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Posts tagged “Telecommunications and Wireless”

Updated 3:20 p.m. today

Internet activists celebrate, oppoents lament FCC net vote

Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband service to prevent companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.

The deciding votes at FCC The deciding votes at FCC

Updated 7:40 a.m. yesterday

Google releases work tools designed for Android phones

Android Google is releasing a set of tools designed for businesses and employees who want to get work done on Android-powered smartphones, setting up a skirmish on another key front of mobile computing.

10:11 a.m. Wednesday

Lenovo's Motorola aims new phone at first-time smartphone buyers

Motorola is updating its low-cost smartphone, the Moto E, as it targets first-time smartphone buyers worldwide. Motorola is now owned by Lenovo.

A Moto E as sold by Republic Wireless A Moto E as sold by Republic Wireless

2:40 p.m. Monday

Google, AT&T, Verizon, Mobile team up to fight Apple Pay

Google              The deal announced Monday calls for Google's tap-and-pay service to be built into Android smartphones sold by AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile USA beginning later his year. Smartphone owners currently have to download Google Wallet and install the app on their phone if they want to use the service.

6:14 a.m. Monday

White House promotes cybersecurity information sharing

The Broadband Report       The Broadband Report: Cybersecurity is considered a major threat to businesses and a top national policy priority right now for government officials. President Obama signed an executive order this month to encourage and promote sharing of cybersecurity threat information within the private sector and between the private sector and government.

6:12 a.m. Monday

Doctors say fitness trackers, health apps can boost care

Here's to your health Why give your doctors permission to incorporate data from fitness trackers and health apps into electronic patient records? Well, they might spot signs of an ailment sooner and suggest behavioral changes or medication before you land in the emergency room. They also might be able to monitor how you're healing from surgery or whether you're following a treatment regimen.

Updated 6:11 a.m. Monday

Challenges for doctors using fitness trackers and apps

App Medicine ​More hospitals and doctors are starting to use data from fitness trackers and health apps to help treat patients. But they are moving cautiously. The technology has a lot of potential, but there are key challenges to work out.

5:42 a.m. Monday

WRAL TechWire to go: New mobile iPhone/iOS app available

WRAL TechWire, a comprehensive source of coverage of companies in the Carolinas and beyond with a focus on the growth industries of broadband, life sciences, and on entrepreneurs and venture funding, announces the release of the WRAL TechWire app for iOS devices.

Reading WTW on iOS devices Reading WTW on iOS devices

February 20

YouTube to release kids-focused mobile app to ease parents' worries

YouTube YouTube is going to release a mobile app that will only show video clips suitable for young children to help parents control what their kids are watching on the Internet.

Updated February 20

LabCorp's $6.2B deal; IBM targets EMC; DeSoto cab now Flywheel; Yahoo leyes apps for $$$; Samsung vs. Apple Pay

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: LabCorp's $6.2 billion deal for Covance closes; IBM's new flash storage targets EMC; DeSoto cab now Flywheel; Yahoo looks to mobile apps for cash; and Samsung targets Apple Pay with LoopPay deal.

February 20

Snowden leak: NSA helped British steal cell phone codes

NSA leaker Edward Snowden           ​Britain's electronic spying agency, in cooperation with the U.S. National Security Agency, hacked into the networks of a Dutch company to steal codes that allow both governments to seamlessly eavesdrop on mobile phones worldwide, according to the documents given to journalists by Edward Snowden.

Updated February 18

Review: Freedom! These smartwatches leave the phone behind

Strap on the Samsung Gear S or the Sony SmartWatch 3 if you want to take a jog on the beach or head out for a bike ride without your phone clunking along.

Digital Life Review Smarter Smartwatches Digital Life Review Smarter Smartwatches

February 17

Thinking of using Uber ride-sharing in storm? Take note

Sign of the times - an Uber vehiclev Ride-sharing service Uber is capping its prices during the state of emergency declared for North Carolina. However, Uber also is asking for patience from people seeking rides due to the slick roads.

February 16

Drones and you: A look at FAA's proposed rules

FAA drones rules Here are ​some highlights of rules proposed Sunday on routine flights by small, commercial drones and on privacy protections when the government uses drones to collect information.

February 16

WRAL TechWire launches new mobile iPhone/iOS app

WRAL TechWire, a comprehensive source of coverage of companies in the Carolinas and beyond with a focus on the growth industries of broadband, life sciences, and on entrepreneurs and venture funding, announces the release of the WRAL TechWire app for iOS devices.

Reading WTW on iOS devices Reading WTW on iOS devices

Updated February 16

Networking leaders turn out for Quilt network coalition meeting

The Broadband Report: Technology executives across the country gathered last week in California to discuss advancements in research and education networks. Here's an inside look at what happened.

The Quilt The Quilt

February 13

It's 'show me' time for fast-growing Xiaomi in US

Xiaomi -- pronounced schow-mee -- has made a name in China by selling sleek gadgets at relatively low prices, using online sales and social media to keep marketing and distribution costs low. Some analysts have hailed the company as the Chinese equivalent of Apple, in part because of its intensely loyal fans. It's battling Lenovo for the No. 3 spot in global smartphone sales.

Xiaomi Shows Off Xiaomi Shows Off

February 12

Beware, digital Valentine: That dating app may invite a hack

It's not bad enough that you risk being hacked when you shop or go to the doctor. Now you have to worry about dating apps. So says IBM. In a study released just in time for Valentine's Day, IBM says more than 60 percent of dating mobile apps are vulnerable to cyber attack.

Updated February 11

PCs aren't dead: Flipboard magazines not just for mobile anymore

The PC remains the mode of choice for many readers, especially during business hours. Flipboard CEO Mike McCue is catering to that preference with Tuesday's launch of a Web browser version of Flipboard's digital magazine service. Until now, Flipboard's 15 million magazines could only be read through a mobile app.

Flipping To The Desktop Flipping To The Desktop

Updated February 11

Verizon, AT&T top NC wireless performance; Sprint surging

AT&T has rallied to regain a share of first place with Verizon in overall wireless performance across North Carolina, according to the latest test data from RootMetrics. But the independent testing firm's data shows Sprint is gaining ground.

A tie for first in NC wireless performance A tie for first in NC wireless performance

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