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  • Southwest Airlines Announces WiFi Pricing
    Southwest Airlines announced pricing for Southwest Airlines WiFi Hotspot. The airline will offer WiFi at a special introductory flat rate of $5 per flight for any device or flight length. ...
  • Google Admits It Captured Emails, Passwords From WiFi Networks
    Google on Friday acknowledged for the first time that its Street View cars collected far more than meaningless fragments of traffic from unsecured WiFi networks. "In some instances entire emails ...
  • FCC Adopts Rules For 'Super WiFi'
    Nearly two years after the Federal Communications Commission voted to allow the unlicensed use of the white space spectrum, the agency finalized the rules that will pave the way for ...
  • Google Tests 'WiFi On Steroids'
    In November of 2008, when the Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to approve the use of the white space spectrum for wireless broadband, then-chairman Kevin Martin promised that the move ...
  • Meanwhile, in Chattanooga, Tenn.
    Potentially putting the country's biggest cities to shame, Chattanooga, Tenn. plans to offer local businesses Web service of up to one gigabit a second by year's end. "That is 200 ...
  • Starbucks's Big Content Strategy
    Why is Starbucks giving away free Wi-Fi? To promote its Digital Network, or course. "The Starbucks Digital Network (SDN) will be available to customers at company-operated stores beginning this fall," ...
  • Retailers Using Wi-Fi To Entice TV Shoppers
    Sam's Club is installing free Wi-Fi in its more than 500 stores to help customers understand what Internet-connected TVs can do for them -- things like viewing their Facebook page ...
  • More Coffee Shops Cool To Wi-Fi
    Complicating matters for growing legions of virtual workers, coffee shops are increasingly taking Wi-Fi off the menu, according to The Los Angeles Times. "Coffee shops were the retail pioneers ...
  • Wi-Fi Coming To A Subway Near You
    Stalled in the station for nearly three years, New York City Transit says plans for citywide subway Wi-Fi are back on. The $200 million project was revived after the group ...
  • Six in Ten American Adults Online Wirelessly
    According to the findings of a daily tracking survey on Americans' use of the Internet by Princeton Survey Research Associates International for the Pew American Internet and American Life Project, ...
  • French Group Finds Improper Google Data Gathering
    Google gathered sensitive data, including user passwords, when putting together its Street View service, claims French data protection agency CNIL, which is now considering prosecuting the search firm. "The data ...
  • Starbucks To Offer Free Wi-Fi, New Digital Network
    Starting July 1, Starbucks will let anyone connect to its WiFi network for free. This fall, the company will add a content network called Starbucks Digital Network, in partnership with ...
  • Starbucks Announces Free Wi-Fi, Proprietary Content Network
    Starbucks will offer free Wi-Fi in all of its locations starting July 1, CEO Howard Schultz announced yesterday, and will add exclusive free content when it launches Starbucks Digital Network, ...
  • Starbucks To Serve Free Wi-Fi, Premium Content
    Praise the Lord, and pass the Sweet'N Low! Starbucks says it will begin offering free Wi-Fi nationwide beginning July 1. No registration or account will be required to access the ...
  • Lawmakers Ask FTC To Look Into Google's WiFi Data Collection
    Google is facing continuing fallout in the U.S. and abroad from its recent admission that its Street View cars inadvertently collected "payload" data from WiFi networks. On Wednesday, two lawmakers ...
  • Digital Potpouri
    The new national survey from Arbitron and Edison Research, The Infinite Dial 2010, provides a selection of metric insights into the use and users of social networking, online radio, MP3 ...
  • New York's Wi-Fi Bubble
    Is New York poised to become the country's Wi-Fi capital? That's the prospect raised by the announcement that Cablevision Systems, Comcast and Time Warner Cable are teaming up to provide ...
  • Time Warner Cable Does NYC Wi-Fi
    Time Warner Cable is launching Wi-Fi hotspots for customers of its NYC RoadRunner broadband service, reports GigaOm. "Through a partnership with Cablevision, Time Warner Cable customers will also have access ...
  • Public Hotspots Increase for On-The-Go Users
    This Insights report provides a snapshot of usage trends and audience data over public Wi-Fi for the fourth quarter of 2009, for the total number of locations at the end ...
  • Apple IPad To Be Available In U.S. April 3
    The initial models to go on sale will feature only Wi-Fi accessibility, with Wi-Fi + 3G models available later in the month. The company will begin taking pre-orders on both ...
  • Apple iPad Should Default To Bing Search Engine
    Global Equities Research has published a report predicting that Apple will choose Microsoft Bing as the default search engine for the iPad. Trip Chowdhry, managing director of equity research Global ...
  • Sprint Offers JFK Travelers Free WiFi
    In addition to showcasing Sprint products and services, the installation's 13-foot curved wall will also feature Sprint Now Network widgets, presenting up-to-date factoids and information. "There are a few that ...
  • Unlike Bags, Southwest Airlines Will Charge For Internet Access
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  • The Mobile Game Changer: The Next Generation
    With the big news that Leno is moving back out to late night percolating through the wires this weekend, the bigger picture came out of CES, buried amid gizmos and ...
  • Watch Out, Starbucks, McDonald's To Offer Free Wi-Fi
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  • United Airlines, Aircell Offer Free Wi-Fi
    United Airlines customers on transcontinental flights can check out a complimentary onboard Internet session with the new Try-Before-You-Buy promotion, offered in conjunction with airborne communications provider Aircell. ...
  • QuickPlay Distributes TV Over Mobile Wi-Fi
    Digital Element, a IP Intelligence solutions company, announced that QuickPlay Media, a mobile video business, is leveraging the company's geolocation technology to provide secure distribution of TV episodes over mobile ...
  • One Strike, We're Out: Ohio Town's Surprising Reaction To Alleged Piracy
    Hollywood executives have made a lot of noise about wanting ISPs to implement "three strike" policies for online piracy, but haven't made much headway with network providers. Now, however, a ...
  • Google, Yahoo, Microsoft Ignite Free Public WiFi War -- And Holiday Cheer
    Search engines' generous move -- providing consumers with free public WiFi access, and charities a bit more in their coffers -- might also give advertisers a few more clicks and ...