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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.

Engineers Are Developing Tech That Could Make Airplanes More Human

Think about airplanes -- covered in skin.

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.

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.

Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos

A researcher in the United Kingdom built a device that transforms wireless networks into light and sound.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

First Google, Now Amazon: Tech Giants Want to Bring You Online

Amazon and other giant tech companies are trying to become synonymous with the internet in users' minds.

Sprint Shareholders Approve $21.6 Billion SoftBank Acquisition

A vote on Tuesday ended a contentious takeover battle for the No. 3 U.S. wireless service provider.

For Net Neutrality Advocates, the Fight Continues

Some tech entrepreneurs say more regulation is needed to keep the Internet open -- especially when it comes to wireless providers.

Ways to Save Money on Your Cell-Phone Bill

Is it really possible to save money on your mobile service? It is--if you know the right places to look.

A New Bluetooth Device Makes You Hands-Free Without the Hurt

A new Bluetooth device from Bose makes you hands-free without the hurt

New Services Can Give You a Hot-Spot On the Go

If it is, your friends and colleagues will be happy to see you--and leech off your mobile high-speed connection.

Three Need-to-Know Technology Trends for 2011

Keep these predictions in mind to stay competitive in the evolving world of office IT.

Sprint 4G Broadband: A Business Primer

A review of the Sprint 4G wireless broadband network for professionals on the move

What Can the MiFi Do for You?

Should you fire up this wireless rocket in your pocket? Probably.

Never Know Where You Are?

With these GPS-equipped phones, you won't have to ask.

In the Fast Lane

Now you can check e-mail with both hands on the wheel.

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