Matt Hamblen

Senior Editor

Matt Hamblen covers mobile and wireless, smartphones and other handhelds, and wireless networking for Computerworld.

Columbus, Ohio focuses $40M DOT prize on transportation tech

Going cardless at the ATM catches on

Going cardless at the ATM catches on

Several major U.S. banks now allow the use of a smartphone to withdraw cash from an ATM using NFC technology.

Texas city dives into water monitoring technology

Texas city dives into water monitoring technology

A small city in Texas replaced its old water meters with wireless meters that help home and business owners track water usage and make adjustments before the bill arrives.

AT&T sees cost savings with drone inspections of cell towers

AT&T sees cost savings with drone inspections of cell towers

AT&T expects to save money by using drones instead of workers to inspect its 65,000 cellular transmission towers nationwide.

AT&T deploys drones for cell tower inspections, network expansion

AT&T deploys drones for cell tower inspections, network expansion

AT&T is now using drones to inspect its cellular towers and foresees them as a way to beef up its wireless LTE network on the fly.

Wearables could compromise corporate data

Wearables could compromise corporate data

Smartwatches, fitness trackers and other wearable devices that are connected to corporate Wi-Fi networks could lead to serious privacy and security issues, experts say.

  Facebook reveals elaborate phone-testing process for thousands of weekly code updates

Facebook reveals elaborate phone-testing process for thousands of weekly code updates

Facebook unveiled insights into how it tests new code on thousands of mobile devices at an until-now secret lab in its Prineville, Ore., data center.

Digital nomads post to their travel blog without wireless contracts

Digital nomads post to their travel blog without wireless contracts

Some people dream of traveling the world on a budget and staying in touch as digital nomads. Married couple Sam and Toccara Best have made that dream a reality.

MasterCard joins Visa in streamlining chip card processing

MasterCard joins Visa in streamlining chip card processing

MasterCard announced plans similar to those made last week by Visa to speed up chip card in-store terminal testing and certification.

 Self-driving Olli shuttle with IBM Watson debuts in Washington area

Self-driving Olli shuttle with IBM Watson debuts in Washington area

Olli, a self-driving shuttle for 12 passengers running IBM Watson Internet of Things technology, made its debut in a shopping area of the Washington suburbs on Thursday.

Visa moves to streamline chip-card processing certifications

Visa moves to streamline chip-card processing certifications

After months of frustrating delays for U.S. merchants that have been required to roll out payment systems that accept new, more secure computer chip credit and debit cards, Visa announced a series of remedies.

AT&T to support Wi-Fi calling on the LG G4

AT&T to support Wi-Fi calling on the LG G4

AT&T said it will support calling over a Wi-Fi network from the LG G4 phone, with other Android devices to follow.

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