Enabling secure notifications to mobile devices via the cloud
IBM inventors have patented a cloud computing security technique that enables app developers to ensure that data notifications are securely and confidentially pushed to and from mobile devices.
Europe votes for a 'neutral net' ... but what does that mean?
Yesterday the European Parliament had an historic vote on the issue of "net neutrality", and became the largest bloc in the world to affirm this open internet principle. ...
EU reform to scrap mobile roaming fees
The European Parliament on Thursday endorsed a sweeping package of EU telecommunications reforms, including a much-awaited measure to end roaming charges for cross-border mobile phone use.
Google says Turkey intercepting its Web domain
Google says Turkey has been intercepting its Internet domain, redirecting users to other sites in the latest battle between Ankara and Web giants.
Turkey bans YouTube after Syria security talk leaked
Turkey banned video-sharing website YouTube on Thursday, having blocked Twitter a week earlier after both were used to spread audio recordings damaging to the government, local media reported.
ISPs must play part in online copyright clampdown, EU court says
Internet service providers can be legally required to deny their customers access to websites which infringe copyright, a European Union court ruled on Thursday.
EU finds broadband users are confused and overcharged
Internet service providers in Europe are charging wildly inconsistent prices for broadband connections, leaving customers confused and short-changed, according to research released Tuesday by the European ...
Tool makes scanning the internet for illegal images possible
Researchers at the University of Twente have developed a system that makes it possible to scan traffic on the Internet for illegal photographs. The system can, for example, help trace child pornography on ...
Power play: Empowered consumers are more likely to switch brands
As consumers, we form favorite brands and select services providers from a plethora of choices. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, how powerful we feel in our daily lives may impact our likelihood of swi ...
Chip-scale tunable laser to enable bandwidth-on-demand in advanced optical networks
Researchers from A*STAR's Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have demonstrated the smallest wavelength-tunable laser fabricated by microelectromechanical system (MEMS) technology. ...
Technologies developed for providing flexible wide area networks with SDN
NEC Corporation, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, NTT Communications Corporation, Fujitsu and Hitachi today announced the development of technologies that enable Software-Defined Networking (SDN) compatibility ...
Getting a clearer picture on Netflix-Comcast deal
(AP)—After years of bickering, online video purveyor Netflix and media giant Comcast, the largest U.S. broadband service, are working together to provide their subscribers with a more enjoyable experience ...
Netflix reaches deal with Comcast
(AP)—Netflix has reached a deal with Comcast to ensure that its TV shows and movies are streamed smoothly to households, the first deal the online video streaming service has reached with an Internet service provider.
WeChat: China's popular mobile messaging app
As Facebook snaps up smartphone messaging service WhatsApp for a monumental $19 billion in cash and shares, focus has turned to its rivals. Here are some background facts about China's popular mobile messaging applicatio ...