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wi-fi names

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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 August 20, 2014

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Antenna implanted in cyborg's skull gets Wi-Fi, color as sound

Artist and cyborg advocate Neil Harbisson has an "eyeborg," a device implanted in his skull that lets him hear colors. Friends can even use an app to beam images to his brain. Crave's Michael Franco talks with him about cyborg advocacy, turning music into clothing, and life with a new sense you can never shut off.

By April 14, 2014

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Google's Megan Smith named new US technology chief

Smith, a former vice president at Google X, is heading to Washington to help the Obama administration navigate the terrain at the intersection of tech and government.

By September 4, 2014

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Quirky's smart home has a name

Quirky's new company will deal exclusively with connected products.

By June 23, 2014

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Stick it to your neighbors with your Wi-Fi name

People are reportedly choosing insulting Wi-Fi names in order to send neighbors a message. "Shut the barking dog up, No 7" being just one example.

By October 18, 2012

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FCC proposes freeing up more spectrum for in-flight Wi-Fi

The FCC unanimously votes to take comments on a proposal that would auction off 500MHz worth of wireless spectrum for in-flight Wi-Fi, greatly adding to capacity and speed of the service.

By May 9, 2013

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FaceTime creator details its history, including code name

Roberto Garcia, the Apple engineer who created FaceTime, testifies that the video calling feature came out of work done for Game Center.

By April 22, 2014

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GE's FirstBuild teams up with the AllSeen Alliance

GE's microfactory, FirstBuild, teams with the AllSeen Alliance to bring its innovative approach to appliances to the Internet of things.

By September 4, 2014

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Five great Android Wi-Fi calling apps

Whatever your reason to seek out a Wi-Fi calling app, this handful rises to the top.

By January 29, 2013

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Does iOS 8 make sense as a smart home platform?

Apple's new iOS is built to control the connected home. How does it stack up against other would-be smart home platforms?

By September 9, 2014