New algorithm for message dissemination in decentralized networks faster than its predecessors and guarantees delivery
Ad hoc networks—communication networks set up on the fly by mobile sensors—pose problems that ordinary office networks don't. Ad hoc networks are usually decentralized, meaning that no one node knows ...
UK telecoms regulator studies possibility of 5G
Jamming LTE base stations easier than you may think
Android apps are full of potential leaks, finds study
GSM phones -- call them unsafe, says security expert
Startup glasses overlay Internet on real world
While Google prepares to release eyewear that provides a window to the Web, a startup on the edge of its campus is readying glasses that overlay the Internet on the world in 3D.
Google boosts photo offerings to rival Facebook
Google is digging deeper into its technology toolkit to turn its social networking service into a more formidable threat to Facebook, sprucing up its photo features at a time when sharing snapshots online ...
Study shows that people organize daily travel efficiently
(Phys.org) —Studies of human mobility usually focus on either the small scale—determining the origins, destinations and travel modes of individuals' daily commutes—or the very large scale, such as using ...
HP launches power-efficient Moonshot servers
Hewlett-Packard on Monday launched a Moonshot system that uses smartphone-style chips to power compact, efficient data center servers.
Researchers root out the limits of social mobilization
Facebook News Feed becomes personal newspaper (Update 2)
Facebook doesn't want to be dismissed as an Internet has-been before its social network even enters its adolescence.
Team develops a simple defense for complex smartphone malware (w/ video)
(Phys.org)—University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) researchers have developed simple but effective techniques to prevent sophisticated malware from secretly attacking smartphones. The Tap-Wave-Rub (TWR) methods – tapping, ...
Wikipedia targets one billion users by 2015
Wikipedia is aiming to use mobile phones to reach a billion people by 2015, a senior executive has said, doubling the present number.
RIM 'paid Nokia 50 mn euros' for patents
BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) paid rival Nokia 50 million euros ($65.8 million) to settle a patent dispute, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing US regulatory filings.