List of Technology News Articles

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

Huawei, Bitreactive and Eurotech Join OSGi Alliance
The new members joined during the formation of the alliance's new Internet of Things Expert Group. more

Ericsson and SK Telecom demonstrate 5G network slicing technology
Demonstration features virtual network slices optimized for services including augmented reality, Internet of Things and enterprise solutions more

SK Telecom and Nokia Networks achieve 19.1Gbps in 5G trial
SK Telecom and Nokia Networks together demonstrated Nokia Networks' cmWave technology. more

ITU Assembly endorses process for development of 5G mobile systems
The Radiocommunication Assembly has endorsed a Resolution that establishes the roadmap for the development of 5G mobile and the term that will apply to it: "IMT-2020". more

Secure wireless key distribution verified within a real outdoor environment
The experiments can be considered as the first experimental verification of secure Wireless Key Distribution by observing random variations from the fluctuations of carrier phase of the received signal between two legitimate nodes with a common multipath channel placed into the moving cars within a real outdoor environment. more

Ericsson applies 5G concept for up to 50% higher speed on LTE smartphones
Ericsson says that its proprietary Lean Carrier innovation is first to address intercell signaling interference, introducing lean design concepts to 4G LTE to improve data speed and app coverage for users while on the road to 5G. more

Huawei to Offer $1 Billion to Developers Over 5 Years
Huawei has used its first Huawei Developers Congress (HDC) to announce its open ICT developer ecosystem strategy and a Development Enabler Plan which will make up to US$1 billion available to support developers. more

IBM Research, Carnegie Mellon Platform Helps the Blind Navigate Surroundings
Scientists from IBM Research and Carnegie Mellon University have announced the first open platform designed to support the creation of smartphone apps that can enable the blind to better navigate their surroundings. more

Research boosts optical fiber data speeds
To digitally re-twist the data, the researchers borrowed a well-known technique of radio communication, referred to as 'MIMO,' used by cell phones and Wi-Fi routers every day. more

Ericsson and MTS conduct Russia's first live trial of LTE Broadcast
Ericsson, Qualcomm and Russia's MTS have successfully completed their first live tests of LTE Broadcast. more

Image Sensor for Iris Recognition Brings New Level of Security to Mobile Devices
Toshiba has announced the launch of \"T4KE1\", a near-infrared 2.1 megapixel BSI CMOS image sensor that supports iris recognition on mobile devices. more

Extending a battery's lifetime with heat
Researchers find that heat can break down the damaging branch-like structures that grow inside batteries, which may possibly be used to extend battery lifetimes more

ETSI's Mobile Edge Computing initiative explained
ETSI has published a white paper on Mobile Edge Computing, a key emerging technology which is considered to be an important component of future generation networks, more

Samsung Opens New Headquarters for U.S. Semiconductor Operations
Samsung has formally opened the doors to its new Device Solutions America headquarters. more

Ericsson launches 5G for Europe programme
Ericsson is expanding its cross-industry 5G research and development (R&D) program to a range of European markets. more

Ericsson launches Wi-Fi calling for multi-device
Ericsson has announces the addition of a new functionality, Wi-Fi calling for multi-device, to the existing Ericsson Wi-Fi calling solution. more

South Korea ministry signs TD-LTE cooperation agreement with China Mobile and ZTE
ZTE says that it has signed a cooperation agreement on TD-LTE technology with China Mobile Research Institute and South Korea's Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP). more

Aricent and Octasic Deliver LTE Access and Core in a Box Solution
Aricent has announced the availability of a self-contained LTE in a box solution with Octasic. The solution runs on all Octasic multi-mode Software Defined Radio platforms, more

Qualcomm Enters the Drone Market
Qualcomm has introduced Snapdragon Flight, a board targeted specifically for consumer drones and robotics applications. more

Ericsson, Sony Mobile and SK Telecom trial IoT wearables over LTE
Ericsson, Sony Mobile and SK Telecom are testing and trialing new device and network innovations to support secure and ubiquitous LTE network connectivity for new lower cost, lower power IoT devices. more

Intel, Ericsson, Nokia work on next-gen wireless connectivity for IoT
Intel has announced its support for Narrow-Band Long-Term Evolution (NB-LTE) technology as the ideal wireless connectivity solution for the growing Internet of Things (IoT) market segment. more

An even more versatile optical chip
An INRS team is generating photon pairs with complex quantum states on a chip compatible with electronic systems more