News tagged with network

Why the SIM card has had its day

The small microchips known as "subscriber identity modules" or SIM cards that are required for mobile phones to log on to a phone network will soon be 25 years old. While mobile phones and network technology ...

dateMar 05, 2015 in Telecom
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Facebook help a matter of timing

Getting a response to a request for assistance on social media may have more to do with your request's timing than how many followers you have, research suggests.

dateMar 04, 2015 in Internet
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Twitter working with probe on online threats

Twitter said Monday it was working with law enforcement officials on unspecified threats, amid reports that the social network had been targeted for blocking accounts linked to the Islamic State.

dateMar 02, 2015 in Internet
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'Slow motion at the speed of light'

New technology developed by a collaboration between the UA and the University of California, Los Angeles, provides real-time monitoring of streaming video to optimize network traffic.

dateMar 02, 2015 in Telecom
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Putting net neutrality in context

After much litigation, public demonstration and deliberation, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3 to 2 to adopt open internet rules. While the substantive details of the decision are not yet known, the rules ...

dateFeb 27, 2015 in Telecom
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Radar sensors support parking management

Siemens is researching the use of sensor networks in an advanced parking management solution that will hopefully counter the increasing parking space crisis in cities. The online magazine Pictures of the ...

dateFeb 26, 2015 in Engineering
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