Almost 80 percent of air pollution involving soot that spreads from China over large areas of East Asia — impacting human health and fostering global warming — comes from city traffic and other forms of fossil-fuel combustion, such as home cooking with coal briquettes.
Vehicles and infrastructures exchanging information with one another and notifying drivers about dangers and traffic situations reportedly make traffic safer and more efficient.
Cuba appears to have turned on the first submarine cable to connect it to the internet, nearly two years after it was completed.
Scientists at MIT recently used cell phone data to track traffic in congested areas of the San Francisco bay area and Boston, Massachusetts.
Remember newspaper publishers? Well, the old school media managed to generate 20 percent more total visits to their websites in September.
Well, if you haven't got round to joining Google+, you now have a good excuse not to bother: many of those who did have abandoned it.
Network security expert Dan Kaminsky has debuted a software tool designed to monitor net neutrality and uncover ISPs filtering traffic.
Gridlock may not be synonymous with New York City for much longer.
Video streaming company Netflix is now the biggest single source of internet traffic, accounting for well over a quarter of all bandwidth.
The recent kerfuffle over so-called superinjunctions in the UK has led to a big boost in Twitter traffic.
Twitter users are increasingly faced with a headache that has long plagued its bigger cousin Facebook - rogue applications.
Piracy accounts for almost a quarter of internet traffic worldwide, a new study has found.
US mobile data traffic is rocketing, according to analyst Chetan Sharma, who says it will hit one exabyte - a billion gigabytes - by the end of the year.
Automotive navigation systems are rapidly transitioning from standalone devices to cloud-connected platforms.
Unveiled as "the first in a whole new generation of navigation devices," TomTom today announced its Go Live 1000 GPS unit, the first from the company to sport a capacitive touchscreen display.
Chip expert and analyst David Kanter has warned that cloud computing poses "definite" security risks for both corporations and individual end users.
An electronic license plate reader designed to automatically send fines to people who skip through toll roads without paying, apparently can't tell the difference between an 8 and a 0.
Mobile data traffic originating from PC (USB) modems and routers is expected to increase from 2,000 petabytes of data to a staggering 8,000 in 2014.