/ Jun 15, 2017

EU pulls plug on mobile roaming charges

The European Union rang in the end of cross-border roaming charges for mobile phone users in the 28-nation bloc on Thursday, hailing it as “one of (its) greatest and most tangible successes.” The move, more than a decade in the making, comes in time ...

Hitachi develops breath analyzer with facial recognition

/ Jun 13, 2017

Hitachi develops breath analyzer with facial recognition

Hitachi Ltd. has developed a smartphone-connected device to prevent drunken driving by detecting alcohol from a person’s breath while employing facial recognition technology to prevent the person from using a substitute. The device will allow taxi and parcel delivery services to make sure their ...

Japanese mobile carriers begin testing ultrafast 5G tech

/ Jun 8, 2017

Japanese mobile carriers begin testing ultrafast 5G tech

Japan’s top three mobile phone carriers have begun trials of fifth-generation, or 5G, high-speed wireless communication technology, hoping to launch new services using the technology by as early as 2020. The cutting-edge technology will likely be able to send 10 times more data per ...

Trump's cellphone use worries security experts

/ Jun 4, 2017

Trump's cellphone use worries security experts

President Donald Trump, who blasted Hillary Clinton for using a personal email server, might be a walking magnet for eavesdropping and malware if he is using an unsecured cellphone to chat with foreign leaders. Trump has been handing out his cellphone number to counterparts ...