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Want faster internet connection? Go to the moon.

May 29, 2014
Scientists from NASA and MIT have developed a way to create a wi-fi hotspot on the moon.
Posted In: moon, wi-fi, Internet

AT&T jumps on board with airplane Wi-Fi

Apr 30, 2014
Until this week, the in-flight internet business was dominated by Gogo.
Posted In: wi-fi, airplane travel

Get ready to stream: more Wi-Fi coming your way

Feb 20, 2013
The Federal Communications Commission votes to set aside more of the wireless spectrum for Wi-Fi.
Posted In: wifi, wi-fi, wireless, Internet

Park in Israel equipping donkeys with Wi-Fi routers

Aug 22, 2012
So now you can don biblical garb and ride an ancient animal while looking up your location on Wikipedia.
Posted In: Israel, donkey, wi-fi

New York seeks to refashion pay phones

Jul 12, 2012
As people stop using pay phones, New York launches plan to convert the booths into Wi-Fi hotspots. Watch out for sidewalk gridlock.
Posted In: pay phone, New York City, wi-fi

Cable companies offer free Wi-Fi -- what's the catch?

May 22, 2012
Five big cable providers offer you something for nothing while they try to take over the world.
Posted In: cable, Comcast, Time Warner, wi-fi

'Homeless Hotspots' from the ground level

Mar 13, 2012
The "Homeless Hotspots" program unveiled at South by Southwest has ignited both outrage and support. But participants in the Front Steps homeless shelter say it's a beneficial program.
Posted In: homeless hotspots, wi-fi, South by Southwest, sxsw

Mid-day Extra: In-flight wi-fi isn't so popular

Jan 4, 2012
Only a small percent of airline passengers log on to the internet in-flight despite a growing number of airlines and private services
Posted In: wi-fi, Airlines, Internet

Also: WHAT THE--? New prices on Kindles

Sep 28, 2011
The Kindle Touch will go for $149 for 3G model, $99 for Wi-fi model. The regular old Kindle? $79. Again, we've talked about this before but a...
Posted In: Amazon, Kindle, Tech Report, wi-fi

Here's a new word to scare you: Faceniff

Jun 2, 2011
Funny word, scary possibilities. It's an Android app that lets users intercept web sessions on wi-fi networks, steal credentials of people using...
Posted In: android, hacking, privacy, security, wi-fi

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