Grad students explore wireless power transfer
A new course in spring 2014 used the concept of wireless power transfer to give electrical and computer engineering graduate students a primer in hands-on research and prototyping.
Verizon's XLTE a marketing campaign promoting more reliable network
Verizon has kicked off a new marketing campaign to promote recent improvements to its wireless network that the company is branding as "XLTE."
Explainer: Is your Wi-Fi secure?
James Lyne from IT security firm Sophos recently carried out a two-day public awareness exercise as part of the InfoSec 2014 conference. ...
Vodafone profit warning as sales drop
Vodafone's annual profit rocketed to £59.3 billion, boosted by the sale of a stake in US joint-venture Verizon Wireless and despite more problems in Europe, the British mobile phone giant said on Tuesday.
Text 911: Calling for help without making a call
The head of the organization that oversees Vermont's 911 emergency telephone system says the state is the first in the country where customers of the four major wireless carriers can send text messages to 911.
Engineers invent a way to beam power to medical chips deep inside the body
A Stanford electrical engineer has invented a way to wirelessly transfer power deep inside the body, and then use this power to run tiny electronic medical devices such as pacemakers, nerve stimulators, or ...
Invisible wireless networks brought to life as stunning 'spectres'
Invisible wireless networks are transformed into beautiful beams of colour in a series of photographs.
Three-year battery life for wireless human interface devices with new ultra-low-power 2.4-GHz wirelessUSB NX transceiver
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. today introduced its fourth-generation 2.4-GHz WirelessUSB radio-on-a-chip. The new WirelessUSB NX transceiver delivers Cypress's hallmark robust performance along with ultra-low power consumption, ...
Technology to move objects with the mind created by Mexican researcher
Systems able to process thoughts and translate them into a command to move objects are very useful for people who cannot speak or move, but have the disadvantage of causing mental fatigue. However, a Mexican ...
Making wireless 10 times faster
It is rush hour and every motorist on the highway is driving in the right lane. The center and left lanes are empty.
Molecular networks provide insights for computer security
The robust defenses that yeast cells have evolved to protect themselves from environmental threats hold lessons that can be used to design computer networks and analyze how secure they are, say computer scientists at Carnegie ...
Verizon 1Q profit surges on Vodafone-related gains
Verizon's $130 billion deal to take over of all of Verizon Wireless is helping lift its profit.
4.5 million smartphones were lost or stolen in US in 2013
A report released Thursday said 4.5 million smartphones were lost or stolen in the U.S. last year, up from 2.8 million in 2012.
Wireless power transfer achieved at five-meter distance
The way electronic devices receive their power has changed tremendously over the past few decades, from wired to non-wired. Users today enjoy all kinds of wireless electronic gadgets including cell phones, ...