News tagged with wireless communication

LightSquared gets extension for GPS test results

Federal regulators have granted a Virginia company called LightSquared a two-week extension to report on recent tests that aimed to determine whether its proposed high-speed wireless broadband network would cripple GPS systems ...

dateJun 16, 2011 in Telecom
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Perfectly designed microelectronics

Microchips play an important role in industrial and household electronics. Their miniaturized circuits must not only function faultlessly but also consume as little energy as possible. Researchers are now working on making ...

dateMay 15, 2013 in Semiconductors
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FCC to open up vacant TV airwaves for broadband

(AP) -- A new flavor of Wi-Fi, with longer range and wall-piercing power, could show up in wireless gadgets a year from now if the Federal Communications Commission works out the last details of new spectrum rules that have ...

dateSep 13, 2010 in Telecom
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After insulin pump hacking, lawmakers seek review

(AP) -- Two lawmakers are requesting a review of the government's security standards for wireless medical devices after a diabetic discovered how to remotely reprogram his and other people's insulin pumps.

dateAug 20, 2011 in Other
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New broadband map has flaws

The federal government last week finally released a national map of broadband services, but it leaves a lot to be desired.

dateFeb 24, 2011 in Telecom
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Rethinking 'reachability'

(PhysOrg.com) -- In today’s world, the line between work and personal time often blurs. Communication technologies force people to negotiate when, where and how they are connected. While smartphones may increase on-the-job ...

dateApr 12, 2011 in Social Sciences
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