Samsung touts high-speed wireless USB chipset

Samsung has designed an advanced USB chipset that supports high-speed, low-power wireless transfers between mobile and tethered CE devices.

Intel snaps up Infineon's Wireless business

Intel has acquired Infineon's Wireless Solutions (WLS) business for a cool $1.4 billion. The unit - which is expected to operate as a "standalone" entity - will allow Intel to significantly accelerate its embedded and mobile road maps.

FCC needs closer eye on wireless competition, says report

The four biggest cellular providers may end up dominating the market and making excessive profits because of FCC policies, says the Government Accountability Office.

AT&T opposes "unrestricted" wireless networks

AT&T has officially weighed in on the raucous net neutrality debate by voicing its opposition to "unrestricted" wireless network access.

Tablets jumpstart WWAN chipsets

Is that a Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN) chipset inside your Android tablet?

Carhackers jack moving vehicle

Forget about the good old days when unshaven carjackers dressed in bad plaid jackets, carried sawed-off shotguns and rode badass Choppers.

 The next generation of carjacking deviants will likely tote tricked-out portable rigs along with thermoses full of freshly brewed Seattle roast.

More Americans accessing the Net on mobile devices

A recent study conducted by Pew indicates that more Americans are accessing the Internet on mobile devices.

Bluetooth 4 spec reduces energy consumption by 90%

Bluetooth has approved a next-gen spec that will allow future wireless devices to operate for years on just a tiny, button-sized battery.

Intel eulogizes Larrabee GPGPU

Intel has officially confirmed that it will not be bringing a discrete graphics product - such as the Larrabee GPGPU - to market.

Will Typhoid adware become an epidemic?

A team of security researchers at the University of Calgary are warning of a potential menace known as Typhoid adware.

Verizon showcases 8.5 Mbps LTE



Verizon recently showcased its high-speed LTE wireless broadband service in Boston, with downstream speeds reportedly hitting up to 8.5 Mbps and upstream speeds clocking in at 2.8 Mbps.

Borders launches $150 Kobo eReader

Borders has entered the rather crowded eReader space with the launch of a $150 device dubbed "Kobo."

Archos touts $200 Android tablet

Archos has announced a $200 Android-powered tablet with a 7-inch (800x480) touch screen. 



What the Generation 2 iPad should look like


I’ve been watching the feeds from folks who bought the initial wave of non-3G iPads (why you would get one of these without 3G is beyond me) and think we can come up with an initial list of things that folks will want in generation 2.

Steve Jobs named the "most valuable" CEO in the universe

Barron's has named Steve Jobs the "most valuable" CEO in the world, claiming that the US of A "could use 1,000 more like him."

Mobile data surpasses voice traffic

It's true: people are using their phones less and less to actually make calls. A new report from Ericsson says that data usage has eclipsed voice traffic.

Ambidextrous System-On-Chip spotted in the wild

NComputing has introduced a $20 "ambidextrous" System-On-Chip (SoC) that is expected to bring advanced virtualization capabilities to multiple mobile-based platforms.

Secpoint cracks WPA keys with Portable Penetrator

Secpoint has introduced a new "portable penetrator" that offers browser-based wireless vulnerability scanning of large networks across hundreds of IP addresses simultaneously.

Sprint preps WiMax smartphone for CTIA launch

Sprint Nextel is reportedly poised to launch the first WiMax 4G smartphone at the CTIA wireless conference next week in Las Vegas.

Raytheon and Motion Reality develop 3D military apps

Raytheon and Motion Reality have inked a lucrative deal to develop virtual 3D mission and training applications for military, law enforcement and security forces.