The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
T-Mobile USA has dropped a pending challenge to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules.
By Grant Gross | 17 May, 2013 20:02
A Japanese government institute has warned that satellite transmissions, GPS readings, and power lines could be affected over the next two weeks if a recent spate of solar flares continues.
By Jay Alabaster | 16 May, 2013 10:01
The European Union is preparing to investigate the imports of mobile networking gear from China for anti-competitive practices, a move that's likely targeted at telecommunications equipment companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE.
By Michael Kan | 16 May, 2013 03:57
Samsung Electronics plans to use advanced antennas to boost the bandwidth in mobile networks by what it said was "several tens of Gbps per base station", but the improved bandwidth won't be commercially available until 2020.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 13 May, 2013 14:37
NTT DoCoMo, Japan's largest mobile carrier, will use location data from its 61.5 million subscriber devices to build a platform that monitors traffic conditions across the country.
By Jay Alabaster | 13 May, 2013 10:25
On Feb. 27th in the middle of the afternoon, a 16-year-old girl was walking through San Francisco's Mission district when she was ordered at gun point to hand over her cellphone. The robbery was one of 10 serious crimes in the city that day, and they all involved cellphones. Three were stolen at gun point, three at knife point and four through brute force.
By Martyn Williams | 10 May, 2013 21:22
Europe's telecoms network operators on Tuesday said that bandwidth-hungry services like UHDTV (ultra high definition television) and 3DTV should be distributed via cable or satellite instead of competing with other services for spectrum.
By Jennifer Baker | 07 May, 2013 15:31
Skype's Web-based management tool Manager for businesses is now available in over 170 countries and for all subscriptions, allowing companies to centrally control their usage of the service.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 07 May, 2013 10:45
Yahoo's Flickr mobile app may be getting a completely new look in the months to come, as the company seeks to hire multiple iOS engineers to "radically improve" the photo-sharing site's app and attract new users, the company said in a recent job notice.
By Zach Miners | 06 May, 2013 23:46
Sprint Nextel's network partner Clearwire hasn't been able to find any other big wholesale customers nor sell any of its spectrum, so selling out to Sprint is the only real option for its shareholders, the company said Monday.
By Stephen Lawson | 06 May, 2013 21:47
China Mobile and Ericsson have joined forces to trial the City Site, a four meter tall panel that includes a base station and an antenna customized for hotspot coverage.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 03 May, 2013 10:12
U.S. mobile networks carried 69 percent more data traffic in 2012 than in the prior year, but roughly the same number of voice minutes and fewer SMS messages, according to the industry group CTIA.
By Stephen Lawson | 03 May, 2013 00:00
Dish Network chairman Charlie Ergen said Wednesday that his is an American company, and the modernization of Sprint Nextel's network will have to be done from the U.S. with operations control in the country, and English speaking staff.
By John Ribeiro | 02 May, 2013 06:26