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3 hrs ago | Politics in the Zeros

Smart home devices get hacked, exposing home networks. Not so smart

Tell me again why light bulbs, refrigerators, and thermostats need to internet-connected? Especially since security appears to be mostly non-existent on "smart home" devices.

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

7 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

the Question Should We Share Our Wi-Fi Networks with All and Sundry?

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Open, unprotected sharing of Wi-Fi networks is not advised because of the high legal and security risks.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

12 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

This Unknown Lab In Idaho Is The US' Best Defense Against Cyber-Attacks

In the high desert some 50 miles west of Idaho Falls, the terrain is so rugged that the vehicle in which your correspondent was touring the facilities at Idaho National Laboratory ended up with two shredded tyres.

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Related Topix: Idaho Falls, ID, Emerging Technology

16 hrs ago | Business Journal

The next best thing to Nextel: Columbia Capital's other exits

Columbia Capital made its name as one of the first backers of Nextel Communications Inc., a bet that paid off many times over for the Alexandria venture firm and co-founder Mark Warner .

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Related Topix: Nextel Communications, Telecom, Electronics, Media, Radio, Television, XM Satellite Radio Holdings

20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Slim's Assets Offer Suitors Rare Opening in Mexico: Real M&A

America Movil SAB's plan to break up its dominant Mexican phone unit opens the door for another international telecommunications giant to succeed where many, from Verizon Communications Inc. to NII Holdings Inc., have failed -- becoming a major competitor in Mexico.

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Related Topix: Telecom, NII Holdings, Carlos Slim Helu, Cable & Satellite, ATT, World News, Mexico, AT&T

Fri Jul 11, 2014

ILounge

First Look: Beats Powerbeats2 Wireless

Beats' pending acquisition by Apple hasn't slowed down the company's flow of new products.

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Related Topix: Headphones, Bluetooth, Emerging Technology

InformationWeek

Re: Some people have no way out

I verified today, that my IOS device 5S - Can OPT OUT of auto video streaming completely.

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

Globe and Mail

Ethical concerns raised by workers at Canadian spy agency

The new Communications Security Establishment Canada complex is pictured in Ottawa on October 15, 2013.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

The Raw Story

FCC votes to transition to new high-speed Internet subsidy program for schools

U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday voted along party lines to begin to transition E-Rate, the largest U.S. educational technology subsidy program, to focus on high-speed Internet and increasingly on Wi-Fi in the next few years.

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

EETimes

Re: More than meets the eye

I didnt say there was NO market for connectivity IPs, I said it wasnt big. Check the backstory to RW, lot of fun stuff awaits the avid explorer :) True, docdivakar.

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

RF Globalnet

Agile Aperture Antenna Tested On Aircraft To Survey Ground Emitters, Maintain Satellite Connection

The Georgia Tech Research Institute's software-defined, electronically-reconfigurable Agile Aperture Antenna has now been tested on the land, sea and air.

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Related Topix: Georgia Tech, Emerging Technology

TechEBlog

Liger Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Gets 84% Reduction to $14.96, This Week Only

Liger's Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker is currently being offered for only $14.95, this week only, originally priced at $95.75.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Bluetooth, iPhone, Computers

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Light Reading

Murata Joins Dynamic Spectrum Alliance

Murata, a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of electronic components and solutions is the latest member to join the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

CIO

Acer ships first Chromebooks with Intel's Core i3 chip

The two Acer C720 Chromebooks have 11.6-inch screens and Intel's Core i3-40005U processor based on Haswell microarchitecture.

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

Dark Reading

Chinese Hackers Target Logistics & Shipping Firms With Poisoned Inventory Scanners

Malware-poisoned handheld inventory scanners from China are stealing information from logistics and shipping firms as well as manufacturing companies around the globe in an attack campaign dubbed "ZombieZero" by the researchers who discovered it.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Emerging Technology

Brandon Sun

Big changes at MTV, Much as Bell Media makes deep cuts to production staff

Bell Media is cutting 91 employees from its production staff as makes big changes to programming, with brunt of the losses hitting music channels Much, MTV and M3.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, BCE Incorparation, Telecom, Bell Mobility

Evening Times

Free wi-fi access rolled out across Glasgow

Residents and visitors in Glasgow will have free 24-hour access to the urban wireless network for the next eight years through a partnership between BT and the city council.

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

NY1

NY Public Library Pilots Program to Rent Out Free Wifi

Coming up, in addition to books, how the New York Public Library is next working on lending out technology.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Emerging Technology

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Emmy Advanced Media

'Manything' Turns Old iDevices Into Home Security Thanks to IFTTT

Manything, a cloud -based video monitoring service that allows you to use old iOS devices as security cameras around your home, has released a new version of its app on Wednesday which brings new functionality and support for its freshly-launched IFTTT channel.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

CIO

Verizon Gets Top Ranking for Network Performance in U.S. Cities

RootMetrics is giving Verizon Wireless a big thumbs-up in its latest biannual ranking of wireless network performance in cities across the U.S. Verizon ranked first or was tied for first in 115 of 125 cities for overall network performance during the first half of 2014, leading all three other national carriers -- AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, T-Mobile

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