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Netgear accuses Asus of submitting fraudulent test results to the FCC

Netgear files complaint with the FCC and sues Asus for false advertising, unfair competition, and more.

Bad connections dog Google's Mountain View Wi-Fi network

Large parts of a public Wi-Fi network built by Google in Mountain View, California, don't work properly and, according to local residents, haven't worked for months.

Wi-Fi adapter shootout: Qualcomm versus Intel in an 802.11 battle

For online gaming, no latency is allowed. We put competing adapters into identical laptops. See who blinked first.

Starbucks Is Partnering with Google to Give Its Wi-Fi a Serious Caffeine Boost

Starbucks Wi-Fi will soon be about 10 times faster thanks to switching providers from AT&T to Google.

Microsoft to connect schools in South African white-spaces project

Microsoft is expanding the push for so-called "white spaces" broadband to South Africa, where it will help to deploy the technology in a pilot project serving five primary and secondary schools.

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Chatty cars are safer cars, transportation board suggests

The National Transportation Safety Board is urging all U.S. vehicles to come equipped with technology that would allow them to communicate with each other to help avoid accidents.

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Stores turn to Wi-Fi to track shoppers' comings and goings

More brick-and-mortar retailers are tracking shoppers who come into their stores by using Wi-Fi signals to figure out how long shoppers stay, where they look, and whether they wind up at a cash register.

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MIT researchers see through walls using 'Wi-Vi'

If Google Glass isn't enough to get you worried about technology, how about a device that can see through walls using Wi-Fi?

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Apple's 802.11ac Wi-Fi problems: They're for real

OS X could be holding back the new AirPort Extreme's wireless throughput.

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Your best bets for finding Wi-Fi on domestic flights

There’s a lot of Wi-Fi out there, and more is rolling out over the next two years. But right now, if you want to guarantee your domestic flight will have Wi-Fi, you’d better do your research. Here are some tips.

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