Over the past decade, investors, analysts and customers have fixated on Sprint's cellular network, particularly its struggles to accommodate the smartphone boom. But it's a mistake to overlook what Sprint is doing with Wi-Fi to improve coverage, expand its service portfolio, enhance its competitive position and minimize its postpaid churn, which is higher than those of its three largest rivals.
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Now that the two largest wireless operators have reported their second-quarter earnings, it's a good time to start speculating how they might spend their budgets the rest of this year.
Researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab, in combination with researchers at UCLA, are working on a Wi-Fi reflector chip that they say would drastically improve battery life in wearable devices by reducing the power needed to transmit or receive information to computers and cellular and Wi-Fi networks.
Verizon is just one of scores of companies that are raising their hands to help NASA in its mission to figure out a way to manage unmanned aerial systems (UAS), otherwise known as drones.
The Bluetooth SIG's work with the Fast iDentity Online (FIDO) Alliance on two-factor authentication could have implications for the Internet of Things (IoT), providing a layer of much-needed security.
The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office last week published a patent application that Verizon filed in January 2014 that describes a method for determining quality of service (QoS) policy based on requested bandwidth.
The University of Michigan last week opened its 32-acre simulated city, Mcity, in Ann Arbor, Mich., that it, along with partners like Verizon Communications and Qualcomm Technologies, will use to test connected car and automated vehicle technologies.