News tagged with networking technologies

SK Telecom introduces world's fist LTE-A network

South Korea's SK Telecom announced Wednesday the launch of a new generation mobile network that offers speeds twice that of its existing long term evolution (LTE) network and 10 times that of 3G services.

dateJun 26, 2013 in Telecom
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Smartphones, drones, to save lives in Malawi

A mobile phone equipped to measure heart rate, body temperature and breathing, with a digital medical manual for health care staff. Unmanned drones that can drop medicine and collect blood samples in remote areas. Researchers ...

dateJun 11, 2013 in Other
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Effective privacy protection in social networks

Researchers are working on new methods to help them gain a better understanding of the usage habits of participants in social networks. The results will be incorporated in the development of userfriendly tools for privacy ...

dateJun 05, 2013 in Internet
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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 and on mobile gadgets ...

dateMay 16, 2013 in Internet
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Why IT decisions will make or break businesses

Society's growing reliance on mobile devices and digital resources has led to a tectonic shift in information technology, according to Joseph M. Tucci, chairman and CEO of EMC Corporation. He said that shift is forcing businesses ...

dateMay 01, 2013 in Business
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Two approaches for optimizing water productivity

Agricultural Research Service researchers in Bushland, Texas, are helping farmers make the most of their water supplies in a region where they depend on the Ogallala Aquifer, a massive underground reservoir under constant ...

dateApr 29, 2013 in Environment
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Toyota, Microsoft beef up Gazoo.com Net service

Toyota is teaming up with Microsoft for an Internet service that links cars, home computers and smartphones so users can find nearby tourist spots, connect on social networks and learn about new models.

dateApr 26, 2013 in Telecom
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As Facebook stumbles, LinkedIn thrives

One of the most successful social networking companies in Silicon Valley saw tremendous growth last year, primarily because it's not a place for posting vacation photos, rating restaurants or playing online games with friends.

dateApr 24, 2013 in Internet
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