Starbucks, potential tech juggernaut?

Dec 8, 2014
Starbucks is rolling out Powermat wireless phone chargers in stores across the country.

By 2020, there will be 10 web-connected devices per human

Mar 6, 2014
Dell CEO Michael Dell tells Marketplace his plans to meet future demand.

Can you hear me now? Not in rural areas

Oct 29, 2013
In rural areas, one out of every 5 land-line long-distance calls doesn't go through.

Cell phone theft is on the rise, but the industry isn't helping much (Infographic)

May 13, 2013
Cell phone theft in this country is on the rise – some are calling it an epidemic – but there’s not really any incentive for the industry to help curb the increase.

How to bring high-speed Internet to America

Mar 7, 2013
ERF Wireless uses radio waves hopscotched over short to medium distances to bring high-speed wireless Internet to places that wires or fiber optic cables can’t reach.

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.

The online game of borrowing money

Oct 11, 2012
Payday lending -- an area of finance with one of the worst reputations -- may get a facelift with new start up LendUp, which takes its inspiration from microlending. Today, MIT is starting an outfit dedicated to delivering us from our wireless frustrations.

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AT&T's Mobile Share plan hammers customers for data overages

Jul 19, 2012
AT&T offers customers a simple and flexible world where they don’t get to use as much data as they might like.

'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.