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Wi-Fi password-sharing feature in Windows 10 raises security concerns

The option would allow anyone with a network's password to share access to it with all their friends

FIDO two-factor authentication goes wireless

The FIDO Alliance is issuing a new specification for FIDO to support Bluetooth, low-energy Bluetooth (BLE) and near field communications (NFC) wireless technologies in two-factor authentication tokens, according to FIDO Alliance...

Fon keeps adding Wi-Fi hotspots, but struggles to crack the US

Deals in Australia, Spain, Italy and Japan are fueling growth

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LTE-U is coming to take your Wi-Fi away, consumer advocates warn

A carrier technology that uses Wi-Fi frequencies to provide LTE connectivity could let the big wireless providers mess with your home connection and push you on to their networks, according to comments filed today with the FCC by...

Juniper, Ruckus join hands with an eye on mobile growth

The alliance will combine Juniper's wired networks with Ruckus's Wi-Fi technology

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7 things to do when your business is hacked

Businesses should have data-breach incident response plans in place, but even if they do they’ll need to follow certain steps to accomplish the main goal of any such cleanup: getting the network back to supporting business as usual as...

Xirrus takes aim at headaches of ‘guest’ Wi-Fi networks

Wireless hardware vendor Xirrus is rolling out what it’s hoping is a way to simplify Wi-Fi management and make the experience less annoying – today, the company announced a new MDM suite called EasyPass.

AT&T looking at white boxes as CPE

Carrier says customers can benefit from cost, flexibility of virtual networking gear

Wi-Fi and LTE join up for gigabit mobile service in Korea

The GiGA LTE system from KT and Samsung combines the two networks

Qualcomm may adapt LTE into a network anyone can deploy

The company is exploring a way to use LTE in unlicensed spectrum alone

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Sprint joins KC smart-city project with free Wi-Fi along upcoming streetcar line

Sprint committed on Thursday to building and managing a free, intelligent Wi-Fi network along a 2.2-mile streetcar line under construction in Kansas City, Mo.

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The IoT needs more wireless spectrum

And the FCC is perverting the process of allocating spectrum via auction.

Faster Wi-Fi coming soon to a device near you

Qualcomm's QCA9994 and QCA9984 Wi-Fi chips tap into the higher 160MHz spectrum

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Ericcson touts 5G mobile speeds

Ericsson this week announced it's testing 5G mobile networks in the U.S. and Sweden.

Super-fast Wi-Fi coming to a public hotspot near you

All kinds of operators are expected to upgrade their public hotspots to 802.11ac

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Verizon boosts role in smart cities and farms services

Verizon's Enterprise Solutions unit announced a bigger push into smart cities and smart agricultural support services that rely on wireless networks and Internet of Things technologies.


Wireless engineers now have a new online hotspot for geeking out

There are plenty of places online to bounce ideas off of other network and IT pros, but Kevin Franzen felt there was a need for at least one more, and he calls it the WirelessGeek.net forums.

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Review: The Aircharge Wireless Charging Case for the iPhone 6 is hard to resist

This thin, aesthetically pleasing case is well worth $38. Of course, then you'll also have to shell out another $44 for the actual charger.

Broadcom pitches new chipsets to clear Wi-Fi network bottlenecks

The company's latest chipset can send data to four users at the same time

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10M pieces of wireless charging furniture to sell by 2017

Ikea's release of a wireless charging furniture line will jumpstart what is expected to be a flurry of high-tech furniture that eliminates the need for that plug on your phone, according to a new report.

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