Simple security for wireless: no password required
In early August, at the Def Con conference a major annual gathering of computer hackers someone apparently hacked into many of the attendees cell phones, in what may have been the first successful breach ...
Google unveils ultrafast wired home project
Google on Thursday unveiled an ultrafast Web service along with an Internet television subscription in the Kansas City area as part of a pilot project to boost broadband speeds.
US seizure of journalist records called 'chilling'
The US government's secret seizure of Associated Press phone records had a "chilling effect" on newsgathering by the agency and other news organizations, AP's top executive said Wednesday.
Bulk phone data reveals 'startling insights,' Princeton professor tells US Senate
Seemingly minor bits of information collected by the National Security Agency, such as the phone numbers that citizens dial, can reveal far more personal information than is commonly believed, Princeton University ...
Apple looking to smarten up Siri with patent application for crowd sourcing
Internet via power lines set to launch
A plan to offer consumers Internet access through their home's power lines may soon come to fruition for residents of Grand Ledge, Mich.
Interview: Voom HD, cutting edge of tele programming
Voom HD is the little network that's trying hard to push high-definition programming to the masses.
Broadcasters' woes could spell trouble for free TV
(AP) -- For more than 60 years, TV stations have broadcast news, sports and entertainment for free and made their money by showing commercials. That might not work much longer.
Siemens Sets New Record for Wireless Data Transfer using White LEDs
4G wireless: It's fast, but outstripped by hype
(AP) -- Cell phone companies are about to barrage consumers with advertising for the next advance in wireless network technology: "4G" access. The companies are promising faster speeds and the thrill of being the first on ...
Japan launches satellite for better GPS coverage (Update)
Japan on Saturday launched a rocket carrying a satellite intended to improve global positioning systems.
Wi-Fi networks less private than ever
The local java joint or airport terminal might seem like the perfect location to log onto Facebook or troll Amazon for a deal. But for anyone who has accepted the convenience of unsecured Internet access, here's another reminder ...
US eyes phase-out of old telephone network
America's plain old telephone network is rapidly being overtaken by new technology, putting US regulators in a quandary over how to manage the final stages of transformation.
ACLU: US Attorney OK'd GPS to track cell phones
(AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union says the U.S. Attorney's Office for New Jersey under Christopher Christie, now a GOP gubernatorial candidate, tracked the whereabouts of citizens through their cell phones without ...