List of Technology News Articles

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. ...read 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. ...read 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. ...read 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. ...read 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. ...read 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. ...read 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. ...read 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, ...read 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. ...read more

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