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Old-school Wi-Fi is slowing down networks, Cisco says

Cisco engineers are proposing standards changes to pare down unnecessary traffic

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How to keep your neighbors from hijacking your Wi-Fi

Your Internet connection could be slow for many reasons, but you can rule out local Wi-Fi thieves by employing strong passwords and a few other strategies.

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How Global Eagle keeps you connected to the Internet even when you're up in the air

To get an idea of how a satellite-based Wi-Fi network works on an airplane, we took a ride on a 1940s-era seaplane for an up-close look.

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5G Wireless: Sorting reality, hype of next-gen Wi-Fi

Haven't heard of 5G wireless networking? That's because it's still a work in progress, but here's how it's coming along.

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How to share Internet service with your neighbors, and why you shouldn't

Whitney and her neighbors want to get on the same network, and share the same Internet connection

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San Francisco gives its main street free Wi-Fi, eyes citywide service

The outdoor network was built using donated equipment from Ruckus Wireless.

8 tips to protect your business’ wireless network

Common router features may be putting your data at risk. Follow this guide to close the security holes.

Southwest becomes first airline to offer gate-to-gate Wi-Fi

Takeoff? Landing? In-flight? It's all the same under Southwest's new gate-to-gate Wi-Fi policy.

How to find free Wi-Fi during your holiday travels

Roadside businesses offer free Wi-Fi for the same reasons they offer public restrooms. Here’s how to find it and how to use it.

New Gadget Provides Mobile Wi-Fi and Portable Power in One Device

Netgear and AT&T 'unite' to create a new mobile hotspot device which can connect up to 15 devices.