List of Technology News Articles

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

Wireless devices used by casual pilots vulnerable to hacking, computer scientists find
A new class of apps and wireless devices used by private pilots during flights for everything from GPS information to data about nearby aircraft is vulnerable to a wide range of security attacks, more

Tibco and Ericsson form global OSS/BSS partnership
Tibco Software and Ericsson have formed a global partnership whereby Tibco middleware will be included in the portfolio of OSS/BSS software and consulting and systems integration services offered by Ericsson. more

Ericsson launches OPNFV certification program
Ericsson, a platinum member of Open Platform for Network Functions Virtualization (OPNFV), has launched an OPNFV certification program. more

Nokia Networks boosts smartphone browsing speed by 20% while reducing power consumption by 40%
Nokia Networks says that it has conducted the first live network trial of a software feature that improves smartphone performance on 3G networks. more

Li-ion batteries contain toxic halogens, but environmentally friendly alternatives exist
Physics researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University have discovered that most of the electrolytes used in lithium-ion batteries are superhalogens, and that the vast majority of these electrolytes contain toxic halogens. more

World record in data transmission with smart circuits
Fewer cords, smaller antennas and quicker video transmission. This may be the result of a new type of microwave circuit that was designed at Chalmers University of Technology. more

NEC Tests Mobile Core Network Virtualization in a Multivendor Environment
Japan's NEC and NTT DoCoMo have successfully tested mobile core network virtualization in a multivendor environment. more

Huawei, KPN and China Mobile Complete the First IMS-based VoLTE Roaming Call
Huawei has announced that the industry's first international Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) based Voice over LTE (VoLTE) roaming call between Europe and Asia has been made. more

Samsung Sets 5G Speed Record at 7.5Gbps, Over 30 Times Faster Than LTE
Samsung achieved major milestones in 5G development with industry best 7.5Gbps speed record and uninterrupted 1.2Gbps 5G connection while travelling at over 100km/h. more

Ericsson, Singtel and Qualcomm earn FDD/TDD Carrier Aggregation First
Ericsson, SingTel and Qualcomm say that they have achieved an industry first with the live demonstration of FDD / TDD Carrier Aggregation using commercial track hardware and software. more

Huawei announces plans to expand R&D Investment in France
Huawei has announced plans to increase its R&D investments in France and to expand industry cooperation with its French partners, more

Batteries included: A solar cell that stores its own power
Is it a solar cell? Or a rechargeable battery? Actually, the patent-pending device invented at The Ohio State University is both: the world's first solar battery. more

Untangling how cables coil
A technology from movies is adapted to explain how cables coil more

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. 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. 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. 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. more

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

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