaLow designation for products incorporating IEEE 802.11ah technology. more

Engineers demo first processor that uses light for ultrafast communications
Engineers have successfully married electrons and photons within a single-chip microprocessor, a landmark development that opens the door to ultrafast, low-power data crunching. more

NEC and Intel collaborate in mobile base station virtualization
NEC says that it is to collaborate with Intel to jointly develop a \"Cloud-Radio Access Network (Cloud-RAN) solution\" for virtualizing the functions of mobile base stations. more

Anite licenses Huawei OSS interfaces - will integrate with Nemo products
Anite has signed an agreement with Huawei for access to their OSS interfaces. The contract was signed under the Operations Support Systems interoperability initiative (OSSii). more

Huawei Opens ICT Training Centre in Cambodia
China's Huawei and Cambodia's National Institute of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Communication Technology have opened a Huawei Authorized Information and Network Academy in the country. more

Ericsson and Orange trial Internet of Things (IoT) over GSM and LTE
Ericsson and Orange have announced a trial of optimized, low-cost, low-complexity devices and enhanced network capabilities for Cellular IoT over GSM and LTE. more

Ericsson joins forces with KDDI in 5G research and development
Ericsson has announced a 5G research and development collaboration with KDDI, a telecommunications operator based in Tokyo, Japan. more

Stretch the new flex for programmable rubber keyboard
Scientists at the University of Auckland have developed a soft, flexible, stretchable keyboard using a type of rubber known as a dielectric elastomer. more

New 'self-healing' gel makes electronics more flexible
Researchers have developed a first-of-its-kind self-healing gel that repairs and connects electronic circuits, creating opportunities to advance the development of flexible electronics, more

Ericsson and Telstra test LTE-A via 5-carrier aggregation over a live network
Ericsson and Australia's Telstra have announced the world's first demonstration of 1 Gbps capability with five carrier LTE-A Carrier Aggregation integrated on a live end-to-end mobile network. more

Alcatel-Lucent technology to shatter capacity limits of optical networks
Bell Labs, owned by Alcatel-Lucent has shown off an optical networking technology that could potentially help operators address the expansion of internet traffic. more

Powering the next billion devices with Wi-Fi
University of Washington engineers have developed a novel technology that uses a Wi-Fi router -- a source of ubiquitous but untapped energy in indoor environments -- to power devices. more

Perpetual youth for batteries?
A key issue with lithium ion batteries is aging. It significantly reduces their potential storage capacity. To date, very little is known about the causes of the aging effects. more

'Tuning in' to a fast and optimized internet
A new filter with the widest tuning span ever demonstrated on a silicon chip could help provide the low-cost flexibility needed for the next generation of high-speed optical networks more

Fime Launches Online NFC CAP File Security Analysis Service
Fime says that it has launhced an online testing portal for near field communication (NFC) applications embedded in secure elements. more

Huawei reveals the next generation of quick charging batteries
The new batteries can be charged 10 times faster than current batteries, reaching approximately 50% capacity in mere minutes more

Nokia Networks, China Mobile sign MoU to cooperate on 5G development
Nokia Networks and China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI) have announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on their cooperation in the evolution and development of 5G systems. more

Huawei completes multi-vendor Wireless Transport SDN Proof of Concept
Huawei has announced completion of the industry's first multi-vendor Wireless Transport SDN Proof of Concept (PoC) with the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), more

Using FM to improve wireless networks
Wi-FM listens to FM signals to determine best times to send and receive data more