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Virgin Media to rent Olympic Tube WiFi

Friday, June 22, 2012 | More »

Virgin Media hopes to make money from the WiFi mobile internet network being rolled out across London Underground stations by renting it out to rivals once its free provision agreement expires after the Olympic Games. The company has sent out proposals to rivals, including mobile network operators V...

Green thumb app tells users when plants need watering

Wilted, starving, thirsty houseplants could soon be getting more tender loving care thanks to a new plant sensor and app that tells owners when it is time for watering and feeding. The Koubachi Wifi Plant Sensor, which is placed in the soil of the potted plant, connects with a smartphone app that al...

28 May, 2012 | More »

Data overload threatens mobile networks

Back in the early 2000s mobile network operators were clamouring to sign up new subscribers to “unlimited” data plans to offset what they correctly perceived to be a steady decline in mobile voice revenues. But, in a startling validation of the adage “be careful what you wish for”, mobile op...

10 May, 2012 | More »

Google Plans Deeper Push On Home Entertainment

Google is laying the groundwork for a deeper move into home entertainment that could see it launch its own hardware device, a move that would add a new twist to its intensifying competition with Apple. Last month, the internet search company began a six-month test of a device that would hook into a ...

10 February, 2012 | More »