The company restricts access to a Live.com geolocation tool linking Wi-Fi devices with locations after a CNET article draws attention to privacy concerns.
To pressure Microsoft to curb access to its geolocation database, researcher creates Web page that lets people send queries based on their--or someone else's--computer's unique Wi-Fi address.
CNET networking editor Dong Ngo reveals the Wi-Fi routers he has used at his home over the years.
Legal and tech specialists debate whether open Wi-Fi networks should be fair game for sniffing, but they agree that the law is currently unclear on the issue.
Instead of seeing the support page for the popular messaging app, users see a banner that says, "Dear All Viber Users, the Israeli-based 'Viber' is spying and tracking you."
A new study finds SSIDs around the globe tend to express more positive sentiment for President Obama than negative. Despite some, uh, inconsistencies in said data.
If you depend upon your tablet for mobile work, and Wi-Fi hot spots are a necessity, Jack Wallen says that Wi-Fi Finder is a must-have app.
Startup called Euclid Elements shows up at privacy conference to say there are no problems with recording locations of millions of smartphones (unless their owners go to the company's Web site and opt out).
London Zoo is live streaming its meerkats, otters and Galapagos tortoises as a test of a new wireless technology known as white space.
Company sees unlicensed TV broadcast spectrum as a way to help solve the spectrum crunch.