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 ...
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 ...
NEC's quarterly loss swells as it abandons smartphones
NEC said Wednesday its net loss swelled in the three months to June, as the Japanese information technology giant announced plans to exit its once-dominant smartphone business.
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.
Sri Lanka auctions airwaves for 4G mobile network
Sri Lanka auctioned a block of airwaves to become the first country in South Asia to roll out a full nationwide mobile fourth-generation (4G) network, a top official said Friday.
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 ...
IBM to make its cloud services and software open sourced-based
IBM today announced that all of its cloud services and software will be based on an open cloud architecture. This move will ensure that innovation in cloud computing is not hampered by locking businesses ...
UK explores TV transmitter option to track aircraft
Flexible classroom design saves money, improves flexibility, accessibility of instruction
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a classroom design that gives instructors increased flexibility in how to teach their courses and improves accessibility for students, while slashing administrative ...
UK telecoms regulator studies possibility of 5G
Cyber war targets Middle East oil companies
Middle Eastern oil and gas companies have been targeted in massive attacks on their computer networks in an increasingly open cyber war where a new virus was discovered just this past week.
Japan's Softbank to buy rival eAccess for $2.3 bn
Japanese mobile phone operator Softbank is to acquire one of its smaller rivals, fourth-ranked eAccess Ltd, for $2.3 billion, the companies said Monday.
US launches effort to ease 'spectrum crunch'
US regulators voted Friday to begin a process to reallocate some of the broadcast spectrum to meet surging demand from smartphones, tablets and other devices that use the wireless Internet.
China high-tech firms deny spying before Congress (Update)
(AP)—Two major Chinese technology companies on Thursday denied allegations that some of their equipment is designed to facilitate spying, but struggled to convince U.S. lawmakers that they are independent ...