News tagged with wireless connectivity

Protecting medical implants from attack

Millions of Americans have implantable medical devices, from pacemakers and defibrillators to brain stimulators and drug pumps; worldwide, 300,000 more people receive them every year. Most such devices have ...

dateJun 13, 2011 in Engineering
shares0 comments 0

Still-frail Jobs appears to hail Apple's latest

(AP) -- Steve Jobs re-emerged from his latest medical leave Monday to show off Apple Inc.'s latest innovations and sustain the hope that he eventually will return to dream up more ways to reshape technology ...

dateJun 07, 2011 in Business
shares0 comments 0

FCC to expand use of Internet subsidies in schools

(AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission wants to get more bang from the federal dollars that subsidize Internet access in schools and libraries by lifting some of the restrictions that come with the funds.

dateSep 21, 2010 in Telecom
shares0 comments 0

FCC to open up vacant TV airwaves for broadband

(AP) -- A new flavor of Wi-Fi, with longer range and wall-piercing power, could show up in wireless gadgets a year from now if the Federal Communications Commission works out the last details of new spectrum ...

dateSep 13, 2010 in Telecom
shares0 comments 3

FCC seeks input on rules for online services

(AP) -- Federal regulators are seeking public input on what rules should apply to wireless Internet access and specialized services that aren't part of the Internet but are delivered over wired broadband connections.

dateSep 01, 2010 in Telecom
shares0 comments 1

States ride broadband wave

Colorado is one of a number of states where state and local governments are prohibited by law from directly providing broadband service, for example, free municipal wireless connections. So a recommendation in the Federal ...

dateJul 01, 2010 in Telecom
shares0 comments 0

German court orders wireless passwords for all

(AP) -- Germany's top criminal court ruled Wednesday that Internet users need to secure their private wireless connections by password to prevent unauthorized people from using their Web access to illegally download data.

dateMay 12, 2010 in Internet
shares0 comments 1