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1 hr ago | Information Technology
Developers planning or building apps for the Internet of Things can now use Appmethod to create connected apps across any device or form factor, including Google Glass. The Appmethod September 2014 Release enables developers to easily connect to apps that can be deployed and debugged directly onto Glass.
5 hrs ago | Barron's
U.S.-traded shares of Mobile TeleSystems fell nearly 4.6% today. The FT reports that Yevtushenkov acquired companies during the "chaotic" privatizations under former Russian Pres.
9 hrs ago | JK on the run
Microsoft's cross-platform approach doesn't just apply to software. The company will sell a new Bluetooth keyboard next month that works with Windows tablets, iOS and Android devices.
13 hrs ago | ComputerWorld
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 has gotten a lot of attention as a way to bridge the gap between tablets and traditional notebooks. Its snap-on keyboard and pull-out rear stand tries to offer the best of both worlds, but with a 12-in.
15 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot
Months of debate and more than 1 million comments about rules for Web traffic may have moved regulators to consider tougher standards for wireless networks that connect smartphones and tablets. With the Federal Communications Commission ending its period to accept comments Monday, Chairman Tom Wheeler is weighing whether to bar wireless companies led by AT&T and Verizon Communications from treating differently some Web content - applying the same rules as wired services.
16 hrs ago | CIO
In Snow Crash , a science fiction novel published in 1992, Neal Stephenson envisioned a future in which people lived in a bleak, grim physical world, but it was possible for them to "jack in" through a computer network to the Metaverse, a virtual cyberworld that was much more dramatic and glamorous than the "real" world. As it turned out, online technology developed in a different direction than Stephenson imagined.
17 hrs ago | Ubergizmo
If you're in the market for new Bluetooth audio products, you might be interested to learn that Bose has recently unveiled the SoundLink Color Bluetooth speaker and the SoundLink On-Ear Bluetooth headphones. As their name implies, both products will be part of Bose's SoundLink range and will sport Bluetooth connectivity, so if you're all about wireless, perhaps these are some products worth checking out.
NII Holdings Inc, the parent of Nextel operators in Latin America, filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection on Monday after struggling for years with debt, fierce competition in Brazil and Mexico, and a dispute with a U.S. hedge fund. The company filed a voluntary petition for so-called Chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York, according to a filing.
Wi-Fi Direct is the peer-to-peer version of the hugely popular wireless technology that the Wi-Fi Alliance has now been promoting and facilitating for 15 years. It lets individual devices, including PCs, printers, TVs and phones, communicate one-to-one without having to get onto a LAN.
Sources say Wind Mobile's founder has a tentative deal to buy out the company's majority shareholder, a Dutch-Russian company called VimpelCom Ltd. A source close to the deal has confirmed that Wind's chairman and CEO, Tony Lacavera, has arranged to buy out VimpelCom's majority stake with financing from Toronto private equity firm West Face Capital and others. Lacavera owns about 35 per cent of Wind Mobile, which has a wireless network serving about 750,000 customers - primarily in heavily populated areas of Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia.
On Friday, the company asked the Federal Communications Commission for permission to use two blocks of frequencies for the tests, which are scheduled to last about six months and begin in October. They will be conducted above an area of more than 1,400 square kilometers in the center of New Mexico to the east of Albuquerque.
San Jose State University police are investigating hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of brand-new equipment that is missing from the campus. The missing-equipment mystery involves roughly $700,000 to $800,000 worth of wireless Internet equipment purchased as part of an extensive, $28 million campus upgrade with Cisco Systems, the Next Generation Technology Project.
Cochlear Limited , the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration approved the use of 2.4 GHz wireless connectivity with the Cochlear Nucleus 6 Sound Processor. With a full range of wireless accessories, Cochlear is the first and only company to deliver true wireless freedom without the need for wires or neck-worn loops.
Kansas City International Airport officials have heard the complaints from travelers about spotty Wi-Fi service and they say they are working to make it better. The city's Aviation Department plans to spend $250,000 to completely upgrade Wi-Fi service and make other technological improvements, The Kansas City Star reported .
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LINK Canada Inc. today announced the TP-LINK Archer C8 - AC1750 Simultaneous Dual-Band Broadband Wireless AC Router - a new premium model in the TP-LINK 11AC family, offering superior speed, Wi-Fi coverage and reliable connectivity across a larger area. The Archer C8 is targeting the digital home, typically comprised of multiple devices and high-bandwidth activities like online gaming, media streaming and Internet phone calling.
WITH unemployment a major problem in the UK, centres like The Switch in Burnley have seen a huge demand for their services. The offices in Keirby Walk offer a wide range of help, from job seeking advice to free supported courses and WiFi access.
The Motorola Talkabout MU350R two-way radios also feature enhanced audio clarity and battery life capabilities, making it a powerful communication device for serious hunting and outdoor enthusiasts. Hunters can communicate wirelessly without having to worry about getting tangled up with bulky cords by simply coupling the Bluetooth-enabled Motorola MU350R radio with a Bluetooth headset.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:27 pm
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