Swedish town eyes digital age with Arctic data centre
Perched near the Arctic Circle, the Swedish town of Luleaa hopes that a massive data centre for US social networking giant Facebook will launch the vibrant industrial region into the digital age as a European ...
Activists urge protection of hunted gecko species
Wildlife activists on Wednesday called for the orange-spotted Tokay Gecko to be protected under international laws following a spike in smuggling of the lizard, mainly for medicine in China.
Web portal Sina posts $336 million quarterly loss
(AP) -- Sina Corp., a popular Chinese web portal operator, sank to a loss in the latest quarter due to writedowns on investments in two online businesses but revenues and microblog traffic were up.
White House threatens veto over net neutrality
The White House warned on Tuesday that President Barack Obama would veto a resolution introduced in the Senate that seeks to overturn "net neutrality" rules aimed at ensuring an open Internet.
Coming soon to a server near you: fewer internet delays
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the UA-led Center for Integrated Access Networks, the largest optical research center in the U.S., are developing methods to improve transmission speed, efficiency and reliability ...
Arctic chill brings Facebook data center to Sweden
(AP) -- Facebook will build a new server farm on the edge of the Arctic Circle - its first outside the U.S. - that will improve performance for European users of the social networking site, officials said ...
Online movies luring viewers away from primetime TV
Services allowing North Americans to watch movies and television shows over the Internet is luring droves of viewers away from primetime television, a report showed Wednesday.
S. Korea's LG unveils ultra-high-speed smartphone
South Korea's LG Electronics Monday launched a new smartphone with ultra-high-speed network technology in a bid to catch up with rivals Apple and Samsung.
Verizon sues to overturn 'net neutrality' rules
Verizon Communications, the largest U.S. cell phone carrier, is suing to overturn new government regulations governing the flow of Internet traffic.
S. Korea's SK to launch seven 4G smartphones
South Korea's top mobile carrier SK Telecom said Wednesday it would this year offer seven smartphone models and one tablet device running on ultra high-speed network technology.
Study shows that vehicle-to-vehicle navigation systems really do work
MIT researchers create new Urban Network Analysis toolbox
MIT researchers have created a new Urban Network Analysis (UNA) toolbox that enables urban designers and planners to describe the spatial patterns of cities using mathematical network analysis methods. Such tools can support ...
LinkedIn passes Myspace in US traffic: comScore
LinkedIn leapfrogged Myspace in June to become the second-largest social network in the United States in terms of traffic behind Facebook, tracking firm comScore reported Friday.
S. Korea firm to launch mega-fast wireless service
South Korea's top mobile carrier SK Telecom said it would launch its super-fast 4G wireless service Friday to meet growing demand from users of smartphones and tablet computers.