The wrath of a government scorned seems to show no signs of abating as the US launches what is tantamount to a witch-hunt in the ongoing WikiLeaks saga. Reports emanating from the NY Times, BBC and CNN claim the US government has even subpoenaed Twitter in a bid to support an ongoing criminal investigation into whether WikiLeaks and [...]
I’m really going to try not to be cynical about goings on at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, but it’s going to be hard. The GSMA’s premier event seems to break some record or other every year. Last year it was the number of PC thefts and pick-pocketings, which appear to have been [...]
Imagine sitting in a rural health clinic, streaming three-dimensional medical imaging over the web and discussing a unique condition with a specialist in New York. Or downloading a high-definition, full-length feature film in less than five minutes. Or collaborating with classmates around the world while watching live 3-D video of a university lecture.
The arrival of Android, Google’s foray into the handset operating environment following Apple’s iPhone launch, raises two important questions: Why did it take so long for these new, user-friendly, systems to make an appearance and challenge the established players in the smart handset space? And why have the incumbent phone-makers persevered with sub-standard systems for [...]