Study exposes the negative effects of increasing computerized surveillance
Researchers at the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT finish the first longitudinal study on the effects of ubiquitous surveillance in the home.
LTE on Apple's iPhone 5 a winner with a catch
My first take on Apple's iPhone 5 is this: It's a nice device that's certain to please iPhone fans.
The original Twitter? Tiny electronic tags monitor birds' social networks
(Phys.org)—If two birds meet deep in the forest, does anybody hear? Until now, nobody did, unless an intrepid biologist was hiding underneath a bush and watching their behavior, or the birds happened to ...
Troy Wolverton: iPhone 5 still comes up short compared to rivals
Apple's new iPhone 5 is a well-crafted device that's likely please the company's fans and sell in the tens of millions. But if you're looking for something truly innovative in a smartphone, look elsewhere.
Researchers study best use of 'whitespace' spectrum
(Phys.org)—The demand for faster, more mobile Internet access for smartphones, tablets and laptops does more than strain the available space we have in our pockets and bags. There's a finite amount of wireless spectrum ...
Building ultra-low power wireless networks
(Phys.org)—Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have received funding from the National Science Foundation to create distortion-tolerant communications for wireless networks that use very ...
Almost half of Americans yawn over 4G LTE
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.
Upgrading the Internet for the mobile age
(Phys.org) -- Some strands of the World Wide Web are getting a little tattered.
Networcsim hoping to broaden wireless revolution
A Tennessee company has licensed award-winning software from Oak Ridge National Laboratory that will help industries install wireless networks more cost-effectively in challenging environments such as mines, offshore drilling ...
Google: Didn't delete Street View data after all
After being caught spying on people across Europe and Australia with its Wi-Fi-slurping Street View cars, Google had told angry regulators that it would delete the ill-gotten data.
Searching for 1,000 times the capacity of 4G wireless
Researchers at Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) have assembled a powerful consortium of government and business support to advance beyond today's fourth generation (4G) wireless technologies ...
Frog calls inspire a new algorithm for wireless networks
Males of the Japanese tree frog have learnt not to use their calls at the same time so that the females can distinguish between them. Scientists at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia have used this form ...
Cars that avoid crashes by talking to each other
The future of automotive safety is coming this summer to the U.S.: Cars that to talk to each other and warn drivers of impending collisions.