The text-messaging startup, which Facebook is buying for $19 billion, will introduce voice communications to its 465 million users in its quest to boost that number to more than a billion.
The government believes vehicle-to-vehicle data links will help improve driver safety, and will push for legislation requiring it in "a future year."
Reps. Fred Upton (R-Mich) and Greg Walden (R-Ore.) say it's time to bring the 1996 law, which governs the nation's communications networks, into the 21st century.
Researchers at Big Blue improved graphene-based radio receiver performance by attaching the fragile form of carbon material at the end of the chipmaking process.
Internet, mobile, and landline networks have been inaccessible in the war-torn country.
Cricket Communications provides monthly, no-contract wireless service across the United States.
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With Libon, you can make free calls and send text messages with images and sound, all from the same message window.
The NSA was able to access and read the Arab news broadcaster's communications with "notable success," according to documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden seen by Der Spiegel.
FCC is conducting field hearings to examine what went wrong following Superstorm Sandy, and how to keep Internet and wireless service up following the next disaster.
Relative ease in relations among government and private interests in the Internet ecosystem are a welcome change of pace at CES. But it could be the calm before the storm.