4G wireless: It's fast, but outstripped by hype
(AP) -- Cell phone companies are about to barrage consumers with advertising for the next advance in wireless network technology: "4G" access. The companies are promising faster speeds and the thrill of being the first on ...
A wireless monitoring system for people with debilitating conditions such as Parkinson's disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) could allow healthcare workers to assess a patient's health and the development ...
Samsung Launches 3D Home Theater
Samsung Electronics today announced the launch of the world's first 3D Home Theater (HT-C6930W), offering the ultimate experience in 3D stereoscopic images and 3D sound.
Twitter takes to the airwaves, at least in Spain
Just when you've learnt how to tweet on Twitter, it's time for Twision.
Reinventing technology assessment for the 21st century
A new report from the Science and Technology Innovation Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars defines the criteria for a new technology assessment function in the United States. The report, Reinventing ...
Bold 9650 and Pearl 3G: RIM turns Blackberry phones into work line extensions
Research In Motion on Monday beefed up its Blackberry line with two new models and added a way to turn its smartphones into extensions of office numbers for business users.
Draft trade agreement worries technology companies
(AP) -- Technology companies and public interest groups are warning that an international trade agreement being drafted could expose Internet access providers, Web search engines and other online businesses to damaging legal ...
Online interactions have positive effects for real-life communities
If you think Facebook, Twitter and other Web sites that foster online communication and interaction are merely vapid echo chambers of self-promotion, think again, say two University of Illinois professors who study computer-mediated ...
ZigBee would allow remote use of home electronics
You probably have a mobile phone with a Bluetooth radio in it, and you may have a Wi-Fi network as well. Soon, you could be using a third wireless networking technology in your house.
W.Va. city wants to be test site for fast Internet
(AP) -- Mayor Kim Wolfe has trotted out an old campaign prop to help the city's effort to win over Google and become a test site for the company's ultra-fast broadband experiment.
Sony Launches Short-Range Wireless Technology (w/ Video)
AOptix Technologies and NuCrypt demonstrate physical-layer quantum encryption
AOptix Technologies, a leading edge developer of ultra-high bandwidth laser communication solutions, and NuCrypt, a provider of technology for ultra-high security over optical communication networks, disclosed today the recent ...
Helpful or creepy? Overpersonalized Web sites may spook shoppers
Michael Redding describes the get-to-know-you game between man and machine as a version of "Name That Tune."
Life after silicon: Using exotic materials to help microchips keep improving
(PhysOrg.com) -- The huge increases in the power and capacity of computers, cell phones and communications networks in the last 40 years have been the result of ever-shrinking silicon transistors. But silicon ...