South Africa cemeteries to microchip tombstones
(AP)—Amid a rash of tombstone thefts from cemeteries in Johannesburg, a company will be offering relatives of the deceased a high-tech solution: microchips that can be inserted into the memorial that will ...
Comcast to sell films, shows via set-top box
(AP)—Comcast Corp. plans to start selling movies and TV shows from its set-top box before the end of the year. That's according to a person familiar with the matter.
'Super Wi-Fi' heading for US campuses
So-called "Super Wi-Fi," a new kind of wireless broadband, got a boost Thursday with the announcement that the technology would become available to hundreds of US colleges and universities.
Sprint latest to waive fees to contact Philippines
Sprint is waiving and crediting fees for phone calls and text messages made by its U.S. customers to the Philippines in the wake of a Typhoon Haiyan.
DOCOMO achieves world's first 1.2 gbps transmission with single-size antenna using smart vertical MIMO for LTE-advanced
NTT DOCOMO, a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living, announced today that it has achieved the world's first transmission exceeding 1.2 Gbps in a field test using a single-size antenna incorporating a new ...
EU follows US in allowing portable electronics in-flight
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said Wednesday it will allow passengers to use a range of mobile electronic devices in flight with very few restrictions.
Milestone for breakthrough wireless technology
CSIRO's breakthrough invention that paved the way for fast high data rate wireless networking (often referred to today as Wi-Fi) is now an internationally known Australian success story that, to date, has ...
Getting more out of your satellite TV
Thanks to Global Invacom and ESA, you could one day distribute satellite TV programmes to devices around your home via the Internet.
Sub-Saharan Africa still fastest growing mobile region
Sub-Saharan Africa is set to remain the world's fastest growing mobile market in the coming years, an industry report said Monday.
FCC to hear presentation of new FCC Speed Test App for Android
Smartphone banking opens door to ill-doers
Matt Certo jumped at the chance to use his smartphone for banking as soon as his bank offered the service a few years back.
Guyana and Suriname lose Internet, overseas calls
The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Co. says damage to an undersea fiber-optic cable has caused a phone and Internet outage that affected much of the country along with neighboring Suriname.
LA to issue RFP for citywide free broadband access program
In-flight phones: Others likely to follow FAA lead
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it is relaxing restrictions on the use of smartphones and other electronics inside flights by American carriers. Passengers are still barred from making calls ...