Navy turns to UAVs for help with radar, communications

Scientists recently launched unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from a research vessel in a significant experiment that could help boost the Navy’s radar and communications performance at sea.

NASA launches next-generation tracking and comms satellite

NASA's ability to track satellites and orbiting spacecraft is about to get a big boost, following the launch last night of a next-generation communication satellite.

Russian cable break affects ISS communication

Russia has restored full communication with the International Space Station after a cable break cut off not just the ISS but civilian satellites too.

Neutrinos used for communication

Scientists have for the first time sent a message using a beam of neutrinos, through 240 meters of solid stone.

Analysis: Obama’s online media Terminator

The White House has created a new position to deal with online media. If they think that someone has said something that is untrue about Obama they will be dealt with.

US Army tests adaptive battle network

The US Army is testing an intelligent, adaptive network designed to maintain communications during heavy combat.

Disability campaigners welcome internet bill

Using smartphones and the internet should become much easier for blind and deaf people, with the passing of a bill forcing providers to make their products more accessible.

New system predicts solar storms - but ESA says satellites are safe

Researchers have developed a new method of predicting solar storms that they say could help to avoid power and communications blackouts.

All your computer are belong to us

Congress is debating legislation that could grant the federal government new powers to mandate the features and design of every phone, computer, GPS or any other device with a screen that connects to the Internet.