The real cost of connecting a school to Wi-Fi

Feb 3, 2014
The federal government is shelling out more than $2 billion so more public school students can get online. But it's costly to add Wi-Fi.
Posted In: Education, iPad, tablets, LAUSD, wifi

Why do luxury hotels charge for Wi-Fi, but cheap hotels don't?

Jan 27, 2014
Why do you pay more to get... less?
Posted In: hotels, listener questions, wifi

London Tube rides go high tech

Nov 22, 2013
Starting soon, London Underground riders will be able to enjoy WiFi and other services.
Posted In: London, public transportation, wifi

Retail stores move beyond Internet cookies to physical tracking

Jul 15, 2013
Cabela's, Benetton, and Mothercare are among national retailers that have tested the idea of tracking people with cellphone signals and video cameras as they shop stores, according to the New York Times.
Posted In: Retail, wifi

Facebook experiments with free Wi-Fi, for a price

Mar 7, 2013
The social network has started offering free Internet in a few places. The catch? It makes it easier for advertisers to find you.
Posted In: Facebook, ads, Tech, Internet, wifi

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

FCC Wi-Fi plan: What does free really mean?

Feb 7, 2013
Federal regulators may want Wi-Fi Internet connections to get more widespread and powerful, but the government is not giving the service away for free.
Posted In: wifi, fcc, Internet, spectrum

America: Land of the free...Internet?

Feb 5, 2013
Some American cities tried this and ran up against a buzz saw of opposition from companies that sell Internet service.
Posted In: fcc, Internet, Tech, wifi

Diet plans go high tech

Jan 18, 2013
High-tech home health care devices is a huge market right now. What are the latest gadgets and devices you should be aware of?
Posted In: Tech, wifi, devices, health care

The future of driveless cars at CES, Google to provide Wi-Fi to Manhattan neighborhood

Jan 9, 2013
Amid the tablets and the smartphones at CES, Toyota is showing off a robot car, called the Lexus LS460. In New York's Chelsea neighborhood, they turned an old elevated rail line into a public park. Now that part of town is getting another amenity with no admission charge: Free Wi-Fi courtesy of Google.
Posted In: CES, Toyota, driverless cars, Google, wifi, New York City