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Now You Know: Hotels Inject Banner Ads Into The Wi-Fi They Charge You For

Wi-Fi Alliance starts certifying tunnel technology for better wireless performance

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The Wi-Fi Alliance has launched a program to certify products that support TDLS (Tunneled Direct Link Setup), a technology that allows devices to automatically create a link between each other after accessing a wireless network, removing the need to transmit data through the access point, and avoiding delays caused by...
Wi-Fi Alliance starts certifying tunnel technology for better wireless performance

Option XYFI is 'world's smallest' personal hotspot -- we go hands-on!

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Option's XYFI (pronounced ex-WiFi) was announced earlier this week with little fanfare but piqued our interest with its claim to being the world's smallest personal hotspot. We had an opportunity to look and discuss it at a quiet table at MWC today, a nice change from a showy booth....
Option XYFI is 'world's smallest' personal hotspot -- we go hands-on!

Cisco aims Wi-Fi access point at iPad profusion

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Cisco Systems developed its latest enterprise access point with corporate bring-your-own-device policies in mind, aiming to give tablets and smartphones as well as traditional workplace devices strong and consistent performance.read more...
Cisco aims Wi-Fi access point at iPad profusion
WiFox "Congestion Handler" Could Speed Up Wi-Fi Without Hardware Tweaks
Images of Nexus Q home media device also leak ahead of Google I/O

Singapore-based mobile loyalty startup Gimmie raises $520,000

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Singapore-based mobile rewards platform Gimmie has closed a SG$639,000 (circa US$520,000) round of investment led by local firm Wave Maker Labs, in partnership with the National Research Foundation, Tech In Asia reports. The funding is being raised to help the company expand across Southeast Asia and, with that in mind, Jakarta-based Ideosource also participated in the...
Singapore-based mobile loyalty startup Gimmie raises $520,000

WiFi alliance begins Tunneled Direct Link Setup certification, hopes to improve media streaming

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You can thank the WiFi alliance for a number of things, and soon you can add TDLS to that list. That's Tunneled Direct Link Setup, if you were wondering, and it's a standard for creating direct links between devices. If this sounds familiar, that's understandable, but TDLS has its...
WiFi alliance begins Tunneled Direct Link Setup certification, hopes to improve media streaming
Koss Striva headphones stream music over Wi-Fi for $500

Researchers offer possible fix for slow public Wi-Fi

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Slow Wi-Fi connections in public places such as airports and cafes could be a thing of the past, thanks to researchers at North Carolina State University who have developed a new protocol that could speed up connections by up to 700 percent. Wi-Fi connection speeds can become sluggish when...
Researchers offer possible fix for slow public Wi-Fi
Will An Avalanche of iPads Crush Business Networks?

Yota introduces Ruby LTE hotspot with e-ink display at CTIA 2013 (hands-on)

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Remember Yotaphone, the twin-display Android smartphone (color LCD in front, e-ink in back)? Today at CTIA in Las Vagas, Yota devices, the company behind the innovative handset, introduced Ruby, a sleek LTE hotspot with a small e-ink screen. We don't usually get too excited about such devices, but Ruby...
Yota introduces Ruby LTE hotspot with e-ink display at CTIA 2013 (hands-on)
How Long Til Facebook Clones Vine? No, Facebook Should Have Invented Vine

My Blackberry Bold keeps dropping on and off my home wifi network even though I'm right next to the access point--why? - http://www.blackberryquestions.com/blackberry/my-blackberry-bold-keeps-dropping-on-and-off-my-home-wifi-network-ev

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My Blackberry Bold keeps dropping on and off my home wifi network even though I'm right next to the access point--why? - http://www.blackberryquestions.com/blackberry/my-blackberry-bold-keeps-dropping-on-and-off-my-home-wifi-network-ev

Should All Web Traffic Be Encrypted?

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The prevalence of free, open WiFi has made it rather easy for a WiFi eavesdropper to steal your identity cookie for the websites you visit while you're connected to that WiFi access point. This is something I talked about in Breaking the Web's Cookie Jar. It's difficult to fix...
Should All Web Traffic Be Encrypted?
How I cracked my neighbor's WiFi password without breaking a sweat

Pandora updates Android app with fresh UI, song lyrics, & more

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Streaming music service Pandora has updated its popular Android app with a new interface, song lyrics, play history, and more. Pandora’s new Android helps it stay competitive in the busy digital music landscape. With more than 50 million installs of the Android app in the U.S., it has a...
Pandora updates Android app with fresh UI, song lyrics, & more

A Weird Spherical Device Has Suddenly Appeared In Google's Store (GOOG)

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An image of the Nexus 7 tablet was just spotted on Google's internal servers, but it now appears there's another device that Google will announce at its annual developer conference today: the Nexus Q, an Android home media center. A landing page for the Nexus Q has also appeared on...
A Weird Spherical Device Has Suddenly Appeared In Google's Store (GOOG)

Facebook's Q4 Payments Revenue Flat At $256M After $66M Revenue Charge

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Facebook has been making some efforts to grow new business areas beyond advertising in areas like Gifts and Facebook Credits in apps, but so far the company has failed to convert that into meaningful growth. The company today reported Q4 revenues of $256 million for payments — which includes services...
Facebook's Q4 Payments Revenue Flat At $256M After $66M Revenue Charge

Researchers find vulnerability in Chinese chips used by US army

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A team of researchers from Cambridge University say they have found evidence that a Chinese-manufactured chip used by US armed forces contains a secret access point that leaves it vulnerable to third party tampering. The researchers tested an unspecified US military chip — used in weapons, nuclear power plants to public...
Researchers find vulnerability in Chinese chips used by US army

iPad 3G Unboxing

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iPad 3G Unboxing is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedYes, it’s another iPad unboxing! It’s pretty much like a regular ol’ iPad unboxing, but 3G’ier. There’s really not much to see in an Apple product unboxing, though....
iPad 3G Unboxing

Koss intros Striva headphone systems, lets you stream music over WiFi straight to your ears

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Koss may be known for its budget-minded offerings in the headphone space, but today it's announced something to shake things up a bit. Falling under the Striva moniker, Koss has created what it claims to be the first lineup of headphones to use "WiFi technology that receives music directly...
Koss intros Striva headphone systems, lets you stream music over WiFi straight to your ears
Qualcomm Atheros expects a smoother rollout for next-generation WiFi

Former Klarna exec bags $2m in funding for new 'digital mailbox' startup Kivra

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Swedish entrepreneur Robert Wahlström, former partner and head of business development of online payment solutions company Klarna, has landed more than $2 million in funding from angel investors for his new gig, Kivra. Although the website and service are currently available only in Swedish, the startup’s solution merits a look....
Former Klarna exec bags $2m in funding for new 'digital mailbox' startup Kivra

How O2 is using the Olympics to lay a foundation for small cells

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U.K. operator O2 has launched a new free-to-use outdoor Wi-Fi hotspot network in London, just in time for the Olympics. The scope of the network isn’t big – only 100 access points compared to the 1,500 BT is installing for the Olympics – and it’s centered London’s high-tourism West End....
How O2 is using the Olympics to lay a foundation for small cells

Cisco aims Wi-Fi access point at iPad profusion

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Cisco Systems developed its latest enterprise access point with corporate bring-your-own-device policies in mind, aiming to give tablets and smartphones as well as traditional workplace devices strong and consistent performance....
Cisco aims Wi-Fi access point at iPad profusion
Gigya, the startup that adds social to brand name apps, gets $15.3M

8 essential features you need in a business router

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A router is the heart of your network, so it deserves to be chosen carefully. Any router will share your Internet connection amongst your computers and other networkable devices (smartphones, tablets, and so on), but better models provide features that will enhance your network and its performance. Whether you're...
8 essential features you need in a business router
The company that powers Google Hangouts wants to radically disrupt all business videoconferencing
Microsoft issues Surface RT updates to address Wi-Fi issues
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