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  • Connected home brings new revenue opportunity for telcos: Ovum

    The rise of the Internet of Things could allow telcos to provide a “quint-play” of services, according to an Ovum report.

  • A new tool for disasters: The personal antenna

    New York start-up goTenna has created a portable antenna that could come in handy when cellular service is unavailable.

  • IoT inspires new components for energy, wireless

    The expected boom in demand for small, often isolated devices in the Internet of Things is driving developers to craft new types of components.

  • Qualcomm: Interoperability, community keys to wearable technology success

    A full and healthy ecosystem of products and services built around wearable technology will require major efforts to ensure interoperability, according to Qualcomm senior vice president of interactive platforms Rob Chandhok.

  • Wearables will make first breakthrough in enterprise, panelists say

    Fitbits and smart watches and Google Glass are all well and good, but the most meaningful early use of wearable technology will happen in industrial and enterprise settings, according to experts on a Wednesday panel discussion at the Wearable Tech Expo in New York.

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    Turnbull warns ACCC against undermining Telstra NBN agreement

    Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull and finance minister Mathias Cormann have warned the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission that cutting wholesale pricing for services over Telstra's copper network could negatively affect the National Broadband Network rollout.

  • Top 5 take-aways from Tim Cook on Apple's Q3 earnings call

    During Apple's fiscal third quarter earnings call this week, CEO Tim Cook gave some hints about where the company is going and why.

  • Sprint to resell Google Apps for Business cloud service

    Sprint announced a partnership with Google to offer the Google Apps for Business cloud service, adding that customers of the service won't be required to use Sprint's wireless network or Android devices.

  • Pebble: Next-gen wearables will require new tech, also your personal data

    One of the most successful purveyors of wearable technology says that there are technical hurdles -- as well as philosophical ones -- to be overcome before the next generation of devices can emerge.

  • Seagate wireless drive can now stream to Roku set-top box

    Seagate announced today Roku set-top boxes will now have a channel to connect to Wireless Plus hard drives for streaming movies, music and photos stored on the drives.

  • Is Sony's Walkman set to make a comeback?

    Sony is making a push to sell high-definition music players, and 35 years after being launched its Walkman is making a small comeback.

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    IPv6 adoption low but picking up speed in 2014

    There is cautious optimism among IPv6 observers as greater awareness and an exploding number of IP-enabled devices drive more organisations to support the new Internet Protocol version.

  • Telstra to kill 2G services

    Telstra will shut down its GSM network by the end of 2016, the telco's group managing director of networks has revealed.

  • More mobile gadgets than people? Seven countries - including Australia - now qualify

    Wireless broadband subscriptions now outnumber people in seven countries as consumers continue to snap up smartphones and tablets, according to a new report.

  • Juniper jettisons mobile security business

    Juniper Networks has divested its mobile security product line, selling the assets to a private equity firm for $250 million.

  • Should EMC sell off its 80 per cent stake in VMware?

    Breaking up is hard to do, but could a split be in store soon for EMC and VMware?

  • Small cell device tech set to connect workplace Wi-Fi with 3G and LTE

    Cisco says small cell technology is primed for explosive growth as it plans to connect 3G and LTE cellular networks to Wi-Fi access points that are already widely deployed in many enterprise facilities.

  • NASA upgrades humanoid robot in space

    The 300-pound humanoid robot working on the International Space Station is in the midst of getting a series of upgrades, including new processors and software in preparation of having a pair of legs attached to it.

  • IEEE forms 25G Ethernet study group

    On the heels of the formation of a vendor consortium to promote the need, the IEEE this week said it will explore standardization of 25Gbps Ethernet.

  • 'Nadella Effect' makes Ballmer $US2.8bn richer

    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's 'devices and services' strategy may be in tatters, discarded by his successor, Satya Nadella, but Ballmer must be smiling all the way to the bank.