As world first, Finland makes broadband service basic right
Finland on Thursday became the first country in the world to make access to a broadband service a basic right, ensuring that a high-speed Internet connection is available to all Finns, a government official ...
'Fourth generation' Internet arrives in Hong Kong
The latest generation of wireless Internet that will allow people to watch a crystal clear movie or live sporting event on the street or atop a hill is being deployed throughout Hong Kong.
Researchers successfully spoof an $80 million yacht at sea (w/ Video)
This summer, a radio navigation research team from The University of Texas at Austin set out to discover whether they could subtly coerce a 213-foot yacht off its course, using a custom-made GPS device.
Canada vows no limits on Internet downloads
Canada's industry minister vowed Thursday to overturn a regulatory ruling that effectively put an end to small Internet service providers offering unlimited downloads.
Fiber-wireless (Fi-Wi) to provide ultra-high-speed, short-range communication
Commentary: Say goodbye to the Internet we've known
If you like how cable television works, you're going to love how a court decision this week could change the Internet.
Super-fast Internet connections with existing cable-TV networks
Demand for high-speed Internet access is forecast to grow sharply with the increasing availability of video on demand, teleworking and easier access to government services. However existing bandwidths will soon be inadequate ...
Tech File: HD Radio
Most radio listeners can't turn on the radio these days without hearing a commercial about this new finagled thing called HD Radio. While the commercials may peak curiosity, they don't tell much about what HD Radio is, so ...
Study shows hotels' Internet connections unsafe
(PhysOrg.com) -- Travelers who use a hotel's Internet network risk the possibility of data theft, concludes a new study from Cornell's School of Hotel Administration.
GPS System Could Start Failing by Next Year
Justice Dept. wants phone locales without warrant
(AP) -- Should the government be allowed to track a person's movements based on cell phone records, without evidence of criminal wrongdoing?
BGI demonstrated genomic data transfer at nearly 10 gigabits per second between US and China
BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, announced today that a group of scientists and researchers successfully demonstrated genomic data transfer at a sustained rate of almost 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps) over a ...
Improving the flow of the fibre optic freeway
Monash University researchers have played a pivotal role in the invention of an energy-efficient method of increasing the data capacity of optical networks to the point where all of the world's internet traffic ...
New record set for data-transfer speeds
Researchers at IBM have set a new record for data transmission over a multimode optical fiber, a type of cable that is typically used to connect nearby computers within a single building or on a campus. The ...