The next evolution in wireless networking holds promises of self-driving cars and movies that download in the blink of an eye. 5G is big at this year's Mobile World Congress, but don't expect it until 2020.
The crowdsourced traffic app owned by Google will now display alerts for missing children.
Anthony Foxx, US Secretary of Transportation, visited Google for a chat with Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and to unveil Beyond Traffic 2045, a new study into US transport.
Apple's tablet still dominates web usage, according to stats from ad network Chitika, but Samsung tablets have picked up speed over the past year.
The ride-sharing service says the data, compiled in a way that protects driver and rider privacy, can be used to reduce congestion, expand transportation options and even identify potholes.
In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.
Google's data shows Gmail traffic slowly rising again in China after a four-day outage.
LA residents complains that Waze creates congestion on roads once only known to those who live there.
iOS mobile traffic has inched up across the US after the iPhone 6's launch in mid-September, while Android traffic has dipped, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.
In North America, the iPad's share of Web traffic is down slightly from a year ago September but up from July, new figures show.