List of Technology News Articles

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

Your next Angry Birds opponent could be a robot
With the help of a smart tablet and Angry Birds, children can now do something typically reserved for engineers and computer scientists: program a robot to learn new skills. ...read more

Alcatel-Lucent Pushes 10Gbps Down Traditional Copper Telephone Llines
Bell Labs, the research arm of Alcatel-Lucent says that it has set a new broadband speed record of 10Gbps using traditional copper telephone lines and a prototype technology ...read more

SK Telecom Starts Joint Research with Ericsson for 5G
South Korea based SK Telecom says that it has signed a MOU with Ericsson for joint research for 5G-related technologies. ...read more

What's New with Wireless Charging?
Inductive charging is hardly new, but the technology and the promise are advancing. ...read more

Using sand to improve battery performance
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have created a lithium ion battery that outperforms the current industry standard by three times. The key material: sand. Yes, sand. ...read more

Ericsson and Qualcomm Achieve 63Mbps Downlink Over 3G Network
Turkcell, Ericsson and Qualcomm have demonstrated the world's first live 3-Carrier High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (3C-HSDPA) on a commercial network. ...read more

The new atomic age: Building smaller, greener electronics
In the drive to get small, Robert Wolkow and his lab at the University of Alberta are taking giant steps forward. ...read more

ZTE Plots 5G-Like Service on LTE Smartphones
It may be possible to deliver a 5G-like user experience on existing LTE based mobile phones, without changing the air interface standards. ...read more

Huawei Builds World's First LTE Network for Heavy-Haul Railways
Huawei says that its eLTE solution has won the bid for the Shenhua Group Corporation's Shuo Huang Railway (SHR) LTE project, and will deliver this project soon. ...read more

Ericsson's 5G Test Network delivers 5Gbps Download Speeds
The first 5G networks are not expected until 2020, but Ericsson has already achieved speeds of 5Gbps in live, over-the-air demonstrations of the company's pre-standard 5G network technology. ...read more

Network Congestion Could See 30% Failure Rate for M2M Applications
Mobile operators could face a failure rate upwards of 30% for M2M and Internet of Things (IoT) sessions according to Cellwize, a Self Organizing Networks (SON) vendor. ...read more

Anite launches Customer Experience Monitoring (CEM) solution
Anite has announced the release of what it says is an industry first troubleshooting solution which generates CEM data with drive test level network information enabling efficient root cause analysis. ...read more

MIT researchers unveil experimental 36-core chip
For years, Li-Shiuan Peh, the Singapore Research Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, has argued that the massively multicore chips of the future will need to resemble little Internets, where each core has an associated router, and data travels between cores in packets of fixed size. ...read more

Is the Stylus Coming Back in Style?
As touch-based computing exploded over the past several years, the stylus seemed to quietly fade from view. But recent developments indicate the stylus is coming back in style and may occupy an increasingly important space ...read more