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Communications Archive

  • 3G, American Style

    Broadband cell-phone services begin to roll out in the U.S., but face a standards mess–as well as competition from Wi-Fi.

  • Wireless Gets Up Close

    Wireless transmissions that travel only a few centimeters may be just the ticket for embedding cell phones with smart-card technology.

  • Ultrawideband Takes on Wi-Fi

    Capable of zapping data many times faster than the common home networking technology, ultrawideband is moving closer to commercial reality. Now there’s just that pesky fight over standards to resolve.

  • Is Encryption Doomed?

    Our entire information society rests on a fragile foundation that mathematicians are racing to dismantle.

  • Picking the President

    The Univac introduced the public to computers with its 1952 election night forecast.

  • The Wireless Wreck

    Cars gain ability to send crash data to police, hospitals

  • IM, I Said

    Instant messaging is entrenched at the office, so live with it.

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