INTERNET CONNECTIVITY

  • 4 ways in which Google's Project Fi can reshape the market 6 hours 55 minutes ago

    Mountain View: Google wants the wireless services that connect mobile devices to digital content to be cheaper and more reliable. The reason has as much to do with the pursuit of profit as with trying to make smartphones more useful. More time spent using Google's dominant search engine or watching videos...
  • BlackBerry to extend its smartphone-level security to Internet-connected devices April 22, 2015

    Toronto: BlackBerry Ltd said on Tuesday it is launching a new certificate service that will help bring the security level it offers on smartphones to a slew of devices from cars to smart meters. Certicom, a subsidiary of BlackBerry and an industry pioneer in elliptic curve cryptography, announced a new offering...
  • 'Full WiFi coverage in top 20 Indian cities by 2015' January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: At a time when the country is launching another round of spectrum auctions in February and telecom operators are vying for allocations, global telecom infrastructure provider UTStarcom is confident that India's top 20 cities will be fully WiFi enabled by the end of 2015. "WiFi will compliment data offload...
  • Kolibree: The Internetconnected toothbrush that senses how long and how well you brush January 9, 2014

    Las Vegas: Armbands that track how much you move have become popular ways to motivate people to get fit. But how fit are your teeth? Are you lazy about brushing them Never fear: An inventor is on the case. An electric toothbrush senses how long and how well you brush,...
  • Google expands Google Glass sales, lets early users invite 3 friends each October 29, 2013

    Mountain View: Google is relying on a little social networking to put its Internetconnected glasses on the heads of more people. The expanded sales of the device known as Google Glass will come as part of an invitationonly program announced Monday. The roughly 10,000 Glass owners who began testing the device earlier...
  • Google Glass distribution to contest winners begins this week April 18, 2013

    California: Google is starting to distribute its new Internetconnected glasses, something seen as the next breakthrough in mobile computing. Google has picked 8,000 people in the US who entered a contest. The winners will have to pay $1,500 apiece for a test version of Google Glass. The company also took an...
  • Gujarat village with 24hr WiFi, CCTV cameras July 3, 2012

    Punsari: Ever heard of a village with CCTV cameras, 24hour WiFi Internet and solarpowered lamps? Well, Punsari village in Gujarat is providing its citizens much more than what even some urbanites can hope for. And all this is being done without any NRI funding or any special donations. Their formula...
  • BPO, telecom may be hit as undersea cables break down December 22, 2008

    New Delhi: The IT, BPO and telecom services in the country will be hit on Monday when they resume operations after weekend holidays as three undersea cables have broken down. "The undersea cables in the Mediterranean Sea, which link Europe to West Asia, broke down on Friday evening. Its impact was...