Want fuel cells? Think outside the hydrogen tank
(PhysOrg.com) -- When most people hear the words "fuel cell," they think of eco-friendly, hydrogen-powered cars that emit nothing more than water.
UK explores TV transmitter option to track aircraft
UK telecoms regulator studies possibility of 5G
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 ...
Find Local Rideshares Quickly via Mobile Phone
(PhysOrg.com) -- In spite of rising energy prices, many car drivers in large cities still ride alone. The OpenRide mobile ridesharing service aims to save them money while reducing the amount of traffic and ...
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 ...
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 ...
Africa: the new pot of gold for mobile telecoms
Africa's lag in land-based telecoms infrastructure has propelled the continent directly into the mobile age, opening up short-term growth prospects unparalleled in the world.
Ericsson and ZTE bury patent hatchets
Swedish mobile network giant Ericsson and Chinese rival ZTE have settled their patent infringement disputes, Ericsson said in a statement on Friday.
Faster smartphones spark race for ways out of data crunch
Lighter, faster and even smarter smartphones will premiere at the world's biggest mobile fair next week, sparking a race for ways to prevent network overload from rendering the phones "dumb".
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.