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55 min 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: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Airlines, China Eastern Airlines Corporation, World News, China, Asia, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330

1 hr ago | Light Reading

MegaPath Launches Managed WiFi Offering

MegaPath Corporation, one of the leading providers of managed data, voice, security and cloud services in North America, today announced the availability of its Managed WiFi offering, providing distributed organizations with a secure wireless Local Area Network .

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, Science / Technology

5 hrs ago | Security Sales & Integration

Samsung Reportedly Buying Smart Home Firm for $200M

If you need more proof that the DIY smart home market is ready to get big, then check this out- Samsung is reported to be buying the home automation company SmartThings.

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Related Topix: Home Automation, Cameras, Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Robots

10 hrs ago | Skift

The U.S. Hotels and Beaches With the Fastest Wi-Fi Connections

Red Roof Inn guests will find the fastest Wi-Fi speeds out of any hotel chain in the country, according to a wefi report released yesterday.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Hotels, Choice Hotels International

10 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Moscow authorities promise to protect student campuses from internet porn

Moscow City Hall is planning to equip the city's universities and campuses with free WI-FI but warn that special filters would prevent students from visiting sites with adult content, playing online games or using torrents.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

13 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Small cell device tech set to connect workplace Wi-Fi with 3G and LTE

Small cell technology products today are used to fill in gaps where traditional cellular has problems working -- such as between downtown buildings that aren't reached by traditional cell towers, and in many indoor settings.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, AT&T, Marketing

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

After Shivaji Park, Navi Mumbai to get free Wi-Fi

The civic body is planning to create Wi-Fi hotspots in residential colonies, gardens, bus depots and colleges; authorities said services would start only by next year After Shivaji Park got the city's first free Wi-Fi services, the satellite city is set to follow suit.

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Related Topix: Science / 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, Wireless, Science / Technology

Forbes.com

Survey Shows Growing Number of Airline Passengers Demand Faster In-Flight WiFi

In just a few short years, in-flight WiFi has gone from a novel idea to an amenity that most passengers just assume is installed when they board.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Wireless

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, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Computers

Light Reading

Asus, Quantenna Bring Gigabit WiFi Home

Asus is headed to market with a gigabit router, and it's laying claim to the world's first retail device with support for Wave 2 802.11ac WiFi.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Quantenna, Cable & Satellite, Directv

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: Philadelphia, PA, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology

Phone Scoop

Sprint Adds Wi-Fi Calling to HTC One

Sprint recently announced that it is rolling out Wi-Fi calling to the HTC One and HTC One Harmon Kardon Edition.

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Related Topix: Science / 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: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Microsoft, Startups, Sports

Shiny shiny

Chromecast gets Rickrolled with the 'Rickmote'

If you like to stream video to your TV its most likely you have some sort of set-top box, like a Roku, Apple TV or the Google Chromecast.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Wireless

Skift

The 12 U.S. Airports With the Fastest Wi-Fi Connections

Airports have finally realized that flyers will deal better with delays and other shenanigans if the Wi-Fi is fast and free.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Information Technology

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, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Engadget

Anti-surveillance advocates want you to run an open, secure WiFi router

Plenty of WiFi routers have guest modes for visitors; some companies base their entire business models around them.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Wireless, Gadgets

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, Wireless, Science / Technology

ComputerWorld

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, Wireless, Science / Technology, Cellphones, NaviSite

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