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Google Tests Waters for Potential Ultra-Fast Wireless Service
Wireless

Google Tests Waters for Potential Ultra-Fast Wireless Service

Wireless experts note that the tests could simply be basic research that does not ultimately lead to new products or services.
Why Americans Hate Their Internet Service Providers (Infographic)
Internet

Why Americans Hate Their Internet Service Providers (Infographic)

Americans are obsessed with their Internet, which makes it sting all the worse that the companies that provide Internet are expensive, unresponsive and because of their relative monopoly, in no hurry to improve their operations.
Catherine Clifford
Mobile Nation: Two-Thirds of Millennials Don't Have a Landline
Smartphones

Mobile Nation: Two-Thirds of Millennials Don't Have a Landline

A new government report shows that while four in 10 adults live in homes with only a wireless telephone, that number is much higher for younger adults.
Catherine Clifford
T-Mobile Accused of Billing Customers for 'Bogus Charges'
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T-Mobile Accused of Billing Customers for 'Bogus Charges'

The FTC filed a complaint alleging that the carrier had placed charges for unauthorized services -- such as flirting tips, horoscope information and celebrity gossip – on its customers' bills, taking a substantial cut and making hundreds of millions of dollars as a result.
Laura Entis
Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos
Wireless

Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos

A researcher in the United Kingdom built a device that transforms wireless networks into light and sound.
Nina Zipkin
With National Rollout, Will Starbucks Make Wireless Phone Charging the New Wi-Fi?
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With National Rollout, Will Starbucks Make Wireless Phone Charging the New Wi-Fi?

Starbucks and Powermat are rolling out wireless chargers nationwide – and maybe revolutionizing how we charge our tech forever.
Kate Taylor
This Company Wants You to Wear Your SIM Card
Far Out Tech

This Company Wants You to Wear Your SIM Card

Japanese mobile-carrier DOCOMO unveils its Portable SIM prototype, a wireless-technology device that could make waves in the world of wearables.
Nina Zipkin
Will ZTE Crush Apple and Samsung in 4G?
Mobile

Will ZTE Crush Apple and Samsung in 4G?

Chinese mobile manufacturer ZTE wants to come out on top in the 4G market against competitors like Samsung and Apple.
Kiran Moodley
Commuters in NYC and Austin Get Some Techy Upgrades
Technology

Commuters in NYC and Austin Get Some Techy Upgrades

As of this week, 35 of New York City's subway stations offer Wi-Fi. And in Austin, Texas, commuters are now able to store transit passes and tickets on their smartphones.
Nina Zipkin
South Korea Is Building What Could Be the Future Standard in Wireless Speed
Technology

South Korea Is Building What Could Be the Future Standard in Wireless Speed

The country is investing $1.5 billion to make 5G wireless internet nationally available by the end of the decade.
Nina Zipkin
The Connected Home: A Huge Opportunity But Slow to Catch On
Growth Strategies

The Connected Home: A Huge Opportunity But Slow to Catch On

Representatives from LG, Lowe's and Verizon discuss why the market for these smart gadgets has potential but hasn't exploded yet.
Jason Fell
Technology

Google Takes a Step Forward With Nexus 5 Release

Nexus 5 could lead to more relatively inexpensive unlocked phones and flexible plans to serve them in the U.S. market.
Amy Gahran
If Facebook Gives Your Business Free Wi-Fi, What's in It for You?
Technology

If Facebook Gives Your Business Free Wi-Fi, What's in It for You?

Customers have come to expect free wireless internet in many businesses. Thanks to Facebook, businesses will now be able to get some things in return.
Brian Patrick Eha