As users demand faster WiMax and LTE wireless networks and devices, wireless carriers must vastly expand the network infrastructure that carries data from cell towers to central switching offices.
By Matt Hamblen | 18 October, 2010 15:19
Physicists at the University of California at Riverside have made a breakthrough in developing a "spin computer," which would combine logic with nonvolatile memory, bypassing the need for computers to boot up.
By Lucas Mearian | 18 October, 2010 21:14
They're a productivity sink and a bandwidth suck. They're a vector for malware and a gift for corporate spies. They're a data spill just waiting to happen. And like it or not, they're already inside your enterprise.
By Dan Tynan | 18 October, 2010 21:14
Adobe has released the new version of its Reader PDF viewing software, and with it comes a number of changes: a new Roman-based numbering scheme ("Adobe Reader X"), tightened security and, for the browser version, a substantially reduced user interface. Adobe's flagship PDF creation software, Adobe Acrobat, has been upgraded as well.
By Joab Jackson | 18 October, 2010 15:09
The global body in charge of allocating Internet addresses expects to hand out the final blocks of IPv4 (Internet Protocol version 4) addresses to regional registrars early next year, it said Monday.
By Martyn Williams | 18 October, 2010 19:14
A recently discovered category of malware -- advanced evasion techniques -- can sneak through most intrusion-prevention systems to deliver even well-known exploits such as Sasser and Conficker to targeted machines without leaving a trace of how they got there, researchers say.
By Tim Greene | 18 October, 2010 21:03
War crimes -- brutal genocide, mass executions, ethnic cleansing, torture -- have spurred international efforts by the United Nations to investigate and convict those deemed responsible, wherever they have occurred. And according to those involved in prosecuting war crimes in once war-torn places such as the former Yugoslavia, Cambodia and Rwanda, modern technology related to e-discovery and multi-lingual translation is playing a critical role in the ongoing process to find justice for victims.
By Ellen Messmer | 19 October, 2010 04:24
In 2008, the number of commercial aircraft that offered in-flight Wi-Fi service totaled just 25, according to market researcher In-Stat. By the end of 2010, however, In-Stat predicts that number should reach 2,000 planes.
By Thomas Wailgum | 19 October, 2010 04:55
Motorola is asking a court to invalidate 12 Apple patents, even though Apple hasn't accused Motorola of infringing them.
By Nancy Gohring | 19 October, 2010 05:15
Wrist-mounted displays have long been the stuff of legend in science fiction. Whether it’s the Pip-Boy 3000 from Fallout 3 or Dick Tracy’s multifunction watch, the idea of having information within arms’ reach is very appealing. Thanks to new technology and the U.S. Army, a wristband display may be within our reach.
By Blair Hanley Frank | 19 October, 2010 07:23
Apple on Monday reported a rise in revenue and profits for its fourth fiscal quarter of 2010 behind strong iPad and iPhone sales.
By Agam Shah | 19 October, 2010 08:11
Just weeks after the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) outlined its plan to implement Electronically Assisted Voting (EAV) system, the Electoral Commission of Queensland (ECQ) has announced it is to research its own technology to assist the blind and vision impaired vote.
By Chloe Herrick | 18 October, 2010 16:39
Far from a leap of faith, moving to a new cloud environment for its information systems (IS) has added a new lease on life for the IT department of the Seventh Day Adventist Church's South Pacific operations.
By Hamish Barwick | 18 October, 2010 15:29
It kills me to say this: The dream of Linux as a major desktop OS is now pretty much dead.
By Robert Strohmeyer | 18 October, 2010 13:58
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