A car that dials emergency services itself in case of a crash and warns its driver of traffic snarls ahead: Ford Motor Co.'s chief believes connected autos will pave the road to the future.
The power of 'random': 'Seemingly loopy' technique could dramatically improve communications networks
A radical new approach to the design of communications networks, called "network coding," promises to make Internet file sharing faster, streaming video more reliable, and cell-phone reception better -- among other improvements.
(AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission is opening up unused airwaves between television channels for wireless broadband networks that will be more powerful and can reach farther than today's Wi-Fi hotspots.
(AP) -- This year, the big national wireless carriers will be racing to stake their claims in the new frontier of service: ultra-fast data access - for smart phones and laptops as well as for gadgets like tablets.
(AP) -- The vast, thinly populated expanses of the country that still lack cell phone coverage could be getting an interesting option next year: ordinary-looking cell phones that connect to a satellite when there's no cell ...
Just as U.S. companies are coming to grips with threats to their computer networks emanating from cyber-spies based in China, a noted expert is highlighting what he says is an even more pernicious vulnerability in smartphones.
(AP) -- A computer security researcher has built a device for just $1,500 that can intercept some kinds of cell phone calls and record everything that's said.
Researchers show how to use portable devices' built-in motion sensors to improve data rates on wireless networks
For most of the 20th century, the paradigm of wireless communication was a radio station with a single high-power transmitter. As long as you were within 20 miles or so of the transmitter, you could pick up the station.
(AP) -- Google Inc. wants to answer your mobile phone calls when you can't or just don't want to talk.