News & Commentary
Content tagged with Mobile & Wireless posted in April 2014
Firefox 29 Debuts, With Mozilla In Turmoil
News  |  4/30/2014  | 
Mozilla has delivered a solid, customizable Firefox update, but the company must now restore its relevance.
Google Self-Driving Cars Get Smarter
News  |  4/28/2014  | 
Google admits it still has many problems to solve before self-driving cars become commonplace on our streets.
Ukraine Tech Firms Seek Work Amid Turmoil
News  |  4/28/2014  | 
Lezgro, a 50-person IT outsourcing firm, urges Western companies to move IT work from Russia to Ukraine to take advantage of country's tech talent.
Mobile Commerce Success Depends On Mobile Currencies
Commentary  |  4/25/2014  | 
Digital currencies are a "killer app" for mobile commerce. We must get security and regulations right.
Justice Department Names New CIO
News  |  4/25/2014  | 
Joseph Klimavicz, who led IT, big data, and datacenter consolidation initiatives at NOAA, will assume the DoJ's CIO seat in May.
Marines Break From Ranks With BYOD Test
News  |  4/25/2014  | 
US Marine Corps will begin testing whether wireless carriers can deliver secure, dual-persona phone environments for the military.
5 Online Tools Uncle Sam Wants You To Use
Slideshows  |  4/25/2014  | 
The White House website offers a collection of federal agency resources for the public. Think financial aid data, energy savings calculators, and more.
DARPA Seeks Optical Devices To Boost Communications
News  |  4/23/2014  | 
Direct On-chip Digital Optical Synthesizer program aims to shrink optical synthesizers for microchips that will enable advanced military operations such as detecting enemy chemical production sites.
Samsung Attacks In Patent Case
News  |  4/22/2014  | 
Samsung's case against Apple begins; patent infringement complaint against Apple centers on smartphone technology for image storage, video capture, compression, and transmission across devices.
NASA Tests Technologies For Deep Space Exploration
News  |  4/17/2014  | 
An oxygen recycling system, optical communications, and a deep space atomic clock top the space agency's list of priorities.
Google Has Plans For Titan Drones
News  |  4/15/2014  | 
Titan Aerospace's drones are expected to help deliver Internet connectivity to remote regions.
Google Glass Tested For Air Force Jumps
News  |  4/14/2014  | 
Air Force pilot tests Google's wearable technology for pararescue jumpers and other battlefield operations.
Amazon Plans 3D Phone: Report
News  |  4/12/2014  | 
Amazon phone capable of displaying images in three dimensions could ship this fall.
Google Glass Goes Public
News  |  4/12/2014  | 
Google Glass Explorer Program will be open to US-based adults on tax day.
Apple V. Samsung: More Secrets Emerge
News  |  4/9/2014  | 
Ongoing $2.2 billion patent case surfaces internal discussions and decisions around marketing today's best-known smartphones.
IBM Expands MobileFirst Consulting Services
News  |  4/8/2014  | 
IBM adds infrastructure-consulting, app-platform-management, and device-procurement services to its mobility services portfolio.
Federal Health Agencies Aim To Cut Red Tape
News  |  4/4/2014  | 
The FDA, ONC, and FCC release proposal to clarify oversight of health IT, reduce patient risk, and empower innovation.
US Unveils Super-Accurate Atomic Clock
News  |  4/4/2014  | 
NIST's new F2 cesium fountain clock, three times more accurate than the previous clock, improves reliability for communications networks and positioning systems that depend on precise timing.
White House Selfie Caps Samsung's Busy Week
News  |  4/4/2014  | 
Samsung tangled with Apple, drew ire from the White House, and still managed to introduce new smartphones and tablets.
How Apps Won The Mobile Web
News  |  4/3/2014  | 
The web might be the dominant platform of our time, but more people than ever prefer to experience it through Google and iOS mobile apps.
Net Neutrality Debate Driven By Fear Of Change
Commentary  |  4/3/2014  | 
The hope is that competition will work where regulation has not, but the fear is that there just isn't enough competition.
Feds Need Next-Gen Work Environments
Commentary  |  4/1/2014  | 
Flexible workspaces and top-of-the-line mobile technology are essential to federal agencies' ability to reduce costs and attract top talent.
Gmail Marks 10th Anniversary With Shareable Selfies
News  |  4/1/2014  | 
Google launches its 7th Gmail-based April Fool's Day stunt, but this one is not a joke.


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