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WiGig breaks 1-watt barrier, 5Gbps wireless hopefully on its way to smartphones

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Panasonic has developed a new WiGig radio chip that uses less than 1 watt of power, making it the most power-efficient WiGig radio chip in the world. The new chip is intended to be used in mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, hence the extremely low power requirements.Prior to the...
WiGig breaks 1-watt barrier, 5Gbps wireless hopefully on its way to smartphones

Researchers turn lights into world's fastest wireless with Li-Fi

arstechnica.com
The future of wireless broadband is here, and it may or may not give you a headache. The flicker in your office lighting may someday soon be caused by data transmissions and not faulty fluorescent bulbs. Professional Engineering reports that researchers at the University of Edinburgh have developed a wireless networking system...
Researchers turn lights into world's fastest wireless with Li-Fi

CryptoParty Like It's 1993

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As Techdirt stories regularly report, governments around the world, including those in the West, are greatly increasing their surveillance of the Internet. Alongside a loss of the private sphere, this also represents a clear danger to basic civil liberties. The good news is that we already have the solution: encrypting...
CryptoParty Like It's 1993

Former RIM co-CEO wanted rival devices to connect to BlackBerry networks before he left

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Prior to stepping down from his position as co-CEO at Research in Motion (RIM), Jim Balsillie is reported to have engaged in talks with numerous high-profile mobile carriers around the world in the hope of securing deals that would see rival mobile devices owners connect to its proprietary networks. Sources...
Former RIM co-CEO wanted rival devices to connect to BlackBerry networks before he left

ZTE sends 400Gbps over 5,000 kilometers

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Showing off its optical networking prowess, ZTE has completed at test that managed speeds at 400Gbps over a distance of more than 5,000 kilometers, or about 3,100 miles.The growth of data volumes and speeds in both fixed and wireless networks have consequences for all parts of operator networks, including...
ZTE sends 400Gbps over 5,000 kilometers

Approved! Opera Has Made It Into The App Store

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Opera just announced that their popular Mini mobile browser is now finally available for the iPhone and iPod Touch.Opera has been tearing up the mobile browsing market, with more than 50 million users at present, and millions more now sure to come.Lars Boilesen, CEO of Opera  Software is quoted as...
Approved! Opera Has Made It Into The App Store

Do digital tools help with diabetes? New report casts doubt

gigaom.com
Given the number of people with diabetes – 26 million in the U.S., with another third estimated to have prediabetes – it’s little wonder that more companies and startups are trying use technology to address the problem. But a new report on computer-based support for people with diabetes finds that...
Do digital tools help with diabetes? New report casts doubt

Fiber cables made of air move data at 99.7 percent the speed of light

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Researchers say they have created fiber cables that can move data at 99.7 percent of the speed of light, all but eliminating the latency plaguing standard fiber technology. There are still data loss problems to be overcome before the cables could be used over long distances, but the research...
Fiber cables made of air move data at 99.7 percent the speed of light

Tiny gigahertz antenna could mean 20 Gbps wireless

gigaom.com
A research institute in Singapore has developed a tiny antenna that’s capable of operating at 135 GHz to deliver wireless speeds of up to 20 gigabits per second. The antenna, which offers 30 times stronger signal transmissions from existing antennas in the 135 GHz frequency band, was developed by the...
Tiny gigahertz antenna could mean 20 Gbps wireless

Voyager 2 stops making sense

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Voyager 2, which has been traveling through the solar system since the late '70s, has suffered a data formatting glitch that is preventing NASA from interpreting the content of its scientific data transmissions. Control and diagnostic transmissions are unaffected, which should enable the engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory...
Voyager 2 stops making sense
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