Hotels ask the FCC if they can control all customer Wi-Fi activity
December 30, 2014
Hotels believe that even though signal jammers are banned by the FCC, such banning does not apply to the unlicensed frequencies of Wi-Fi.
In the UK, stealing your neighbor’s Wi-Fi is common
October 24, 2014
The UK’s Computer Misuse Act 1990 implies that it might be illegal if you guessed your neighbor's Wi-Fi password.
Grandmother spends over $6,000 to block Wi-Fi and cellular signals in her house
October 23, 2014
A grandmother has spent over $6000 "WiFi-proofing" her house for supposed health reasons.
Two hard drives may decide Google’s fate in data collection lawsuit
October 1, 2014
20 people are suing Google for capturing private data from Wi-Fi networks through Google's Street View Cars.
Southwest passenger creates Wi-Fi hotspots like “Bomb On Board”
September 15, 2014
A passenger created a Wi-Fi hotspot named "Bomb on Board."
Researchers reveal new Wi-Fi tech that can power battery-free IoT devices
August 11, 2014
Wi-fi backscatter is a new technology that could potentially power battery-free devices for use in the Internet of Things.
The next gen Wi-Fi standard is coming. Wi-Fi’s 802.11ax could reach 10Gbps
July 15, 2014
Work on 802.11ax Wi-Fi has started and it could offer amazing per device speeds. But don't hold your breath, it won't be ratified until 2019!
Storm brewing as security experts reckon that Google knows nearly every Wi-Fi password on the planet
September 16, 2013
Because of Android's "Back up my data" service, Google knows the passwords to all the Wi-Fi networks you access and the NSA can get at that data too. The simplest option right now is to de-activate the service, but how many users will bother?
New Sony Google TV device gets Wi-Fi certification
April 24, 2013
A new Sony Google TV device, (product number NSZ-G8), has recently received Wi-Fi certification, but it hasn't been officially announced by Sony yet.
AT&T and Boingo partner up to offer their customers expanded Wi-Fi access while traveling abroad
April 10, 2013
AT&T and Boingo Wireless are teaming up to bring their customers a wider level of Wi-Fi access while traveling abroad. Although this might sound like a good deal for customers, it comes with a catch for AT&T users.