Keysight Technologies is the name selected by Agilent Technologies for the electronic measurement company that it expects to spin off early November 2014.
Swiss scientists have created a transparent, flexible electronic circuit whose diminutive footprint may one day make it suitable for use in implantable medical devices or environmental sensors.
Flash Networks, a U.S.-Israeli provider of mobile Internet and optimization products, said it will acquire Mobixell Networks in a transaction slated to close by month's end.
LAS VEGAS--Although AT&T has been talking about Voice over LTE for some time, a top executive said that the service will not likely be mass market until 2015.
AT&T will deploy LTE services on its 2.3 GHz Wireless Communication Service (WCS) spectrum next year, using it for paired spectrum operations rather than just downlinks, said John Donovan, senior executive vice president of AT&T's technology and network operations.
Ericsson holds the lead position in the $10 billion network managed service market, followed by Nokia Solutions and Networks and Alcatel-Lucent, according to ABI Research.
Purdue University researchers are developing a neural-networking chip whose underlying artificial intelligence technology could be used by leading manufacturers to add image-recognition capabilities to mobile devices.
Quantenna Communications is supplying its 802.11ac wave 2 technology to Mimosa for use in multiple outdoor wireless products using 802.11ac technology. The two companies have also agreed to jointly develop an enhanced physical layer and link.
A new Gobi modem from Qualcomm delivered peak data rates of 300 Mbps on the downlink using LTE Advanced carrier aggregation over an Anritsu network simulator.
A mesh-networking toolkit, Commotion 1.0, is being proffered by the New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute, which says the technology can enable communities to build and own decentralized broadband infrastructure.
Stealth startup OnBeep is working on some type of wearable device, which may or may not involve push-to-talk technology. Jesse Robbins, the San Francisco firm's CEO and cofounder, is promising a life-changing product.
When Marcus Weldon, Alcatel-Lucent's CTO, was also named president of Bell Labs in early November, the move signaled the company's intent to leverage R&D to propel its Shift Plan restructuring strategy and align research activities with its roadmap for commercial products.
Sprint is adding FDD LTE carriers on its 800 MHz spectrum in numerous markets as part of its planned triumvirate of LTE bands, according to the S4GRU website.
Japan's UQ Communications is providing a model for other WiMAX operators to follow as it lays out a plan to offer 1 Gbps data speed by 2017 using WiMAX 2+ technology while maintaining backward compatibility for the 4.27 million customers already using its older 802.16e WiMAX services, according to a white paper sponsored by the WiMAX Forum.
The age of biological computing is just around the corner, as new computer chips will enable devices to absorb new information and adjust their functions based on what they have learned.
Could educating customers regarding the amount of bandwidth gobbled up by their favorite applications help them better manage their app usage and help mobile networks rein in congestion caused by data traffic? That question might be answered by CTIA's new KnowMyApp database, which gives users the ability to estimate an app's data usage prior to its download.
Huawei and Australian mobile operator Optus have delivered peak speeds of 160 Mbps on the carrier's live TD-LTE network thanks to the deployment of carrier aggregation. This is the first time carrier aggregation has been deployed on a live TD-LTE network, according to Huawei.
Wi-Fi continues to play an expanding role in the service strategies of many mobile operators as well as cable TV companies, as evidenced by separate announcements from Wi-Fi offloading vendor Aptilo Networks as well as cable MSOs Cox Communications and Bright House Networks.
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Gowex, in partnership with the New York City Economic Development Corp., yesterday officially launched We2, which the company first announced in October. The We2 Social Wi-Fi network initially includes more than 500 New York merchants.