The Tower of Babel story is a fanciful attempt to account for a very real question: What was the first language and why are there now so many of them?
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has published an updated version of its cell phone guide to protesters.
Jesse Robbins won't show us the wearable device his new startup is building, but he says it was inspired, at least in part, by the Star Trek "communicator badge."
The first thing you do when someone asks if you'll design a satellite dish for them is say, "yes."
Communicate, no matter what. goTenna pairs wirelessly with your smartphone, enabling you to text and share your location with anyone who has the device even if you don't have service. No towers, routers or satellites required!
During one of the most anticipated Black Hat presentations, IOActive's Ruben Santamarta demonstrated the numerous flaws he discovered in satellite communication systems
Two years ago, former Minnesota governor and pro-wrestler Jesse Ventura filed a defamation lawsuit against a highly decorated Navy Seal. Chris Kyle?s book, ?American Sniper? tells a story of Kyle punching Ventura in the face and knocking him to the g
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Touted as a simpler, subscription-free alternative to the Delorme inReach, the Text Anywhere is a portable, satellite-powered hot spot that adds virtually unlimited text-messaging range to your phone.
Researchers from the University of North Texas (UNT) have demonstrated an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of supplying Wi-Fi to disaster-struck areas with a range of up to 5 km (3.1 miles).
The New Jersey Supreme Court decided that a couple's private communications remain protected under the marital communication privilege pursuant to N.J.R.E. 509 despite those communications being wiretapped by State investigators.
FCC is extremely interested in opening up 100 to 200 MHz of spectrum at 3.5 GHz. The idea is to create something like cellular service that can either be implemented by companies, or normal, everyday people.
SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket today, carrying six Orbcomm OG2 communication satellites in the second mission flight of a Falcon booster equipped with landing legs.
The next iPhone is likely only a few months away, and reports and rumors about the new device are spreading like crazy.
The Federal Communications Commission is set to decide next week on whether online video clips must include closed captioning -- a rule that if approved would help hearing-impaired viewers but could prove costly and time-consuming for businesses.
Chimpanzees use their hands to say "follow me," "stop that" or "take this," according to new research seeking to translate the sophisticated messages flowing back and forth. Previous research revealed our nearest genetic relatives use
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police cannot go snooping through people's cell phones without a warrant, in a unanimous decision that amounts to a major statement in favor of privacy rights.
Telephones and pagers not cutting it anymore
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday announced intentions to fine a Chinese electronics maker a record $34.9 million for selling cell phone jammers in the US according to a statement on the matter.
Antarctica is probably the last place you'd expect cellphone service. But thanks to the Australian government and a company called Range Networks, you'll soon be able to find a signal near several research facilities on the continent.
You can translate almost any word, phrase or document by simply plugging it into a search engine. Microsoft envisions a future where you'll be able to hold a conversation with anyone around the world without language barriers.
In order to secure long-term, effective obedience from humans, some rationale beyond a fear of violence must be used. People must believe that obeying the enforcer’s word is the right thing to do. That’s why codes of law invoke some type of unseen hi
Fairfax Co. police investigating allegations of students sharing nude photos of classmates
A French company plans to build a wireless slow lane for small, low-power devices.
The other morning I got up, put on a pot of coffee, turned on the ham radio and had a nice conversation with two gentleman in the U.K. for a good half hour before heading off to work.
A group of Harvard and MIT students have created an email service they insist is completely NSA-proof.
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Well, that meeting of the Federal Communications Commission earlier today was certainly a lot of sound and fury signifying next to nothing.
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