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Wireless Contraception 292 comments
Free Wi-Fi Supplier, Gowex, Files For Bankruptcy 39 comments
Android Leaks Location Data Via Wi-Fi 110 comments
Funding for iFind Kickstarter Suspended 104 comments
Florida Man Faces $48k Fine For Jamming Drivers' Cellphones 358 comments
$500k "Energy-Harvesting" Kickstarter Scam Unfolding Right Now 448 comments
EFF To Unveil Open Wireless Router For Open Wireless Movement 184 comments
Chinese Vendor Could Pay $34.9M FCC Fine In Signal-Jammer Sting 188 comments
Wireless Industry Lobbying Hard to Keep Net Neutrality Out 85 comments
Huawei, Vodafone Test Out Hybrid System That Combines LTE and GSM 46 comments
EU, South Korea Collaborate On Superfast 5G Standards 78 comments
Can Google Connect the Unconnected 2/3 To the Internet? 99 comments
Comcast Converting 50,000 Houston Home Routers Into Public WiFi Hotspots 474 comments
Replicating the NSA's Gadgets Using Open Source 47 comments
Free Wi-Fi Coming To Atlanta's Airport 135 comments
Huawei Successfully Tests New 802.11ax WiFi Standard At 10.53Gbps 116 comments
Tiniest Linux COM Yet? 76 comments
How MIT and Caltech's Coding Breakthrough Could Accelerate Mobile Network Speeds 129 comments
US Wireless Carriers Shifting To Voice Over LTE 126 comments
Silicon Valley To Get a Cellular Network Just For Things 42 comments
Ericsson Trial 10Gbps 5G Mobile Broadband Network in Japan 53 comments
Samsung 'Smart' Camera Easily Hackable 62 comments
Google Mulling Wi-Fi For Cities With Google Fiber 39 comments
Ask Slashdot: Which Router Firmware For Bandwidth Management? 104 comments
In-Flight Wi-Fi Provider Going Above and Beyond To Help Feds Spy 78 comments
New MU-MIMO Standard Could Allow For Gigabit WiFi Throughput 32 comments
WSJ: Prepare To Hang Up the Phone — Forever 449 comments
Ubuntu Phone Isn't Important Enough To Demand an Open Source Baseband 137 comments
WPA2 Wireless Security Crackable WIth "Relative Ease" 150 comments
Wireless Carriers In Huge Washington Lobby Fight Over Spectrum Auction 51 comments
Harsh Wireless Conditions? Send In the Drone Hot Spot 20 comments
Stanford Team Tries For Better Wi-Fi In Crowded Buildings 43 comments
Comcast Turning Chicago Homes Into Xfinity Hotspots 253 comments
Crowded US Airwaves Desperately In Search of Spectrum Breathing Room 105 comments
Scientists Demonstrate Virus That Spreads Across Wi-Fi Access Points 68 comments
New 'pCell' Technology Could Bring Next Generation Speeds To 4G Networks 120 comments
Routers Pose Biggest Security Threat To Home Networks 264 comments
Linksys Routers Exploited By "TheMoon" 134 comments
11-Year UK Study Reports No Health Danger From Mobile Phone Transmissions 180 comments
The Standards Wars and the Sausage Factory 234 comments
Canadian Spy Agency Snooped Travelers With Airport Wi-Fi 159 comments
Old-school Wi-Fi Is Slowing Down Networks, Cisco Says 254 comments
Sniffing and Decoding NRF24L01+ and Bluetooth LE Packets For Under $30 46 comments
Mozilla Is Mapping Cell Towers and WiFi Access Points 113 comments
Linksys Resurrects WRT54G In a New Router 310 comments
Parents' Campaign Leads To Wi-Fi Ban In New Zealand School 294 comments
Inside the Massive 2014 Winter Olympics WiFi Network 107 comments
Graphene-based Nanoantennas Could Allow WLANs of Nanodevices 45 comments
Swarm Mobile's Offer: Free Wi-Fi In Exchange For Some Privacy 121 comments
Skydiving Accident Leaves Security Guru Cedric 'Sid' Blancher Dead At 37 332 comments
Google Patenting Less Noble Use of Project Loon Tech 87 comments
FCC App Lets Android Users Measure Mobile Broadband Speed 93 comments
Seattle PD Mum On Tracking By Its New Wi-Fi Mesh Network 107 comments
Duke Univ. Device Converts Stray Wireless Energy Into Electricity For Charging 216 comments
High-Gain Patch Antennas Boost Wi-Fi Capacity In Crowded Lecture Halls 104 comments
Apple Blocks Lawrence Lessig's Comment On iOS 7 Wi-Fi Glitch 326 comments
New York City To Get Manhole Covers That Wirelessly Charge Electric Vehicles 112 comments
Connecting To Unsecured Bluetooth Car Systems To Monitor Traffic Flow 161 comments
German Scientists Achieve Record 100Gbps Via Wireless Data Link 67 comments
Unifying Undersea Wireless Communication Using TCP/IP 68 comments
D-Link Router Backdoor Vulnerability Allows Full Access To Settings 228 comments
Mountain View To Partially Replace Google Wi-Fi 69 comments
802.11ac 'Gigabit Wi-Fi' Starts To Show Potential, Limits 101 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Open Source Project For a Router/Wi-Fi Access Point? 193 comments
New Zealand Converting Old Phone Booths Into National WiFi Network 72 comments
Wi-Fi Sniffing Lets Researchers Build Graph of Offline Social Networks 38 comments
Court Declares Google Must Face Wiretap Charges For Wi-Fi Snooping 214 comments
Wireless Charging Start-Up Claims 30-Foot Radius 242 comments
How Africa Will 'Leapfrog' Wired Networks 183 comments
The Big Hangup At Burning Man Is Cell Phones 167 comments
Sources Say Amazon Testing Its Own Wireless Networking Service 23 comments
Ask Slashdot: 4G Networking Advice For Large Outdoor Festival? 140 comments
A New Spate of Deaths In the Wireless Industry 247 comments
Wireless Devices Go Battery-Free With New Communication Technique 111 comments
Londoners Tracked By Advertising Firm's Trash Cans 189 comments
Bad Connections Dog Google's Mountain View Wi-Fi Network 144 comments
MS: Windows Phone 8 Wi-Fi Vulnerable, Cannot Be Patched 146 comments
Wi-Fi Pineapple Hacking Device Sells Out At DEF CON 132 comments
Extraneous Network Services Leave Home Routers Unsecure 63 comments
Aussie Wi-Fi Patent Nears Expiry In the United States 48 comments
Congress Wants FCC To Auction TV White Spaces 127 comments
Sprint May Have Unlimited Data Plans, But Not Unlimited Customers 207 comments
Long Range RFID Hacking Tool To Be Released At Black Hat 73 comments
What Wi-Fi Would Look Like If We Could See It 120 comments
Comcast May Put Wi-Fi Transceivers On Cars, Buses, Humans 85 comments
How To Compete With NSA By Hacking a Verizon Network Extender 56 comments
Mount Everest Gets 4G Connectivity 125 comments
MagicPlay: the Open Source AirPlay 177 comments
MIT Researchers Can See Through Walls Using Wi-Fi 75 comments
Black Hat Talks To Outline Attacks On Home Automation Systems 79 comments
2013 U.S. Wireless Network Tests: AT&T Fastest, Verizon Most Reliable 131 comments
Wi-Fi Light Bulbs Shipping Soon 401 comments
Google Floats Balloons For Free Wi-Fi 115 comments
802.11ac: Better Coverage, But Won't Hit Advertised Speeds 107 comments
iPhone Apparently Open To Old Wi-Fi Attack 90 comments
Private Networks For Public Safety 45 comments
Wi-Fi Signals Allow Gesture Recognition All Through the Home 122 comments
Google Plans Wireless Networks In Emerging Markets 43 comments
German Researchers Hit 40 Gbps On Wireless Link 104 comments
Google's Nexus Q Successor Hits the FCC 56 comments
9th Grade Science Experiment: Garden Cress Won't Germinate Near Routers 327 comments
Amtrak Upgrades Wi-Fi 164 comments
Congress Wants Federal Government To Sell 1755-1780 MHz Spectrum Band 88 comments
Researchers Are Developing Ad Hoc Networks For Car-To-Car Data Exchange 126 comments
Tool Reveals iPad and iPhone User Locations 36 comments
Study: Limiting Bidding On Spectrum Could Cost Billions 140 comments
President Obama To Nominate Cable and Wireless Lobbyist To Head FCC 304 comments
New OpenWRT Drops Support For Linux 2.4, Low-Mem Devices 194 comments
Microsoft Ad Campaign Puts a Hotspot Inside a Magazine 194 comments
No Porn From Public WiFi Hotspots In the UK Proposed 390 comments
Why It's So Hard To Make a Phone Call In Emergency Situations 179 comments
Boston Officials Did Not Shut Down Cell Network After Marathon Bombing 211 comments
FCC Issues Forfeiture Notices to Two Business for Jamming Cellular Frequencies 350 comments
OpenWLANMap: Free WLAN-Based GPS Replacement 39 comments
Energy Use From Wireless Networks Will Dwarf Data Center Use By 2015 42 comments
Google Tests White Space Spectrum For School Broadband In South Africa 33 comments
T-Mobile Ends Contracts and Subsidies 404 comments
3G and 4G USB Modems Are Security Threat, Black Hat Presenter Says 50 comments
NASA Wants New Space Net To Sustain Big Data Dumps; Moon and Mars Trips 63 comments
Google Will Cut 1,200 More Jobs At Motorola Mobility 112 comments
FTC Goes After Scammers Who Blasted Millions of Text Messages 79 comments
Carmakers Oppose Opening Up 5GHZ Spectrum Space For Unlicensed Wi-Fi 186 comments
North Korea To Enable Mobile Internet Access — For Visitors Only 114 comments
Got a Cell Phone Booster? FCC Says You Have To Turn It Off 245 comments
FCC Moves To Boost Wireless Speeds 40 comments
Ask Slashdot: Dealing With an Advanced Wi-Fi Leech? 884 comments
First Bionic Eye Gets FDA Blessing 42 comments
Britain Could Switch Off Airport Radar and Release 5G Spectrum 175 comments
Connecting Android Phones Without Carrier Networks 102 comments
Open Spectrum Does Not Mean Free Internet 60 comments
Startup Uses Radiation Fear To Map Cellphone Coverage 81 comments
FCC Proposal Would Cover the US With Public Wi-Fi 299 comments
As 4G Seeps In, Verizon Offers Cheap(er) No-Contract 3G Plans 67 comments
AT&T: Don't Want a Data Plan for That Smartphone? Too Bad. 798 comments
US Wants Apple, Google, and Microsoft To Get a Grip On Mobile Privacy 103 comments
Can Any Smartphone Platform Overcome the Android/iOS Duopoly? 404 comments
Making Wireless Carriers Play Together 58 comments
Free Wi-Fi: the Movement To Give Away Your Internet For the Good of Humanity 505 comments
What the FCC's Wi-Fi Expansion Means For You 132 comments
Have a Wi-Fi-Enabled Phone? Stores Are Tracking You 323 comments
DARPA Wants To Seed the Ocean With Delayed-Action Robot Pods 67 comments
Google Wiring New York City's Chelsea For Free Wi-Fi 67 comments
Toyota To Show Off Autonomous Prototype Car At CES Show 126 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Do You Deploy Small Office Wi-Fi SSIDs? 172 comments
A Wish List For Tablets In 2013 453 comments
The Future of 802.11ac 125 comments
FCC Smooths the Path For Airlines' In-Flight Internet 93 comments
How ISPs Collude To Offer Poor Service 207 comments
Pirate Radio Station In Florida Jams Automotive Electronics 315 comments
Samsung Retaliates Against Ericsson With Patent Complaint 43 comments
DARPA Wants Wireless Devices That Can Blast Through the Noise 79 comments
RIM Pays Off Nokia; Patent Dispute Settled 23 comments
Boeing Uses 20,000 Lbs. of Potatoes To Check Aircraft Wireless Network Signals 104 comments
DARPA Begins Work On 100Gbps Wireless Tech With 120-mile Range 83 comments
Cisco Rumored To Be Selling Linksys 180 comments
Startup Launches Open Wi-Fi, Challenging ISPs 65 comments
FCC Moving To Launch Dynamic Spectrum Sharing 30 comments
High-Frequency Traders Use 50-Year-Old Wireless Tech 395 comments
A Wi-Fi Wardriving Motorbike — With Plans Available 36 comments
New WiFi Protocol Boosts Congested Wireless Network Throughput By 700% 130 comments
Battery-Powered Transmitter Could Crash A City's 4G Network 121 comments
French Company Building a Mobile Internet Just For Things 35 comments
NASA Fires Up Experimental Space Internet For Robot Control 42 comments
Verizon To Shut Down App Store By January 59 comments
Some Smart Meters Broadcast Readings in the Clear 138 comments
Microsoft Reportedly Working On Its Own Smartphone 215 comments
To Mollify Google on Moto Patents, Apple Proposes $1/Device Fee 582 comments
Wireless Power Over Distance: Just a Parlor Trick? 215 comments
Stolen Cellphone Databases Switched On In US 165 comments
EFF And Others Push For Open Wifi APs Everywhere 253 comments
Increasing Wireless Network Speed By 1000% By Replacing Packets With Algebra 357 comments
The UK's 5-Minute 4G Data Cap 261 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Can I Protect My Android Devices From Hackers? 295 comments
Ask Slashdot: Why Does Wireless Gear Degrade Over Time? 615 comments
FTC Offers $50,000 For Best Way To Stop Robocalls 614 comments
Japan's Softbank Buying Sprint, Creating Third-Largest Global Carrier 59 comments
Is a Wireless Data Center Possible? 172 comments
Flip This App: Secondary Mobile App Market Quietly Taking Off 39 comments
Is Mobile Broadband a Luxury Or a Human Right? 332 comments
Russian Officials Consider Ban On Wi-Fi Use For Kids 110 comments
802.11ad Will Knock Your Socks Off, Says Interop Panel 174 comments
FCC Chief: 300MHz More Spectrum By 2015 60 comments
Scottish Scientists Create World's Smallest Smart Antenna 91 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Cell Phone Carrier In the US? 375 comments
LightSquared Wants To Share Weather-Balloon Frequencies for LTE 141 comments
Indian Minister Says Telecom Companies Should Only Charge For Data 177 comments
Nebraska Sheriff Wardriving, Sending Letters About Unsecured Wi-Fi 248 comments
Australian Smart Meter Data Shared Far and Wide 172 comments
6 Million Virgin Mobile Users Vulnerable To Brute-Force Attacks 80 comments
Wi-Fi Illness Claim Doesn't Impress New Mexico Court 217 comments
Android Hacked Via NFC On the Samsung Galaxy S 3 198 comments
A $20 Software Defined Radio For GNU Radio 53 comments
AT&T Facing Net Neutrality Complaint Over FaceTime Restrictions 95 comments
Verizon Offers Free Tethering Because It Has To 180 comments
Wireless Analysis With Monitor Mode On Android 49 comments
Apple Wins Again — ITC Rules They Didn't Violate Samsung Patents 149 comments
Wrong Number: Why Phone Companies Overcharge For Data 105 comments
Intel Demos 7Gpbs Wireless Docking 52 comments
Cutting the Power Cable: How Advantageous Is Wireless Charging? 284 comments
Samsung Expected To Sue Apple Over iPhone 5 LTE Networking 283 comments
UK Finally Gets 4G Networking 49 comments
Judge Rules Sniffing Open Wi-Fi Networks Is Not Wiretapping 308 comments
AT&T Promises To Expand LTE To More US Markets 105 comments
Sprint Allows LTE Service Over Mobile Virtual Network 45 comments
EU Calls for Unified Approach to Allocating "White Space" Spectrum 25 comments
Taking Telecommuting To the Next Level - the RV 365 comments
The Danger In Exempting Wireless From Net Neutrality 161 comments
FCC To Review the Relative Value of Low, High, and Super-high Spectrum Licenses 58 comments
Ask Slashdot: Ad-Hoc Wireless Mesh Network For Emergency Vehicles? 200 comments
BBC Keeps Android Flash Alive In the UK 102 comments
FAA To Reevaluate Inflight Electronic Device Use 336 comments
Would You Open Your Home To a Hacker – For Free? 118 comments
Satellite Uplinks For the Masses 49 comments
T-Mobile Returns To Unlimited Data Plans 152 comments
Mobile Operator Grabs 4G Lead In UK — But Will Anything Work On It? 81 comments
US To Drive 3,000 Wi-Fi Linked Vehicles In Massive Crash Avoidance Trial 89 comments
10 Internet Connections At Same Time 152 comments
"Knitted" Wi-Fi Routers Create Failover Network For First Responders 97 comments
Project Byzantium: Zero To Ad-Hoc Mesh Network In 60 Seconds (Video) 124 comments
Gov't Approves Parts of Verizon-Cable Spectrum Sale 76 comments
Nokia Researcher Puts Firefox OS On Raspberry Pi 75 comments
Alternative To QR Code Uses NFC and Cheap Rectennas 164 comments
FCC Asked To Reassess Cell Phone Radiation Guidelines 78 comments
Researchers Turn Home Wi-Fi Router Into Spy Device 108 comments
AT&T Killing Its 2G Network By 2017 102 comments
'Wi-Fi Police' Stalk Olympic Games 268 comments
FCC Rules That Verizon Cannot Charge For 4G Tethering 218 comments
GM Working On Wi-Fi Direct-Equipped Cars To Detect Pedestrians and Cyclists 111 comments
Researcher Wows Black Hat With NFC-based Smartphone Hacking Demo 95 comments
Nokia Aborts Meltemi Linux-Based Feature Phone 105 comments
Firefox OS Will Win Big With Developers - Mozilla 229 comments
Sprint Finally Joins 4G LTE Wireless Race 67 comments
Judge Rules iDevice Speaker Docks Don't Infringe On Bose Patent 67 comments
O2's UK Network Crash Hits Offender Monitoring System 56 comments
UK Government To Offer Free TV Filters For 4G Interference 94 comments
New York Experiments With Wi-Fi From Payphones 56 comments
Apple Hacker Charlie Miller To Demo Dangers of Near-Field Communications 149 comments
Hackers Steal Keyless BMW In Under 3 Minutes 486 comments
Controlling Linux Using an Android Phone As Mouse, Keyboard, and Gamepad 93 comments
Telefonica Shows Prototype Firefox OS Phone 91 comments
John the Ripper Cracks Slow Hashes On GPU 61 comments
Ask Slashdot: Are Smart Meters Safe? 684 comments
First Firefox Mobile OS Phones Announced 116 comments
FTC Files Complaint Against Wyndham For Hotel Data Breaches 46 comments
"Twisted" OAM Beams Carry 2.5 Terabits Per Second 142 comments
Verizon Wireless Goes Ahead With 'Bucket' Data Plans 376 comments
In Australia, Apple Fined $2.5 Million For '4G' Advertising Claims 154 comments
London Tube Stations Finally Get Wi-Fi 140 comments
Ask Slashdot: Provisioning Internet For Condo Association? 257 comments
SSID As the New Community Bulletin Board and Yard Sign 165 comments
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