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Wireless networks that build themselves

From traffic lights to mobile phones, small computers are all around us. Enabling these ‘embedded systems’ to create wireless communications networks automatically will have profound effects in areas from emergency management ...

Mar 07, 2008 4.3 / 5 (10) 1

Open Garden plants app for open network

(Phys.org) -- The Open Garden network app, which was launched in private beta in February, is now available free for download. The San Francisco based startup, founded in 2010, is set to break down the in ...

Jun 05, 2012 4.7 / 5 (9) 2 | with audio podcast report

Wireless World: Mobile maps

You're on vacation, and, after a brief walk about town, you realize you can't find your way back to the hotel. Relax. You're not going to be lost for long. Sources tell United Press International's Wireless World that mobile-phone ...

Jun 09, 2006 4.2 / 5 (10) 0

Broadcasters worry about 'Zero TV' homes

(AP)—Some people have had it with TV. They've had enough of the 100-plus channel universe. They don't like timing their lives around network show schedules. They're tired of $100-plus monthly bills.

Apr 07, 2013 4.6 / 5 (9) 1

On the path to 1 terabit-per-second networks

As IP traffic continues to increase and the router interface rate extends beyond 100 gigabits-per-second (Gb/s), future optical networks—ones that would achieve unprecedented speeds of 1 terabit-per-second (Tb/s)—will ...

Mar 01, 2012 4.4 / 5 (9) 2 | with audio podcast