News tagged with wireless

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. ...

May 21, 2014
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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.

May 20, 2014
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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.

May 19, 2014
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Wireless industry makes anti-theft commitment

A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that the biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft.

Apr 16, 2014
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Drones used to assess damage after disasters

Researchers of the University of Twente use a new method to map structural damage after disasters. A remote-controlled drone with a regular high-quality camera takes a large amount of pictures of a building. ...

Apr 11, 2014
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