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Lasers could power computers wirelessly

A thin beam of invisible laser light has been used to safely charge a smartphone across a room. The experiment by researchers at the Univeristy of Washington lends credence to the futuristic idea that one day all computers could...

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Aruba CTO says IoT is great fun to work on

Not everybody in business IT seems like they’re having a great time at their job, but Aruba CTO Partha Narasimhan is an exception. He sat down with Network World at the company’s 2018 Atmosphere conference in Las Vegas to talk IoT,...

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Aruba co-founder: We want to live on the edge

Tech companies of every stripe are staking their claim to the IoT, and networking vendors like Aruba are no exception. But to hear co-founder and president Keerti Melkote tell it, his company’s pitch might have a little more heat on...

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AI can be a game changer for WI-Fi management

Aruba’s new NetInsight solution uses artificial intelligence and the cloud to improve Wi-Fi troubleshooting and ensure Wi-Fi performance.

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Li-Fi gets office-install at Philips lighting

Philips says it’s now supplying integrated Li-Fi modems in its regular office lights.

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Review: HPE OfficeConnect switch, access point easy to deploy, manage

HPE OfficeConnect network products found they are easy to configure and manage, and they are ideally suited for small- and mid-size businesses.

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Future wireless networks will have no capacity limits

Calculations that suggest there will be caps on the amount of data that wireless networks can transmit are wrong, according to researchers at Linköping University.

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How edge computing makes voice assistants faster and more powerful

Cloud platforms are well recognized for their role enabling voice-enabled devices, but edge computing plays a critical part that also deserves proper credit.

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EdgeMicro announces 30-city edge-network deployment

EdgeMicro joins the edge network race. The company is working with a "leading North American mobile network operator" to deploy micro-data centers in 30 cities.

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Super Bowl LII set football and Wi-Fi network records

A record amount of data was transmitted over the Wi-Fi network at Super Bowl LII, showing there is no excuse for poor Wi-Fi today.

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Mingis on Tech: Apple's latest iOS healthcare push

When iOS 11.3 arrives, it will allow a limited number of users to more easily access and share healthcare data – part of Apple's ongoing push to connect patients and doctors. Here's what that means and why Apple might actually succeed....

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$29 For Two Etekcity Smart Plugs With Alexa Compatibility - Deal Alert

Turn your appliances on/off remotely from your mobile device, or with your voice via Alexa. Or automate with a schedule. The plug also monitors and helps control energy usage, and the slow drain that occurs even when devices aren't in...

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Are you ready for your building's 'Super Bowl' of wireless demand?

Huge wireless traffic demands caused by big sporting events have led stadiums to innovate with new methods of network deployment and operation. Big buildings of all kinds can learn from stadiums how to prepare for wireless demands...

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Why 5G is bringing edge computing and automation front and center

The adoption of 5G and edge computing will drive new expectations for an always-on, high performing network and services, which will lead many enterprises to embrace automation.

How to test wireless M2M IoT devices for network readiness

Machine-to-machine (M2M) communication is a significant and growing subset of the larger Internet of Things (IoT) movement, so you have to ask, “Is my network ready for machine-to-machine (M2M) devices?” IoT can include vehicles...

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Mingis on Tech: A preview of Mobile World Congress 2018

This year's big show in Barcelona begins Feb. 26, and while hardware announcements are always part of the event, attendees are more likely to hear a lot about 5G networking.

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Managing open-source mobile security and privacy for activists worldwide | Salted Hash Ep 18

Nathan Freitas, who heads The Guardian Project, talks with host Steve Ragan and senior writer J.M. Porup about the group's easy-to-use secure apps, open-source software libraries, and customized mobile devices being used around the...

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Aerohive’s Atom boldly goes where no Wi-Fi has gone before

Aerohive's new Atom pluggable Wi-Fi devices let businesses cost-effectively extend wireless networks to hard-to-reach places.

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5G won’t cope, terahertz will provide more bandwidth

Researchers say 5G won't be able to accommodate the growing demand for bandwidth. Terahertz-frequency networks, with their larger capacity and smaller power needs, will be the better option.

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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s new Wi-Fi products are 'Stellar'

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise's new Stellar Wi-Fi products complement its Aruba OEM agreement and offer customers price-competitive solutions that are easy to deploy and manage.

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