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1 hr ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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,

12 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | Microwave Engineering Online

Xilinx and China Mobile collaborate on virtualized 5G wireless networks

Xilinx has said it is collaborating with China Mobile Research Institute for the development of virtualized 5G wireless networks. As 4G wireless networks are being deployed around the world, Xilinx and China Mobile, are working together on virtualization advancements for next generation 5G systems to address challenges faced by wireless operators.

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Related Topix: Xilinx, Startups, Zong, Emerging Technology

17 hrs ago | NewsFactor

Intel's Tiny Chip for 'Internet of Things'

Among those now hitting the market are Intel's Edison, a Announced earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the Edison is "designed to enable rapid innovation and product development from inventors, entrepreneurs and consumer product designers," according to Intel. Intel distributed the $50 Edison module to IDF attendees to encourage developers and "makers" to create small or wearable devices for the commercial market.

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Related Topix: Intela, Startups, Intel, Inventions, Science / Technology, Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design), Printers, Emerging Technology

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Hack a day

Inductive Charger Mod Allows for Non-Stop Wireless Rocking

When you want to jam out to the tunes stored on your mobile devices, Bluetooth speakers are a good option. Battery power means you can take them on the go and the Bluetooth connection means you don't have to worry about cables or wires dangling around.

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Related Topix: Speakers, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth

Finextra Research news

6 Ways to Protect your Internet of Things from Hackers - community blog from Robert Siciliano

Everything seems like it is connected to the Internet, just about, including TVs, home thermostats, sprinkler controls, door locks, egg trays , tooth brushes , and more. A study by HP shows that 70 percent of devices have vulnerabilities.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Laptops/Notebooks, Emerging Technology

I4U Future Technology News

AT&T to Launch WiFi Calling in 2015

According to the reports, the WiFi calling is coming to AT&T in 2015 but it seems as if this just isn't on their agenda or top priority list right now as opposed to the rest of the carriers and all this despite its huge footprint of unlicensed spectrum. AT&T has had an impressive history with Wi-Fi and it was the market leader in this segment in the US and among all other carriers, AT&T has had no problem at all in maintaining the biggest footprint of access points.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

Seeking Alpha

Nokia Is Big In Japan

China is not the sole source for major Nokia Networks contracts. Nokia is also the number one mobile base station vendor in Japan.

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Related Topix: Nokia, Telecom, Emerging Technology, China Mobile Hong Kong, NTT DoCoMo

GigaOM

IoT platforms and the product iteration argument

Will connectivity make consumer products better by influencing product design? It can't hurt. Not everybody can have Nest's design team.

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Related Topix: Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design), CPU, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Wi-Fi

Neowin.net

Amazon Fire TV Review ** Publish on Saturday **

The term "cutting the cord" has become synonymous with online streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Instant Video and others. In the wake of the rising cost of living, many have chosen to "trim the fat" by minimizing additional expenses.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines

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