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GPS System Could Start Failing by Next Year

(PhysOrg.com) -- A federal watchdog agency has warned the U.S. Congress that the GPS system could start failing in 2010 and beyond. Due to delays in launching replacement satellites and other circumstances, ...

May 20, 2009 3.9 / 5 (14) 11 weblog

Bluetooth 3.0 Launches April 21

(PhysOrg.com) -- The short-range wireless standard Bluetooth 3.0 will officially launch on April 21. The Bluetooth 3.0 standard is expected to deliver faster short-range wireless speeds up to 480 Mb per second.

Apr 10, 2009 4.2 / 5 (6) 5 weblog

Space: The final frontier for cell phones?

(AP) -- The vast, thinly populated expanses of the country that still lack cell phone coverage could be getting an interesting option next year: ordinary-looking cell phones that connect to a satellite when ...

Apr 09, 2009 2.8 / 5 (4) 0

Networking: Investors eye power-line trend

Institutional and individual investors are eagerly examining prospects in the so-called broadband over power line (BPL) market and are helping finance proof-of-concept projects in the field, experts tell UPI's ...

Jun 12, 2006 3.9 / 5 (18) 0

WiFi at the beach

Are Americans and Europeans selecting vacation spots based on whether their hotel or resort offers WiFi hot spots? A new survey by chipmaker Intel Corp. suggests as much, but other experts told UPI's Wireless World they remain ...

Nov 11, 2005 3 / 5 (2) 0