Image: Thirty percent efficient multi-junction solar cell
Turning light into power, solar arrays are a must-have for the vast majority of satellites.
Bell Labs improves lensless camera with additional pixel on sensor
Bell Labs researchers build camera with no lens
Researchers discover a way to dramatically reduce distortion in long distance fiber cable
Mobile phone turns 40, with little fanfare
The mobile phone turned 40 on Wednesday, with no fanfare to mark the occasion in a market which seemed focused on new smartphones like the iPhone and a possible Facebook-themed device.
BlackBerry founders start quantum computing fund
BlackBerry co-founders Mike Lazaridis and Doug Fregin reunited on Wednesday to fund advances in quantum computing, which promises to vastly increase the speed of computers.
How the tablet generation is pushing networks to the edge
With Christmas expected to bring another leap in ownership of tablets, smartphones and other devices, new research from Bell Labs (download the PDF), the research arm of Alcatel-Lucent suggests that increasing consumption of video content on such devices will push the wired broadband networks that carry this traff ...
Dennis Ritchie, computer-programming pioneer, dies
(AP) -- Dennis Ritchie, a pioneer in computer programming, has died at age 70, according to his longtime employer.
The world of mobile communications moves fast. With new mobile devices, new applications and ever-growing and changing consumer demands the wireless networks in use today have to evolve. Rather than take an incremental approach ...
Firm unveils X-rated robot (Update)
Roxxxy the sex robot had a coming out party Saturday in Sin City.
Bell Labs breaks optical transmission record, 100 Petabit per second kilometer barrier
Alcatel-Lucent today announced that scientists in Bell Labs, the company’s research arm, have set a new optical transmission record of more than 100 Petabits per second.kilometer (equivalent to 100 million Gigabits per ...