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30 min ago | Business Journal

Bright House says new 'Echo' will bring Wi-Fi dead spots back to life

Bright House Networks released a new wireless system called "Echo" which it says can fill the gaps in Wi-Fi coverage in users' homes.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Bright House Networks

2 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Nokia in wireless network deal with Panasonic

Nokia Corp. said the deal will boost the market share of its networks unit, a major provider of the next generation 4G wireless networks, particularly in the Japanese market.

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Related Topix: Nokia, Emerging Technology, Telecom

5 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Smart phones improve theme park experiences

JOHN RAOUX/ASSOCIATED PRESSSigns to shops are seen at Diagon Alley at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando, where free WiFi was installed before the opening to enhance guest experience.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, iPhone

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Information Technology

Griffon Corporation Announces Third Quarter Results

Griffon Corporation today reported results for the fiscal third quarter ended Junei 1 230, 2014.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Griffon, Telecom, Telephonics, Food, Agriculture, Goodman Fielder, Home Gardening, Home, Weather

Electronic House

New Yamaha Aventage Blu-ray Player Has Bluetooth

We've seen a lot of Blu-ray players that can really multitask. Yamaha is looking to pack just about every bell and whistle into its latest, the Aventage BD-A1040 .

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Bluetooth

Phone Scoop

Senate Says Wireless Users Bilked By Bogus Charges

Cellphone users in the U.S. have been fraudulently charged hundreds of millions of dollars, says a report released today by the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Emerging Technology

Skift

Helsinki Airport Asks Flyers to Trade Privacy for Free Wi-Fi

Helsinki's airport will be the first in the world to track passengers to within feet.

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Related Topix: Finland Travel, Helsinki, Finland Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Electronics, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Retail, Apparel, Nordstrom

InformationWeek

HP Warns Of IoT Security Risks

The Internet of Things, even as it ushers in a new era of comfort and automated convenience, may turn out to be a web of risk and exposure, according to HP's Fortify security software unit .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

Science Daily

Kill switch in cell phones could save consumers more than $3.4 billion annually

A new study shows consumer savings from the Kill Switch legislation exceed initial projections and now points to well over $3 billion.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Emerging Technology, Creighton University

NY1

Bluetooth-Enabled Device Can Get You On the Grid From Anywhere

A new device that's set to hit the market later this year allows you to use your cell phone to communicate even if you have absolutely no signal.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Bluetooth, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Wireless Design Online

ASUS Launches RT-AC87 Dual-Band Wireless-AC2400 Gigabit Router

World's first Wave 2 802.11ac home router delivers unmatched performance with Quantenna's 4x4 MU-MIMO technology and Universal Beamforming Following its preview at CES 2014, ASUS is excited to launch the ASUS RT-AC87, the world's first Wave 2 802.11ac consumer router and the fastest 5 GHz with speeds up to 1.73Gbps.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Quantenna, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Computers

ComputerWorld

Evan Schuman: The data dangers of free public Wi-Fi

New York City is asking vendors to take over the city's almost-universally abandoned pay phones and use them to deliver free Wi-Fi to residents .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

Business Journal

UM upgrades wireless network, tripling campus access points

Gone are the days when University of Miami students plugged a DSL cable into the wall to search the Web.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Miami, FL, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

The Gadgeteer

Nyne Bass wireless Bluetooth speaker review

Despite the wonderful - and sometimes jawdropping - audio that manufacturers have been able to extract from small, portable Bluetooth speakers, there is still no substitution for size.

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Related Topix: Speakers, Bluetooth, Emerging Technology, iPhone

Network World

How to find the hotels, beaches and airports with the best Wi-Fi

Hotel chains like the Radisson, Hilton, and Doubletree usually end up near the top of the list of approved places to stay for business trips.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

BetaNews

Apple launches faster MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup

Apple has updated its MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup with faster processors across the board and more RAM in the base 13.3-inch and 15.4-inch models, that kick off at $1,299 and $1,999, respectively.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Intel, Emerging Technology

CIO

Using Instagram on public Wi-Fi poses risk of an account hijack, researcher

A configuration problem in Facebook's popular Instagram application for Apple devices could allow a hacker to hijack a person's account if they're both on the same public Wi-Fi network.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Computer Security, Twitter

Wireless Design Online

LG Innotek Develops Bluetooth Smart Module That Carries Little Or No...

Based on the multiple award-winning Nordic Semiconductor nRF51822 SoC, the LG 4403 Bluetooth Smart system-in-package module measures just 5.3 x 4.7 x 1.0mm and so is small enough to fit into any current or next generation smartphone, tablet, or computer appcessory or sensor no matter how miniaturized Ultra low power RF specialist Nordic ... (more)

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Bluetooth, Computers, CPU, Science / Technology, Obsidian Software, Computer-Aided Design, Manufacturing and Engineering, Software

Mon Jul 28, 2014

BetaNews

Windows Phone users -- put down those cheeseburgers and pick up a Fitbit

Being a tech enthusiast is usually synonymous with being out of shape. Thinking back to the movie Revenge of the Nerds, it was clear that computer users were weaklings.

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Related Topix: iPhone, PC, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth

The Montreal Gazette

Rules for wireless auction could mean small carriers will bulk up

Ottawa set out the rules Monday for its upcoming auction of wireless spectrum, and some of them could make it relatively cheap for Canada's smaller carriers to upgrade the speed and features of their networks.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Emerging Technology

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