After two delays, SpaceX counts down to satellite launch (Update)
Private US company SpaceX was Tuesday poised for a third attempt to launch its first commercial satellite, after repairs were made to the Falcon 9 rocket.
SpaceX postpones first satellite launch
Private US company SpaceX postponed the launch of a rocket carrying its first telecommunications satellite on Thursday after two unsuccessful attempts at take-off.
Getting more out of your satellite TV
Thanks to Global Invacom and ESA, you could one day distribute satellite TV programmes to devices around your home via the Internet.
Smartphones seen tripling to 5.6 billion by 2019
The number of smartphones is forecast to triple to 5.6 billion globally by 2019, accounting for more than 60 percent of cellphones.
Bharti Airtel profit down 29 percent on rupee woes (Update)
Bharti Airtel, India's largest telecommunications company, said Wednesday the weak rupee contributed to a 29 percent slump in quarterly profit.
A new era in disaster relief: Report highlights wide potential in cellphones and social media, with notes of caution
Between 2008 and 2013, the number of cellphone users in world's developing nations nearly doubled, with 2.5 billion new subscribers bringing the total to more than 6 billion.
Where in the world are young people using the internet?
According to a common myth, today's young people are all glued to the Internet. But in fact, only 30 percent of the world's youth population between the ages of 15 and 24 years old has been active online ...
UN says 2.7 billion people will be online by year's end
Around 2.7 billion people—40 percent of the world's population—will be connected to the Internet by the end of 2013, the United Nations said Monday.
More Canadians streaming television shows via Netflix
More and more Canadians are tuning into online movie streaming websites such as Netflix, but it has not impacted traditional television viewing as feared, according to a report published Thursday.
Properties of metal surfaces, typically prone to corrosion, now more controllable using laser processing
Ever since the Bronze Age, metals have been cast in different shapes for different applications. Smooth surfaces that are resistant to corrosion are crucial for many of the present-day uses of cast metals, ...
World timekeepers wrangle over scrapping leap second
Timekeeping experts failed Friday to reach a decision on scrapping the four-decade-old practice of adding extra seconds to clocks, a system opponents say causes headaches in a hi-tech, interconnected world.
Swisscom says paper got four files with internal data (Update)
Four of Swisscom's internal data files that included employee emails and other information were leaked to a top newspaper in what appears to be a criminal act, the telecommunications company said Wednesday.
Pakistan axes 'immoral' cell phone love chat
Pakistan has cracked down on "immoral" love chat services offered by mobile phone companies, stifling hopes of illicit romance in the conservative Muslim country where dating is frowned upon.
Forgotten by telecoms, Mexico town runs cell service
Left out by telecom firms like the one owned by billionaire Carlos Slim, a remote Mexican mountain village now runs its own mobile phone network to communicate with the outside world.