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1 hr ago | National Public Radio

Solving The Scourge That Is Slow Hotel Wi-Fi

Technology is combining with the power of crowds to make it easy to see the speeds of available Wi-Fi in hotels.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Wireless

1 hr ago | Network World

Considerations for Wi-Fi deployments in K-12 education settings

With the FCC's new in-school Wi-Fi initiative kicking into gear, schools need to take a few things into consideration before deploying.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Marketing, Education Etc.

3 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Evan Schuman: The data dangers of free public Wi-Fi

New York's plan to turn pay phones into free Wi-Fi stations could be a template for other cities, and bad news for IT departments trying to protect corporate data and intellectual property New York City is asking vendors to take over the city's almost-universally abandoned pay phones and use them to deliver free Wi-Fi to residents .

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, ITA Software, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, AdMob

5 hrs ago | Wireless Design Online

ASUS Launches RT-AC87 Dual-Band Wireless-AC2400 Gigabit Router

World's first Wave 2 802.11ac home router delivers unmatched performance with Quantenna's 4x4 MU-MIMO technology and Universal Beamforming Following its preview at CES 2014, ASUS is excited to launch the ASUS RT-AC87, the world's first Wave 2 802.11ac consumer router and the fastest 5 GHz with speeds up to 1.73Gbps.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Quantenna, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Computers

9 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

Mobile billing goes nuts, but consumers can fight back

Notice anything funny about your cellular bill lately? If so, you may have been blind-sided by prevailing mobile data trends.

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

10 hrs ago | CIO

Using Instagram on public Wi-Fi poses risk of an account hijack, researcher

A configuration problem in Facebook's popular Instagram application for Apple devices could allow a hacker to hijack a person's account if they're both on the same public Wi-Fi network.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Computer Security, Twitter

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WXYZ

How good is that hotel's free WiFi?

That's why a couple of sites are taking the lead to help inform people on the reliability and speed of a hotel WiFi network before guests unpack their bags and settle in.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

PC World

How to find the hotels, beaches and airports with the best Wi-Fi

Hotel chains like the Radisson, Hilton, and Doubletree usually end up near the top of the list of approved places to stay for business trips.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Wireless

TheBlaze.com

Drones Could Be Used to Find Missing Persons After Natural Disasters

Researchers at a European university are testing a new way to find victims who may be buried underneath thousands of pounds of rubble.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Avalanche, Natural Disasters, US Politics

Stuff.co.nz

Beware that hotel wi-fi connection

We have to keep returning to the subject because there was never going to be a magic bullet solution.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, US Secret Service, US News, Computers, Travel

Business Journal

Borges Architectural Group makes connections with Levi's Stadium

Borges Architectural Group in Roseville designed the wireless communications for Levi's Stadium, which is now the most connected sports facility in the country.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology

Diss Today

Town council plans expansion for Diss CCTV and wi-fi system

A comprehensive CCTV system and free wi-fi network for Diss town centre could be further expanded to other parts of the town, as work on the original project nears completion.

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Related Topix: World News, Norfolk County, England, Suffolk County, England, United Kingdom, Science / Technology, Wireless, Emerging Technology,

3G

How to get free Wi-Fi on the London Underground with Three

Not so long ago we wrote about the fact that Three has now joined the other networks in launching a free Wi-Fi service on the London Underground, provided by Virgin Media, but what we didn't say was how to access it.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Wireless

District Administration

Winncom Technologies partners with GoNet Systems to offer Wi-Fi solutions

Winncom Technologies, a value-added distributor of global wireless solutions, has announced a new distribution agreement with GoNet Systems.

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Geotracking system touts long-range capability

A geotracking system developed by start-up company Iotera possesses long-range power, which can potentially change the way people, animals, and devices are located across cities.

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

TechEBlog

NVIDIA Shield Tablet is a Mobile Gamer's Dream Device

NVIDIA's Shield Tablet delivers the perfect mix of power, portability, and performance.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology

Trinidad Guardian

T&T-born HIV activist fights on

HIV activists stage a silent protest on July 20 at the opening ceremony of the International Aids 2014 conference, which commenced with a memorial for six HIV activists who died on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Air Accidents, World News, Malaysia, Pakistan

The Times of India

Soon, Wi-Fi services in urban areas, universities

BJP's poll agenda included creating "islands" where Wi-Fi connectivity will be made available to expedite the e-governance across the broad, particularly in urban areas.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Wireless

Daily Mail

Karbonn A50S smartphone that costs just A 26 set to rival the...

With a touchscreen display, internet connection, front and rear camera lens and dual phone number function, a new handset costing just A 26 is set to take the mobile market by storm.

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Related Topix: Cameras, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, Gmail, iPhone App, iPhone, Science / Technology, Google, Startups, CPU

Crain's Detroit Business

Survey: Detroit Metro has nation's fastest airport Wi-Fi

The promised faster wireless Internet service at Detroit Metropolitan Airport appears to be a reality.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, us Travel, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel

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