Home wifi could be used for emergency responders
Wireless routers for homes and offices could be knitted together to provide a communications system for emergency responders if the mobile phone network fails, German scientists reported on Monday.
Upgrading the Internet for the mobile age
(Phys.org) -- Some strands of the World Wide Web are getting a little tattered.
Verizon settles FCC probe into 'tethering' block
(AP) -- In the first move of its kind, the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday said it's accepting a $1.25 million settlement from Verizon Wireless to end an investigation into whether the company asked Google Inc. ...
Hackers topple Huawei routers
Hackers at an infamous Def Con gathering were shown how to easily slip into computer networks through some routers made by Chinese electronics colossus Huawei Technologies.
Def Con hackers reach for digital wallets
Hackers at a notorious Def Con gathering that ends here Sunday have come up with ways to reach into digital wallets.
Hackers build mobile phone network for Def Con
A custom mobile phone network came to life in the middle of Def Con as hackers showed off their technology skills in tribute to the infamous gathering's elite "ninjas."
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.
'Spoofed' GPS signals can be countered, researchers show
(Phys.org) -- From cars to commercial airplanes to military drones, global positioning system (GPS) technology is everywhere -- and Cornell researchers have known for years that it can be hacked, or as they call it, "spoofed." ...
Comcast may raise Mbps to grab takers in FiOS markets
Pay-TV industry divided on Web strategy
Want to watch an episode of TNT's "The Closer" online? You have to fill out a form on TNT's website, proving you have a cable or satellite television subscription. And your cable or satellite provider also needs to have a ...
UK study: Calls place modest fifth in phone time use
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 ...
Engineers unveil two-way wireless breakthrough
(Phys.org) -- Groundbreaking two-way wireless technology resulting in vastly superior voice and data services has been developed by a University of Waterloo engineering research team led by Amir K. Khandani, ...
Researchers use flexible channel width to improve user experience on wireless systems
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique to efficiently divide the bandwidth of the wireless spectrum in multi-hop wireless networks to improve operation and provide all users in the network ...