MU engineers developing military applications for smartphones
Tracking military targets? The University of Missouri's College of Engineering has an app for that.
Cox kills Sprint-based cellphone service
(AP) -- Cox Communications, the country's third-largest cable company, stopped offering cellphone service Wednesday, saying it's too small to compete with the big phone companies.
Senate rejects GOP bid to overturn Internet rules
Senate Democrats on Thursday turned back a Republican attempt to repeal federal rules designed to prevent Internet service providers from discriminating against those who send content and other services over their networks.
New metamaterial allows transmission gain while retaining negative refraction property
A new type of active metamaterial that incorporates semiconductor devices into conventional metamaterial structures is demonstrating an ability to have power gain while retaining its negative refraction property, a first ...
NIST releases two wireless security guides, requests comment
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued for public review and comment two draft guides to securing wireless communication networks. NIST is requesting comments on the two publicationsone ...
Cooperative communications when collaborators are not synchronized
A promising way to improve future wireless communication speed is to have users and/or base stations help each other. This is called cooperative communications. One of the practical difficulties in cooperative ...
FCC sued over new Internet rules
(AP) -- A media and Internet advocacy group sued the federal government Wednesday over its new rules covering Internet traffic, saying they don't protect wireless traffic from interference by phone companies.
Korean researchers combine algorithm with wireless communication to reduce traffic jams
Toshiba launchs FlashAir, first SDHC memory card with embedded WLAN
Toshiba Corporation today announced that it will launch the world's first SDHC memory card with embedded wireless LAN functionality to meet the SD Memory Card Standard. The new card, "FlashAir", has an 8GB ...
Irene takes out some East Coast cellphone service
(AP) -- Wireless networks fell quiet Sunday in some coastal areas of North Carolina and southern Virginia, but calls were going through in most areas affected by Tropical Storm Irene, the Federal Communications Commission ...
How to stay connected during Hurricane Irene
(AP) -- Phone service often cuts out when it's needed the most - when disaster strikes.
Dish asks FCC to let it build wireless network
(AP) -- Satellite TV broadcaster Dish Network is asking regulators to let it build a wireless broadband network. Having one would let Dish compete more effectively with cable companies that can bundle broadband and TV signals.
Antennas in your clothes? New design could pave the way
(PhysOrg.com) -- The next generation of communications systems could be built with a sewing machine.
After insulin pump hacking, lawmakers seek review
(AP) -- Two lawmakers are requesting a review of the government's security standards for wireless medical devices after a diabetic discovered how to remotely reprogram his and other people's insulin pumps.