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Qualcomm hopes to cure Wi-Fi rage with enterprise platform

The first products are expected to arrive during the second quarter from Ruckus Wireless and others

Cambridge firm CSR announces indoor positioning SDK for Android developers

Enables them to integrate new location-based capabilities and services into their apps


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AT&T Sees Delays on Fiber Rollouts of 'Two to Three Years'

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson today implied it could be two or three years before AT&T starts investing again in fiber optic network rollouts while it waits for net neutrality rules to be settled.

AT&T Won't Do In-Flight Wi-Fi After All

The carrier has dropped a plan to provide Internet access on airliners

Ruckus goes after small business with app-managed Xclaim Wi-Fi

The company's new consumer brand is designed for low price and easy setup and management

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Your Next Fridge Could Charge All Your Mobile Devices

Consumer appliance maker Haier has signed a partnership wth Energous to embed wireless charging technology in home appliances that will be able to transmit up to 4 watts in a 15-foot radius.

Wi-Fi Passpoint standard now knits together SF, San Jose, London

The specification helps users join secure networks automatically

At Austin airport, Wi-Fi predicts how long the security line will be

Using signals from passengers' devices, the system collects data that can help travelers plan ahead

Google's Ambitious Broadband Plans Include Testing Wireless Technology, Filing Shows

Reuters reports that wireless millimeter-wave technology could be part of Google's broadband future. Don't think of it as high-speed, ubiquitous wireless broadband, but rather a cost-saving measure for its Google Fiber infrastructure....

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Linksys Jumps Into the 4x4 and Tri-Band Wi-Fi Frays With its New E8350 and EA9200 Routers

The E8350 and EA9200 join the WRT 1900AC. Confused by the company’s E, EA, and WRT branding? We’ll sort it out for you.

Startup builds on Wi-Fi chips for cheaper 'last mile' to home broadband

Mimosa Networks wants to help service providers reach customers without laying fiber or copper

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10 Mirroring Devices Let You Present Without Wires

Wirelessly sending a presentation from your laptop or tablet to a large screen is a breeze with one of these mirroring devices.

Samsung's Futuristic Wi-Fi Tech is Five Times Faster Than Today's Wireless Networks

Samsung's developing a new Wi-Fi technology that will let you transfer a 1GB file between devices in under 3 seconds--but don't expect to see it in your Galaxy phone anytime soon.

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5 Things You Need to Know About VoLTE

Voice over LTE (VoLTE) means better sounding voice calls and the ability to use voice and data at the same time, among other things. Here are five facts you should know about the next-generation wireless network technology.

Belkin says router outages should be resolved

Older wireless routers were affected, including the F9K1102, F9K1105, F9K1113, F9K1102, F9K1105 and F9K1116

Marriott must pay $600,000 for blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots

The hotel chain blocked outside hotspots while charging customers up to $1,000 per device to access its own Wi-Fi service

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Cisco Bulks Up Branch Routers for Cloud

ISRs support hybrid WAN access and new Cisco ONE software licensing

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12 Tips to Tune Your Wi-Fi Network

More and more people are looking for Wi-Fi connectivity, especially at public venues -- on their laptops, smartphones and tablets -- to help conserve cellular data usage.

MIT-bred technology would let cars help each other avoid traffic jams

The RoadRunner system would use virtual tokens and vehicle-to-vehicle wireless LANs

Virgin Atlantic picks Gogo for in-flight connectivity

The underlying technology is scheduled to be launched in the middle of next year

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