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FreedomPop launches free WiFi beta, and "transient electronics"

Oct 1, 2012
A new service called FreedomPop hopes to go up against AT&T and Verizon, and a new kind of dissolve-able circuit that could change the field of medicine.
Posted In: Tech, wifi, electronics, medicine
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At Lulu's: No Wi-Fi for you!

May 18, 2012
Lulu DeCarrone was tired of laptoppers turning her New Haven coffee shop into a silent crypt, so she cut them off. And business has never been better.
Posted In: coffee, wifi, Small Business, technology
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'Homeless Hotspots' program sparks debate

Mar 12, 2012
A controversial new experiment at South by Southwest puts Wi-Fi units in the hands of the homeless. Accused of condescension and exploitation, "Homeless Hotspots" creators hope the debate will encourage entrepreneurship and visibility.
Posted In: homeless hotspots, South by Southwest, wifi, wireless
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Why the FCC halted LightSquared's wireless network plan

Feb 15, 2012
Federal officials have nixed a plan by broadband company LightSquared to build a national wireless network. Politico's Eliza Krigman explains why and discusses what happens next.
Posted In: lightsquared, wireless, wifi, gps, broadband, national broadband initiative
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Did Alec Baldwin really need to stop playing Words With Friends?

Dec 9, 2011
How important is it to turn off gizmos on a plane?
Posted In: Travel, wifi, Kindle, iPad, phones, smartphones, hulu, facial recognition
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Skype Wi-Fi

Aug 18, 2011
Skype just announced an app for Apple devices that lets you log on to Wi-Fi networks and pay for only the minutes you use. This is helpful in...
Posted In: apple, ios, skype, wifi
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Flaws in the purposed anti-child pornography bill leave it stalled in Congress

Jul 13, 2011
As the Wall Street Journal puts it, "You might not expect to find many politicians willing to take a stand against something called the "Protecting...
Posted In: Congress, House, starbucks, wifi
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Modern homes are messing with your Wi-Fi

Apr 14, 2011
Some new houses are being built with something called Protect TF200 Thermo. It wraps around the guts of a house like aluminum foil, and it boasts ...
Posted In: wifi
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Google picks Kansas City, KS

Mar 31, 2011
A lot of cities are disappointed this morning that they did not get chosen for Google's big experimental fiber optic network. But Kansas City,...
Posted In: business, Google, government, Science, sheepish, wifi
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U.S. military can put a country back online

Feb 7, 2011
In the event a government shuts down its country's internet again, the U.S. military has a way to force the country back online again. But,...
Posted In: military, wifi, world

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