New video streaming technology for mobile phones
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new architecture for better-quality video streaming on mobile phones and across wireless networks. The new architecture is based on utilising information gathered and ...
FCC approves Softbank bid for Sprint Nextel
The Federal Communications Commission says it approved Softbank Corp.'s bid for Sprint Nextel Corp.
Researchers create flexible tin dioxide cloth self-powered photo detector
Review: Price for simplicity in new Google phones
Two new Android phones will look and sound familiar to those who have been paying attention to phones. That's because these two devices are replicas of Samsung's Galaxy S4 and HTC's One, except they lack ...
Ford tests high-tech 'brake light' that warns other drivers even from afar
Ford Motor Company participated in a special test of a high-tech early warning "brake light" that can warn drivers following behind even if they are around a bend or behind other traffic.
SK Telecom introduces world's fist LTE-A network
South Korea's SK Telecom announced Wednesday the launch of a new generation mobile network that offers speeds twice that of its existing long term evolution (LTE) network and 10 times that of 3G services.
New approach to mobile video fuses streaming and downloading to dodge delays, improve quality
It's the bane of streaming media—the endlessly spinning cursor on a dark screen, or the final minutes of a favorite show freezing to a halt when the wireless signal weakens. A new technology developed by ...
Sprint Nextel shareholders approve Softbank deal
Sprint Nextel Corp.'s shareholders on Tuesday approved SoftBank Corp.'s acquisition of the bulk of the wireless carrier company.
Dish abandons Sprint acquisition efforts
Satellite TV operator Dish Network Corp. is officially abandoning its efforts to acquire Sprint Nextel Corp.
SoftBank chief aims to create 'world's No.1 company'
The flamboyant founder of Japanese telco SoftBank, which is close to a $21.6 billion takeover of US firm Sprint Nextel, on Friday added a new goal to his lofty agenda: creating the world's biggest company.
Dish won't submit revised bid for Sprint
Satellite TV operator Dish Network Corp. said Tuesday it would not submit a revised bid for Sprint, leaving the path open for the wireless carrier to accept what it already considers a superior offer from Japan's Softbank.
Underwater sensor successfully tested
As part of the Dutch STW SeaSTAR project researchers at the University of Twente have conducted tests using underwater communication and location finding at the Rutbeek water recreation park near Enschede. ...
Wi-Fi signals enable gesture recognition throughout entire home (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Forget to turn off the lights before leaving the apartment? No problem. Just raise your hand, finger-swipe the air, and your lights will power down. Want to change the song playing on your music ...
New BlackBerry with keyboard to hit US stores
The first keyboard-equipped BlackBerry sporting the company's radically new operating system is hitting U.S. stores this week.