Most businesses will likely wait for the second wave of 802.11ac to hit next year before they move to upgrade.
This week in tech and mobile news, Comcast and Netflix agree, Boeing smartphone self destructs, and light-based data transmission is in the works.
Human-like androids are part of the mix, but swarms of small robots and even smaller bits of robotic intelligence are a big part of modern life.
Wireless routers aren't kept up-to-date and networks are growing ever more vulnerable.
Four mobile operating systems are struggling to gain a bit of traction and enter the fray alongside the top performing OSes.
The Mobile World Congress is seeing a lot of activity around network virtualization, network functions virtualization and software-defined networks.
IT and tech news this week focused on Frontier installing Fiber, VoIP spam problems, and an app that promises to improve your vision.
The fulcrum of power may be shifting away from municipalities and toward the carriers.
Its handling of net neutrality has reduced the FCC’s influence.
Opponents say that while the goal is a good one, a likely unintended consequence is that the kill switch technology would attract hackers.
Wireless charging has been on the horizon for years, but is finally moving forward thanks to some new developments.
This week brought news on cyber warfare fears, contactless payments, fingerprint readers and mobile health care startups.
When the United States passed the Nuclear Waste Policy Act back in 1982, the explicit remand was for the government to site and build a permanent repository for used nuclear (later on, it was amended to include Nevada’s Yucca Mountain as that repository). Show More Summary
Recycling is one of the most common of all environmental activities, and it’s also a great way to save natural resources. Recycling keeps useful materials out of landfills and incinerators, and using recovered materials to make new products and packages saves resources such as trees and metal ores. read more
A lot of folks in the eastern half of the United States are breathing a sigh of relief that spring is just around the corner. But while East Coast and Midwest kids have been sledding and their parents have been shoveling, it has not been cold everywhere. In fact, many areas are unusually warm. read more
FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS) and CDP have expanded their global scoring partnership. FCS as CDP has designated FCS as its global sustainability business process outsourcing (BPO) partner under a three-year agreement. FCS has been a CDP...Show More Summary
Forest and peat fires in Indonesia’s Riau province, on the island of Sumatra, spiked to levels not seen since the previous Southeast Asian haze crisis of June 2013, according to a blog post by the World Resources Institute. The fires are extensive in areas with deep peat soils, suggesting high volumes of carbon are being […]
A deal at the European Union to exempt long-haul flights from having to pay for their carbon emissions is in jeopardy, Reuters reports. EU politicians plan to vote against a deal that would delay payments until the end of 2016. The European Parliament’s 71-member Environment Committee will vote on March 19 on a deal brokered […]
E-Waste Systems has partnered with Green Initiatives for the first city-wide non-profit e-waste recycling program in Shanghai, China. The final destination of approximately 70 percent of the world’s annual 500 million tons of electronic waste is China. The majority of e-waste import activities are based in and around China’s main ports. According to official statistics, […]
BNN Energy has acquired Texas-based Alpha Reclaim Technology, which offers treated wastewater as a sustainable, socially responsible alternative to fresh water for non-potable uses. Alpha has aggregated reclaimed water from cities across Texas and marketed it for use in hydraulic fracturing. Show More Summary