Cyber-security expert finds new flaw in smartphones
Just as U.S. companies are coming to grips with threats to their computer networks emanating from cyber-spies based in China, a noted expert is highlighting what he says is an even more pernicious vulnerability in smartphones.
EU 'looking at' Apple practices following queries
European Union competition watchdogs said Friday they were "looking into" potential anti-trust issues at iPad and iPhone giant Apple, following queries raised by telecommunications operators.
The world of mobile communications moves fast. With new mobile devices, new applications and ever-growing and changing consumer demands the wireless networks in use today have to evolve. Rather than take an incremental approach ...
Firefox OS Simulator offers playpen for primetime
Micron announces first high-volume Phase Change Memory modules for mobile devices
Micron Technology, one of the world's leading providers of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced an industry first with high-volume availability of its 45-nanometer (nm) Phase Change Memory (PCM) for mobile devices, ...
REACTing to a crisis
Keeping all lines of communications open during a crisis is critical – and the Dublin Fire Brigade has shown how this can be done using satellite and hybrid technologies.
UN says 2.7 billion people will be online by year's end
Around 2.7 billion people—40 percent of the world's population—will be connected to the Internet by the end of 2013, the United Nations said Monday.
Mobile phones have given the Chinese a voice
Mobile technology has provided the Chinese with an opportunity to voice individual and collective popular protests. And with over 1 billion mobile subscribers in China, the voices are heard. A new PhD thesis from the University ...
Sony develops low-power LSIs for wideband millimeter-wave wireless communications that achieve 6.3 gb/s
National University Corporation, Tokyo Institute of Technology and Sony have jointly developed a radio frequency (RF) LSI and a baseband (BB) LSI that enables millimeter-wave wireless ...
Guns, grenades and iPads for Singapore soldiers
New recruits to Singapore's military, air force and navy are to get a new standard-issue item of equipment besides their rifle -- the iPad.
Google invites US soldiers to Voice telephone service
Google on Tuesday set out to recruit US soldiers as users of its Voice online telephone service, promising it would help military families stay connected.
Broadband internet for everyone
In the developing world, 96 percent of all households have no internet access. Even in Germany, many regions are still without broadband connectivity. But in future, a revolutionary new technology for wireless ...
Researchers study best use of 'whitespace' spectrum
(Phys.org)—The demand for faster, more mobile Internet access for smartphones, tablets and laptops does more than strain the available space we have in our pockets and bags. There's a finite amount of wireless spectrum ...
China Mobile 2012 profit rises just 2.7 percent
China Mobile Ltd., the world's biggest phone carrier by number of subscribers, said Thursday that profit rose just 2.7 percent last year as it grappled with fierce competition and higher costs.