Sesame seed-sized antenna increases WIFI speed by 200 times
Researchers from A*STAR's Institute of Microelectronics (IME) have developed the first compact high performance silicon-based cavity-backed slot (CBS) antenna that operates at 135 GHz. The antenna demonstrated a 30 times ...
Apple-Samsung smartphone clash heads to jury
The mammoth Apple-Samsung patent trial went to the jury Tuesday, setting the stage for a verdict that could have huge implications for the hot market in smartphones and tablet computers.
Home wifi could be used for emergency responders
Wireless routers for homes and offices could be knitted together to provide a communications system for emergency responders if the mobile phone network fails, German scientists reported on Monday.
Smart wireless power outlets
Many homeowners dream of being able to wash a load of laundry when the photovoltaic panels on the roof are delivering a maximum of electricity, even when they are not at home. A new Internet-enabled power ...
Verizon settles FCC probe into 'tethering' block
(AP) -- In the first move of its kind, the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday said it's accepting a $1.25 million settlement from Verizon Wireless to end an investigation into whether the company asked Google Inc. ...
Researchers provide framework to evaluate and drive down the energy consumption of mobile networks by 70%
After two and a half years, the EARTH research project, partially funded by the European Union's Seventh Framework Program (FP7), has reached a successful conclusion.
Blockbuster Apple-Samsung trial packs US court (Update)
Jury selection began Monday in the blockbuster Apple-Samsung trial, a high stakes legal contest over infringement of patents for hot-selling smartphones and tablet computers.
US jury to decide Apple, Samsung patent case
Jury selection was set to open on Monday in a US federal court in the blockbuster patent case pitting Apple against Samsung, which accuse each other of copying patents for smartphones and tablets.
Verizon, T-Mobile agree to swap spectrum
A spectrum exchange between Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile USA would improve T-Mobile's service in some areas, enhance both carriers' national networks, and erase T-Mobile's objections to a controversial, earlier deal between ...
Fujitsu develops world's first compact, high-output, single-chip 10 GHz transceiver using GaN HEMT
Fujitsu Laboratories today announced that it has successfully developed the world's first single-chip transceiver using gallium nitride (GaN) high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) technology that features ...
Team introduces breakthrough in understanding of high-temperature superconductivity
Researchers from the University of Miami (UM) are unveiling a novel theory for high-temperature superconductivity. The team hopes the new finding gives insight into the process, and brings the scientific community closer ...
Marvell's wireless chip set to raise connection fever
US carrier offers first iPhone on prepaid plan
Cricket Communications said Thursday it would be the first US carrier to offer the iPhone to customers under a prepaid plan, a move expanding the footprint of the wildly popular Apple device.
Wireless startup LightSquared files for bankruptcy
LightSquared Inc., which hoped to create an independent wireless broadband network in the U.S., filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday.