German study supports free "Super WiFi"
The need for the wireless transfer of data will increase significantly in the coming years. Scientists at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) therefore propose to turn some of the TV frequencies that ...
AT&T stops adding Web tracking codes on cellphones
AT&T Mobility, the second-largest U.S. cellular provider, said Friday it is no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users' smartphones. The practice made it nearly ...
SpaceX chief Musk confirms Internet satellite plan
High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk confirmed that he is working on a web of small, low-cost satellites that could provide wireless Internet around the world.
Lighter, cheaper radio wave device could transform telecommunications
Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have achieved a milestone in modern wireless and cellular telecommunications, creating a radically smaller, more efficient ...
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.
Q&A: Working towards 5G
Prof. Chenhao Qi of Southeast University, China, and Columbia University in the US, researches wireless communications technologies and sparse signal processing. Here, he talks about the significance of his paper 'Uplink ...
Carnival Corporation rolls out faster Internet
Carnival Corporation announced Monday it will offer a long-range, broadband wireless Internet network on all of its 101 ships across nine cruise line brands.
Yellowstone park considers bumping up bandwidth
Can Old Faithful compete with Netflix? The prospect of streaming wireless service deep inside Yellowstone National Park is re-igniting the debate over whether there should be any place off limits to technology.
Apple Pay rival defends service, exclusivity (Update)
A mobile payment service backed by Wal-Mart, Best Buy and other leading retailers is defending its practice of prohibiting its members from accepting alternatives such as Apple Pay.
Meeting power needs with wireless recharging
If you buy a 2016 Toyota Prius, you won't need to worry about keeping your hybrid car charged—just get the option for wireless power transfer that lets you drive into your garage and have your battery automatically ...
New oscillator for low-power implantable transcievers
Arash Moradi and Mohamad Sawan from Polytechnique Montreal in Canada discuss their new low-power VCO design for medical implants. This oscillator was implemented to provide the frequency deviation of frequency-shift-keying ...
Tablets, cars drive AT&T wireless gains—not phones (Update)
AT&T said it gained 2 million wireless subscribers in the latest quarter, but most were from cheaper non-phone services such as tablets and Internet-connected cars. The nation's second-largest wireless carrier ...
Verizon reports higher 3Q net income, revenue
Verizon Communications Inc. on Tuesday reported higher net income and revenue in its third quarter, helped by strong wireless subscriber growth and demand for its high-speed FiOS Internet services.
New wireless communications systems to serve remote and rural areas
Advanced communications technology could bring broadband wireless service to remote and rural areas in the Hawaiian Islands, under a new research grant funded by the National Science Foundation.