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RIM sued by NXP over alleged patent infringement

04/04/2012, Based on recent reports, it would appear as though RIM is headed downhill, and as if that wasn’t enough, the company has recently been hit with a patent infringement lawsuit by Dutch semiconductor company, NXP, alleging that RIM had infringed upon their...

NXP launches NFC-enabled car keys

06/24/2011, NXP Semiconductors NV has just announced the availability of its production-ready single-chip solution for multifunction car keys. The NCF2970 (KEyLink Lite) can do more than just open your car doors – it packs NFC (Near Field Communications) technology...

Sony Ericsson to launch Android NFC phones

06/16/2011, NFC (Near Field Communication) is an up and coming technology in the US but at the moment there aren’t many phones on this side of the world (it is huge in Japan) that can take advantage of it. Phones with NFC capabilities are only starting to show up...

Future cars can talk to one another

05/18/2011, Ever wished you could telepathically send your angry thoughts over to the driver who just cut into your lane suddenly without any warning? Unless you decide to get into a fit of road rage and throw caution to the wind, the best remedy would be to calm...

NXP GreenChip: Internet Addresses for every light bulb

05/16/2011, NXP has just announced its GreenChip, which gives every light bulb the potential of being connected to a TCP/IP network to provide real-time information and receive commands, wirelessly. This feels a bit like science-fiction talk, but NXP has managed to...