News tagged with mobile data

Mobile ads boom raises privacy concerns

A boom in mobile adverts that can target individual smartphone and tablet users is raising deep concerns over the protection of private data, industry leaders say.

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Telecom
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Video making second mobile revolution

Smartphones and tablets are driving a mobile revolution, allowing video to take the lead in a business once dominated by voice calls, industry players and experts say.

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Telecom
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Could smartphones go stupid?

Smartphones are rapidly becoming ubiquitous, but they risk becoming a victim of their own success, so clogging networks they are unable to do many of the smart applications that fuelled their sales.

dateFeb 11, 2011 in Telecom
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New data storage method optimized

Increasingly more memory on increasingly smaller surfaces; the storage capacity on mobile equipment is improving every day. Johan Engelen from the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology of the University of Twente ...

dateJan 17, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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Electronic searching aid for parents

Just a short call and the "Kidfinder" lets you know where your child is right now via SMS. It can be built into a game console and the locating unit even combines GPS position fixing with GSM tracking. In the best-case scenario, ...

dateOct 01, 2010 in Engineering
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Gov't plans to double available wireless spectrum

(AP) -- The Obama administration intends to nearly double the available amount of wireless communications spectrum over the next 10 years in an effort to keep up with the ever-growing demand for high-speed ...

dateJun 28, 2010 in Telecom
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The automotive internet, from vision to reality

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers developed a vision for a new, cooperative traffic system based on advanced communication hardware and software, a kind of automotive internet; they also created all the ...

dateMay 21, 2010 in Engineering
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