Articles for January 2018


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Cell Networks Vastly Improved in the 1990s, and This Technology Made It Possible

3 January 2018
Qualcomm’s CDMA bolstered service quality and extended battery life

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Are Low-Income Children Left Behind in STEM?

11 January 2018
Some of the most brilliant students might never get a shot

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How 5G Could Prevent Internet Disruptions During a Natural Disaster

18 January 2018
Expert Gerhard Fettweis explains the advantages

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IEEE Releases Details About Its 5G and Beyond Roadmap

25 January 2018
White paper identifies needs, challenges, and solutions

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In Memoriam: January 2018

30 January 2018
IEEE mourns the loss of the following members

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Before Quantum Computing Can Take Off, Terminology Must Be Defined

29 January 2018
That’s the task of a new IEEE Standards Association working group

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IEEE Medal of Honor Goes to GPS Pioneer

9 January 2018
Bradford W. Parkinson receives the organization’s top award

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IEEE Releases New Ethical Considerations for Autonomous and Intelligent Systems

16 January 2018
The second version covers affective computing, mixed reality, and well-being

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Cutting Big Data Down to Size

12 January 2018
IEEE Green ICT Initiative seeks to reduce the technology’s impact on the environment

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Three Gadgets at CES 2018 Designed to Manage Our Health

12 January 2018
Wearables to treat chronic pain and monitor diabetes were on display

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Nominate a Young Professional for New Award

22 January 2018
Deadline approaching for the IEEE Theodore W. Hissey Outstanding Young Professional Award

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Board Approves Revisions to the IEEE Code of Ethics

17 January 2018
Changes reflect technological advancements

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How to Get More Girls Interested in STEM Fields

24 January 2018
Here are the real reasons they do not pursue a career in science or engineering

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How Persuasive Technology Can Change Your Habits

2 January 2018
Principles from psychology can alter behaviors and beliefs

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Job Ads on Facebook Discriminate Against Older Workers

5 January 2018
Investigation finds that companies are recruiting only candidates younger than 40

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IEEE Member Wins $1 Million Award for Her 3D Printer Startup

19 January 2018
The WeWork Creator prize will be used to fulfill her venture’s mission of printing with trash

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New Safety Features in Your Car Might Make Your Driving Worse

22 January 2018
As automotive tech advances, motorists are becoming less alert

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IEEE’s Top 10 Technology Predictions for 2018

19 January 2018
Technical experts say we’ll see more automated financial services and mixed-reality environments

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What to Expect When Transitioning From Engineer to Manager

5 January 2018
Insights from the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society

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Three Ways AI Will Impact Your Everyday Life

16 January 2018
It’s finding more and more applications in health care, banking, and other areas

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Mentor a Child to Help Shape the Next Generation of STEM Workers

4 January 2018
New online program connects technical professionals with students

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Students Receive IEEE Grant to Build Ride-On Cars for Kids With Disabilities

10 January 2018
These customized toys help children explore the world around them

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Five Elected to the 2018 Board of Directors

15 January 2018
New officers are leading IEEE this year

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Student Designs System to Reduce Food Waste on University Campuses

10 January 2018
The eBin tracking system aims to influence behavior

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Jeff Collins: Advancing Cyber Operations for the U.S. Air Force

23 January 2018
CyberWorx partners with industry to develop innovative solutions

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Trump Administration Proposes More Changes to H-1B Visa Program

18 January 2018
They’re part of the ‘Buy American, Hire American’ strategy