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Loon Balloons to Stay Afloat for 100 Days

Crazy as Project Loon might sound, Google is building its internet-providing balloons to stay up in the air for a good long time. The balloons will be able to deliver Wi-Fi connections from the stratosphere for up to 100 days at a time, completing around 3 full rotations around the earth. In a video released Full Article

Could Globalstar Introduce Nationwide Wi-Fi?

You may have heard of Globalstar as a leading name in the satellite phone market, but the company has more up its sleeve with plans to provide Wi-Fi connections ...Full Article

Viber giving Philippine users free calls in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan

The catastrophe caused by Typhoon Haiyan – reportedly the biggest storm in the world this year – has wiped out entire cities and towns and caused an estimated 10,000 ...Full Article

Canadian Spies Use Airport Wi-Fi to Track Travelers

A Canadian Spy agency has reportedly been using the Wi-Fi network in a “major Canadian airport” to track travelers’ movements even after they had left the terminal. Data captured ...Full Article

Bloomberg Reveals Wi-Fi Plans for Harlem

New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has revealed himself in the past to be a strong supporter for the spread of free internet connectivity and technology, helping the spread ...Full Article

Facebook joins the GSM Association, first social network to do so

In a joint statement with the GSM Association, Facebook announced it had just become the latest member of the latter organization, meaning it will have greater say in the ...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

Facebook Trades Wi-Fi for Check-Ins

Ever hungry for more activity on the world’s biggest social network, Facebook is even helping small businesses to provide Wi-Fi to their customers- provided those customers then log on ...Full Article

Europol Warns About Wi-Fi Hotspot Dangers

The European Union’s law enforcement agency is taking measures to inform people about the possible dangers involved in connecting to a public Wi-Fi hotspot. Europol’s cybercrime center reports a ...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
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