News tagged with wireless communication

New broadband map has flaws

The federal government last week finally released a national map of broadband services, but it leaves a lot to be desired.

dateFeb 24, 2011 in Telecom
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Rethinking 'reachability'

( -- In today’s 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 increase on-the-job ...

dateApr 12, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Jellyfish exterminator robot developed

A team led by KAIST Civil and Environmental Engineering Department's Professor Hyeon Myeong has just finished testing the cooperative assembly robot for jellyfish population control, named JEROS, in the field.

dateSep 27, 2013 in Ecology
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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.

dateAug 20, 2011 in Other
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FCC, public safety at odds over broadband plan

(AP) -- Two years ago, the Federal Communications Commission stumbled as it tried to create a nationwide wireless broadband network for police officers, firefighters and emergency medical workers, delaying the construction ...

dateJul 25, 2010 in Telecom
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Perfectly designed microelectronics

Microchips play an important role in industrial and household electronics. Their miniaturized circuits must not only function faultlessly but also consume as little energy as possible. Researchers are now working on making ...

dateMay 15, 2013 in Semiconductors
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