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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
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
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