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2 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

Network World

A guide to the confusing Internet of Things standards world

Google recently announced a new networking protocol called Thread that aims to create a standard for communication between connected household devices.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intel, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Bluetooth

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, Emerging Technology, Wireless

GigaOM

Google, Cisco, Samsung circle NYC's plan to turn payphones into Wi-Fi hotspots

Some 60 companies and organizations took part in planning meeting for the city's payphone Wi-Fi project in May. We won't know if Google is really serious about running the 10,000-hotspot network until the bids are in.

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

Examiner.com

How to beat most airport Wifi hotspot limitations

At every modern airport across the world, access to the internet is an important piece of technological service for millions of passengers, especially those that are in transit.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Engadget

Libratone's wool-wrapped speakers gain Spotify Connect streaming abilities

If you fancy picking up a track where you left off on the commute upon entering your flat, and you've splurged for a Libratone speaker , you're in luck.

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

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