News tagged with mobile infrastructure

Bandwidth-borrowing handsets are in the wings

"Given that data usage is predicted to increase by a factor of 12 by 2017, it's time to re-think the way networks work." That is the message from the Austin, Texas-based company M87 along with some more general messages on ...

dateNov 11, 2014 in Telecom weblog
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Cutting congestion on the data network highway

Perhaps no other consumer-driven technology has made such incredible advances in such a relatively short space of time as the mobile phone. Today's smartphones are used to stream videos, access social media and perform all ...

dateSep 12, 2014 in Telecom
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Facebook buys mobile app builder Parse

Facebook said it was buying a startup specializing in powering mobile applications as part of its drive to make the social network friendlier to smartphones and tablet computers.

dateApr 26, 2013 in Internet
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Cloud-computing platform for robots launched

(Phys.org) —Researchers of five European universities have developed a cloud-computing platform for robots. The platform allows robots connected to the Internet to directly access the powerful computational, storage, and ...

dateMar 11, 2013 in Robotics
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