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IoT inspires new components for energy, wireless
The expected boom in demand for small, often isolated devices in the Internet of Things is driving developers to craft new types of components.
[ComputerWorld] Wireless home automation systems reveal more than you would think about user behavior
Home automation systems that control domestic lighting, heating, window blinds or door locks offer opportunities for third parties to intrude on the privacy of the inhabitants and gain considerable insight into their behavioral (...)
[Science daily] Nokia Lumia 930 review: the best Windows Phone yet
Microsoft's latest smartphone is catching up to the iPhone and Android with a great camera, design and wireless charging Continue reading...
[The Guardian] Open Wireless Router project aims for better router security, network performance
Advocacy group the Electronic Frontier Foundation wants to address the poor security track record of home routers with a new firmware project that will encourage users to share their Internet connection publicly by setting up guest Wi-Fi (...)
[ComputerWorld] Flaw exposes some Cisco home wireless devices to hacking
Nine of Cisco's home and small office cable modems with router and wireless access point functionality need software updates to fix a critical vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to completely compromise them.
[ComputerWorld] How to Rickroll any TV using Chromecast flaw
Security researcher Dan Petro has developed the 'Rickmote', which uses a flaw in Chromecast's wireless to push any video to the streaming stick Continue reading...
[The Guardian] Wi-Fi, like ice cream, is coming in many flavors
Wi-Fi technology continues to evolve as wireless devices proliferate and demand for video and other data explodes.
[ComputerWorld] Verizon gets top ranking for network performance in U.S. cities
RootMetrics gives Verizon Wireless a big thumbs-up in its latest biannual ranking of wireless network performance in U.S. cities.
[ComputerWorld] Virtual reality crowds produce real behavior insights
Scientists are advancing virtual reality technology in the service of studying the science of the swarm: how patterns of crowd movement emerge from individual behaviors. They have developed a wireless virtual reality system to study how pedestrians interact with each other and how those (...)
[Science daily] Research could lead to dramatic energy savings at data farms
Computer scientists have developed a wireless network on a computer chip that could reduce energy consumption at huge data farms by as much as 20 percent.
[Science daily] Ericsson hits 5Gbps in 5G labs demo
Ericsson says it has succeeded in sending data at 5 gigabits per second over a wireless testbed for future "5G" mobile networks.
[ComputerWorld] AES Spotlights Advanced Burglary and Fire Alarm Communications Solutions at Electronic Security Expo
AES Corporation , the leading manufacturer of private wireless communications equipment, will be showcasing its award-winning AES- IntelliNet burglary and fire alarm monitoring solutions at Electronic Security Expo (ESX), taking place June 25 – 26, 2014 at the Music City Center in Nashville, (...)
[WebWire High tech security] Agilent Technologies' NFC Forum-Approved Test System for LLCP and SNEP Selected by AT4 wireless
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that AT4 wireless authorized test lab will use Agilent's T3111S NFC Conformance Test System to test NFC Forum LLCP and SNEP protocols. "We are delighted that AT4 wireless will use the Agilent T3111S to extend its range of testing (...)
[WebWire Computer networks] Boot up: Starbucks wireless charging, Kindle limits?, a cabbie explains
Plus console woes and gaps, Kurzweil on THAT chatbot, Leap Motion aims to understand the hand, and more Continue reading...
[The Guardian] Starbucks to offer wireless recharging
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