(Phys.org) —Wireless networks span the globe. But like a frightened toddler, they don't go underwater.
Falungong members are suing Cisco Systems for custom-building "Golden Shield" Internet technology used by China to track down devotees of the spiritual movement.
A city once infamous for the smoke-belching foundries that blanketed its buildings and streets with a heavy layer of soot is turning to lightning-fast Internet speeds to try to transform itself into a vibrant tech hub.
Facebook revealed Thursday it has a lab working on using drones, satellites and solar-powered planes to provide web access around the world.
On first appearances, it might seem as if researchers at the University of California, San Diego Center for Networked Systems are working at cross-purposes to one another.
A custom mobile phone network came to life in the middle of Def Con as hackers showed off their technology skills in tribute to the infamous gathering's elite "ninjas."
As Facebook and Google jockey for dominance of the Web, the social networking titan's $5 billion stock offering will give it a hefty warchest for the ongoing fight, analysts said.
French mobile network operator Orange has broken the secrecy surrounding Apple's new iPhone 5 through a job advert, despite the US firm's ban on its partners referring to the product before its expected Sptember release.