The world's tiniest temperature sensor is powered by radio waves

Researchers at TU/e have developed a very tiny wireless temperature sensor that is powered in a very special way: from the radio waves that are part of the sensor's wireless network. This means that the sensor needs not even ...

Google heads down new path with 'OnHub' wireless router

Google is making a Wi-Fi router as part of its ambition to provide better Internet connections that make it easier for people to access its digital services and see more of its online advertising.

'Smart' homes open doors to hackers

Smart homes that let residents control alarms, locks and more over the internet are opening doors for crooks with hacker skills, according to computer security specialists.

Router compromise, rogue remote control? Easy, says ISE

(Phys.org) —Router hacking is joining the ranks of computer security headaches, where the wireless router becomes the key target for those seeking to trespass into someone else's network. The remote attacker can take full ...

Home wifi could be used for emergency responders

Wireless routers for homes and offices could be knitted together to provide a communications system for emergency responders if the mobile phone network fails, German scientists reported on Monday.

Cisco to supply Clearwire with WiMax devices

(AP) -- Clearwire Corp., which is building a nearly nationwide wireless data network, says Cisco Systems Inc. has agreed to make devices that can use that network.

Wireless at WARP speed

Nothing kills innovation like having to reinvent the wheel. Imagine how dull your diet would be if you had to build a new stove and hammer out a few cooking pots every time you wanted to test a new recipe. Until just a couple ...

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