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Apple jumps into 5G development via NGMN

Apple intends to play a leading role as the definitions and specifications for 5G emerge. Its ambitions were highlighted by the Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance, which said Apple has joined the group and is among companies "expected to significantly contribute to the upcoming work of the NGMN 5G Initiative."  … 
Updated: 3 days ago

Smartphones Of The Future Set To Use Graphene Touchscreens

The wonder material Graphene is set to revolutionize the smartphone industry by replacing current touchscreen technology, researchers have claimed.  … 
Updated: 6 days ago

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 Review: Featuring EVGA

Last week we took a look at NVIDIA’s newest consumer flagship video card, the GeForce GTX 980. Today in the second part of our series on the GTX 900 series we're taking a look at its lower-tier, lower priced counterpart, the GeForce GTX 970. With a price of just $329, GTX 970 is just as … 
Updated: 6 days ago

As Risk Rises In Semiconductor Development, Cooperation Offers A Way Forward

As the cost of making computer chips increases by leaps and bounds industry participants are twisting and turning every which way as they try to extend Moore’s Law yet further.  … 
Updated: 6 days ago

Forward Concepts Wireless/DSP Newsletter 7-15-2013

Nokia Goes Bold with Lumia 1020  … 
Updated: 1 year ago

Forward Concepts Wireless/DSP Newsletter 3-12-2013

Cadence Design to buy Tensilica  … 
Updated: 1 year ago

Couragent, Inc. named one of 50 Colorado Companies to Watch

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, in partnership with the Edward Lowe Foundation, honored 50 second-stage companies from across the state during the "Colorado Companies to Watch" annual ceremony, held June 22, 2012 in Denver. Now in its fourth year, the program recognizes these growth-oriented companies that account for nearly 39 percent … 
Updated: 1 year ago

Forward Concepts Wireless/DSP Newsletter 6/18/2012

 Smartphones are Good Business…at Least for Apple & Samsung   … 
Updated: 2 years ago

March 21, 2012 - Forward Concepts Wireless/DSP Newsletter

by Will Strauss 3/21/2012  … 
Updated: 2 years ago

Billions could jump from Pimco to Janus along with bond king Bill Gross

In the wake of Friday's news that bond-investment rock star Bill Gross is jumping from Pimco, the firm he founded, to Denver-based Janus Capital Group, leaders of money management firms and analysts say billions of dollars in Pimco-invested funds may move with him. Morningstar analyst Vincent Lui writes that with Gross' move, "it is likely … 
Updated: 5 days ago

Pimco bond king Bill Gross joins Janus

William H. Gross -- co-founder of Pacific Investment Management Co. (Pimco) and described by the Wall Street Journal as a "legendary bond investor" -- will join Denver-based Janus Capital Group Inc. Bill Gross "will manage a recently launched Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund and related strategies," Janus said in Friday's announcement. Gross joins the Denver-based … 
Updated: 6 days ago

CoorsTek, Coors family make record gift to School of Mines

CoorsTek of Golden and the Coors family are making a $26.9 million gift to the Colorado School of Mines, which stands out as the largest single donation in the university's history. The Denver Post reports$20 million of the funds will go toward the $45 million cost of building the new CoorsTek Center for Applied Science … 
Updated: 6 days ago

STMicroelectronics Tops Five Billion MEMS Sensors Shipped

Extensive MEMS portfolio, which also includes micro-actuators, drives innovation across IoT and wearable, mobile, industrial, consumer and automotive applications  … 
Updated: 6 days ago

Couragent Set to Raise Growth Capital ...

Couragent Set to Raise Growth Capital With Nation’s First Legal Investment Crowdfunding Deal  The Mobile Scanner Manufacturer’s Registered SCOR Offering Open to Consumer Investors in Five States  … 
Updated: 1 year ago

Couragent, Inc. named one of 50 Colorado Companies to Watch

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, in partnership with the Edward Lowe Foundation, honored 50 second-stage companies from across the state during the "Colorado Companies to Watch" annual ceremony, held June 22, 2012 in Denver. Now in its fourth year, the program recognizes these growth-oriented companies that account for nearly 39 percent … 
Updated: 1 year ago

Air France pilots halt strike action

Union to continue negotiating with management over Transavia plan  … 
Updated: 4 days ago

STMicroelectronics Tops Five Billion MEMS Sensors Shipped

Extensive MEMS portfolio, which also includes micro-actuators, drives innovation across IoT and wearable, mobile, industrial, consumer and automotive applications  … 
Updated: 6 days ago

STMicroelectronics Tops Five Billion MEMS Sensors Shipped

Extensive MEMS portfolio, which also includes micro-actuators, drives innovation across IoT and wearable, mobile, industrial, consumer and automotive applications  … 
Updated: 6 days ago

Tommy Sanford Named Director Of The Commercial Spaceflight Federation

Will Be Responsible For Government Affairs Under Incoming President Eric Stallmer The Commercial Spaceflight Federation is pleased to announce that Tommy Sanford has been named as its Director. Sanford will join the CSF staff on October 1 and, among other duties, will be responsible for government affairs for the organization under incoming CSF President Eric … 
Updated: 4 days ago

Air Berlin scraps $5bn aircraft orders

Air Berlin, Germany's second-biggest airline, said Friday it had cancelled orders with Boeing for 33 aircraft with a list price of about $5 billion.  … 
Updated: 5 days ago

Billions could jump from Pimco to Janus along with bond king Bill Gross

In the wake of Friday's news that bond-investment rock star Bill Gross is jumping from Pimco, the firm he founded, to Denver-based Janus Capital Group, leaders of money management firms and analysts say billions of dollars in Pimco-invested funds may move with him. Morningstar analyst Vincent Lui writes that with Gross' move, "it is likely … 
Updated: 5 days ago

Gross to leave Pimco for Janus Capital

Bond King ends long tenure at US money management house  … 
Updated: 6 days ago

Six banks in UK talks over forex fines

FCA poised to set penalties in the hundreds of millions of pounds  … 
Updated: 6 days ago