EU finds broadband users are confused and overcharged
Internet service providers in Europe are charging wildly inconsistent prices for broadband connections, leaving customers confused and short-changed, according to research released Tuesday by the European ...
Open Garden launches invite to chat off the grid
Protein key to cell motility has implications for stopping cancer metastasis
A Penn team describes how a key cell-movement protein called IRSp53 is regulated in a resting and active state, and what this means for cancer-cell metastasis. They characterized how IRSp53 connects to the ...
Comcast extends cheap Web access amid deal review
Comcast says it will continue to offer low-cost broadband Internet connections to low-income families beyond the three-year commitment it made when it bought NBCUniversal.
What use are apps when your web infrastructure is underwater?
According to Ofcom, 80% of adults in the UK had access to the internet in 2013 and each spent about 35 hours online each month. And half of all adults in the UK access the web using their mobile phones, spe ...
Wifi in the sky looks set for takeoff
Wifi in aircraft, hobbled in the past by slow speeds, could soon take off as new technology enables passengers to surf the web as if they were in a coffee shop, Internet executives say.
Toshiba launches application processors supporting wireless communication of high quality video
Toshiba Corporation today announced the launch of the "TZ5000 series" of application processors supporting wireless communication of high quality video, as the latest addition to its ApP Lite. Sample shipments ...
Clear differences in flagship mobile phones' connection speed, study says
Flagship models of Apple, LG, Samsung and Nokia phones provide users with remarkably different mobile network connection speed compared to each other. According to Netradar, a free mobile application to measure ...
Long shutdown to consolidate LHC magnet interconnections
Since April last year, the Superconducting Magnets And Circuits Consolidation (SMACC) team has been strengthening the electrical connections of the superconducting circuits on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). ...
Iran unveils new home-made communication satellites
Iran on Monday unveiled two domestically-made communication satellites, one to bolster its wireless connections and the other capable of taking high-resolution pictures, media reported.
Does the internet promote fairness of income distribution? (w/ Video)
Smartphone apps multiply, but so do germs
It may be your best friend, but your smartphone is also probably teeming with germs.
Gadget Watch: The desk that tells you to stand up
Sitting down all day is bad for you, or so doctors say. There's been a burst of interest in standing desks, but they're not that easy to use, and it's hard to motivate sitters to stand.
Biochemists target relief for crippling condition
(Phys.org) —A molecule nobody thought to explore may unlock a potential therapeutic target for a debilitating connective tissue disorder, according to Western-led research.