List of Technology News Articles

Mobile battery life can be prolonged with system settings
By using crowdsourced measurements researchers explain the energy impact of smartphone system settings more

Ericsson launches 5G collaborations with Universities
Ericsson has announced new collaborations with universities King's College London and Technische Universitšt Dresden (TU Dresden). more

Electronic waste has energy value
Researchers are developing systems to recover hydrogen using waste plastics from electronic boards. more

LTE-U Forum Explores Technical Possibilities of LTE in Unlicensed Spectrum
The LTE-U Forum has released its first technical report evaluating the use of LTE in unlicensed spectrum, a step toward demonstrating how LTE-U can coexist with Wi-Fi and other technologies that share unlicensed spectrum. more

Qualcomm Extends LTE to Unlicensed Radio Spectrum
To address the increasing demand for mobile data, Qualcomm Technologies says that it is extending LTE to unlicensed spectrum (LTE-U), more

Flexible sensors turn skin into a touch-sensitive space for mobile devices
A team of computer scientists have developed touch-sensitive stickers made from flexible silicone and electrically conducting sensors that can be worn on the skin. more

QR codes with advanced imaging and photon encryption protect computer chips
Using 3-D optical imaging and extremely low light photon counting encryption, researchers have taken the ordinary QR code and transformed it into a cybersecurity application that can be used to protect the integrity of computer microchips. more

Chinese coal could power future mobile phones
Coal from China could become a major source of the metal lithium used in rechargeable batteries. more

Ericsson unveils generational shift in how mobile networks are built
Ericsson Radio System modular architecture changes how mobile networks are built, flexibly expanding to shifting demands on the road to 5G more

Radio chip for the 'Internet of things'
Circuit that reduces power leakage when transmitters are idle could greatly extend battery life more

New NIST tools to help boost wireless channel frequencies and capacity
To help solve the wireless crowding conundrum, researchers at NIST are developing measurement tools for channels that are new for mobile communications and that could offer more than 1,000 times the bandwidth of today's cell phone systems. more

License Assisted Access live in Ericsson Labs for Verizon, SK Telecom and T-Mobile
Last month at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, Ericsson announced License Assisted Access (LAA), sometimes referred to as LTE-U, a mobile technology innovation that improves indoor app coverage for smartphone users. more

Huawei opens Research & Development (R&D) campus in Bangalore
Huawei has announced the launch of its new Research & Development campus situated in Bangalore, India more

A Phone So Smart, It Sniffs Out Disease
A research consortium is developing a product that, when coupled with a smartphone, will be able to screen the user's breath for early detection of life-threatening diseases. more

Smartphone, finger prick, 15 minutes, diagnosis -- done!
A team of researchers have developed a low-cost smartphone accessory that can perform a point-of-care test that simultaneously detects three infectious disease markers from a finger prick of blood in just 15 minutes. more

Bringing texture to your flat touchscreen
What if the touchscreen of your smartphone or tablet could touch you back? What if touch was as integrated into our ubiquitous technology as sight and sound? more

IoT Will Fire up the Next Generation of Engineers Says ARM and UCL
ARM is partnering with UCL (University College London) to launch a new education kit aimed at developing students' Internet of Things (IoT) technical skills. more

ZTE Pre5G Massive MIMO Base Station Sets Record for Capacity
ZTE says that it is the first company to complete pre-commercial field testing of multi-user and multi-stream transmission on a Massive MIMO (multiple input multiple output) base station, more

New Specification Group on Millimetre Wave Transmission at ETSI
ETSI has created a new Industry Specification Group (ISG) to work on millimetre Wave Transmission (mWT), more

Shedding light on why blue LEDS are so tricky to make
Scientists have uncovered the mystery of why blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are so difficult to make, more

Orange and Ericsson complete live LTE-A FDD trial in the 3.4-3.6GHz band
Orange and Ericsson have successfully used the 3.4-3.6 GHz (3.5 GHz) frequencies for testing data speeds, coverage and FDD carrier aggregation. more

Huawei, EE and Qualcomm Testing 3-Carrier Aggregation
Huawei has announced it has partnered with UK based mobile network operator, EE, and Qualcomm Technologies to complete LTE category 9 testing, more

Technophobia may keep seniors from using apps to manage diabetes
Despite showing interest in web or mobile apps to help manage their Type 2 diabetes, only a small number of older adults actually use them, more

Nokia opens mobile broadband security center in Berlin
Nokia has opened the doors of its Nokia Security Center in Berlin - a mobile broadband security complex that combines a research laboratory and demo center with conference facilities. more

Qualcomm Upgrades Smartphone Chips to Support 450Mbps Download Speeds
Qualcomm announced that its Snapdragon 810 processor will add support for LTE Category 9 Carrier Aggregation connectivity. more

IBM and Ericsson collaborate on 5G antenna designs
Ericsson and IBM have announced a collaboration to jointly research phased-array antenna designs for 5G, more

Telstra, Ericsson and Qualcomm achieve 450 Mbps on commercial E2E LTE solution
Ericsson says that it has completed the commercialization milestone for the end-to-end LTE-A Carrier Aggregation solution capable of supporting data speeds up to 450Mbps. more

Ericsson and Qualcomm complete LTE Category 9 Carrier Aggregation testing
Ericsson and Qualcomm have announced the successful completion of the world's first inter-company interoperability testing of LTE Category 9 connectivity, with download speeds of up to 450 Mbps. more

Smartphones team-up with QR codes for secure 3-D displays
By adding an array of tiny lenses to an ordinary smartphone, a team of optical engineers has found a way to securely display three-dimensional (3-D) images by simply scanning a series of QR codes -- without ever accessing the Internet. more

A billion holes can make a battery
Researchers at the University of Maryland have invented a single tiny structure that includes all the components of a battery that they say could bring about the ultimate miniaturization of energy storage components. more