New Wireless 60 GHz Standard Promises Ultra-Fast Applications
(PhysOrg.com) -- Ultra-high-speed wireless connectivity - capable of transferring 15 gigabits of data per second over short distances - has taken a significant step toward reality. A recent decision by an ...
US proposal seeks to head off Internet 'fast lanes' (Update)
The top US telecom regulator proposed Wednesday to regulate broadband Internet service providers as "public utility" carriers, in a renewed effort to enforce "net neutrality" rules.
Amazon debuts Siri-style virtual assistant in speaker
Internet retail titan Amazon on Thursday introduced a home virtual assistant always at the ready to answer questions, fetch news, play music or help with to-do lists.
Electronic 'mother' watches over home
Resembling a Russian nesting doll, the pint-sized robotic device wants to be your "mother."
Google eyes emerging markets networks
Google has become deeply involved in a series of projects to build and operate wireless networks in emerging markets including sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, a report said Friday.
Google unveils $10-a-month 'All Access' music plan
Google on Wednesday launched a subscription-based music service, allowing users of Android phones and tablets to listen to their favorite songs and artists for a monthly fee.
MYO armband to muscle into computer control (w/ video)
Smart cars could break into mainstream
Traditionally, consumers have largely selected cars on the basis of size, color, power and price. But increasingly two new factors are influencing their choice: The kind of wireless connection it has and the kinds of mobile ...
High fashion, high tech intersect at CES confab
The folks who brought you laptop trackpads, voice-activated smartphones and touch-screen tablets are dreaming up new ways for users to interact with technology through wearable, fashionable gadgets.
Boeing engineers use spuds to improve in-air Wi-Fi
If the wireless Internet connection during your holiday flight seems more reliable than it used to, you could have the humble potato to thank.
Bioengineers introduce "Bi-Fi": The biological Internet
(Phys.org)—If you were a bacterium, the virus M13 might seem innocuous enough. It insinuates more than it invades, setting up shop like a freeloading houseguest, not a killer. Once inside it makes itself at home, eating ...
Security experts warn of risky attacks on tech-loaded cars
Apple wants billions from Samsung in patent fight
Apple told a US court Tuesday it will seek damages of more than $2.5 billion from Samsung in a patent infringement case accusing the South Korean firm of copying the iPhone and iPad maker.