Scientists at the University of Ottawa say twisting light into a corkscrew shape slows it down. Doing this can cut 0.1 percent off the speed of light, a tiny tap of the brakes that nevertheless could create a traffic jam for future networks and even quantum computing.
Huawei is getting into networked streetlamps with a system that will let third-party developers add other smart-city capabilities.
AT&T has revealed details of a software platform that makes it easier for customers to order new services, and the company may release the code as open source for other service providers to use.
At one time, all-flash storage arrays were used for a single mission-critical application with a need for speed, usually in big IT shops. Now they're poised to take over many more parts of IT.
Two companies that help enterprises deploy and manage Internet of Things devices are coming together for broader global reach and scale. Kore Wireless will acquire Wyless for an undisclosed price, the companies announced Wednesday.
Facebook's open networking technology is making inroads into the data center establishment, with global giant Equinix adopting the company's Wedge switch design and an open-source architecture in some of its facilities.
3D Robotics has teamed up with Sony and Autodesk to build an enterprise drone platform for capturing data about work sites.
General Electric Predix UI system lets enterprises develop user interfaces for applications on the company's Predix cloud platform.
2016 will be a big year for transitions from the first use of IoT, for internal operations, to the second type that enriches the business as a whole, according to research company Gartner.
Four US senators have proposed a bill that would call on the Federal Communications Commission to study the need for more spectrum to connect Internet of Things devices.
True 5G mobile networks and devices won't be here until 2020. That may seem like a long time to you or me, but for the carriers and network equipment makers at Mobile World Congress, it's time to get cracking.
Cisco Systems CEO Chuck Robbins gave up a chance to strongly support enterprise mobility partner Apple in its fight with the FBI over iPhone encryption.
San Diego-based Ingenu, one of several companies and industry groups vying to connect things over power-efficient IoT networks, is going global and has licensing deals in China, Australia and other countries.
Jasper Technologies is announcing new connected-device partnerships as its acquisition by Cisco comes together.
The Open Connectivity Foundation will introduce a single open-source code base to take the place of the alphabet soup of standards for the Internet of Things.