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Turning Soldiers' Helmets into a Wireless Mesh Network

Engineers at Vanderbilt University's Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS) have developed a system that can give soldiers just such an edge by turning their combat helmets into "smart nodes" in a wireless sensor network. more

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High Use of Mobile Phones at Home for Mobile Internet Browsing

Orange has published the results of a survey commissioned to reveal the role of mobile media usage within the broader media landscape.  more

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Shifting sound to light may lead to better computer chips

By reversing a process that converts electrical signals into sounds heard out of a cell phone, researchers may have a new tool to enhance the way computer chips, LEDs and transistors are built. more

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India's BSNL Planning 3G Launch Across 700 Cities

India's state-owned operator, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) intends to expand its 3G network to 700 cities across the North and East of the country by June. more

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Economic Benefits From Broadband if Overall ICT Access and Skills are High

A study finds that in countries where ICT diffusion and usage were at medium or high levels, not only had broadband technology spread rapidly but the economic benefit from improved broadband penetration was significant. more

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Record sales of Portable Navigation Devices in Europe

With 18.1 million units sold in 2008, demand for Portable Navigation Devices (PNDs) increased by 3 million units compared to 2007; a 20 percent rise. In quarter 4 the economic crisis took its toll on the market. more

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Ericsson CEO - Economic growth to come from telecoms investments

Ericsson President and CEO Carl-Henric Svanberg said today at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that 2008 was a year of establishing mobile broadband, and that investments in telecom infrastructure can drive growth across societies. more

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Anywhere IT to Drive $4 Trillion Worldwide Market by 2016

Yankee Group has today published two new Framework Reports that reveal that the information communications and technology (ICT) marketplace is on the verge of its most significant transformation yet and is poised to hit the $4 trillion mark worldwide by 2016. more

Related Tags: itu, edge, yankee-group, mesh, the-cloud, cloud, connect, zeus

An "Invisibility Cloak" For Sound?

Contrary to earlier predictions, Duke University engineers have found that a three-dimensional sound cloak is possible, at least in theory. more

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India HBBs Are on Track to Spend Over US$ 8.4B on IT and Telecom in 2008

There are nearly 16.2 million Home-based businesses (HBBs) in India and these constitute about 8% of the 202.9 million households. Nearly one-eighth of these HBBs are PC penetrated and they are set to spend US$8.4 billion on upgrading their ICT (info-communications technology) infrastructure this year, up a healthy 19% over 2007 more

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