Femtocell is a promising technology used primarily to enhance the signal quality of mobile devices inside buildings, where coverage is spotty or the signal is weak, or simply when you want a faster and reliable connection.
An Italian researcher in the field of computer security, Luigi Auriemma, has disclosed a list of bugs, not yet corrected, regarding six commercial SCADA systems. The control systems adopted by major industrial companies are vulnerable and subject to attacks from hackers?
The European Space Agency (ESA) has launched a project aimed at European universities with the ambitious goal to create a lunar spacecraft entirely designed, built, and operated by students, and to place it in orbit around the Moon.
Renesas Electronics recently announced that the production in its front-end fab at Naka, hardly damaged by the earthquake occurred in Japan last March, will resume earlier than the date originally scheduled.
In computer science, more specifically in the context of operating systems, the term bootstrap identifies the operatopn after which at least part of the operating system is transferred to memory before being executed by the microprocessor.
Texas Instruments has launched a microcontroller with floating point arithmetic features that can operate in extreme temperature conditions (from -55°C to +210°C), the first able to overcome the traditional upper limit of +150°C related to devices for high temperature.
In a period of ever and ever rising energy costs and increased attention and sensitivity to various forms of alternative or renewable energy, we assist to a concrete interest shown by car manufacturers in a new and revolutionary model of hybrid-air engine, of which a complete prototype has already been produced.