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1 hr ago | Detroit Free Press

GM rolls out 2015 vehicles with wireless hotspots

Now that General Motors has become the first major automaker to sell vehicles with wireless Internet access, the true test starts: How well will it work? Phil Abram, GM chief infotainment officer, said today the automaker conducted 'extensive testing' with service provider AT&T to ensure the new 4G LTE-equipped vehicles work seamlessly.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Chevrolet Malibu, Hybrid, Sedan, Chevrolet, Coupe, Buick Regal, Buick

2 hrs ago | The Standard

China Eastern Airlines test in-flight wifi

A Chinese airline on Wednesday tested a program to allow passengers to use in-flight Wi-Fi, paving the way for the technology's application in China's booming aviation market.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Airlines, China Eastern Airlines Corporation, World News, China, Asia, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330

6 hrs ago | Electronic House

Teenage Engineering's OD-11 Wireless Speaker Adds Bluetooth and Wi-Fi

Big, boxy speakers used to be all the rage. Now, it's all about combining performance with something that you can call a showpiece.

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Related Topix: Speakers, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth

8 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

TSX to advance amid strong earnings news; BCE set to privatize Bell Aliant

The Toronto stock market looked to start the session positive Wednesday amid a multi-billion dollar deal in the telecom sector.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Aliant, Cable & Satellite, BCE Incorparation, Bell Mobility, Boeing, Beverages, PepsiCo, Financial Markets

9 hrs ago | The Montreal Gazette

BC says it's privatizing Bell Aliant

BCE Inc. says it will buy the stake in affiliate Bell Aliant that it doesn't already own and will privatize the regional telecom company.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Aliant, Cable & Satellite, BCE Incorparation, Bell Mobility, Canada, World News,

9 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Gadgets: Samsung Galaxy Tab S features appeal to Apple user

When a brand new Samsung Galaxy Tab S arrives on the doorstep, I'd imagine most people would tear it open like the Christmas present you have been salivating over.

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Related Topix: Televisions, Computers, Ipad, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Speakers

12 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

More mobile gadgets than people? Seven countries - including Australia - now qualify

Wireless broadband subscriptions now outnumber people in seven countries as consumers continue to snap up smartphones and tablets, according to a new report.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

Tue Jul 22, 2014

CNet News

EFF Backs Hacking Effort to Create Private, Open Wireless Routers

The Electronic Frontier Foundation creates a project to make a network of open, but secure, wireless routers that allow home users and businesses to share a portion of their bandwidth with anyone.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

SlashGear.com

Emberlight smart socket lets you control any light bulb over WiFi

If you think it would be handy to control your home's lighting through your mobile device but you've still got a box full of ordinary light bulbs in the closet, emberlight bids itself as the solution: a smart socket that lets you control any light bulb with your smartphone.

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

Business Journal

Uber offers free WiFi perk for Philadelphia customers

The taxi-like, application-based car service is offering wireless Internet for riders in the area.

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

Customer Interaction Solutions

ASUS Launches RT-AC87 Dual-band Wireless-AC2400 Gigabit Router;...

Powered by Quantenna's award-winning QSR1000 4x4 Multi-User Multiple Input Multiple Output chipset, the ASUS RT-AC87 offers unparalleled speed and range for a superior wireless experience.

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

Slashdot

NVIDIA Launches Tegra K1-Based SHIELD Tablet, Wireless Controller

MojoKid writes NVIDIA just officially announced the SHIELD Tablet and SHIELD wireless controller.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Emerging Technology

The Washington Post

Switchboard: Google wants to turn NYC pay phones into WiFi hotspots

Microsoft's top lawyer is the tech world's envoy. The New York Times reports: Bradford L. Smith "'brings a much more Washington sensibility to the West Coast than many of his peers,' said Anne-Marie Slaughter, a former State Department official who now runs the New America Foundation and attended Princeton University with Mr. Smith.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Microsoft, Startups, Sports

RF Globalnet

RFaxis Ramps Up Production Of RFX1010 Broadband Sub-GHz CMOS RFeIC To ...

RFaxis , Inc., a leading fabless semiconductor company focused on developing innovative, next-generation RF solutions for the wireless connectivity and cellular mobility markets, today announced that it is ramping up production of the RFX1010 , a highly-integrated broadband CMOS RF Front-end Integrated Circuit to serve the ZigBee and Internet of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Electronics, Integrated Circuit Systems, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth

Mon Jul 21, 2014

CIO

AirMagnet Wi-Fi security tool takes aim at drones

In its quest to help enterprises seek out and neutralize all threats to their Wi-Fi networks, AirMagnet is now looking to the skies.

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

PC World

Google may bring Wi-Fi to New York City pay phones

Google may be among the hopefuls vying to turn the New York City phone booths of the past into "communication points" of the future with free Wi-Fi and cellphone charging.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Cellphones, NaviSite

PC World

EFF's Open Wireless Router tech aims to increase network security, spur Wi-Fi sharing

Advocacy group the Electronic Frontier Foundation wants to address the poor security track record of home routers with a new firmware project that will encourage users to share their Internet connection publicly by setting up guest Wi-Fi networks.

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

Wireless Developer Network

PROTUR Hotels Chooses Fortinet to Secure Wireless Network

Altogether, PROTUR Hotels implemented Fortinet's FortiGate-300D next-generation firewall appliances, more than 150 FortiAP-221 and FortiAP-222 thin wireless access points and a FortiAnalyzer network security logging, analysis and reporting appliance.

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Related Topix: Startups, Fortinet, Software, Emerging Technology, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

Ars Technica

Startup claims it will build fiber network in LA and wireless throughout US

A startup has told Los Angeles city officials that it wants to build a citywide fiber-to-the-home broadband network and that it also hopes to build nationwide Wi-Fi and cellular networks.

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

The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

UE Boom for iOS, Mac is a superb and portable Bluetooth speaker

The UE Boom by Ultimate Ears is a portable, Bluetooth-enabled wireless speaker compatible with Mac and iOS devices.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Bluetooth, Speakers, Spotify, Skype, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

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