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Amazon Will Pay You $4.99 To Buy a Dash Button For $4.99 - Deal Alert

Running low on detergent? Pet food, baby formula or your favorite snack? Just push the button and Amazon will ship it right out to you. What's more, Amazon will give you a $4.99 credit after the first time you push it.

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How to dodge Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping hackers

Hackers are writing apps, setting up phony Wi-Fi networks and unleashing malware in attempts to turn legitimate Black Friday and Cyber Monday retailing into profits for themselves, according to security experts.

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Ultimate guide to setting up a small business Wi-Fi network

Here are some important considerations that smaller businesses need to bear in mind in order to have a safe, reliable Wi-Fi network.

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Cool Yule Tools 2016: Digital disruption at Santa's Workshop

The 17th annual Network World holiday gift guide has something for every techie (and techie-wanna-be) on your list.

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That private network on the Wi-Fi band? Won't happen

Satellite service provider Globalstar has dropped its controversial plan to launch a wireless network in the U.S. in part of an unlicensed band that Wi-Fi and Bluetooth use.

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Hacker shows how easy it is to take over a city’s public Wi-Fi network

An Israeli hacker found a vulnerability in routers that could have allowed him to take over the public Wi-Fi network of an entire city.

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4 cheap and easy ways to speed up home Wi-Fi

Stuttering video and web pages that take forever to load are signs that your home network is over-taxed. Here’s how to fix it.

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Best Deals of the Week, October 31st - November 4th - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 24th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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Cloud-based network analysis drills down to users and apps

Nyansa, a startup that launched earlier this year with a cloud-based service to pinpoint the sources of enterprise network problems, is now adding a tool to analyze how individual applications are performing.

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Nyansa gets really, really detailed about user application experience

Network analytics services vendor Nysana has upgraded its offering to enable more granular and actionable user application performance, including across unified communications, software-as-a-service and customer business programs.

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Your very own canary for the wireless coal mine: Cape’s new Wi-Fi monitor

A new Wi-Fi monitoring product from Cape – formerly Asimmetric – lets IT experience the same networking conditions to which actual users are subject, the company announced today.

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How to find the best Wi-Fi router for a home office

If the Wi-Fi in your home workspace or small office isn't as fast or reliable as it could be, your productivity will suffer. This guide to home office Wi-Fi covers everything you need to know to maximize your wireless experience.

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How much does 'Free Wi-Fi' cost your business?

Wi-Fi is often difficult to use, which kills productivity on the road, and it costs businesses nearly $3 billion a year.

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London is next in line for Google-backed gigabit Wi-Fi

London is next in line to receive the Link high-speed Wi-Fi service that briefly brought high-speed porn to the streets of New York.

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Despite concerns, analysts expect an OK for AT&T-Time Warner deal

Despite concerns about the proposed $85.4 billion merger of AT&T and Time Warner, analysts expect it to pass regulatory muster.

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31% off Roost Smart 9V Battery for Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms, 2-Pack - Deal Alert

The Roost Smart Battery mimics the form of a 9V battery, installs in minutes, and lasts for more than 5 years. Using your home's WiFi, Roost will communicate when its battery is running low, so you can take action to avoid those...

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40% off ZIPP Mini WiFi + Bluetooth Multi-Room Wireless Speaker - Deal Alert

Enjoy audio content streamed to your ZIPP MINI wireless speaker using your home WiFi network, or from your device using Bluetooth. Pair up to 6 for music around your house, or in the same room for an immersive listening experience....

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27% off SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick 200GB - Deal Alert

A flash drive, reinvented. With the SanDisk Connect Stick in your pocket, in your bag or across the room, you can wirelessly access your media or transfer large files, stream HD videos and music, and save and share photos and videos...

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