Each time 81-year-old Bill Dworsky or his 80-year-old wife Dorothy opens the refrigerator, closes the bathroom door or lifts the lid on a pill container, tiny sensors in their San Francisco home make notes on a digital logbook.
A long-sought deal to sell the iPhone through China Mobile should enable Apple to boost its profits and build customer loyalty in an important, growing market.
Mississippi’s attempt to create the nation’s first statewide emergency broadband network has come to a halt.
The state’s Wireless Communications Commission voted last week to freeze construction on the $56 million project, which is nearly 80 percent complete.
Not only do Mississippi University for Women students have wireless access campus-wide, it’s also available through the latest wireless standard, which means maximum speeds.
“Though many other universities have a campus-wide wireless network, we are probably among the few universities who have implemented a full campus-wide wireless network based on the recently ratified wireless standard known as 802.11n,” according to Rodney Godfrey, MUW network administrator.
The new standard can provide a five-fold increase to wireless speeds depending on coverage and reception.
The Columbus City Council Tuesday approved the city’s share of a Mississippi wireless communications grant, enabling local emergency agencies to better communicate with other local and state emergency operations.