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LinkNYC to bring free, public Wi-Fi to New York (pictures)

For Road Trip 2015, CNET checks out a project in New York that will replace old payphones with Wi-Fi hotspots.

15 Images By August 13, 2015

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Staying safe on public Wi-Fi

Free public Wi-Fi is incredibly convenient, but security can be an issue. Here's how to minimize the risk, whether you use a laptop, smartphone, or tablet.

By June 3, 2015

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Hard-rockin' radio station to broadcast from London tube, using public Wi-Fi

TeamRock Radio will broadcast from 10 train stations during rush hour -- on Friday the 13th. What could possibly go wrong?

By February 12, 2015

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Tips to stay safe on public Wi-Fi

When you're away from home or work, free public Wi-Fi is incredibly convenient. But you do need to protect yourself -- here are some pointers on what you need to know.

By August 19, 2014

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Give up firstborn for free Wi-Fi? Some click 'I agree'

An Internet security experiment reveals just how careless people can be about their use of public Wi-Fi hotspots.

By September 30, 2014

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Facebook, Cisco partner to power Wi-Fi check-in at stores

Restaurants, hotels, retailers, and public locations will be able to get Wi-Fi equipment from Cisco and a check-in experience from Facebook.

By October 2, 2013

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Time Warner Cable, Cablevision light up NYC parks with Wi-Fi

The Wi-Fi hotspots are part of a partnership between the cable companies and New York City that includes a $10 million investment fund for Wi-Fi deployment in parks and public spaces.

By July 16, 2013

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Comcast expands Wi-Fi network with new 'neighborhood' initiative

Comcast users will soon be contributing to the company's Wi-Fi network coverage through a gateway that transmits a public Wi-Fi signal that can be accessed by any Xfinity subscriber.

By June 10, 2013

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Wi-Fi Alliance to ease access to Wi-Fi hot spots

Group is working on ways to make it easier and quicker for people to connect to public Wi-Fi hot spots, promising a certified solution by the first half of next year.

By March 23, 2011

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Google brings Wi-Fi sprawl to NYC neighborhood

The free public service, which is being unveiled today, is said to be the largest contiguous Wi-Fi network in all of the Big Apple.

By January 8, 2013