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municipal wi-fi

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In NYC, once a payphone, soon a superfast Wi-Fi hub

As part of the $200 million project, the first new hubs are expected to come online in late 2015.

By November 17, 2014

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Luxury SF bus company Leap Transit service suspended over permits

Bus company that shuttles commuters around San Francisco temporarily halts service after getting a state cease-and-desist order related to its permits.

By May 20, 2015

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Do private high-tech commuter buses jibe with public transportation?

Jitney-like shuttle startups, such as Leap and Chariot, have been criticized as being elite services that compete with mass transit, but urban planners don't quite see it that way.

By April 12, 2015

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Digital City 90: Free Wi-Fi hits Chicago; best free iPad comics; and win this Mafia II gun lamp

On this week's episode of the Digital City video podcast, municipal Wi-Fi comes to Chicago thanks to AT&T, but at the same time, New York suffers a partial Verizon outage. We take on New York's annoying taxicab TV screens and present a quick tour of some of the best free comic books available for Apple's iPad.

By July 26, 2010

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Ep. 90: Free Wi-Fi hits Chicago; best free iPad comics; and win this Mafia II gun lamp

On this week's episode, municipal Wi-Fi comes to Chicago thanks to AT&T, but at the same time, New York suffers a partial Verizon outage. We take on New York's annoying taxicab TV screens and the AMOLED display shortage currently affecting mobile phone manufacturers, then take a quick tour of some of the best free comic books available for Apple's iPad.

By July 27, 2010

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Wi-Fi rides to wireless networks' rescue

Unlicensed Wi-Fi may be the answer to wireless operators' network woes, as carriers offload some of their data traffic onto these high-speed, low-cost networks.

By February 12, 2010

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Race to gigabit Internet service takes off

Four years after the National Broadband Plan, communities and carriers are deploying next-gen infrastructure that will bring gigabit speed Internet to homes, universities, and businesses.

By August 31, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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Find my dog: Whistle bringing GPS to next-gen pet wearable

Startup bringing wearable devices to canines packs a key feature into its next device that will track a pet's location.

By May 21, 2014

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How to find truly free wireless access

Gaps in free wireless Internet access are slowly being filled in by public and private organizations, as well as by ad hoc groups of wireless-network users offering a portion of their bandwidth to the public.

By March 27, 2013