International radio conference approves bandwidth to track ocean currents for science and disasters
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), charged by the United Nations with coordinating global radio spectrum use, recently came to an agreement that will foster improvements in ocean radar technology, ...
Countries agree on new mobile spectrum at radio conference
The International Telecommunication Union said Friday its World Radiocommunications Conference (WRC-12) has agreed a treaty aimed at revising the radio frequency spectrum to speed up mobile services.
Russia launches European telecoms satellite
A Russian Proton-M rocket completed the successful launch Wednesday of a European telecommunications satellite after a two-month delay.
Canada unveils new cyber monitoring rules
Canada's government Tuesday introduced a bill to give law enforcement authorities sweeping powers to probe online communications, but the move sparked criticism about threats to privacy.
Fast photon control brings quantum photonic technologies closer
Guilty verdict in theft of Motorola secrets for China
A former software engineer for Motorola was found guilty Wednesday of stealing trade secrets from the US technology firm just before she tried to leave the country for China, the Justice Department said.
Jointly utilizing LTE networks
Data-intensive Internet applications on smartphones, tablets and laptops are more popular than ever before. The result: Traffic on the mobile network is increasing at a blinding speed. Intelligent technologies ...
Dutch court refuses to ban sales of Samsung tablet
Dutch appeals judges ruled Tuesday that Samsung's Galaxy Tab tablet is not a copy of Apple's popular iPad, handing the Korean consumer electronics maker its latest legal victory over its American rival.
Global radio experts float new mobile phone standard
Global radio experts have approved radio standards that are to usher in a new mobile phone operating system to replace third generation or 3G technology, the International Telecommunication Union announced ...
World timekeepers split on scrapping leap second
Timekeepers meeting in Geneva failed to agree Thursday on a proposal to abolish a 40-year-old practice of adding the occasional second to world time.
UN sets stage for blazing fast new mobile devices
(AP) -- A United Nations telecom meeting has approved the next generation of mobile technology, which experts say will make devices 500 times faster than 3G smartphones and eliminate the wait time between the tap of a finger ...
'Leap second' under the gun at Geneva time talks
Timekeepers gathered in Geneva on Thursday to thrash out a contested proposal to abolish a 40-year-old practice of adding the occasional second to world time.
Study: One-quarter of high-tech jobs lost from US in decade
More than a quarter of the nation's high-tech manufacturing jobs were lost in the past decade, according to a new government study.
Countries consider time out on the 'leap second'
It's high noon for the humble leap second. After ten years of talks, governments are headed for a showdown vote this week on an issue that pits technological precision against nature's whims.