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RFID device could be used to detect explosives 04/04/2014

Researchers in the US have created a wireless sensing device that can alert users to the presence of chemical vapours in the atmosphere.

Raspberry Pi announces £1m education fund 04/04/2014

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced a £1million education fund, aimed at supporting innovative projects that enhance understanding of and ...

ON Semi to buy Truesense for $92m 04/04/2014

Looking to boost its presence in the industrial end-market sector, ON Semiconductor has agreed to buy image sensor device maker Truesense Imaging for ...

Raspberry Pi challenge inspires engineers of the future 03/04/2014

The UK's future engineers and inventors gathered at London's Science Museum yesterday for the final of PA Consulting's Raspberry Pi programming ...

Freescale targets motor control with new Kinetis MCU series 03/04/2014

In a move which expands its portfolio of ARM based microcontrollers, Freescale has unveiled the first three families in the new Kinetis V series. The ...

IBM names another 11 IBM Fellows 03/04/2014

IBM has appointed 11 of its scientists as IBM Fellows, the company's most prestigious technical distinction which acknowledges the scientists' ...

SRAM design consumes 50% less power than rival approaches 03/04/2014

Early tests of SureCore's low power SRAM design are said to confirm the results simulations which suggested power savings in excess of 50% would be ...

Nujira secures £12m to ramp up Coolteq production 03/04/2014

Envelope tracking pioneer Nujira has raised more than £12million in new funding to ramp up production of its Coolteq chips.

Wi-Fi Alliance says Smart TV security lapse is a ‘one off’ 02/04/2014

Our story from yesterday, reporting research that Smart TVs from Philips could suffer from security flaws, has brought this comment from the Wi-Fi ...

Red light set to get the green light for better OLED ... 02/04/2014

Two europium based compounds developed at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IPC) are said to produce red light ...

IDTechEx award for Plastic Logic 02/04/2014

Plastic Logic and ISORG have been presented with the IDTechEx Product Development award at the Printed Electronics Show in Berlin.

€55million European project set to ramp knowledge of power ... 02/04/2014

Described as one of the most important European energy efficiency research projects has been launched in Dresden. The three year eRamp project, with ...

AMD partners with Mentor for improved embedded Linux support 02/04/2014

AMD has signed a multi-year agreement with Mentor Graphics to expand availability of open-source embedded Linux development for the company's ...

Winners of student engineering challenge announced 02/04/2014

The winners of the UKESF's Go4SET challenge, an engineering and science competition for 12-14 year olds, have been announced.

Anglia inks distribution deal with Teledyne LeCroy 01/04/2014

Anglia Components has agreed to become the sole distributor of Teledyne LeCroy's bench test instruments.

Heat-conducting polymer survives up to 200°C 01/04/2014

Researchers in the US have created a polymer which they say can improve the interface between silicon and heatsinks.

Toshiba has processor for wearable devices 01/04/2014

Toshiba's ApP Lite processor provides integrated sensing, data processing and wireless transmission for wearable devices such as activity monitors ...

Philips smart TVs 'open to serious hacks' 01/04/2014

Smart TVs from Philips have been found to suffer from a number of serious security flaws that could allow hackers to not only steal information from ...

Competition will support commercialisation of graphene 31/03/2014

A £2.5million competition is being launched to explore the commercial applications of graphene.
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Solar cells can absorb and emit light 31/03/2014

In a development that could lead to cheaper lasers, researchers have discovered that perovskite solar cells can emit as well as absorb light.

MEMS switch can handle 5kW at 3GHz 31/03/2014

General Electric has created a 3GHz RF MEMS switch that can handle up to 5kW of power.

New tranche of Doctoral training centres announced 31/03/2014

Chancellor George Osborne has committed £500million to 22 new Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs).

Industrial Internet Consortium formed to create ‘more ... 31/03/2014

AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM and Intel have established the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), an open membership group that is focusing on a range of ...

On-chip neural network uses silicon photonics 31/03/2014

Researchers from Ghent University have created an on-chip neural network using silicon photonics and say the design was inspired by the way in which ...

Slime mould could provide the basis for future computers, ... 28/03/2014

In a study published in the journal Materials Today, European researchers have revealed details of logic units built using living slime moulds and ...