26th June 2011 Archive
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Calls regulator concerns 'unclear'
Google has confirmed that the US Federal Trade Commission has opened an antitrust investigation into its search and advertising practices, and although the company says it respects "the FTC's process", it continues to insist that those search and ad practices will stand up to scrutiny. With an SEC filing, the company said it …
Government 26 Jun 06:33
From the Macro, to the femto, to the metro, to the micro...
The femtocell industry gathered for its fourth annual world summit this week, and it was clear that significant progress had been made since the last London-based gathering. In June 2010, the tiny base stations had achieved wide acceptance as carrier controlled devices to improve indoor coverage and support offload. However, …
Mobile 26 Jun 08:00
Update: Anon picks up baton
After fifty days of wreaking security busting mayhem on websites round the globe, Lulzsec says it's hanging up its hacking hats. Perhaps to forestall accusations either that its members were sinking the LulzBoat in response to rival TeamPoison's threat to expose its members, or that they're clearing out the basement before the …
Security 26 Jun 21:57
No more white noise
Telstra has become the first Australian carrier to deploy "high definition" voice calling on a mobile network. Supplied as part of vendor Ericsson’s deployment of the Next G network, HD Voice uses the WB-AMR (Wideband Adaptive Multi-Rate) speech codec versus the existing NB-AMR (Narrowband AMR). WB-AMR has been adopted as an …
Mobile 26 Jun 23:00
- Geek's Guide to Britain INSIDE GCHQ: Welcome to Cheltenham's cottage industry
- 'Catastrophic failure' of 3D-printed gun in Oz Police test
- Game Theory Is the next-gen console war already One?
- BBC suspends CTO after it wastes £100m on doomed IT system
- Peak Facebook: British users lose their Liking for Zuck's ad empire