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New devices run on Wi-Fi signals alone

Engineers at University of Washington are working on a new type of tech called "Wi-Fi backscatter" that only needs a signal from a router to power up and communicate.

By August 7, 2014

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Qualcomm buys startup Wilocity, bulks up on speedier Wi-Fi tech

The dominant mobile player says it plans to integrate Wilocity's technology into some of its mobile offerings starting next year.

By July 2, 2014

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Bipartisan Wi-Fi bill in Senate could up speeds, ease congestion

Bill from Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Marco Rubio would call on FCC to free additional 5GHz wireless spectrum for Wi-Fi use.

By June 20, 2014

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Amtrak looks to boost its onboard Wi-Fi speeds

The train company is "exploring options" to boost its bandwidth from 10 Mbps to 25 Mbps, which would make it fast enough to stream videos and download big files.

By June 9, 2014

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How to add Wi-Fi to your dSLR

Want to use an iPad to wirelessly control your dSLR or send shots straight to your smartphone for easy sharing on the go? Here's what you need to give you and your camera some freedom from wires.

By May 23, 2014

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Southwest Airlines offers Wi-Fi service from gate to gate

No need to wait till the aircraft reaches 10,000 feet. Southwest's use of a satellite Internet system means passengers can connect as soon as they board, and stay connected.

By November 20, 2013

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Google's unwitting Wi-Fi spying not exempt under Wiretap Act

Three years later, the search giant is still battling a class action lawsuit claiming its Street View cars illegally captured usernames, passwords, and other payload data.

By September 10, 2013

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Wi-Fi Alliance launches 802.11ac certification program

The Wi-Fi Alliance announces its Wi-Fi Certified ac certification program, which aims to guarantee the interoperability of 802.11ac-enabled devices regardless of their hardware vendors or type of clients.

By June 19, 2013

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Broadcom unveils new 5G Wi-Fi chips for PCs, tablets, phones

Designed for 802.11ac wireless, the new 5G chips are being targeted for entry-level devices.

By May 23, 2013

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Silicon Valley city offers free Wi-Fi via smart meters

Santa Clara is the first U.S. city to take high-tech advantage of the conversion from electric meters to smart meters to give free outdoor Wi-Fi to all of its residents.

By March 27, 2013