The Federal Communications Commission announced today it has hired Michael Steffan as the director of digital learning. Steffen will lead initiatives to expand access to broadband Internet in schools.
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.
The "world's first internet-enabled sex toy" is shipping at the end of the month. Soon, Zeus and Hera will be able to satisfy and be satisfied, even when continents apart.
Belkin is acquiring Cisco's Home Networking unit, the company announced today, including its products, employees and the popular Linksys brand, which makes routers for home access points.
Grown-ups have FitBit and Up and assorted other fitness trackers to monitor their own health. Now babies have their own "smart scale" that lets parents "monitor, understand, and share" their kids' growth.
Total cumulative global WiFi shipments reached five billion in 2012, according to ABI Research. And the pace of innovation isn't slowing, with new WiFi protocols rolling out in 2013 and close to 20 billion WiFi-enabled devices predicted to be in the market by 2017.
Most of those five billion chips won't be in phones, as tablets, sensors, cameras, light bulbs, refrigerators, and more increasingly get connected to the internet.
Mobile commerce has been the next big thing for some time now, and it's not all hype: 16.3 percent of all online Black Friday online sales were consummated over mobile.
Cisco just announced its intent to buy wi-fi startup Meraki Inc. for $1.2 billion.
Celeno believes it can create faster WiFi through smarter antennae and new mathematical techniques.
JetBlue seeks to distinguish itself with fast in-flight WiFi.
After introducing the first-ever stereo headphones in 1958, Koss is aiming to change the world again the Wi-Fi striva pro headphones.
With the cost of living in New York City constantly increasing, New Yorkers have come to appreciate anything that’s free. And Wi-Fi provider Boingo‘s latest deal has it working with Google Offers to bring free Wi-Fi to New York City’s …
It’s been a little bit more than three years since in-flight WiFi started to really take to the skies, but it’s already becoming an indispensable tool for many travelers.
I was at San Francisco airport last Friday waiting for a …
Intel just made a million nerds swoon with the announcement that it would be giving the gift of free, universal WiFi to new ultrabooks and tablets.
The chip maker, which powers a huge range of devices from multiple manufacturers, is …
It’s rarely a good thing when the country’s biggest cable providers partner up, but subscribers might be okay with today’s news.
Customers of Bright House, Cablevision, Comcast, Cox Communications, and Time Warner will soon be able to connect to each …
Apple has changed the name of the latest generation of its cellular-connecting iPad in some countries, calling it simply “iPad WiFi + Cellular,” after a wave of complaints from people claiming that Apple’s previous branding was wrong and misleading.
Underground Wi-Fi service is finally coming to New York City subway stations.
Transit Wireless has a signed a deal with Wi-Fi provider Boingo to wire New York City’s underground subway stations with Wi-Fi access. Service will roll out gradually over …
The South by Southwest (SXSW) conferences have given geeks a lot of social inroads over the last few years. They brought us blogging, then microblogging; they were a launchpad for Twitter and Foursquare. Thanks to those web services, meeting at …
Eye-Fi, a company that produces wireless-transmitting memory cards for cameras and tablets, announced today it has raised $20 million in its fourth round of funding.
The company makes SD memory cards that can transmit photos and other stored data wirelessly …