It sucks when your Wi-Fi goes down. Sometimes you can’t load YouTube, sometimes you can’t post on Facebook, sometimes you can’t look up that patient’s file to make sure they’re not allergic to the drug you’re about to pump in them.
This month, the Federal Aviation Administration will strongly consider relaxing its rules on the use of electronic devices during flights.
Frequent flyers, rejoice! Gogo’s in-flight Internet service will receive a major upgrade in 2014 to support streaming video and generally offer a better web browsing experience, the company announced today.
Google will soon provide free Wi-Fi inside all 7,000 company-operated Starbucks locations in the United States, the company announced today.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) just voted to move ahead with a proposal to bring faster Internet to almost every school in the country.
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Cloud-managed Wi-Fi startup AirTight Networks has raised $10 million in its fourth round of funding.
Google Glass is for walking around and getting directions to a cafe with the perfect espresso. Recon Jet is for kicking your performance into the ultimate high gear and — yes — even saving lives.
In-flight Wi-Fi is one of the best aspects of modern air travel — even though it’s far slower than what you’d get from a 4G LTE smartphone or a typical home broadband connection. But that could all change in a few years.
Quantenna’s 802.11ac wireless networking can transfer four high-def videos at the same time.
More New York City commuters can now get cell phone service underground — for better or for worse.
JetBlue’s lack of in-flight Wi-Fi — now a necessary tool for business travelers and tech geeks alike — has been its biggest weakness. But that’s about to change.
After two years, Google may soon pay $7 million to settle a lawsuit that says Google siphoned off private information from personal Wi-Fi connections while collecting its Street View information.
Good news, everyone! Your frequently crappy cell phone signal should be improving soon.
Contrary to earlier reports, the FCC is not planning a nationwide Wi-Fi network. Sorry, wireless fans!
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission chair has proposed a plan to blanket the entire country in Wi-Fi. But don’t hold your breath.
Going to the Super Bowl this year? You should consider leaving that Wi-Fi camera at home. The NFL is checking any devices that could interfere with its first commercial Wi-Fi network catering to anyone in the Superdome on Sunday.
Is this the first step in a New York City-wide Google Wi-Fi network? We can only hope so.
Euclid furthers its quest to become the Google Analytics for the real world.
NFC is expected to become ubiquitous in mobile devices, providing short-range data transfer.
It’s a patent battle between two trouble phone manufacturers.
On the heels of its $126 million IPO, Wi-Fi technology and solutions maker Ruckus Wireless’ stock price dropped about 18 percent in its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
Ruckus Wireless, maker of complex Wi-Fi technology for enterprises and service providers, has priced its IPO for the NYSE at $15 a share — the top of its previously estimated price range of $13 to $15.
Livescribe has created a pen that can capture writing, record audio, and then wirelessly transfer the captured data to a smartphone, tablet, or Evernote note-taking software on a PC.
Verizon is rolling out a fix to a big iPhone 5 issue that could save its customers lots of money.
Cisco’s purchase is the latest effort to help retailers learn more about how their customers are shopping in stores.
In-flight Wi-Fi provider Gogo has increased its pricing on several flights throughout the United States, including the popular San Francisco to New York flight on Virgin America.
Indoor location technology is going to get a lot more precise, thanks to a new alliance formed between twenty two technology companies.
Perhaps you’re like the seagulls in Pixar’s Finding Nemo, screeching “mine, mine, mine.” Or maybe you have ultra-top-secret data on your internal network, such as grandma’s Never-Better Peanut Chocolate Chip cookies.
Based on conventional wisdom, Quantenna shouldn’t exist as a startup maker of Wi-fi chips. It has huge competitors among chipmakers Broadcom, Marvell, and Qualcomm-Atheros. But Quantenna is announcing a gargantuan $79 million funding round today because it has figured out how to do Wi-Fi chips that are faster and have greater range than its rivals.
Airplane Wi-Fi service provider Gogo has filled an initial public offering today that will raise an estimated $100 million for the company, according to SEC documents.
Broadcom, one of the biggest wireless chip makers, is expecting a new form of Wi-Fi to arrive next year to make wireless networking faster, more battery efficient, and longer range.
Chip developer GainSpan has raised a new $18 million round of funding to help the company create the next generation of ultra-low-power Wi-Fi chips.
Many online retailers use Google Analytics to track traffic to their site, but what if real-world retailers could access the same data about traffic to their stores? The technology exists in Euclid Elements, which announced a $5.8 million first round of funding today.
People have called Steve Perlman’s new wireless technology impossible.
Flight search startup Hipmunk now indicates which flights have Wi-Fi available for the duration of the flight — a relatively small change that shows just how nitpicky the company is about building the best design in the travel-search startup ecosystem.