Researchers successfully spoof an $80 million yacht at sea (w/ Video)
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.
What a turn-off: why your phone must be powered down on flights
It's a fact of life for anyone boarding a plane: all electronic devices need to be turned off during take-off and landing.
Femtocell hackers from iSEC hear, see smartphone content
SK Telecom introduces world's fist LTE-A network
South Korea's SK Telecom announced Wednesday the launch of a new generation mobile network that offers speeds twice that of its existing long term evolution (LTE) network and 10 times that of 3G services.
'Fast, cheap' Internet satellites launched
The first four of 12 satellites in a new constellation to provide affordable, high-speed Internet to people in nearly 180 "under-connected" countries were blasted into Space on Tuesday.
New approach to mobile video fuses streaming and downloading to dodge delays, improve quality
It's the bane of streaming media—the endlessly spinning cursor on a dark screen, or the final minutes of a favorite show freezing to a halt when the wireless signal weakens. A new technology developed by ...
Satellites to bring 'fast, cheap' Internet to 'under-connected'
The first four of 12 satellites in a new constellation to provide affordable, high-speed Internet to people in nearly 180 "under-connected" countries, will be shot into space on Tuesday, the project's developers ...
Internet devices grow amid mobile shift, survey says
Global sales of Internet devices including PCs, tablets and mobile phones is showing steady growth in 2013, amid a shift to more mobile gadgets, a survey showed Monday.
FAA moving toward easing electronic device use
The U.S. government is moving toward easing restrictions on airline passengers using electronic devices to listen to music, play games, read books, watch movies and work during taxiing, takeoffs and landings.
Internet balloons to benefit small business, Google says
Google's plans to beam the Internet from giant balloons sent to the stratosphere could boost small businesses in rural parts of Asia by connecting them online, the company said on Wednesday.
Google launches Internet-beaming balloons
Wrinkled and skinny at first, the translucent, jellyfish-shaped balloons that Google released this week from a frozen field in the heart of New Zealand's South Island hardened into shiny pumpkins as they ...
World's first intercontinental 100 Gbps link for research and education demonstrated at TERENA networking conference
Six of the world's leading research and education networks and two commercial partners today demonstrated for the first time a Transatlantic 100 gigabits-per-second (Gbps or one billion bits per second) transmission link ...
Google eyes emerging markets networks
Google has become deeply involved in a series of projects to build and operate wireless networks in emerging markets including sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, a report said Friday.
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. ...