Slashdot Items Tagged "wifi"

Date / Time Story
Thursday December 08, 2016 @06:58PM Transportation Department Proposes Allowing In-Flight Phone Calls
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @04:32PM Hacker Explains How He Hacked Into Tel Aviv's Public Wi-Fi Network In Three Days
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @02:20PM Facebook's Latest Experiment: Helping You Find Free Wi-Fi Hotspots
Monday November 21, 2016 @10:18AM Microsoft Partners With D-Link To Deliver Speedier Wi-Fi in Rural Regions
Friday November 04, 2016 @01:55PM Man Who Named His Wi-Fi SSID 'Daesh 21' Prosecuted Under French Anti-Terror Law
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @08:44AM Wi-Fi Alliance Begins Certification Process For Short-Range Wireless Standard WiGig (802.11ad)
Thursday October 13, 2016 @10:39AM English Man Spends 11 Hours Trying To Make Cup of Tea With Wi-Fi Kettle
Friday September 23, 2016 @02:09PM Google To Introduce Google Wifi, Google Home and 4K Chromecast Ultra Devices On October 4th
Thursday August 25, 2016 @03:12PM Italy Quake Rescuers Ask Locals To Unlock Their Wi-Fi
Monday August 22, 2016 @06:06PM BHU's 'Tiger Will Power' Wi-Fi Router May Be The Most Insecure Router Ever Made
Monday August 15, 2016 @12:16PM Google Fiber Is Changing Its Strategy as Costs Grow
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @01:14PM Ad Board To Comcast: Stop Claiming You Have the 'Fastest Internet'
Thursday July 21, 2016 @11:55AM Verizon To Disconnect Unlimited Data Customers Who Use Over 100GB/Month
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:23PM And the Lord Said, 'Let There Be Free Wi-Fi'
Thursday June 30, 2016 @03:08PM Netherlands Gets First Nationwide 'Internet of Things'
Monday June 27, 2016 @02:50PM Google Launches 'Project Bloks' Toys To Teach Kids To Code
Thursday May 26, 2016 @03:19PM Millennials Value Speed Over Security, Says Survey
Friday May 20, 2016 @05:41PM Apple Opens First 'Next Generation' Retail Store
Friday May 20, 2016 @12:11PM Foul-Mouthed Worm Takes Control Of Wireless ISPs Around the Globe
Thursday May 12, 2016 @09:32AM Germany Set To End Copyright Liability For Open Wi-Fi Operators
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @11:25AM Microsoft Removes Wi-Fi Sense Feature From Windows 10 Which Shared Your Wi-Fi Password
Monday May 09, 2016 @02:45PM Opera Launches 'Free And Unlimited' VPN App For iOS
Friday April 29, 2016 @07:37PM Wireless Carriers To Adopt New Real-Time Text Protocol By December 2017
Thursday April 28, 2016 @05:43PM Google's OnHub Is First WiFi Router To Support IFTTT
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @01:09PM Americans Abandoning Wired Home Internet, Shows Study
Monday April 18, 2016 @10:02AM Researchers Develop Wi-Fi Chip With Twice as Capacity at Less Than Half the Size
Friday April 15, 2016 @11:07PM New Full Duplex Radio Chip Transmits and Receives Wireless Signals At Once
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @03:35PM The Battle Between LTE and Wi-Fi May Have Left LTE-U Out In the Cold
Thursday April 07, 2016 @11:31AM A Fleet of Trucks Just Drove Themselves Across Europe
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @08:15PM Quanta LTE Router May Be Most Unsecure Router Ever Made
Monday April 04, 2016 @06:51PM Free Wi-Fi Program in Los Angeles Fails to Provide Free Wi-Fi
Monday April 04, 2016 @06:42PM Government-Funded Free WiFi Project Isn't Providing Much WiFi
Monday April 04, 2016 @10:41AM Australian Man Uses 1TB of Mobile Data in a Single Day
Monday April 04, 2016 @09:38AM The White House Finally Got Color Printers
Sunday April 03, 2016 @04:22PM MIT Develops Accurate System For Tracking People, Objects Via WiFi
Friday April 01, 2016 @06:05PM $40 Hardware Is Enough To Hack $28,000 Police Drones From 2km Away
Friday April 01, 2016 @09:17AM MIT Demos Wi-Fi That's So High-Tech It Doesn't Need a Password
Monday March 28, 2016 @07:27PM Microsoft Finally Ships $8,999 Surface Hub
Friday March 25, 2016 @07:21PM Amazon's Raspberry Pi Guide Lets Coders Build An Echo
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @03:11PM Major US Carriers Open Free Calls And Texts To Brussels
Monday March 21, 2016 @02:25PM Obama Lands In Cuba As First US President To Visit In Nearly A Century
Monday March 21, 2016 @08:22AM Rumor: Broadcom Phasing Out Wi-Fi Chip Business
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @08:20PM EU Court Says Hotspot Owners Aren't Liable For 3rd-Party Piracy
Saturday March 12, 2016 @12:35PM Wi-Fi Hotspot Blocking Persists Despite FCC Crackdown
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @12:27PM Microcasting Color TV By Abusing a Wi-Fi Chip
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @11:38AM FTC Forces Asus To Improve Router Security
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @10:03AM Researchers Make Low-Power Wi-Fi Breakthrough
Monday February 22, 2016 @07:50PM Airport Experiment Shows That People Recklessly Connect To Any Free Wi-Fi Spot
Thursday February 18, 2016 @10:35PM Good Riddance Payphones: NYC's Free Gigabit Wi-Fi Kiosks Go Live
Thursday February 18, 2016 @09:23AM TP-Link Begins Lockdown of Firmware In Response To FCC
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @12:00PM OpenWrt Turns a $14 Card Reader Into the Smallest Wireless AP
Sunday January 24, 2016 @12:19PM Netgear Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Router With Active Antennas Tested
Monday December 21, 2015 @03:31PM Israeli Firm Creates a Device That Can Hack Any Nearby Phone
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @08:12AM FCC Fines Another Large Firm For Blocking WiFi
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @11:44AM Tattling Kettles Help Researchers Crack WiFi Networks In London
Thursday October 15, 2015 @05:03PM Jamming Wi-Fi With a $15 Dongle
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @11:54AM Worries Mount Over Upcoming LTE-U Deployments Hurting Wi-Fi
Thursday September 17, 2015 @12:52PM D-Link Accidentally Publishes Private Code Signing Keys
Friday August 28, 2015 @05:52PM Why In-Flight Wi-Fi Is Still Slow and Expensive
Saturday August 22, 2015 @05:24PM Why Google Wants To Sell You a Wi-Fi Router
Friday August 14, 2015 @08:57PM Can Cuba Skip Cell Phone Connectivity?
Friday August 14, 2015 @07:35PM New Rules From the FCC Open Up New Access To Wi-Fi
Thursday April 23, 2015 @12:46PM iOS WiFi Bug Allows Remote Reboot of All Devices In Area
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @10:12AM Flaw In Netgear Wi-Fi Routers Exposes Admin Password, WLAN Details
Friday February 06, 2015 @05:31PM Kickstarted Firefox OS HDMI Dongle Delayed, DRM Support Being Added
Monday January 26, 2015 @12:42PM For New Yorkers, Cablevision Introduces a Wi-Fi-Centric VoiP Network
Thursday January 15, 2015 @11:01AM Marriot Back-Pedals On Wireless Blocking
Thursday January 15, 2015 @10:41AM Pirate Activist Shows Politicians What Digital Surveillance Looks Like
Friday January 09, 2015 @08:49AM Asus Wireless Routers Can Be Exploited By Anyone Inside the Network
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @08:23AM Glowing Hobbit Sword Helps You Find Unsecured Wi-Fi
Tuesday December 23, 2014 @12:11PM Hotel Group Asks FCC For Permission To Block Some Outside Wi-Fi
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @07:21AM LAX To London Flight Delayed Over "Al-Quida" Wi-Fi Name
Monday October 13, 2014 @12:54AM Samsung's Wi-Fi Upgrades Promise Speeds Up to 4.6Gbps
Monday August 11, 2014 @10:45AM Connected Collar Lets Your Cat Do the War-Driving
Friday August 08, 2014 @02:34PM Ask Slashdot: Life Beyond the WRT54G Series?
Friday August 08, 2014 @01:52PM Russia Cracks Down On Public Wi-Fi; Oracle Blocks Java Downloads In Russia
Thursday August 07, 2014 @04:03PM The Hidden Cost of Your New Xfinity Router
Thursday August 07, 2014 @12:22PM Expensive Hotels Really Do Have Faster Wi-Fi
Monday June 16, 2014 @05:26PM Google Floats Balloons For Free Wi-Fi
Thursday June 05, 2014 @08:52AM Free Wi-Fi Coming To Atlanta's Airport
Saturday May 31, 2014 @11:33AM Huawei Successfully Tests New 802.11ax WiFi Standard At 10.53Gbps
Friday April 25, 2014 @07:57AM Google Mulling Wi-Fi For Cities With Google Fiber
Thursday April 17, 2014 @03:18PM Ask Slashdot: Which Router Firmware For Bandwidth Management?
Saturday April 12, 2014 @12:00PM Wi-Fi Problems Dog Apple-Samsung Trial
Friday March 21, 2014 @07:48PM WPA2 Wireless Security Crackable WIth "Relative Ease"
Thursday December 05, 2013 @03:02PM Barcelona Will Be a Big Test For HotSpot 2.0 Wi-Fi Connections
Tuesday December 03, 2013 @12:07PM Swarm Mobile's Offer: Free Wi-Fi In Exchange For Some Privacy
Sunday November 17, 2013 @06:30PM Skydiving Accident Leaves Security Guru Cedric 'Sid' Blancher Dead At 37
Thursday November 07, 2013 @08:22AM High-Gain Patch Antennas Boost Wi-Fi Capacity In Crowded Lecture Halls
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @10:31AM Apple Blocks Lawrence Lessig's Comment On iOS 7 Wi-Fi Glitch
Thursday October 24, 2013 @08:00AM Automakers Struggle With Pairing Smartphones To Car Infotainment Systems
Saturday October 05, 2013 @10:48AM Ask Slashdot: Best Open Source Project For a Router/Wi-Fi Access Point?
Thursday October 03, 2013 @09:48AM Facebook and Cisco Offer Check-In Service For Free Wifi
Thursday August 08, 2013 @08:13AM MS: Windows Phone 8 Wi-Fi Vulnerable, Cannot Be Patched
Saturday June 29, 2013 @08:08AM MIT Researchers Can See Through Walls Using Wi-Fi
Thursday April 25, 2013 @10:21AM Microsoft Ad Campaign Puts a Hotspot Inside a Magazine
Friday February 22, 2013 @06:50PM Carmakers Oppose Opening Up 5GHZ Spectrum Space For Unlicensed Wi-Fi
Thursday February 21, 2013 @02:23AM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With an Advanced Wi-Fi Leech?
Sunday February 10, 2013 @08:30PM Open Spectrum Does Not Mean Free Internet
Thursday January 31, 2013 @02:29PM Making Wireless Carriers Play Together
Thursday January 03, 2013 @05:41PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Deploy Small Office Wi-Fi SSIDs?
Monday December 31, 2012 @02:44PM The Future of 802.11ac
Tuesday October 09, 2012 @12:13PM Russian Officials Consider Ban On Wi-Fi Use For Kids
Thursday September 20, 2012 @09:17AM Wi-Fi Illness Claim Doesn't Impress New Mexico Court
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @11:40AM "Knitted" Wi-Fi Routers Create Failover Network For First Responders
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @07:27AM Researchers Turn Home Wi-Fi Router Into Spy Device
Monday June 04, 2012 @11:19PM SSID As the New Community Bulletin Board and Yard Sign
Thursday May 24, 2012 @11:12PM Call For DOJ To Reopen Google Wi-Fi Spying Investigation
Thursday April 26, 2012 @09:11AM Backdoor Found In Arcadyan-based Wi-Fi Routers
Sunday April 08, 2012 @11:13AM 42% of Worldwide Households Expected To Have Wi-Fi By 2016
Saturday April 07, 2012 @12:22PM Some Hotspot Operators Secretly Intercept, Insert Ads In Web Pages
Tuesday March 13, 2012 @09:40AM Ask Slashdot: Who Has the Best 3G Coverage In California and Nevada?
Tuesday March 13, 2012 @09:11AM San Jose Plan Reintroduces Large-Scale Municipal Wi-Fi Coverage
Tuesday March 06, 2012 @11:33AM Cell Phone Jamming Devices Enjoy an Increase In Popularity
Monday January 30, 2012 @12:25PM Defending Your Cellphone Against Malware
Saturday January 28, 2012 @12:22PM Super Wi-Fi Isn't Really Wi-Fi
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @11:30AM Fighting Rogue Access Points At linux.conf.au
Thursday December 29, 2011 @08:45AM New WiFi Setup Flaw Allows Easy Router PIN Guessing
Tuesday November 29, 2011 @09:01AM Study Hints That Wi-Fi Near Testes Could Decrease Male Fertility
Sunday November 20, 2011 @12:20PM Ask Slashdot: Updating a Difficult Campground Wi-Fi Design?
Wednesday November 16, 2011 @05:27PM Steve Jobs Wanted an iPhone-Only Wireless Network
Tuesday October 25, 2011 @09:29AM Ask Slashdot: DD-WRT Upgrade To 802.11n?
Tuesday October 18, 2011 @11:46AM Ask Slashdot: Which Android Phone (and Carrier) For WiFi Proxy Support?
Tuesday October 04, 2011 @01:49AM Patent Troll Says Anyone Using Wi-Fi Infringes
Monday October 03, 2011 @04:04AM Amazon Disables 3G Web Browsing For New 3G Kindle Touch
Saturday September 24, 2011 @05:43PM Wi-Fi Cards Can Now Detect Microwave Ovens
Friday September 16, 2011 @06:32PM Ask Slashdot: 802.11n Bake-Off Test Plans?
Sunday September 11, 2011 @02:49PM Why We Don't Need Gigabit Networks (Yet)
Saturday September 10, 2011 @06:22AM Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal Using Only a Beer Can
Friday September 02, 2011 @11:54PM Toshiba Adds Two-Way Wi-Fi To SD Card
Thursday August 25, 2011 @06:04PM MIT Researchers Defend Against Wireless Attacks
Friday August 05, 2011 @06:06PM Ask Slashdot: Overcoming Convention Hall Wi-Fi Interference?
Thursday August 04, 2011 @03:25PM Microsoft Curbs Wi-Fi Location Database
Monday August 01, 2011 @06:20PM WiFi 802.22 Can Cover 12,000 Square Miles
Thursday June 09, 2011 @12:29PM Personal Electronics May Indeed Disrupt Avionics
Tuesday May 31, 2011 @06:09PM What's Killing Your Wi-Fi?
Sunday May 22, 2011 @01:37PM American Airlines Expands Streaming In-Flight Movies
Wednesday May 18, 2011 @07:01PM Android Users Warned To Avoid Public WiFi
Tuesday April 19, 2011 @11:15PM First White Spaces AP Gives Grandma the Internet
Tuesday April 19, 2011 @10:58PM 1st White Spaces AP gives grandma the Internet
Saturday March 19, 2011 @09:42AM Dutch Court Rules WiFi Hacking Not a Criminal Offense
Thursday March 10, 2011 @01:58PM Wi-Fi Shown To Interfere With Aircraft Systems
Sunday January 30, 2011 @09:09AM Connecticut AG Opts For Street View Settlement, Without Seeing the Data
Saturday December 04, 2010 @09:26AM Bill Calls For Wi-Fi Base Stations In All Federal Buildings
Thursday November 11, 2010 @11:25AM FCC Investigating Google Street View Wi-Fi Data Collection
Wednesday November 10, 2010 @03:11AM Sophos Researcher Suggests Password 'Free' to Spur Wi-Fi Encryption
Tuesday November 02, 2010 @05:19PM Firesheep Author Reflects On Wild Week
Saturday October 30, 2010 @06:16AM Why Apple's iPad Has Been Good For Sprint
Friday October 22, 2010 @02:37PM Google Admits To Collecting Emails and Passwords
Thursday October 21, 2010 @09:36AM Canada Says Google Wi-Fi Sniffing Collected Personal Data
Tuesday October 19, 2010 @02:43PM Ontario School Bans Wi-Fi
Thursday October 14, 2010 @12:52PM Verizon Will Sell iPad+MiFi Bundles, Starting Oct 28th
Thursday October 14, 2010 @11:36AM Home WiFi Network Security Failings Exposed
Wednesday October 13, 2010 @08:42AM Researchers Test WiFi Access From Moving Vehicles
Monday October 11, 2010 @11:12AM Profs Bring TV Spectrum Free Wi-Fi To Houston Area
Monday September 13, 2010 @10:14AM FCC To Open Up Vacant TV Airwaves For Broadband
Tuesday August 10, 2010 @09:53AM New York To Get Free Wi-Fi Network Via Livery Cabs
Monday August 09, 2010 @10:53AM Some LA Coffee Shops Are Taking Wi-Fi Off the Menu
Sunday July 25, 2010 @06:12AM Wi-Fi WPA2 Vulnerability Found
Tuesday July 20, 2010 @01:08AM Apple Lays Out Location Collection Policies
Friday July 09, 2010 @09:40PM Google Found Guilty of Australian Privacy Breach
Friday July 02, 2010 @12:47AM What To Do With Old 802.11b Equipment?
Tuesday June 29, 2010 @01:00AM Tracking Down Wi-Fi Interference?
Monday June 28, 2010 @01:35PM iOS Update May Tackle iPhone 4's Antenna Problems
Monday June 28, 2010 @03:55AM Best Phone For a Wi-Fi-Only Location?
Friday June 25, 2010 @07:13AM WiBE Shared Hotspot Pitched For Rural Broadband in UK
Wednesday June 23, 2010 @01:46AM Cheap ADSL Holds Up 802.11n Router Design
Sunday June 20, 2010 @09:55AM Why Google's Wi-Fi Payload Collection Was Inadvertent
Friday June 18, 2010 @05:08PM Google Street View Wi-Fi Data Includes Passwords, Email Content
Tuesday June 15, 2010 @06:08AM Starbucks Frees Wi-Fi
Saturday June 12, 2010 @11:30PM Google Tells Congress It Disclosed Wi-Fi Sniffing
Friday June 11, 2010 @03:12PM Google Releases Wi-Fi Sniffing Audit
Friday June 11, 2010 @02:37PM Finland To Legalize Use of Unsecured Wi-Fi
Sunday June 06, 2010 @12:08PM Australian Police To Investigate Google Over Wi-Fi Scanning
Friday June 04, 2010 @05:37PM Germany Finds Kismet, Custom Code In Google Car
Friday June 04, 2010 @06:05AM Google Relents, Will Hand Over European Wi-Fi Data
Wednesday June 02, 2010 @02:27AM My Location the Next Google Privacy Controversy?
Tuesday June 01, 2010 @05:58PM CSIRO Sues US Carriers Over Wi-Fi Patent
Saturday May 29, 2010 @09:13AM Google Describes Wi-Fi Sniffing In Pending Patent
Tuesday May 25, 2010 @04:54PM Google Audits Street View Data Systems
Friday May 21, 2010 @05:59AM London's Mayor Promises London-Wide Wireless For 2012 Olympics
Thursday May 13, 2010 @11:47AM German User Fined For Having an Open Wi-Fi
Monday May 10, 2010 @10:49PM 7Gbps Wi-Fi Networking Kit Could Launch In 2010
Thursday May 06, 2010 @12:01AM Hot Sales In China For Wi-Fi Key-Cracking Kits
Friday April 30, 2010 @12:35AM HotelChatter's Annual Hotel Wi-Fi Report 2010
Friday April 23, 2010 @09:31AM Google Street View Logs Wi-Fi Networks, MAC Addresses
Thursday March 11, 2010 @01:26PM Historic IEEE 802 Group Looks Back and Forward
Tuesday March 09, 2010 @07:32PM Jobs Says No Tethering iPad To iPhone
Saturday March 06, 2010 @09:06AM Best WAP For Dense Crowds?
Thursday March 04, 2010 @08:24PM Apple Removes Wi-Fi Finders From App Store
Sunday February 28, 2010 @12:45PM UK Bill Would Outlaw Open Wi-Fi
Saturday February 27, 2010 @01:32PM A New Wi-Fi Exploit, Limited But Clever
Thursday February 25, 2010 @09:38AM Passive-Aggressive Wi-Fi Hotspots
Wednesday January 27, 2010 @03:49PM Has 2.4 GHz Reached Maximum Capacity?
Thursday January 14, 2010 @03:53PM Powerful Linux ISP Router Distribution?
Saturday January 09, 2010 @01:06AM Intel Launches Wi-Di
Monday December 21, 2009 @05:05PM Ford's New Cars To Be Wi-Fi Hotspots
Friday December 18, 2009 @01:10PM US McDonald's Wi-Fi Going Free In January
Monday December 07, 2009 @06:22PM WPA-PSK Cracking As a Service
Sunday November 29, 2009 @02:26PM Network Security While Traveling?