Forgotten by telecoms, Mexico town runs cell service
Left out by telecom firms like the one owned by billionaire Carlos Slim, a remote Mexican mountain village now runs its own mobile phone network to communicate with the outside world.
Blackberry's time has passed, as will the iPhone's—such is the way
You'll have seen the news about BlackBerry – the once undisputed champion in communications technology – essentially putting itself up for sale this week, and may be lamenting the decline of a tech giant. ...
Sony patent proposes camera button to send vital-signs info
Comet Lovejoy's wiggle offers glimpse of Sun's variable coronal magnetism (w/ video)
Lockheed Martin completes functional testing of first GPS III satellite bus electronic systems
A Lockheed Martin-led industry team has completed successful functional integration tests of the spacecraft bus and network communications equipment on the first satellite of the next generation Global Positioning ...
Researchers develop metamaterials able to control spread of light
Papal conclave: Ancient ritual and high-tech security
There will be no tweeting the results of the papal election from inside the secret conclave: cardinals withdrawing to choose a new pope enter a world apart where ancient ritual meets high-tech security.
UN aims to pull plug on plethora of power supplies
(AP)—The days when every piece of home communications equipment comes with its own special power adapter could be numbered.
Wireless power for the price of a penny
(Phys.org) -- The newspaper-style printing of electronic equipment has led to a cost-effective device that could change the way we interact with everyday objects.
Fujitsu develops world's first compact, high-output, single-chip 10 GHz transceiver using GaN HEMT
Fujitsu Laboratories today announced that it has successfully developed the world's first single-chip transceiver using gallium nitride (GaN) high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) technology that features ...
Wireless startup LightSquared files for bankruptcy
LightSquared Inc., which hoped to create an independent wireless broadband network in the U.S., filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday.
Iran to launch observation satellite on nuclear talks day
Iran will launch next week an experimental observation satellite, on the day of talks with world powers over its controversial nuclear programme, the official IRNA news agency reported on Monday.
Teenage 'spokesman' for hackers Team Poison arrested in UK
British police said Thursday they had arrested a 17-year-old suspected spokesman for Team Poison, a hacking group that has claimed responsibility for a series of high-profile cyber-attacks.
Tablet computers added to British inflation 'basket'
Tablet computers like Apple's iPad and Samsung's Galaxy Tab have been added into the basket of goods used to measure official British inflation, the Office for National Statistics said Tuesday.