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FCC May Overhaul US Phone System

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is currently considering ridding the country of its traditional copper wire system in favor of a more modern network based on Internal Protocol. This week, the FCC unanimously voted in favor of an in-depth investigation into the nation’s telephone system; depending on the results of this investigation, the commission might Full Article

Airfy to Give Free Wi-Fi in Exchange for Watching Ads

A German company has unveiled an innovative new product which may be able to provide Wi-Fi to users in public for a relatively unobtrusive fee. Dubbed Airfly, the project ...Full Article

Protect Yourself on Public Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi has become a fixture in many public places including malls, coffee shops, and airport lounges- but how safe is that network you log on to when you’re ...Full Article

EU Parliament Shuts Down Wi-Fi after Hacking Attack

Following a potentially damaging attack by a hacker, the European Parliament has shut down its Wi-Fi until the network connection can be made more secure. Though the Parliament’s connection ...Full Article

Dish and Sprint Test LTE Broadband Internet in Texas

Sprint has teamed up with satellite television provider Dish to develop a trial service for a wireless network in Corpus Christi, Texas. Following a negative corporate relationship throughout this ...Full Article

FCC to Open Military Frequencies to Wireless Users

The demand for wireless connectivity is on the rise, but frequencies to run those connections on are limited and getting very clogged up by the rush of daily traffic. ...Full Article

Fon’s Crowdsourced Wi-Fi Network Picks up $14 Million Investment

Crowdsourced Wi-Fi networks can be a great way to stay connected when you’re out and about in a busy area; on a network like Fon, users share their Wi-Fi ...Full Article

The Internet Speed Race is on in Austin

Lucky internet users in Austin already have the chance to subscribe to Google’s upcoming gigabit internet service, Fiber, which will connect various neighborhoods throughout the city. As if that ...Full Article

Facebook looking to launch mobile ad network

Facebook is reportedly planning to introduce a mobile ad network at its F8 conference at the end of the month. This should come as no surprise after Facebook started ...Full Article

Keep your Home Wi-Fi Private

One of the major issues which can affect the speed of your home Wi-Fi network is the amount of people using it at any one time. If you have ...Full Article