Toshiba's new technology cuts phase noise in oscillation ICs for wireless communication
Toshiba Corporation today announced that it has developed noise reduction technology that reduces jitter in radio-frequency signals, cutting phase noise by up to 90 percent. This breakthrough opens the way for a further migration ...
LightSquared gets extension for GPS test results
Federal regulators have granted a Virginia company called LightSquared a two-week extension to report on recent tests that aimed to determine whether its proposed high-speed wireless broadband network would cripple GPS systems ...
US bankrolls 'shadow Internet for dissidents' abroad
The US government is financing the development of "shadow" Internet systems to enable dissidents abroad to get around government censors, The New York Times reported on Sunday.
Tests show wireless network could jam GPS systems
New government test results show that a proposed high-speed wireless broadband network being launched by a company called LightSquared could jam GPS systems used for aviation, public safety, military operations and other ...
Cox to shut wireless network it started building
(AP) -- Cox Communications, America's third-largest cable company, says it will shut down the wireless network it has started building.
FAA warns pilots in Las Vegas vicinity on GPS
Pilots flying at night near Las Vegas over the next week may have to navigate the old-fashioned way - without GPS.
Verizon CFO says next iPhone will work overseas
The next Verizon iPhone model will work on overseas networks, a Verizon Communications Inc. executive confirmed Thursday in what may have been an accidental lifting of the secrecy that usually surrounds Apple Inc.'s products.
Smart grid panel agrees on standards and guidelines for wireless communication, meter upgrades
The governing board of the public-private Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) has voted in favor of a new standard and a set of guidelines important for making the long-planned smart electricity grid a reality. ...
Houston grandmother is nation's first 'Super Wi-Fi' user
When the Federal Communications Commission worked out the rules last fall to convert unused TV channels for a new long-range, wall-piercing version of Wi-Fi, Houston resident Leticia Aguirre had no way of ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- In todays world, the line between work and personal time often blurs. Communication technologies force people to negotiate when, where and how they are connected. While smartphones may ...
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 ...
FCC adopts rules to drive wireless competition
(AP) -- Federal regulators adopted rules Thursday to drive more competition in wireless broadband as more people access the Internet using iPhones and other popular mobile devices.
Planned wireless Internet network threatens GPS
A new, ultra-fast wireless Internet network is threatening to overpower GPS signals across the U.S. and interfere with everything from airplanes to police cars to consumer navigation devices.
What's mine is virtually yours: Collaboration between mobile phone users can speed up communications
Applications on modern wireless devices make demands on data rate and connectivity far beyond anything experienced in the past. One way to meet these stringent requirements is to give the device multiple antennas or multiple-input ...