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3 hrs ago | Barron's

Russian Government Arrests Oligarch Yevtushenkov

U.S.-traded shares of Mobile TeleSystems fell nearly 4.6% today. The FT reports that Yevtushenkov acquired companies during the "chaotic" privatizations under former Russian Pres.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Mobile TeleSystems OJSC, Vladimir Putin

7 hrs ago | JK on the run

Gigaom: Microsoft's new wireless keyboard works with Windows...

Microsoft's cross-platform approach doesn't just apply to software. The company will sell a new Bluetooth keyboard next month that works with Windows tablets, iOS and Android devices.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Keyboards, Bluetooth, Emerging Technology, Apple, iPhone

12 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

4 Windows tablet/keyboard combos take on the Surface Pro

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 has gotten a lot of attention as a way to bridge the gap between tablets and traditional notebooks. Its snap-on keyboard and pull-out rear stand tries to offer the best of both worlds, but with a 12-in.

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Related Topix: Keyboards, Laptops/Notebooks, Startups, Intel, CPU, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Computers

13 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Open Internet advocates may gain ground on wireless

Months of debate and more than 1 million comments about rules for Web traffic may have moved regulators to consider tougher standards for wireless networks that connect smartphones and tablets. With the Federal Communications Commission ending its period to accept comments Monday, Chairman Tom Wheeler is weighing whether to bar wireless companies led by AT&T and Verizon Communications from treating differently some Web content - applying the same rules as wired services.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Emerging Technology, Telecom, AT&T, Verizon Communications, Verizon, IT Services

14 hrs ago | CIO

The Net: From Cyberspace to Everyplace

In Snow Crash , a science fiction novel published in 1992, Neal Stephenson envisioned a future in which people lived in a bleak, grim physical world, but it was possible for them to "jack in" through a computer network to the Metaverse, a virtual cyberworld that was much more dramatic and glamorous than the "real" world. As it turned out, online technology developed in a different direction than Stephenson imagined.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, Emerging Technology

15 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

Bose Unveils New SoundLink Bluetooth Speakers And Headphones

If you're in the market for new Bluetooth audio products, you might be interested to learn that Bose has recently unveiled the SoundLink Color Bluetooth speaker and the SoundLink On-Ear Bluetooth headphones. As their name implies, both products will be part of Bose's SoundLink range and will sport Bluetooth connectivity, so if you're all about wireless, perhaps these are some products worth checking out.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Bluetooth, Emerging Technology, Headphones, Speakers, Gadgets

17 hrs ago | RF Globalnet

Peraso Releases PRS4000 60 GHz 802.11ad Baseband Chip

Peraso Technologies Inc. announced today the immediate availability of the PRS4000 60 GHz 802.11ad baseband chip through its Baseband Early Access Program . The highly integrated device includes an 802.11ad compliant MAC/PHY, a USB 3.0 system interface, and analog I/Q for seamless use with Peraso's 60 GHz RF ICs.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Electronics, Semiconductors, Telecom, InterDigital Communications

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Reuters

Nextel carrier NII files for bankruptcy protection as debt soars

NII Holdings Inc, the parent of Nextel operators in Latin America, filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection on Monday after struggling for years with debt, fierce competition in Brazil and Mexico, and a dispute with a U.S. hedge fund. The company filed a voluntary petition for so-called Chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York, according to a filing.

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Related Topix: Telecom, NII Holdings, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Reston, VA

CIO

Wi-Fi group acts to simplify peer-to-peer video, printing and other tasks

Wi-Fi Direct is the peer-to-peer version of the hugely popular wireless technology that the Wi-Fi Alliance has now been promoting and facilitating for 15 years. It lets individual devices, including PCs, printers, TVs and phones, communicate one-to-one without having to get onto a LAN.

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

Brandon Sun

Sources say Wind Mobile founder to buy out majority with help from West Face

Sources say Wind Mobile's founder has a tentative deal to buy out the company's majority shareholder, a Dutch-Russian company called VimpelCom Ltd. A source close to the deal has confirmed that Wind's chairman and CEO, Tony Lacavera, has arranged to buy out VimpelCom's majority stake with financing from Toronto private equity firm West Face Capital and others. Lacavera owns about 35 per cent of Wind Mobile, which has a wireless network serving about 750,000 customers - primarily in heavily populated areas of Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia.

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Related Topix: VimpelCommunications, Telecom, Emerging Technology

PC World

Google wants to test drone wireless Internet in New Mexico

On Friday, the company asked the Federal Communications Commission for permission to use two blocks of frequencies for the tests, which are scheduled to last about six months and begin in October. They will be conducted above an area of more than 1,400 square kilometers in the center of New Mexico to the east of Albuquerque.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Environment, Science

Vallejo Times-Herald

San Jose State's $800,000 missing equipment mystery

San Jose State University police are investigating hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of brand-new equipment that is missing from the campus. The missing-equipment mystery involves roughly $700,000 to $800,000 worth of wireless Internet equipment purchased as part of an extensive, $28 million campus upgrade with Cisco Systems, the Next Generation Technology Project.

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Related Topix: San Jose State University, Emerging Technology

Medical News

FDA approves use of 2.4 GHz wireless protocol with Cochlear Nucleus 6 Sound Processor

Cochlear Limited , the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration approved the use of 2.4 GHz wireless connectivity with the Cochlear Nucleus 6 Sound Processor. With a full range of wireless accessories, Cochlear is the first and only company to deliver true wireless freedom without the need for wires or neck-worn loops.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Coh, Electronic, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth, TV, Electronics, Health

The Capital-Journal

Kansas City International Airport works to improve Wi-Fi

Kansas City International Airport officials have heard the complaints from travelers about spotty Wi-Fi service and they say they are working to make it better. The city's Aviation Department plans to spend $250,000 to completely upgrade Wi-Fi service and make other technological improvements, The Kansas City Star reported .

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

InfoWorld

Optimizing Your Wireless Network

Download this white paper now to learn how cloud-based manufacturing systems produce immediate cost savings, extend value of existing software investments, and enable future innovation and profit. more Join Blake Dournaee, Senior Product Manager at Intel Services, and our guest speaker, Forrester Research Vice President and Principal Analyst, Randy Heffner, as they discuss key strategies for extending APIs within the enterprise.

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

DVDCreation Reviews

TP-LINK Canada Announces New Premium AC1750 Wireless Dual Band...

LINK Canada Inc. today announced the TP-LINK Archer C8 - AC1750 Simultaneous Dual-Band Broadband Wireless AC Router - a new premium model in the TP-LINK 11AC family, offering superior speed, Wi-Fi coverage and reliable connectivity across a larger area. The Archer C8 is targeting the digital home, typically comprised of multiple devices and high-bandwidth activities like online gaming, media streaming and Internet phone calling.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, CPU, WAN, Computers

This Is Lancashire

Burnley centre offers job advice and skills courses

WITH unemployment a major problem in the UK, centres like The Switch in Burnley have seen a huge demand for their services. The offices in Keirby Walk offer a wide range of help, from job seeking advice to free supported courses and WiFi access.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Emerging Technology,

Sys-Con Media

Motorola Solutions BluetoothA Compatible MU350R Consumer Radios and...

The Motorola Talkabout MU350R two-way radios also feature enhanced audio clarity and battery life capabilities, making it a powerful communication device for serious hunting and outdoor enthusiasts. Hunters can communicate wirelessly without having to worry about getting tangled up with bulky cords by simply coupling the Bluetooth-enabled Motorola MU350R radio with a Bluetooth headset.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Bluetooth

CNet News

Ruckus Wireless Launches Smart WiFi Mobile Application

The Swipe app makes it possible to remotely manage or troubleshoot existing APs by reducing errors in configuration and log updates. Wireless systems specialist Ruckus announced the launch of a free Smart WiFi mobile application, the Smart Wireless Installation and Provisioning Engine , to help field technicians and IT personnel install and configure the company's ZoneFlex access points in distributed deployments using mobile devices such as iPhones, iPads, smartphones, and tablets.

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

InformationWeek

Mining WiFi Data: Retail Privacy Pitfalls

WiFi data mining starts with anonymous tracking, but it can lead to personal details in social profiles. Interop New York session explores opportunities and limits for retailers.

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

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