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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

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

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

'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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