New Samsung smartwatch won't need companion phone
With the holiday shopping season coming, Samsung and LG unveiled small improvements to their computerized wristwatches to try to sway shoppers.
Physicists take steps toward delivering quantum information to the home
Sony attack shows shifting online security threat
The boundary between the online and physical worlds got blurry last week when Sony's PlayStation Network was disabled by an online attack, while simultaneously an American Airlines passenger jet carrying ...
Tiny laser gives big boost to high speed data transmission
(Phys.org) —High-speed communication just got a turbo boost, thanks to a new laser technology developed at the University of Illinois that transmits error-free data over fiber optic networks at a blazing ...
Nicira promises virtual networks will transform networking
Daedalus catches cyber-attacks realtime
Vice Media 'bad boy' strategy pays off handsomely
The bad boy of digital media is now the king of the hill.
186 gigabits per second: High-energy physicists set record for network data transfer
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have set a new world record for data transfer, helping to usher in the next generation of high-speed network technology. At the SuperComputing 2011 (SC11) conference in Seattle ...
Jamming LTE base stations easier than you may think
Smartphones on aircraft – what access do we really want?
Australia is playing catch up by allowing plane passengers to keep their mobile phone switched on – albeit in flight mode only – during take off and landing. ...
Taking the Internet underwater
(Phys.org) —Wireless networks span the globe. But like a frightened toddler, they don't go underwater.
Facebook wants to beam the Internet from the sky
Facebook revealed Thursday it has a lab working on using drones, satellites and solar-powered planes to provide web access around the world.
In your face: Near-infrared glasses thwart face recognition
Sony PlayStation 4 terrific, but not yet essential
Video-game fans who reserved Sony's PlayStation 4 several months ago won't have any regrets when it goes on sale in North America on Friday: The PS4 is a terrific game machine that will feel familiar to PlayStation ...