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T-Mobile Poland monitors heterogeneous network

T-Mobile Poland (T-Mobile Polska) has deployed a network monitoring and analysis platform from Accedian Networks, writes Richard Wilson. Mobile operators require network core-to-edge and multi-domain traffic monitoring coverage. Mobile World Congress: Your Electronics Weekly guide » While expanding its footprint in Eastern Europe, T-Mobile Poland…

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Start-up develops vitamin measurement pen

A start-up has developed a non-invasive device which allows users to check 30 most important vitamins and minerals and has secured substantial financial backing on the Indiegogo crowd-funding website. The pen-like device is called Vitastiq and uses a smartphone as an interface. The device uses a…

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Microsoft unveils computer with ‘holographic’display

Microsoft has announced two brand new devices, the HoloLens and Surface Hub, at its highly anticipated Windows 10 event in Washington, writes Tom Wilson. The arrival of these devices marks the first time that Microsoft has brought a new product to its hardware line since the Surface and Surface Pro…

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Do students want to study electronic engineering?

The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) has published acceptance numbers for different subjects studied at university. Electrical and electronic engineering recruitment remains stable over the last eight years at around 4,800 students signing up for courses, while computer science has become more popular with a steady increase from…

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Samsung sends Google wake-up call with Tizen smartphone

Samsung has launched its first smartphone which runs its own operating system (OS) called Tizen, writes reporter Tom Wilson. The significance of the Z1 smartphone, which goes on sale in India this week, is that it is not running the Android OS. Mobile World Congress: Your Electronics Weekly guide » Samsung…

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ARM challenges young engineers in California

ARM has partnered with the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, California to sponsor a video contest for the Tech Challenge 2015. The contest is open to boys and girls in grades 4-12 to make a video of how they tack real-world problems using engineering-design thinking…

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CES: Smart watches will close the curtains

We will soon be able to control the heating and even close the curtains in our home by giving voice commands to a smart watch. This is what CSR is proposing and the Bluetooth chipset firm has combined its in-the-home wireless mesh network technology with Android Wear to…

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IBM applies cognitive computing to skin cancer diagnosis

IBM is researching the application of cognitive computing to analyse dermatological images of skin lesions with the goal of assisting clinicians in the identification of various cancerous disease states. Cognitive computing technology can be used to learn and identify specific patterns in medical images, has the potential to increase the…

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