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Boingo to offer its WiFi services to New York City subway stations

www.engadget.com
Your dreams of WiFi connectivity from within NYC's subway stations will soon be a reality. Boingo has announced an agreement with Transit Wireless to offer wireless internet service inside the Big Apple's subway stations. The partnership will allow eager commuters the chance to connect via their smartphones, tablets, e-readers...
Boingo to offer its WiFi services to New York City subway stations
FreedomPop adds free calls and free texts to free wireless internet to "basically screw AT&T and Verizon"

Best Buy snags Starbucks tech guru

tech.fortune.cnn.com
The man behind popular innovations at Starbucks, like free WiFi and payment via smartphone, is being tapped to help the electronics retailer. FORTUNE -- Stephen Gillett, the Starbucks chief information officer who revamped the retailer's technological approach to selling coffee, is joining electronics giant Best Buy. The 36-year-old former college...
Best Buy snags Starbucks tech guru

911 tech that locates cell phone users in buildings ready to go

arstechnica.com
The Federal Communications Commission today authorized the maker of an enhanced 911 technology to begin commercial operations despite claims that the system will interfere with wireless Internet Service Providers and smart grid applications. A company called NextNav and its subsidiary, Progeny, makes a system designed to more accurately locate...
911 tech that locates cell phone users in buildings ready to go

Wi-fi shut down in Guantanamo alert

www.bbc.co.uk
The US military's wireless internet service inside Guantanamo Bay has been shut down following threats by Anonymous hackers...
Wi-fi shut down in Guantanamo alert
Flying drone swarm could bring free Wi-Fi access to protesters [video]
Clearwire stock jumps 8% on Dish's $5B offer
Dish's $5B Clearwire bid may throw a monkey wrench into Sprint's plans

How Google Took $500 Million And Turned It Into $47 Million (GOOG, S)

www.businessinsider.com
Google is dumping its entire stake in Clearwire, a wireless Internet service provider founded by cellular pioneer Craig McCaw. Google had invested $500 million in Clearwire in n 2008. Its 29,411,765 shares represent 6.5% of Clearwire’s Class A shares. Google told its fellow investors that it intends to sell...
How Google Took $500 Million And Turned It Into $47 Million (GOOG, S)

Google Experimenting With Nationwide Wireless?

readwrite.com
Google is apparently getting into the business of radio, but it's not to spin the discs and play all the hits. According to the Wall Street Journal, the Mountain View search giant has applied for an experimental license from the Federal Communications Commission that would allow Google to set up...
Google Experimenting With Nationwide Wireless?

FCC expands internet speed monitoring to wireless broadband

www.electronista.com
Expanding a service already in place monitoring wired broadband promises and performance, the US Federal Communications Commission has announced a program to monitor performance of wireless Internet service using actual data collected by volunteers. An open meeting is scheduled for September 21 at the FCC headquarters to discuss the proposal...
FCC expands internet speed monitoring to wireless broadband

911 tech pinpoints people in buildings--but could disrupt wireless ISPs

arstechnica.com
NextNav's enhanced 911 technology locates people within buildings—but may interfere with millions of existing devices. NextNav Cell phones replacing landlines are making it difficult to accurately locate people who call 911 from inside buildings. If a person having a heart attack on the 30th floor of a giant building can...
911 tech pinpoints people in buildings--but could disrupt wireless ISPs
US shuts down Guantanamo Wi-Fi in response to Anonymous threats
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