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Marriott Says It Stopped Ad Service Hidden in Wi-Fi

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Last week, the Courtyard Marriott hotel in Midtown Manhattan was discovered to come with some hidden extras: The free Wi-Fi connection inserted lines of code into every Web page a guest visited - code for serving advertisements. On Monday, Marriott International said it had investigated the situation and disabled this...
Marriott Says It Stopped Ad Service Hidden in Wi-Fi

How tiny Estonia stepped out of USSR's shadow to become an internet titan

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The European country where Skype was born made a conscious decision to embrace the web after shaking off Soviet shacklesEesti keel | Estonian language versionIn 1995, four years after Estonia broke free from the USSR, Toomas Hendrik Ilves read a "very Luddite" book by Jeremy Rifkin called The End of...
How tiny Estonia stepped out of USSR's shadow to become an internet titan

9 in 10 Londoners will soon have free Wi-Fi in Tube stations

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From June, almost all Londoners should be able to get free Wi-Fi access in London Underground stations, after O2 became the latest major carrier to sign up as a wholesale customer of Virgin Media. Virgin Media has been providing internet access in Tube stations since the Olympics in mid-2012. The...
9 in 10 Londoners will soon have free Wi-Fi in Tube stations

Sandy's Aftermath Turns Wifi Into Water in a Digital Desert

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OpenWireless.org The waters from Hurricane Sandy have rendered some telecommunications networks about as useful as the rudder on the Titanic. As city dwellers have begun to seek an Internet connection, finding a wifi hotspot has sometimes become almost as important as securing non-perishables and batteries for flashlights. AllThingsD has collected a...
Sandy's Aftermath Turns Wifi Into Water in a Digital Desert

Google, Boingo bring free Wi-Fi to 4,000 hotspots (but not for Windows Phone or iPhone users)

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Boingo Wireless and Google Play announced a new partnership today to bring free Wi-Fi to more than 4,000 hotspots across the country, including 15 airports (Chicago O’Hare, New York’s JFK, Seattle-Tacoma, etc.) as well subways, restaurants, hotels and shopping malls. The offering is part of Boingo’s new Cloud Nine Media...
Google, Boingo bring free Wi-Fi to 4,000 hotspots (but not for Windows Phone or iPhone users)
AT&T teams up with Boingo to offer free Wi-Fi in major international airports

Bell brings free Wi-Fi to Tim Hortons in Canada

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Fast food restaurant Tim Hortons and Bell on Thursday announced they have began rolling out free Wi-Fi access at Tim Hortons locations throughout Canada. By September, the two hope to offer such access to 90 percent of the locations, or more than 2,000 locations. The announcement comes after six months...
Bell brings free Wi-Fi to Tim Hortons in Canada

Hotel's Free Wi-Fi Comes With Hidden Extras

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A Web engineer notices an odd glitch while using the wireless access at a Courtyard Marriott in New York -- and discovers that the hotel's Internet service is injecting advertising code into every Web page he visits. A site selling the technology for this system refers to it as "Web...
Hotel's Free Wi-Fi Comes With Hidden Extras
Google Offers and Boingo expand free Wi-Fi to 24 more locations, malls and airports

Connectify combines Wi-Fi, 4G into a superfast wireless pipe

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Connectify made a big splash in 2009 when it began offering software that would turn a Windows 7 PC into a Wi-Fi hotspot – long before such mobile hotspot features became common. Now the Philadelphia-based startup plans to pull the same trick in reverse. Instead of distributing a single broadband...
Connectify combines Wi-Fi, 4G into a superfast wireless pipe
Boingo acquires Cloud Nine Media for sponsored Wi-Fi hotspots

Boot up: Surface connectors, BlackBerry sales, Pebble ships, tablet printing and more

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Plus no, the FCC isn't offering free Wi-Fi, the truth about Google+ and the Super Bowl (again), Samsung invests, and moreA quick burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamWhat are the new connectors on the bottom of the Surface Pro for? >>...
Boot up: Surface connectors, BlackBerry sales, Pebble ships, tablet printing and more

Waterstones will sell Amazon Kindle (sorry, Nook)

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UK bookstore chain Waterstones has signed an agreement with Amazon to sell the Kindle in its stores and “launch new e-reading services.” The news is a blow for Barnes & Noble, which was rumored to be working with Waterstones on the Nook’s international launch. WATERSTONES PRESS RELEASE Waterstones announces agreement...
Waterstones will sell Amazon Kindle (sorry, Nook)
Flying drone swarm could bring free Wi-Fi access to protesters [video]
Google teams up with New York City to offer free Wi-Fi in Chelsea neighborhood

Microsoft promo turns Forbes Magazine into a free Wi-Fi hotspot

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Microsoft promo turns Forbes Magazine into a free Wi-Fi hotspot

Wi-Fi, Voice Calling Come to More New York City Subway Stations

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Busy New Yorkers are about to get even more distracted. Today, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the body for New York City’s arteries of public transit, had completed the first phase of a citywide project to install Wi-Fi and voice-calling service in its subway stations. Service is...
Wi-Fi, Voice Calling Come to More New York City Subway Stations

Google Brings Free Wi-Fi to Its Section of Manhattan

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Internet giant Google says it’s bringing free Wi-Fi access to an area of New York City close to its offices. In a press conference today in Manhattan, with Google CIO Ben Fried, New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg and Sen. Chuck Schumer in attendance, the Internet giant revealed plans to turn...
Google Brings Free Wi-Fi to Its Section of Manhattan

Here’s why the U.S. State Department picked Amazon’s Kindle over iPad and Nook

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In a deal valued at $16.5 million, the U.S. Department of State has awarded Amazon.com a contract to put 2,500 Kindle electronic readers in educational centers around the world. Nextgov reports that the e-readers will be used for educational purposes, helping individuals overseas study English at libraries, educational centers, reading...
Here’s why the U.S. State Department picked Amazon’s Kindle over iPad and Nook
You Get A Router! And You Get A Router! Meraki Is Giving Startups $15K In Free Wi-Fi Gear
Facebook experiments with giving shoppers free Wi-Fi

Boingo gravitates toward "free" Wi-Fi with Cloud Nine purchase

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Consumers are increasingly expecting free Wi-Fi in public spaces, so one of the world’s biggest hotspot providers is adjusting its business model accordingly. Boingo has acquired Cloud Nine Media, which manages sponsorship deals for Wi-Fi access in more than 6000 airports, hotels bars and restaurants in the U.S. and Canada....
Boingo gravitates toward "free" Wi-Fi with Cloud Nine purchase

Facebook Continues Testing Free Wi-Fi With Cafe Partners

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Facebook is in the midst of a small program with a handful of cafes in the San Francisco and Silicon Valley areas. In the program, first noticed by Inside Facebook, Facebook provides its partner cafes with free routers, and customers check in to the business on Facebook in order to...
Facebook Continues Testing Free Wi-Fi With Cafe Partners
Karma's Share-And-Save Wi-Fi Scheme Is The Digital Answer To Mary Kay

Google and Boingo to furnish malls with free Wi-Fi

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Riding on a free hotspots project for New York City's subway stations, the two companies now say they're bringing free Wi-Fi to select shopping malls. [Read more]...
Google and Boingo to furnish malls with free Wi-Fi

U.S. State Department pulls plug on big Kindle contract

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Well, here’s a very peculiar story with an odd twist. Two months ago we reported that the U.S. Department of State had planned to award a 5-year, $16.5 million contract to Amazon.com to put tens of thousands of Kindle electronic readers into educational centers around the world. The goal was to...
U.S. State Department pulls plug on big Kindle contract

Free wi-fi Tube stations named

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Some of the first London Underground stations that will receive free wi-fi over the summer are announced....
Free wi-fi Tube stations named
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Expedia leads $30M investment in hotel search startup Room 77
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