Cuba denies previously reported WiFi rollout
Cuba will not begin offering wireless service despite reports of a planned WiFi rollout in its second-largest city, Santiago de Cuba, state-run telecommunications provider Etecsa said Tuesday.
Researcher discusses development of multilayer thin-film antennas
Dr Yongjin Kim of Inha Technical College, Korea, talks about the work behind the paper 'Design of transparent multilayer film antenna for wireless communication.' Such multilayer thin film antennas are transparent, a quality ...
Cuba, amid the censorship, wades into WiFi
Cuba, where Internet access is largely limited to government employees and pricey pay-by-hour public access, plans to start offering wireless service for the first time this month, officials said Saturday.
Some tips on shopping for smartphone service
The cellphone industry's traditional way of doing business - locking customers into pricey two-year contracts - has been upended thanks to upstart major carriers T-Mobile and Sprint and a bunch of smaller providers that are ...
The state of shale
University of Pittsburgh researchers have shared their findings from three studies related to shale gas in a recent special issue of the journal Energy Technology, edited by Götz Veser, the Nickolas A. DeCecco Professor of Che ...
Creating the fastest outdoor wireless Internet connection in the world
Lancaster University engineers are to head up a European team working on the world's first W-band wireless system, heralding the arrival of cost effective, high speed internet everywhere, every time.
T-Mobile to let customers carry over unused data
T-Mobile will now let customers carry over their unused cellular-data allotments.
Re-imagining the network
Communication networks are evolving to keep pace with increasing consumer needs and business demands. We've already experienced the progressive jumps from 1G to 4G wireless networks and 5G is looming in the not-too-distant ...
Freescale announces faster wireless charging solution
Mobile apps still collect information on kids (Update)
Worried that toy stores, fast food chains, and other retailers are tracking your kids online this holiday season? A landmark 2013 law aimed at protecting the privacy of America's youngest mobile consumers ...
Supreme Court takes up Cisco patent dispute
(AP)—The Supreme Court is taking up a patent infringement dispute between computer networking giant Cisco Systems Inc. and rival Commil USA LLC.
Race to 5G wireless heats up with new measurements, models, and math
It's a race that is being conducted on the rooftops of New York and other global megacities, and the prize is the future of 5G, the next generation of wireless technology—capable of a thousand-fold increase in today's rates ...
Engineers make sound loud enough to bend light on a computer chip
During a thunderstorm, we all know that it is common to hear thunder after we see the lightning. That's because sound travels much slower (768 miles per hour) than light (670,000,000 miles per hour).