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WiFi

(Comcast's reciprocity agreement with WifiSpots goes into effect late this year. )

Comcast Enters Hotspot-Sharing Agreement With European Partners

It’s a deal that lets Comcast customers hop on more than 2½ million WiFi hotspots across the UK and Europe for no additional charge.

09/11/2014

(The OpenSignal.com web site.  Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Online Testing Firm Puts US WiFi Hotspots on the Hot Seat

Now, the crowds have spoken, from nearly half a million hotspots across the country.

08/11/2014

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Amtrak Building ‘Trackside’ WiFi Network

Amtrak wants to improve the dismal experience for passengers hoping to hop online while they’re riding the rails.

06/10/2014

Common Pleas President Judge Sheila Woods-Skipper testifying before city council. (Credit: City of Philadelphia)

Head Of Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Asks City Council For WiFi In Courtrooms

The wheels of justice could grind a little faster under a proposal to bring WiFi to Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center.

04/20/2014

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WiFi Finder App

Wi-Fi Finder lets you locate both free and paid WiFi, covering 650,000 locations in 144 countries.

11/18/2013

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3 On Your Side: Laptop ‘Hobos’ Taking Over Local Coffee Shops

3 On Your Side’s Nicole Brewer reports that depending on where you go and get online, there can be a disconnect at some businesses.

08/26/2013

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Open Signal App

OpenSignal maps wireless hotspots using community-generated data, letting you find not only public Internet service, but the best spots for 3G and 4G coverage.

07/17/2013

The Chevy MyLink system inside the 2014 Chevy Impala. (Credit: Ian Bush)

Hackers Could Accelerate Efforts To Attack Connected Cars

What could be fertile new ground for computer criminals may be as close as your driveway.

03/26/2013

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Southwest Airlines Tests New Way To Deliver In-Flight Entertainment

Flying these days can be anything but an entertaining experience, but Southwest Airlines is trying a new service that puts live TV at your fingertips.

06/28/2012

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Comcast To Offer WiFi Hotspots To Customers Nationwide

With laptops, smartphones and tablets, the expectation is ‘Internet anywhere.’ Now, Comcast is teaming up with other cable giants to offer free WiFi access when you’re traveling out of town.

05/22/2012

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Mayor Nutter Launches Program To ‘Connect Philly’ To WiFi Spots

The service currently has 200 such locations, including retail locations like coffee shops that have free WiFi, and public libraries that offer free desktop computer access.

04/06/2012

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‘Smart’ Homes On The Rise As Price Of Technology Becomes Affordable

Home technology is getting ‘smarter’ — so much so, in fact that you barely have to lift a finger to control everything from your thermostat to your blinds.

03/04/2012

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Montgomery County Officials Get Lessons In Fighting High-Tech ID Thefts

During this summit in Cohshohocken, they were also hearing about an emerging technology that’s enabling the equivalent of high-tech pickpocketing.

09/27/2011

NJ Transit to Begin Search for Train WiFi Provider

The New Jersey Transit will soon begin taking proposals from broadband providers in order to give customers WiFi access on trains.

09/02/2010

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