Archive for March, 2013

Huawei Out for Sprint/SoftBank Infrastructure

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 29th, 2013

Sprint Nextel and SoftBank, have assured lawmakers that they would not use equipment from China’s Huawei in Sprint’s cellphone network, the chairman of the House intelligence committee said on Thursday. Representative Mike Rogers, the chairman of the committee, said both Sprint and SoftBank of Japan had pledged not to use Huawei equipment in the existing […]

Facebook Phone?

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 29th, 2013

Facebook just invited press to an event at its headquarters on April 4th to “Come See Our New Home On Android”. Sources tell TechCrunch it will be a modified version of the Android operating system with deep native Facebook functionality on the homescreen that may live on an HTC handset. In addition to a modified […]

WiFi Sensors from Monnit

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 28th, 2013

Monnit Corporation today released a new line of Wi-Fi sensors, known as MoWi. These sensors use an integrated, 2.4GHz – 802.11b/g, FCC/CE certified radio transmitter that allows them to work with Wi-Fi networks globally. MoWi sensors are available in 12 of the most popular sensing types including; temperature, humidity, door and window (open/close), motion, water, […]

Pepwave Mobile Router: 4 Wireless USB Modems

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 28th, 2013

Pepwave’s new MAX On-The-Go bonds the bandwidth of up to four 4G LTE/3G modems for high-speed, high-availability VPNs that go where you go. Pepwave’s bandwidth bonding automatically distributes traffic across wireless links, allowing you to work quickly and confidently wherever you go. USB plug-and-play uses up to four 4G LTE/3G modems so you can deploy […]

Google Expands Maps Engine

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 28th, 2013

For enterprises, Google Maps Engine lets businesses add data to Google maps. But experts aren’t the only ones like to make maps, says Google;s LatLong blog. Today they’re launching Google Maps Engine Lite (Beta), so any mapping enthusiast can now create and share custom maps. You can import small spreadsheets of locations onto a comprehensive […]

Internet Attack: Biggest Yet

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 27th, 2013

The internet around the world has been slowed down in what security experts are describing as the biggest cyber-attack in history, reports the BBC. Five national cyber-police-forces are investigating the attacks. Millions of ordinary Internet users have experienced delays in services like Netflix or could not reach a particular Web site for a short time, […]