Skype today provided a few more information pieces about the reasons behind its massive network outage last week.
Chicago (IL) – A new wireless broadband router popped up on the FCC website today, indicating the Linksys and T-Mobile are working together on expanding the T-Mobile Hotspot@Home service from a cellphone to multiple home phone lines.
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has officially adopted the Bluetooth specification 2.1+EDR, which promises to improve the pairing process and the power consumption of Bluetooth devices.
Iomega today added new members to its StorCenter Network Hard Drive product line.
The United States and European Union are close to linking up their respective satellite navigation systems to improve reliability and accuracy for users on the ground.
A new report released by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) highlights the changes and market dynamics in the telecommunications industry within its 30 member countries. The collected data shows that the U.S. currently does not have leadership role in driving or adopting cutting edge broadband technology.
Rev up those mobile phones because Japan’s NTT DoCoMo is testing out “Super G” cellular service in Tokyo that can hit up to 300 Mbps speeds.
On July 5, a workshop was held by Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) to consider imposing a “Radio Utilization Fee”.
Compton (CA) – Belkin today unveiled a fancy new router that you actually do not have to hide below your desk or on the corner of a shelf.
Earthlink today launched its “Freestanding DSL” service, which the company says does not require customers to sign up for separate local telephone service from their phone company.
Dell has started bundling online storage with new Inspiron and XPS desktops and laptops.
A new report by the Communications Workers of America says broadband Internet speeds in the United States are lagging years behind other nations.
AT&T has begun offering a $10/month DSL Internet service, which, according to a report posted by the Seattle Post Intelligencer (SPI), is part of the concessions made by the company to the Federal Communications Commission in order to get its acquisition of BellSouth approved.
Netgear today announced a power adapter with built-in HomePlug 1.0 network interface.
Chicago (IL) – Netgear has received approval for what appears to be the company’s second-generation Skype Wi-Fi phone.
There is very little information available beyond the fact that the new phone will be called the SPH200W and likely will succeed the first generation SPH101. However, the new model is more compact, has a slightly revised keypad layout and comes with a different charging unit that is now integrated in a cradle.
Lacie will soon begin offering a new version of its Ethernet Big Disk with a storage capacity of 2 TB.
Netgear has quietly released new firmware for its WNR854T RangeMax Next Wireless Router - Gigabit Edition wireless router.
Thousands of Cisco routers belonging to Nippon Telephone and Telegraph East failed on Tuesday and knocked out millions of Japanese broadband Internet customers.
Austin (TX) - The Wi-Fi Alliance announced this week that it has certified the first slate of products to carry the new certification of 802.11n draft 2.0.
The new standard aims for industry-wide interoperability to allow completely networked homes and businesses to be more of a reality. This includes wireless transfer of photos, music, video, and other data.