40 Gbit/s at 240 GHz: New world record in wireless data transmission
Researchers of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics and the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology have achieved the wireless transmission of 40 Gbit/s at 240 GHz over a distance of one kilometer. ...
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 ...
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.
Wireless in the Sky: Hearst Builds Tower of the Future
Media icon Hearst has built a 46-story, 856,000-square-foot structure designed to utilize the latest wireless technology. Hearst's new tower, with its diamond-shaped windows and distinctive triangular frame, cuts a unique ...
Bringing all-optical networks closer to home
Converting between electronic and optical signals is one of the main costs in high-speed data networks and telecommunications applications, even more so when looking at future applications. The solution, say ...
Glitch shows how much US military relies on GPS
A problem that rendered as many as 10,000 U.S. military GPS receivers useless for days is a warning to safeguard a system that enemies would love to disrupt, a defense expert says.
FCC poised to adopt network neutrality rules (Update 2)
(AP) -- New rules aimed at prohibiting broadband providers from becoming gatekeepers of Internet traffic now have just enough votes to pass the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday.
GSM phones -- call them unsafe, says security expert
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 networksones that would achieve unprecedented speeds of 1 terabit-per-second (Tb/s)will ...
Jamming LTE base stations easier than you may think
SIM sleuth finds security flaw that may affect 750M phones
Satellite debacle hits India's DTH plans
The failure of the launch of the Indian Space Research Organization's communications satellite INSAT-4C that was made to explode since it veered off course soon after launch Monday has come as a major setback for the country's ...
WPA Wi-Fi Encryption Cracked In Sixty Seconds
The Internet comes to you across the bottom of the ocean
The Internet brings you data from around the world almost instantly. This information, coming from Geneva or Tokyo or Buenos Aires, arrives in the U.S. not from satellite but along cables that sit on the bottom ...