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Why the SIM card has had its day

The small microchips known as "subscriber identity modules" or SIM cards that are required for mobile phones to log on to a phone network will soon be 25 years old. While mobile phones and network technology ...

Mar 05, 2015
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Phone firms and the quest for the 5G Holy Grail

Lightning-quick downloads, driverless cars and remote surgery: telecom firms are racing to develop a new generation of "5G" mobile networks that could start to change the world in five years.

Mar 03, 2015
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'Slow motion at the speed of light'

New technology developed by a collaboration between the UA and the University of California, Los Angeles, provides real-time monitoring of streaming video to optimize network traffic.

Mar 02, 2015
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Putting net neutrality in context

After much litigation, public demonstration and deliberation, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3 to 2 to adopt open internet rules. While the substantive details of the decision are not yet known, the rules ...

Feb 27, 2015
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Ultra-reliable internet will make the impossible possible

Cars will coordinate on their own who yields to whom with tomorrow's ultra-reliable and massively widespread wireless Internet. Such is the prediction from Professor Petar Popovski of Aalborg University's Department of Electronic ...

Mar 17, 2015
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GOP says Obama aides meddled in 'net neutrality'

Congressional Republicans on Tuesday accused the Federal Communications Commission of bowing to White House pressure on its "net neutrality" decision, which has angered the nation's cable and wireless giants. ...

Mar 17, 2015
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