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Faced with providing service for ever more data-hungry cellphones, telecommunications carriers are in a nonstop race costing billions of dollars to boost the capacities of their networks.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have a startlingly upbeat idea for data center managers coping with packed rooms, Internet traffic bursts, and high costs looming in having to reconfigure data center designs. The researchers find that data centers can use ceilings to bounce off data signals. Doing so enhances data transmission speeds by 30 percent.
(AP) -- Cab riders in New York and other big cities may soon be able to buy movie tickets and other items while in taxis, paying with the same system that charges credit cards for cab fare.
(AP) -- Cable company Cox Communications on Friday said that it has agreed to sell some of its airwave licenses to Verizon Wireless for $315 million and will resell Verizon service in its stores.
The WiMax carrier raised $734M this week but needs more before it can commit to deploying LTE
Bluetooth blood pressure monitor uses any Bluetooth version 4.0 'Smart Ready' smartphone or computer
IDT International Limited is claiming to have developed the world's first Bluetooth low energy (or Bluetooth Smart) blood pressure monitor, which is expected to be ready to go into volume production by March 2012 after receiving final US FDA and MDD (Europe) medical certification.
Topmost prediction for the mobile and wireless industry for 2012 is the recession is likely to hit smart devices sales
Commenting on the ICO's call for a rethink on location privacy, Cryptzone says that geo-location tagging security issues are likely to be a major issue in 2012 - and that many users of smartphones are unaware of the potentially serious security consequences of their use of the technology.
Embedded systems are increasingly networked with the internet. An example is the steady development of car-to-x services in the automotive industry. In order to roll out this type of applications on a broad scale, automatic testing will be an important building block. For this reason, automotive engineering company Berner & Mattner announced its participation in the international research project FITTEST - Future Internet Testing.