BANDWIDTH: Comcast starts throttling mobile video, will charge extra for HD streams. “Comcast, which resells Verizon Wireless service, limits video and hotspot speed.”

via arstechnica: Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile service is imposing new speed limits on video watching and personal hotspot usage, and the company will start charging extra for high-definition video over the cellular … Read more

The basis for a remotely readable national ID in the US? States are trialling mobile driver licenses police can ping from a distance.

by LizMcIntyre The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles is trialling a mobile driver license that allows “law enforcement officers to ping a driver’s smartphone to request their driver’s license information prior … Read more