Compact MOS-Varactor simulation model for development of CMOS millimeter wave circuits
Toshiba Corporation today announced the development of a compact MOS-Varactor simulation model that delivers high level accuracy from DC to the millimeter wave (60 GHz) region. The new model was developed ...
Corporations favor elite nonprofits
(Phys.org)—Businesses are good for nonprofits, but they are especially good for nonprofits that directly benefit the corporate elite such as art institutes, symphony orchestras and private schools, according ...
New study shows federal proxy rule benefited shareholders
(Phys.org)—A federal regulation established in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis improved shareholder value before a federal appeals court struck it down, according to a study by Joanna T. Campbell, ...
Confusion on Internet future after UN treaty split
The freewheeling, unregulated Internet seemed to survive a push for new rules at a UN treaty meeting, but the collapse of talks leaves unanswered questions about the Web's future.
New STT-MRAM memory element cuts power consumption of mobile processor by two-thirds
Toshiba Corporation today announced that the company has developed a prototype memory element for a spin transfer torque magnetoresistive random access memory (STT-MRAM) that achieves the world's lowest power ...
Apple CEO Tim Cook moves out of Steve Jobs' shadow
After tiptoeing out of the long shadow of Steve Jobs this last year, Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook took a giant leap into the spotlight last week.
400Gbps-class optical transmissions technology to deliver optical networks that are energy efficient, flexible
Fujitsu Limited, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation and NEC Corporation today announced the commencement of joint research and development toward making the world's top-level,400Gbps/channel-class ...
Solar cell with world's highest conversion efficiency of 37.7% sets new record with triple-junction compound solar cell
Sharp Corporation has achieved the world's highest solar cell conversion efficiency of 37.7% using a triple-junction compound solar cell in which three photo-absorption layers are stacked together.
'SSKEP,' highly accurate, high-speed skin analyzing technology
Sony Corporation today announced the development of "SSKEP (Smart Skin Evaluation Program), " a highly accurate, high speed technology for analyzing various elements of the skin, including texture, blemishes, ...
Microsoft prices Pro version of Surface at $899 (Update)
Microsoft's Surface tablet running a full version of Windows 8 Pro will start selling in January for $899 and up, the company said Thursday. But you'll have to pay more if you want a keyboard cover and the ...
Challenges still face women seeking seniority in business
Research conducted by the UTS Centre for Corporate Governance underpinning the 2012 Australian Census of Women in Leadership reveals a decade of negligible change for women in executive ranks.
IGZO: LCD monitor featuring the industry's thinnest design in a high-resolution 4K2K display
Sharp Corporation will introduce into the Japanese market a new 32-inch-class LCD monitor, the PN-K321, a professional monitor featuring proprietary IGZO technology and delivering 4K × 2K resolution (3,840 ...
How to buy an ethical diamond
(Phys.org)—You've already decided that you're going to pop the question. Now comes another quandary: Where to get the ring, if you're buying one?
Mars on, Moon off at Europe space talks
A joint European-Russian plan for an unmanned mission to look for signs of life on Mars cleared a hurdle at a European Space Agency (ESA) budget meeting in Naples on Wednesday, delegates said.