List of Technology News Articles

Reflected smartphone transmissions enable gesture control
What's coming next, say University of Washington researchers, is the ability to interact with our devices not just with touchscreens, but through gestures in the space around the phone. ...read more

Quick-change materials break the silicon speed limit for computers
These materials could eventually enable processing speeds between 500 and 1,000 times faster than the current average laptop computer, while using less energy. ...read more

Nokia Networks and Red Hat extend collaboration to deliver OpenStack-powered telco cloud
Nokia Networks and Red Hat have extended their collaboration to enable mobile operators to create a more efficient and flexible telco cloud infrastructure. ...read more

Nokia Networks first to launch OSS software as a Managed Service
Nokia Networks is launching Operations Support System (OSS) as a Service, enabling operators to shift capital expenditure to operational expenditure for more predictable as well as lower cost. ...read more

Study sheds new light on why batteries go bad
Rapid charging and draining doesn't damage lithium ion electrode as much as thought ...read more

Ericsson opens its first Global ICT Center in Sweden
Ericsson has inaugurated its first Global ICT Center in Linköping, Sweden. This follows Ericsson's announcement made in September last year to build three new Global ICT Centers. ...read more

Qualcomm Processors to Appear in Robots
The Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF) has announced plans to extend the capabilities of ROS to Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processors. ...read more

Nokia Networks shipping industry's first commercial NFV solution
Nokia Networks says that it is delivering the first commercial Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solution which brings cloud technology to services such as VoLTE. ...read more

Rice wireless experts tap unused TV spectrum
Rice University wireless researchers have found a way to make the most of the unused UHF TV spectrum by serving up fat streams of data over wireless hotspots that could stretch for miles. ...read more

Squeezed quantum communication
It could be difficult for the NSA to hack encrypted messages in the future - at least if a technology being investigated by scientists at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light in Erlangen and the University Erlangen-Nürnberg will be successful: quantum cryptography. ...read more

Nokia Networks offers WiMAX operators migration to TD-LTE-A Technology
Nokia Networks says that it is now offering WiMAX operators a way of migrating WiMAX networks to TD-LTE-Advanced based services. ...read more

Nokia Networks and Intel to Open Joint R&D Facility in the UK
Nokia Networks and Intel have announced that they are opening a joint R&D facility in the UK. ...read more

Live from inside a battery
Researchers observe the phenomenon of 'lithium plating' during the charging process ...read more

Nokia Networks, China Telecom mark major milestone in FDD-TDD carrier aggregation
A stable peak download speed of 260 Mbps was achieved in the carrier aggregation demonstration with FDD 20 MHz in 1.8 GHz and TDD 20 MHz in 2.6 GHz spectrum. ...read more

China's reform of R&D budget management doesn't go far enough
In almost 20 years, China's R&D expenditure as a percentage of its gross domestic product has more than tripled, and now surpasses the 28 member states of the European Union. ...read more

DragonWave Completes Propagation Testing Using Small Cells
DragonWave says that it has completed a series of outdoor small cell backhaul propagation tests that have been conducted with an unnamed 3rd party for street level characterization. ...read more

Wearable Tech and Smartphones Could Save Lives of Lone Workers
Intel considering new 'digital buddy system' for workers alone in isolated areas ...read more

Hacking Gmail on Android Smartphones with 92 percent success
UC Riverside assistant professor is among group that develops novel method to attack apps on Android, and likely other, operating systems ...read more

Huawei and DoCoMo Test LTE Services in the 5Ghz Spectrum Band
Japans's NTT DoCoMo says that it has demonstrated that LTE can be deployed over the 5GHz unlicensed spectrum, which is widely used for wireless LAN networks in many countries today. ...read more

63Mbps in 3C-HSDPA Test by Huawei
Huawei says that it has successfully completed tests of 3-Carrier-High Speed Downlink Packet Access (3C-HSDPA) ...read more

Pairing old technologies with new for next generation electronic devices
UCL scientists have discovered a new method to efficiently generate and control currents based on the magnetic nature of electrons in semi-conducting materials, offering a radical way to develop a new generation of electronic devices. ...read more

The grass really is greener on TV and computer screens, thanks to quantum dots
High-tech specks called quantum dots could bring brighter, more vibrant color to display screens. ...read more

Nokia Networks and Harris launch a rapidly deployable LTE coverage solution
Nokia Networks and Harris have jointly shown off a rapidly deployable LTE solution, giving first responders 4G/LTE coverage and capacity in one hour or less, ...read more

No-power Wi-Fi connectivity could fuel internet of things reality
Imagine a world in which your wristwatch or other wearable device communicates directly with your online profiles, storing information about your daily activities where you can best access it - all without requiring batteries. ...read more

ZTE and TIM Brasil to Set Up Broadband Innovation Centre
ZTE has announced an agreement with TIM Brasil to establish a broadband innovation centre in Brazil to spearhead research in next-generation broadband technologies. ...read more

Huawei Working on TV Broadcasts over LTE in the UK
Huawei says that it is collaborating with a number of companies to demonstrate TV broadcasts over LTE networks. ...read more

SK Telecom and Ericsson Show Off Elastic Cell, a Key Enabler for 5G
SK Telecom and Ericsson have demonstrated a key enabler for future 5G networks -- the so-called Elastic Cell technology which can boost mobile data speeds at the edges of cell boundaries. ...read more

Future electronics may depend on lasers, not quartz
Nearly all electronics require devices called oscillators that create precise frequencies -- frequencies used to keep time in wristwatches or to transmit reliable signals to radios. ...read more

An anti-glare, anti-reflective display for mobile devices?
If you've ever tried to watch a video on a tablet on a sunny day, you know you have to tilt it at just the right angle to get rid of glare or invest in a special filter. ...read more

Japan Pushing for 5G Phones for Tokyo Olympics in 2020
The Japanese government has started encouraging the mobile industry to push ahead with developing standards for 5G technologies so that they can be ready in time for the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games in 2020. ...read more