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2 hrs ago | Engadget

FCC sets up the 'incentive auction' that will lead to better wireless internet for everyone

Last week at the NAB show, FCC head Tom Wheeler pushed broadcasters to loosen their grip on spectrum that the agency plans to auction off to give wireless internet room to grow.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, Science / Technology

4 hrs ago | EETimes

Quantenna Speeds Up WiFi

As several major companies roll out 802.11ac solutions with multi-user, multiple input-multiple output , local startup Quantenna Communications announced a chip that's a step ahead.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Quantenna, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, CPU, Electrical Engineering, Science

8 hrs ago | Network World

Can we talk? Internet of Things vendors face a communications 'mess'

Vendors will tell you that the Internet of Things is here today. We're here to tell you that it isn't.

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Related Topix: Home Automation, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth

12 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Newborn kittens survive accidental truck ride

Two newborn kittens are being nursed to health after they wound up in a box of telecommunications equipment that was shipped from Hollywood to San Diego.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Chula Vista, FL, Weird

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

Bars scored! Wifi comes to Fulton Mall

The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership launched a new wireless internet hot-spot on Fulton Mall on Thursday, bringing free internet access to patrons and businesses in and around one of Brooklyn's busiest shopping centers.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Long Island University

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The agreem... )--QAD Inc. , a leading provider of enterprise business software and services for global manufacturers, today announced that its Bo... )--Actavis plc and Forest Laboratories, Inc. today announced that they have each received a request for additional information from the Federa... )--Interval International, a prominent worldwide ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, Integrated Device Technology, Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Apparel, Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation, Biotech, Medicine, Forest Labs, Healthcare Industry, Interval Leisure

T.H.E. Journal

Palm Beach County Upgrades Wi-Fi To Support Digital Learning

Palm Beach County School District has implemented a new wireless network across all 185 schools and 13 other facilities to support 1-to-1 learning initiatives and the state's mandated switch to e-textbooks.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Palm Beach County, FL, Science / Technology, Education Etc.

CBS 3 Springfield

Business owner with unsecured Wi-Fi questioned during child porn investigation

A convicted sex offender is back in jail after police said they caught him sending child porn over the internet.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Small Business, Personal Finance, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Iol.co.za

MTN slashs voice call rate

Cellphone giant MTN announced on Monday it had dropped its voice call rates to R0.79c a minute across all local networks, adding more competition to an already highly competitive market.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Social Software

Macworld

Hands-on: Eyefi Cloud offers unlimited photo storage through a Wi-Fi SD card

Wireless storage card maker Eyefi unveiled Eyefi Cloud, an unlimited photo storage service, on Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Eye-Fi, Startups, Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Cameras, Google, Microsoft

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lifehack.org

10 Best Mobile Hotspots You Need To Know

There's always a way to stay connected and online these days. The technology is always changing and improving, and mobile hotspots are as commonplace as Wi-Fi was a few years ago .

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Information Technology

Time Warner Cable Launches New Secure WiFi Hotspot Service 'TWCWiFi-Passpoint'

Cable has launched "TWCWiFi-Passpoint," a new national WiFi network that offers enhanced security while surfing the Internet on-the-go.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, NaviSite

Ubergizmo

Burger King Launches AT&T Wi-Fi Services Across U.S. Restaurants

When you step into a Burger King , chances are you would like to grab a bite and fill up that growling tummy of yours.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Gadgets

Coolest Gadgets

Pentagon To Recycle Old Drones As Wi-Fi Hotspots

The Pentagon has plans to breath new life into old drones, and they will do so by transforming these once loyal servants into Wi-Fi hotspots.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Wireless, Social Software

Federal Computer Week

DARPA explores drone-powered Wi-Fi

DARPA is using Iraq-war vintage RQ-7 Shadow surveillance drones to see if the small aircraft can carry the package of power supplies and hotspot components and also to see if they can communicate effectively with other ground-based and airborne hotspots.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology

New Scientist

When the internet dies

If a crisis throws everyone offline, getting reconnected can be tougher than it looks, finds Hal Hodson during a test scenario in the heart of New York IN THE heart of one of the most connected cities in the world, the internet has gone down.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Science / Technology

Freshnews

D-Link Updates QRS Mobile App Making It Easier Than Ever to Configure ...

D-Link today announced a new update to its QRS Mobile App that makes configuring a home network even easier.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Ipad

Eastern Daily Press

Norwich rail improvements on the way as franchise extension confirmed

Major improvements are on the way for rail travellers on the main line to London with government confirmation that Abellio Greater Anglia will run trains for another two years.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Science / Technology

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CNet News

Broadcom, Quantenna Aim for Faster WiFi

The companies are developing silicon solutions that will speed up wireless networks to handle the onslaught of data growth and video.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, Science / Technology, Quantenna, CPU

Daily Wireless

Quantenna: 8X8 MIMO WiFi

Quantenna Communications , a high-performance Wi-Fi chipmaker, today announced that it is developing an 8 8 MIMO architecture with adaptive beamforming that promises significantly higher throughput.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Quantenna

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