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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 regulations and issues affecting wireless carriers globally. This is a nod to the emphasis Facebook has been putting on the importance of mobiles. In Q3 analysts 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

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

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

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

Get mobile internet access in the absence of 3G or Wi-Fi with Be-Bound

Be-Bound is a new mobile app with one promise: to keep you connected to the internet, even when there’s no data connection or Wi-Fi available. While the very idea ...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

Could Wi-Fi be Harmful to Health?

It’s a question that is inevitably asked of every piece of technology the more common it becomes: is this safe? From cellphones to microwaves, new technology always comes with ...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