Anyone who has tried to make a cell phone call from a crowded football stadium has had a taste of what engineers call spectrum crunch.
The percentage of Americans with high-speed Internet connections at home has reached 70 percent, while just three percent still use dial-up to go online, a study showed Monday.
The collective power consumption of core networks is outpacing technological advancements in energy efficiency, putting a strain on growth in the IT and telecommunications industry—and potentially on global energy resources.
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.
It's a fact of life for anyone boarding a plane: all electronic devices need to be turned off during take-off and landing.