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.
Base stations for 5G: Soon in our homes and on wheels?
In a few years, our mobile network will have to deal with a thousand times more the traffic it has to today. One possible solution is to place small base stations in our homes or cars. This is one of several ...
US spy agency broke encryption on UN communications, report says
The US National Security Agency broke the encryption securing the United Nations' internal video conferencing at its New York headquarters, German news weekly Der Spiegel reported Sunday, citing secret NSA ...
Nokia's map data reveals flow of highway life
Google sits on Internet-traffic throne, says report
New video streaming technology for mobile phones
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new architecture for better-quality video streaming on mobile phones and across wireless networks. The new architecture is based on utilising information gathered and ...
Internet traffic rise needs infrastructure upgrade
Australian internet traffic will increase by more than five times to hit one exabyte (one billion gigabytes) of data a month by 2016, a University of Adelaide mathematician and internet researcher has predicted.
How smart technology could change public transit
Joseph Chow has an ambitious goal: to transform how urban transportation systems are managed and designed, using mobile computing, information technology and the analysis of massive data sets.
German spy service plans 'more online surveillance'
Germany's foreign intelligence service plans a major expansion of Internet surveillance despite deep unease over revelations of US online spying, Der Spiegel news weekly reported on Sunday.
Development of laser-enabling data transmission with ultra-low energy consumption
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation has developed an ultra-compact semiconductor laser (LEAP laser) enabling 10-Gbit/s data transmission with the world's lowest energy consumption. The energy consumption ...
Researchers discover a way to dramatically reduce distortion in long distance fiber cable
Audi plans next-level tech for smarter driving
Researchers create system to enable more accurate analysis of severe automobile accidents
University of Granada researchers have developed a new statistical technique that enables an exhaustive analysis of all possible causes that increase the severity of a traffic accident. The research, based ...
Answers to your questions about massive cyberattack
Here are some answers to questions about perhaps the biggest cyberattack ever, which recently targeted Spamhaus, an anti-spam group based in Geneva and London. It ended up slowing down or blocking access to numerous Interne ...