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Comcast Xfinity Wi-Fi Discloses Customer Names and Addresses 47 comments
FCC Clarifies: It's Legal To Hack Your Router 85 comments
An Algorithm To Facilitate Uber-Style Dynamic Phone Tariffs 75 comments
No Such Thing As 'Unlimited' Data 622 comments
LA's Smart LED Street Lights Boost Wireless Connectivity 75 comments
FCC Fines Another Large Firm For Blocking WiFi 138 comments
Sprint Signs First Direct Roaming Agreement With Cuba 17 comments
How a Group of Rural Washington Neighbors Created Their Own Internet Service 94 comments
Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over iOS Wi-Fi Assist 212 comments
Tattling Kettles Help Researchers Crack WiFi Networks In London 162 comments
LTE 4G Networks Put Androids At Risk of Overbilling and Phone Number Spoofing 113 comments
Sprint Will Start Throttling Customers Who Exceed 23GB Monthly 153 comments
FCC's WiFi Rule-Making: Making It Fair For Both Open Source and Proprietary 173 comments
802.11ac WiFi Router Round-Up Tests Broadcom XStream Platform Performance 77 comments
Jamming Wi-Fi With a $15 Dongle 136 comments
World's First 5G Field Trial Delivers Speeds of 3.6Gbps Using Sub-6GHz 55 comments
Worries Mount Over Upcoming LTE-U Deployments Hurting Wi-Fi 173 comments
iOS 9 'Wi-Fi Assist' Could Lead To Huge Wireless Bills 182 comments
Europe Agrees To Agree With Everyone Except US What 5G Should Be 164 comments
US Rank Drops To 55th In 4G LTE Speeds 70 comments
D-Link Accidentally Publishes Private Code Signing Keys 67 comments
Google Partnering With Indian Railways To Provide Wi-Fi Hotspots 26 comments
25 Years Ago, a Meeting Spawned Wi-Fi 75 comments
Seeing 2.4 GHz Radio Waves 43 comments
Proposed MAC Sniffing Dongle Intended To Help Recover Stolen Electronics 120 comments
Despite Reports of Hacking, Baby Monitors Remain Woefully Insecure 109 comments
Ask Slashdot: Can Any Wireless Tech Challenge Fiber To the Home? 190 comments
OnHub Router -- Google's Smart Home Trojan Horse? 123 comments
T-Mobile Starts Going After Heavy Users of Tethered Data 346 comments
Ask Slashdot: Suggestions For Taking a Business Out Into the Forest? 146 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Data Provider When Traveling In the US? 142 comments
French Woman Gets €800/month For Electromagnetic-Field 'Disability' 456 comments
Why In-Flight Wi-Fi Is Still Slow and Expensive 194 comments
Massachusetts Boarding School Sued Over Wi-Fi Sickness 588 comments
Virgin Media To Base a Public Wi-Fi Net On Paying Customers' Routers 113 comments
Why Google Wants To Sell You a Wi-Fi Router 198 comments
Sprint Drops Two-Year Contracts 112 comments
FCC Fines Smart City $750K For Blocking Wi-Fi 188 comments
The Promise of 5G 158 comments
New Rules From the FCC Open Up New Access To Wi-Fi 64 comments
Samsung Researchers Propose 4,600 Micro-Satellite Space Network 75 comments
Google Fi: Simple Until It's Not 51 comments
ProxyHam Debunked and Demoed At DEFCON 38 comments
In Korea, Smartphones Use Multipath TCP To Reach 1 Gbps 50 comments
Cell Service At US Airports Varies From 1st Class To Middle-seat Coach 40 comments
Cuba Connecting Universities With Fiber 56 comments
European Government Agrees On Net Neutrality Rules, With Exemptions 37 comments
WiFi Offloading is Skyrocketing 152 comments
Wi-Fi Router's 'Pregnant Women' Setting Sparks Vendor Rivalry In China 207 comments
Google Takes Over NYC's Free WiFi Project 68 comments
The Town That Banned Wi-Fi 529 comments
Sprint Begins Punishing Customers For FCC's Net Neutrality Rules 272 comments
5G Network Speed Defined As 20 Gbps By the International Telecommunication Union 81 comments
5G Is On Its Way, But Approaching Slowly 86 comments
Researchers Power a Security Camera With Wi-Fi Signals 59 comments
Nokia Shifts To Selling Back-End Systems To Mobile Networks 40 comments
RealTek SDK Introduces Vulnerability In Some Routers 35 comments
iOS WiFi Bug Allows Remote Reboot of All Devices In Area 117 comments
Wi-Fi Attack Breaks iPhones By Locking Them Into an Endless Loop 1 comments
Nokia Networks Demonstrates 5G Mobile Speeds Running At 10Gbps Via 73GHz 55 comments
Court Refuses To Dismiss AT&T Throttling Case 105 comments
Facebook Successfully Tests Laser Internet Drones 59 comments
Big Vulnerability In Hotel Wi-Fi Router Puts Guests At Risk 40 comments
Full-Duplex Radio Integrated Circuit Could Double Radio Frequency Data Capacity 47 comments
Cuba Approves First Public Wi-Fi Hub In Havana 33 comments
SpaceX Worried Fake Competitors Could Disrupt Its Space Internet Plan 115 comments
Flaw In GoPro Update Mechanism Reveals Users' Wi-Fi Passwords 35 comments
Feds Admit Stingray Can Disrupt Bystanders' Communications 194 comments
UK Scientists Claim 1Tbps Data Speed Via Experimental 5G Technology 71 comments
Ten Lies T-Mobile Told Me About My Data Plan 237 comments
Flaw In Netgear Wi-Fi Routers Exposes Admin Password, WLAN Details 57 comments
Kickstarted Firefox OS HDMI Dongle Delayed, DRM Support Being Added 106 comments
Wi-Fi Issues Continue For OS X Users Despite Updates 120 comments
Reverse Engineering the Nike+ FuelBand's Communications Protocol 78 comments
US Wireless Spectrum Auction Raises $44.9 Billion 91 comments
Canada Upholds Net Neutrality Rules In Wireless TV Case 98 comments
FCC Prohibits Blocking of Personal Wi-Fi Hotspots 129 comments
For New Yorkers, Cablevision Introduces a Wi-Fi-Centric VoiP Network 43 comments
TWEETHER Project Promises 10Gbps MmW 92-95GHz Based Wireless Broadband 54 comments
Google Plans Major Play In Wireless Partnering With Sprint and T-Mobile 101 comments
DARPA Wants Atlas Robot To Go Wireless 19 comments
Simple Rogue WiFi Hotspot Captures High Profile Data 67 comments
Pirate Activist Shows Politicians What Digital Surveillance Looks Like 81 comments
Where Cellular Networks Don't Exist, People Are Building Their Own 104 comments
Asus Wireless Routers Can Be Exploited By Anyone Inside the Network 68 comments
Wireless Charging Standards Groups Agree To Merge 65 comments
New App Detects Government Stingray Cell Phone Trackers 71 comments
Glowing Hobbit Sword Helps You Find Unsecured Wi-Fi 67 comments
Hotel Group Asks FCC For Permission To Block Some Outside Wi-Fi 293 comments
Goodbye, Alek's Internet-Controlled Christmas Lights for Celiac Research 21 comments
BT To Buy UK 4G Leader EE For £12.5 Billion 39 comments
Bluetooth Gains Direct Internet Access, Security Enhancements 47 comments
A Case Against Further Government Spectrum Auctions 66 comments
How the Rollout of 5G Will Change Everything 216 comments
Bidding In Government Auction of Airwaves Reaches $34 Billion 85 comments
Google's Project Loon Can Now Launch Up To 20 Balloons Per Day, Fly 10x Longer 116 comments
NYC To Replace Most of Its Payphones With Free Gigabit WiFi In 2015 106 comments
SatNOGS Wins the 2014 Hackaday Prize For Satellite Networked Open Ground Station 21 comments
Informational Wi-Fi Traffic As a Covert Communication Channel For Malware 16 comments
Study: There's a Wi-Fi Hotspot For Every 150 People In the World 63 comments
Ask Slashdot: Unlimited Data Plan For Seniors? 170 comments
LAX To London Flight Delayed Over "Al-Quida" Wi-Fi Name 339 comments
FCC Postpones Spectrum Auction Until 2016 31 comments
Verizon Injects Unique IDs Into HTTP Traffic 206 comments
Ask Slashdot: LTE Hotspot As Sole Cellular Connection? 107 comments
Gigabit Cellular Networks Could Happen, With 24GHz Spectrum 52 comments
An Air Traffic Control System For Drones 77 comments
Internet Companies Want Wireless Net Neutrality Too 38 comments
Samsung Achieves Outdoor 5G Mobile Broadband Speed of 7.5Gbps 36 comments
Tiny Wireless Device Offers Tor Anonymity 68 comments
Samsung's Wi-Fi Upgrades Promise Speeds Up to 4.6Gbps 92 comments
BitHammer, the BitTorrent Banhammer 429 comments
Marriott Fined $600,000 For Jamming Guest Hotspots 278 comments
Ask Slashdot: Is It Worth Being Grandfathered On Verizon's Unlimited Data Plan? 209 comments
Boeing Told To Replace Cockpit Screens Affected By Wi-Fi 142 comments
LTE Upgrade Will Let Phones Connect To Nearby Devices Without Towers 153 comments
BT and Coke To Offer Free Rural Wi-Fi In South Africa Through Vending Machines 71 comments
Facebook To Start Testing Internet-Beaming Drones In 2015 42 comments
Popular Wi-Fi Thermostat Full of Security Holes 103 comments
New Long-Range RFID Technology Helps Robots Find Household Objects 38 comments
Scientists Twist Radio Beams To Send Data At 32 Gigabits Per Second 122 comments
L.A. TV Stations Free Up Some Spectrum For Wireless Broadband 80 comments
Device Boots Drones, Google Glass Off Wi-Fi 184 comments
Comcast Using JavaScript Injection To Serve Ads On Public Wi-Fi Hotspots 230 comments
Wi-Fi Router Attack Only Requires a Single PIN Guess 84 comments
Ryan Lackey, Marc Rogers Reveal Inexpensive Tor Router Project At Def Con 38 comments
T-Mobile To Throttle Customers Who Use Unlimited LTE Data For Torrents/P2P 147 comments
Ask Slashdot: Life Beyond the WRT54G Series? 427 comments
Russia Cracks Down On Public Wi-Fi; Oracle Blocks Java Downloads In Russia 254 comments
The Hidden Cost of Your New Xfinity Router 224 comments
Expensive Hotels Really Do Have Faster Wi-Fi 72 comments
Harvesting Wi-Fi Backscatter To Power Internet of Things Sensors 138 comments
Planes Can Be Hacked Via Inflight Wi-fi, Says Researcher 151 comments
Verizon Now Throttling Top 'Unlimited' Subscribers On 4G LTE 274 comments
How the Internet of Things Could Aid Disaster Response 60 comments
'Optical Fiber' Made Out of Thin Air 115 comments
EFF Releases Wireless Router Firmware For Open Access Points 56 comments
AirMagnet Wi-Fi Security Tool Takes Aim At Drones 52 comments
FCC Approves Plan To Spend $5B Over Next Five Years On School Wi-Fi 54 comments
Wireless Contraception 302 comments
Free Wi-Fi Supplier, Gowex, Files For Bankruptcy 39 comments
Android Leaks Location Data Via Wi-Fi 112 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
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