LA to issue RFP for citywide free broadband access program
US eases rules on electronic devices on planes (Update 3)
Passengers on American airlines won't have to "turn off all electronic devices" anymore—they'll be able to read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music from gate to gate under new guidelines ...
Kumu Networks claims its wireless full duplex technology doubles capacity
Future Internet aims to sever links with servers
A revolutionary new architecture aims to make the internet more "social" by eliminating the need to connect to servers and enabling all content to be shared more efficiently.
Mobile phone use may pose significant security risks for companies
(Phys.org) —New research suggests that companies are leaving themselves open to potentially serious security and legal risks by employees' improper use of corporate mobile devices.
Shanghai prof claims Li-Fi advance, prepares show kits
New technology can prevent cellular overload, dropped calls
When a natural disaster strikes and too many people take to their mobile phones at once, cellular networks easily overload. But a University of British Columbia graduate student has developed a solution to ...
Solving the internet capacity crunch: First demonstration of a multicore fiber network
With optical fibre networks gradually approaching their theoretical capacity limits, new types of fibres such as multicore fibres have been at the focus of worldwide research to overcome critical capacity barriers, which ...
Bulk phone data reveals 'startling insights,' Princeton professor tells US Senate
Seemingly minor bits of information collected by the National Security Agency, such as the phone numbers that citizens dial, can reveal far more personal information than is commonly believed, Princeton University ...
Optical wireless may be the answer to dropped calls, and more
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.
Air Force school looks to Locata GPS antenna technology
Firmware tweak can block subscriber calls, says Berlin group
70% of Americans have high-speed Internet
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.