Month: October 2016

The Wild Technology That Will Make 5G Wireless Work

Author: SEAN CAPTAIN Companies such as Qualcomm are reimagining networks to let them connect just about everything—from drones to surgical instruments. Wireless technology is a stone soup of acronyms, jargon, numbers, and marketing gibberish that the industry likes to boil down…

Aetna to Transform Members’ Consumer Health Experience Using iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch

Launches New Customer Program featuring Apple Watch HARTFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aetna (NYSE:AET) today announced a new initiative to revolutionize members’ consumer health experience by combining the power of iOS apps and the unmatched user experience of Apple products including Apple Watch,…

Here comes 5Gbps networking over standard cables

IEEE has approved the 802.3bz standard: 2.5Gbps over Cat 5e, 5Gbps over Cat 6. Author: SEBASTIAN ANTHONY   A new Ethernet standard that allows for up to 2.5Gbps over normal Cat 5e cables (the ones you probably have in your house)…

After You Strengthen Your Passwords, Here’s How to Store Them

By KIT EATON THE recent revelation that the account information of at least 500 million Yahoo users was stolen in 2014 was a big reminder that we all need to be smarter about our digital security. That includes our smartphones,…

Google just announced a new Wi-Fi router that’s made to blanket your home with internet

By Jeff Dunn Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/google-just-announced-wifi-router-165422772.html%3E?bypass=true   (The Google Wifi router and its companion app.Google) Google on Tuesday unveiled Google Wifi, a Wi-Fi router that takes after aspects of recent “mesh” networking routers like the eero. It’ll be available for preorder in…