Australian WiFi inventors win US legal battle

Australian government science body CSIRO said Sunday it had won a multi-million-dollar legal settlement in the United States to license its patented technology that underpins the WiFi platform worldwide.

Climate change hits home

Direct experience of extreme weather events increases concern about climate change and willingness to engage in energy-saving behaviour, according to a new research paper published in the first edition of the journal Nature ...

China's Wuhan city covered in mysterious haze

Young and old residents of the Chinese metropolis of Wuhan were advised to stay indoors on Monday after a thick haze blanketed the city of nine million people, official media said.

Residents feel safer with walkable, retail space

The characteristics of walkable neighbourhoods have been explored for their associations with perceived crime risk and fear of crime in Perth's new suburban housing developments.

IEEE Ratifies 802.11n Wireless LAN Specification

The IEEE today announced that its Standards Board has ratified the IEEE 802.11n -2009 amendment, defining mechanisms that provide significantly improved data rates and ranges for wireless local area networks (WLANs).

New study estimates the carbon footprints of 13,000 cities

Cologne, Manchester, and Montreal rarely make the list of the world's megacities. Yet they are all in the top 100 worldwide in terms of their carbon footprint. A new study says it is these cities, as much as the Jakartas ...

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