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Here I sit, on the floor near my gate at the San Diego International Airport (because the 1960s-style of this terminal still forces business travelers to scrounge for electricity anywhere they can find it) heading back to Silicon Valley after a couple of days at the CTIA Wireless I.T.
Silicon Valley-based wireless technology start-up Quantenna Communications is planning to open a 30 to 50-person research facility in Australia following an injection of venture capital by the Australian-US fund Southern Cross Venture Partners.
At the CTIA Wireless 2009 Conference in Las Vegas, Clearwire's co-chairman, Benjamin Wolff, announces the launch of the Silicon Valley WiMax Innovation Network. The 20-square-mile "sandbox" will give developers free access to create and test applications for a 4G network.
updated below:No matter all of the advancements in wireless and mobile technology, at the end of the day, we're all still connected to a big wire somewhere. Early this morning, we discovered that one of those big wires is located under a busy Silicon Valley roadway.
At least two or three times a week, we get a press release about some fundamental breakthrough in nanotechnology, silicon engineering, wireless or similar.Normally, the story is rather less exciting than the PR would have us think: after a good twenty years of exciting fundamental breakthroughs in nanotech, and we've got accelerometers in our iPhones, mirrorchips in our projectors, and...
One of the biggest threats facing wireless LAN users is SSID probing, which is forced by the reckless usage of SSID broadcast suppression. But many users are taught that SSID broadcast suppression is good.
The idea of replacing silicon with carbon to make computer chips is not new. However, using graphene -- a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb lattice -- wasn't feasible because it is not possible today to make wafers as big as ones made from silicon. But two researchers from Princeton University have found a very elegant solution to this problem. They've decided to put small crystals of graphene only in the active areas of the computer chip. Their graphene-based transistors are already '10 times faster than silicon transistors in moving electronic holes -- a key measure of speed.' This technique could be applied to wireless communication devices within a few years.
Lantronix will award £3,000 and a trip to Silicon Valley for the winning entry in a competition to design and build a machine-to-machine wireless product
It takes plenty of nodes, intergovernmental cooperation to cover 1,500 square miles and 2.4 million users.
Netgear's Draft-N solution is the best in terms of looks and performance, but interoperability and backwards compatibility are still not guaranteed.
On Friday, seven bidders offered proposals to built a WiFi network that would cover 1,500 square miles of Silicon Valley from the cities of South San Francisco on the Peninsula and Fremont in the East Bay all the way down to Santa Cruz.The proposals would be for the Wireless Silicon Valley Project, which has the noble goal of free or inexpensive Wi-Fi Internet access througout the SV.
In an interview at Silicon Valley's Churchill Club, Paul Otellini calls WiMax "disruptive technology." The chipmaker chief tells NPR's Moira Gunn where he thinks the wireless standard can lead communications.
Intel's new chip does all sorts of 802.11, but it is just one step in a long process of wireless revolution
The champagne should be flowing at Cambridge Silicon Radio after the firm's top brass were rewarded for their wireless work
The KCORP Lifestyle Gold range of Super G wireless kit offers a good combination of above-average performance and features at a relatively low price.
Cypress Semiconductor and the UK's Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR) have teamed up on a low-cost Bluetooth attachment for USB printers that allows wireless printing directly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. The USB dongle combines Cypress' USB On-The-Go technology with CSR's BlueCore Bluetooth chipset.
Cambridge Silicon Radio said it is sampling its third-generation Bluetooth wireless chips which will give hardware makers the flexibility to offer more advanced services.
Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR) said it has shipped its 10-millionth Bluetooth chip, the latest indication of the wireless technology's gradual rise into the mainstream.
Dell has done a marvellous job redesigning its corporate thin-and-light notebooks, making the new Latitude D600 a wise choice for companies looking to upgrade their laptop fleets.