Archive: 02/25/2013

Laser simplifies mainte­nance in casting plants

An optical measuring system developed by Siemens reduces maintenance requirements in continuous casting plants by simplifying the process for aligning the rolls along long lines between which hot steel strands ...

Feb 25, 2013
not rated yet 1

Mobile industry sees 4 bn subscribers by 2018

The $1.0-trillion (750-million-euro) global mobile industry predicted Monday a boom in subscribers to four billion people by 2018 as the world's largest mobile fair opened in Barcelona, Spain.

Feb 25, 2013
not rated yet 0

Telecom CEOs: US regulators better than Europe (Update 2)

(AP)—The CEOs of AT&T, Vodafone and Telefonica—three of the world's largest cellphone companies—had some rare words of praise for U.S. regulators Monday, saying they're doing better than their European counterparts ...

Feb 25, 2013
not rated yet 0

LG aims to sell 40 million smartphones in 2013

LG Electronics on Monday set a global sales target of 40 million smartphones for 2013, as the South Korean firm seeks to expand its presence in a market dominated by bigger rivals such as Samsung.

Feb 25, 2013
not rated yet 1

Lightning-fast mobile hits speed bump in Europe

Lightning-fast fourth generation mobile networks are spreading rapidly worldwide, led by the United States, Japan and South Korea, but Europe lags behind and its economic crisis could brake investment, an ...

Feb 25, 2013
not rated yet 1

MasterCard launches new digital payment system

Credit card giant MasterCard announced Monday the launch of a new digital payment system that lets people use a wide variety of devices including smartphones to spend their money.

Feb 25, 2013
not rated yet 4