Category: Blog

Vestager remains EU competition chief


Margrethe Vestager was appointed as the EU’s Competition Commissioner for a second term, while also being handed the task of overseeing the bloc’s digital policy. Vestager’s re-appointment was announced in a statement from the incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen as she announced her team of commissioners. Along with continuing as chief of competition, the incoming president said Vestager will also take charge of EU...

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Microsoft, Sony play together on cloud gaming, AI


Microsoft struck an agreement with long-time gaming rival Sony to collaborate on developing cloud-based services for the segment and AI solutions, as the companies face up to competition from technology giants Google and Amazon. In a statement, Microsoft said the pair will partner on new innovations to develop solutions in Microsoft Azure’s cloud service, which will support their respective game and content-streaming plays. Sony is also...

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5 trends in smart home technology


Smart speakers and other smart home technology are all the rage going into 2019. But what type of smart devices do consumers really own? And aside from asking Alexa to tell jokes -- which is the number one request in my household -- how are consumers using this technology? The answers to these questions and more are here in the following five trends in smart home technology, with results analyzed from a recent Ripple Street Research consumer...

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2019 Top Solar Contractors


Solar Power World, the industry’s leading source for technology, development and installation news, presents the 2019 Top Solar Contractors list. The list ranks applicants according to their influence in the U.S. solar industry in 2018. The list details the headquarters location of a company, employees, its primary market (utility, commercial, residential) and its primary service (EPC, developer, rooftop contractor, installation...

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National Instruments White Paper: Engineer’s Guide to 5G Semiconductor Test


Wideband 5G IC test is complex. The Engineer’s Guide to 5G Semiconductor Test is here to help. A must-read for anyone navigating the time, cost and quality trade-offs of sub-6 GHz and mmWave IC test, the guide features color diagrams, recommend test procedures and tips for avoiding common mistakes. Download White Paper >> Source: RCR Wireless...

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