Slashdot Items Tagged "wifi"

Date / Time Story
Monday March 21, 2016 @09:22AM Rumor: Broadcom Phasing Out Wi-Fi Chip Business
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @09:20PM EU Court Says Hotspot Owners Aren't Liable For 3rd-Party Piracy
Saturday March 12, 2016 @01:35PM Wi-Fi Hotspot Blocking Persists Despite FCC Crackdown
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @01:27PM Microcasting Color TV By Abusing a Wi-Fi Chip
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @12:38PM FTC Forces Asus To Improve Router Security
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @11:03AM Researchers Make Low-Power Wi-Fi Breakthrough
Monday February 22, 2016 @08:50PM Airport Experiment Shows That People Recklessly Connect To Any Free Wi-Fi Spot
Thursday February 18, 2016 @11:35PM Good Riddance Payphones: NYC's Free Gigabit Wi-Fi Kiosks Go Live
Thursday February 18, 2016 @10:23AM TP-Link Begins Lockdown of Firmware In Response To FCC
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @01:00PM OpenWrt Turns a $14 Card Reader Into the Smallest Wireless AP
Sunday January 24, 2016 @01:19PM Netgear Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Router With Active Antennas Tested
Monday December 21, 2015 @04:31PM Israeli Firm Creates a Device That Can Hack Any Nearby Phone
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @09:12AM FCC Fines Another Large Firm For Blocking WiFi
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @12:44PM Tattling Kettles Help Researchers Crack WiFi Networks In London
Thursday October 15, 2015 @06:03PM Jamming Wi-Fi With a $15 Dongle
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @12:54PM Worries Mount Over Upcoming LTE-U Deployments Hurting Wi-Fi
Thursday September 17, 2015 @01:52PM D-Link Accidentally Publishes Private Code Signing Keys
Friday August 28, 2015 @06:52PM Why In-Flight Wi-Fi Is Still Slow and Expensive
Saturday August 22, 2015 @06:24PM Why Google Wants To Sell You a Wi-Fi Router
Friday August 14, 2015 @09:57PM Can Cuba Skip Cell Phone Connectivity?
Friday August 14, 2015 @08:35PM New Rules From the FCC Open Up New Access To Wi-Fi
Thursday April 23, 2015 @01:46PM iOS WiFi Bug Allows Remote Reboot of All Devices In Area
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @11:12AM Flaw In Netgear Wi-Fi Routers Exposes Admin Password, WLAN Details
Friday February 06, 2015 @06:31PM Kickstarted Firefox OS HDMI Dongle Delayed, DRM Support Being Added
Monday January 26, 2015 @01:42PM For New Yorkers, Cablevision Introduces a Wi-Fi-Centric VoiP Network
Thursday January 15, 2015 @12:01PM Marriot Back-Pedals On Wireless Blocking
Thursday January 15, 2015 @11:41AM Pirate Activist Shows Politicians What Digital Surveillance Looks Like
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:49AM Asus Wireless Routers Can Be Exploited By Anyone Inside the Network
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @09:23AM Glowing Hobbit Sword Helps You Find Unsecured Wi-Fi
Tuesday December 23, 2014 @01:11PM Hotel Group Asks FCC For Permission To Block Some Outside Wi-Fi
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @08:21AM LAX To London Flight Delayed Over "Al-Quida" Wi-Fi Name
Monday October 13, 2014 @01:54AM Samsung's Wi-Fi Upgrades Promise Speeds Up to 4.6Gbps
Monday August 11, 2014 @11:45AM Connected Collar Lets Your Cat Do the War-Driving
Friday August 08, 2014 @03:34PM Ask Slashdot: Life Beyond the WRT54G Series?
Friday August 08, 2014 @02:52PM Russia Cracks Down On Public Wi-Fi; Oracle Blocks Java Downloads In Russia
Thursday August 07, 2014 @05:03PM The Hidden Cost of Your New Xfinity Router
Thursday August 07, 2014 @01:22PM Expensive Hotels Really Do Have Faster Wi-Fi
Monday June 16, 2014 @06:26PM Google Floats Balloons For Free Wi-Fi
Thursday June 05, 2014 @09:52AM Free Wi-Fi Coming To Atlanta's Airport
Saturday May 31, 2014 @12:33PM Huawei Successfully Tests New 802.11ax WiFi Standard At 10.53Gbps
Friday April 25, 2014 @08:57AM Google Mulling Wi-Fi For Cities With Google Fiber
Thursday April 17, 2014 @04:18PM Ask Slashdot: Which Router Firmware For Bandwidth Management?
Saturday April 12, 2014 @01:00PM Wi-Fi Problems Dog Apple-Samsung Trial
Friday March 21, 2014 @08:48PM WPA2 Wireless Security Crackable WIth "Relative Ease"
Thursday December 05, 2013 @04:02PM Barcelona Will Be a Big Test For HotSpot 2.0 Wi-Fi Connections
Tuesday December 03, 2013 @01:07PM Swarm Mobile's Offer: Free Wi-Fi In Exchange For Some Privacy
Sunday November 17, 2013 @07:30PM Skydiving Accident Leaves Security Guru Cedric 'Sid' Blancher Dead At 37
Thursday November 07, 2013 @09:22AM High-Gain Patch Antennas Boost Wi-Fi Capacity In Crowded Lecture Halls
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @11:31AM Apple Blocks Lawrence Lessig's Comment On iOS 7 Wi-Fi Glitch
Thursday October 24, 2013 @09:00AM Automakers Struggle With Pairing Smartphones To Car Infotainment Systems
Saturday October 05, 2013 @11:48AM Ask Slashdot: Best Open Source Project For a Router/Wi-Fi Access Point?
Thursday October 03, 2013 @10:48AM Facebook and Cisco Offer Check-In Service For Free Wifi
Thursday August 08, 2013 @09:13AM MS: Windows Phone 8 Wi-Fi Vulnerable, Cannot Be Patched
Saturday June 29, 2013 @09:08AM MIT Researchers Can See Through Walls Using Wi-Fi
Thursday April 25, 2013 @11:21AM Microsoft Ad Campaign Puts a Hotspot Inside a Magazine
Friday February 22, 2013 @07:50PM Carmakers Oppose Opening Up 5GHZ Spectrum Space For Unlicensed Wi-Fi
Thursday February 21, 2013 @03:23AM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With an Advanced Wi-Fi Leech?
Sunday February 10, 2013 @09:30PM Open Spectrum Does Not Mean Free Internet
Thursday January 31, 2013 @03:29PM Making Wireless Carriers Play Together
Thursday January 03, 2013 @06:41PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Deploy Small Office Wi-Fi SSIDs?
Monday December 31, 2012 @03:44PM The Future of 802.11ac
Tuesday October 09, 2012 @01:13PM Russian Officials Consider Ban On Wi-Fi Use For Kids
Thursday September 20, 2012 @10:17AM Wi-Fi Illness Claim Doesn't Impress New Mexico Court
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @12:40PM "Knitted" Wi-Fi Routers Create Failover Network For First Responders
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @08:27AM Researchers Turn Home Wi-Fi Router Into Spy Device
Tuesday June 05, 2012 @12:19AM SSID As the New Community Bulletin Board and Yard Sign
Friday May 25, 2012 @12:12AM Call For DOJ To Reopen Google Wi-Fi Spying Investigation
Thursday April 26, 2012 @10:11AM Backdoor Found In Arcadyan-based Wi-Fi Routers
Sunday April 08, 2012 @12:13PM 42% of Worldwide Households Expected To Have Wi-Fi By 2016
Saturday April 07, 2012 @01:22PM Some Hotspot Operators Secretly Intercept, Insert Ads In Web Pages
Tuesday March 13, 2012 @10:40AM Ask Slashdot: Who Has the Best 3G Coverage In California and Nevada?
Tuesday March 13, 2012 @10:11AM San Jose Plan Reintroduces Large-Scale Municipal Wi-Fi Coverage
Tuesday March 06, 2012 @12:33PM Cell Phone Jamming Devices Enjoy an Increase In Popularity
Monday January 30, 2012 @01:25PM Defending Your Cellphone Against Malware
Saturday January 28, 2012 @01:22PM Super Wi-Fi Isn't Really Wi-Fi
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @12:30PM Fighting Rogue Access Points At
Thursday December 29, 2011 @09:45AM New WiFi Setup Flaw Allows Easy Router PIN Guessing
Tuesday November 29, 2011 @10:01AM Study Hints That Wi-Fi Near Testes Could Decrease Male Fertility
Sunday November 20, 2011 @01:20PM Ask Slashdot: Updating a Difficult Campground Wi-Fi Design?
Wednesday November 16, 2011 @06:27PM Steve Jobs Wanted an iPhone-Only Wireless Network
Tuesday October 25, 2011 @10:29AM Ask Slashdot: DD-WRT Upgrade To 802.11n?
Tuesday October 18, 2011 @12:46PM Ask Slashdot: Which Android Phone (and Carrier) For WiFi Proxy Support?
Tuesday October 04, 2011 @02:49AM Patent Troll Says Anyone Using Wi-Fi Infringes
Monday October 03, 2011 @05:04AM Amazon Disables 3G Web Browsing For New 3G Kindle Touch
Saturday September 24, 2011 @06:43PM Wi-Fi Cards Can Now Detect Microwave Ovens
Friday September 16, 2011 @07:32PM Ask Slashdot: 802.11n Bake-Off Test Plans?
Sunday September 11, 2011 @03:49PM Why We Don't Need Gigabit Networks (Yet)
Saturday September 10, 2011 @07:22AM Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal Using Only a Beer Can
Saturday September 03, 2011 @12:54AM Toshiba Adds Two-Way Wi-Fi To SD Card
Thursday August 25, 2011 @07:04PM MIT Researchers Defend Against Wireless Attacks
Friday August 05, 2011 @07:06PM Ask Slashdot: Overcoming Convention Hall Wi-Fi Interference?
Thursday August 04, 2011 @04:25PM Microsoft Curbs Wi-Fi Location Database
Monday August 01, 2011 @07:20PM WiFi 802.22 Can Cover 12,000 Square Miles
Thursday June 09, 2011 @01:29PM Personal Electronics May Indeed Disrupt Avionics
Tuesday May 31, 2011 @07:09PM What's Killing Your Wi-Fi?
Sunday May 22, 2011 @02:37PM American Airlines Expands Streaming In-Flight Movies
Wednesday May 18, 2011 @08:01PM Android Users Warned To Avoid Public WiFi
Wednesday April 20, 2011 @12:15AM First White Spaces AP Gives Grandma the Internet
Tuesday April 19, 2011 @11:58PM 1st White Spaces AP gives grandma the Internet
Saturday March 19, 2011 @10:42AM Dutch Court Rules WiFi Hacking Not a Criminal Offense
Thursday March 10, 2011 @02:58PM Wi-Fi Shown To Interfere With Aircraft Systems
Sunday January 30, 2011 @10:09AM Connecticut AG Opts For Street View Settlement, Without Seeing the Data
Saturday December 04, 2010 @10:26AM Bill Calls For Wi-Fi Base Stations In All Federal Buildings
Thursday November 11, 2010 @12:25PM FCC Investigating Google Street View Wi-Fi Data Collection
Wednesday November 10, 2010 @04:11AM Sophos Researcher Suggests Password 'Free' to Spur Wi-Fi Encryption
Tuesday November 02, 2010 @06:19PM Firesheep Author Reflects On Wild Week
Saturday October 30, 2010 @07:16AM Why Apple's iPad Has Been Good For Sprint
Friday October 22, 2010 @03:37PM Google Admits To Collecting Emails and Passwords
Thursday October 21, 2010 @10:36AM Canada Says Google Wi-Fi Sniffing Collected Personal Data
Tuesday October 19, 2010 @03:43PM Ontario School Bans Wi-Fi
Thursday October 14, 2010 @01:52PM Verizon Will Sell iPad+MiFi Bundles, Starting Oct 28th
Thursday October 14, 2010 @12:36PM Home WiFi Network Security Failings Exposed
Wednesday October 13, 2010 @09:42AM Researchers Test WiFi Access From Moving Vehicles
Monday October 11, 2010 @12:12PM Profs Bring TV Spectrum Free Wi-Fi To Houston Area
Monday September 13, 2010 @11:14AM FCC To Open Up Vacant TV Airwaves For Broadband
Tuesday August 10, 2010 @10:53AM New York To Get Free Wi-Fi Network Via Livery Cabs
Monday August 09, 2010 @11:53AM Some LA Coffee Shops Are Taking Wi-Fi Off the Menu
Sunday July 25, 2010 @07:12AM Wi-Fi WPA2 Vulnerability Found
Tuesday July 20, 2010 @02:08AM Apple Lays Out Location Collection Policies
Friday July 09, 2010 @10:40PM Google Found Guilty of Australian Privacy Breach
Friday July 02, 2010 @01:47AM What To Do With Old 802.11b Equipment?
Tuesday June 29, 2010 @02:00AM Tracking Down Wi-Fi Interference?
Monday June 28, 2010 @02:35PM iOS Update May Tackle iPhone 4's Antenna Problems
Monday June 28, 2010 @04:55AM Best Phone For a Wi-Fi-Only Location?
Friday June 25, 2010 @08:13AM WiBE Shared Hotspot Pitched For Rural Broadband in UK
Wednesday June 23, 2010 @02:46AM Cheap ADSL Holds Up 802.11n Router Design
Sunday June 20, 2010 @10:55AM Why Google's Wi-Fi Payload Collection Was Inadvertent
Friday June 18, 2010 @06:08PM Google Street View Wi-Fi Data Includes Passwords, Email Content
Tuesday June 15, 2010 @07:08AM Starbucks Frees Wi-Fi
Sunday June 13, 2010 @12:30AM Google Tells Congress It Disclosed Wi-Fi Sniffing
Friday June 11, 2010 @04:12PM Google Releases Wi-Fi Sniffing Audit
Friday June 11, 2010 @03:37PM Finland To Legalize Use of Unsecured Wi-Fi
Sunday June 06, 2010 @01:08PM Australian Police To Investigate Google Over Wi-Fi Scanning
Friday June 04, 2010 @06:37PM Germany Finds Kismet, Custom Code In Google Car
Friday June 04, 2010 @07:05AM Google Relents, Will Hand Over European Wi-Fi Data
Wednesday June 02, 2010 @03:27AM My Location the Next Google Privacy Controversy?
Tuesday June 01, 2010 @06:58PM CSIRO Sues US Carriers Over Wi-Fi Patent
Saturday May 29, 2010 @10:13AM Google Describes Wi-Fi Sniffing In Pending Patent
Tuesday May 25, 2010 @05:54PM Google Audits Street View Data Systems
Friday May 21, 2010 @06:59AM London's Mayor Promises London-Wide Wireless For 2012 Olympics
Thursday May 13, 2010 @12:47PM German User Fined For Having an Open Wi-Fi
Monday May 10, 2010 @11:49PM 7Gbps Wi-Fi Networking Kit Could Launch In 2010
Thursday May 06, 2010 @01:01AM Hot Sales In China For Wi-Fi Key-Cracking Kits
Friday April 30, 2010 @01:35AM HotelChatter's Annual Hotel Wi-Fi Report 2010
Friday April 23, 2010 @10:31AM Google Street View Logs Wi-Fi Networks, MAC Addresses
Thursday March 11, 2010 @02:26PM Historic IEEE 802 Group Looks Back and Forward
Tuesday March 09, 2010 @08:32PM Jobs Says No Tethering iPad To iPhone
Saturday March 06, 2010 @10:06AM Best WAP For Dense Crowds?
Thursday March 04, 2010 @09:24PM Apple Removes Wi-Fi Finders From App Store
Sunday February 28, 2010 @01:45PM UK Bill Would Outlaw Open Wi-Fi
Saturday February 27, 2010 @02:32PM A New Wi-Fi Exploit, Limited But Clever
Thursday February 25, 2010 @10:38AM Passive-Aggressive Wi-Fi Hotspots
Wednesday January 27, 2010 @04:49PM Has 2.4 GHz Reached Maximum Capacity?
Thursday January 14, 2010 @04:53PM Powerful Linux ISP Router Distribution?
Saturday January 09, 2010 @02:06AM Intel Launches Wi-Di
Monday December 21, 2009 @06:05PM Ford's New Cars To Be Wi-Fi Hotspots
Friday December 18, 2009 @02:10PM US McDonald's Wi-Fi Going Free In January
Monday December 07, 2009 @07:22PM WPA-PSK Cracking As a Service
Sunday November 29, 2009 @03:26PM Network Security While Traveling?
Wednesday November 11, 2009 @03:16PM Google Gives the Gift of Free Airport Wi-Fi
Thursday October 15, 2009 @01:15PM Wi-Fi Direct Overlaps Bluetooth Territory For Connecting Devices
Wednesday September 30, 2009 @04:53PM Google Wants to Map Indoors, Too
Saturday September 12, 2009 @02:31PM New iPod Touch Has an 802.11n Chip
Monday April 21, 2008 @01:31AM Russia To Require Registration For Wi-Fi Use
Wednesday March 26, 2008 @04:02AM Municipal WiFi Moves Ahead In Houston
Tuesday March 11, 2008 @08:07AM Ericsson Predicts Swift End For Wi-Fi Hotspots
Thursday August 30, 2007 @10:44PM Solar Powered Wi-Fi
Saturday November 25, 2006 @03:58PM UK Schools Bans WiFi Due To Health Concerns
Wednesday September 13, 2006 @10:30AM Comprehensive Airport Wi-Fi Guide
Friday August 04, 2006 @07:39PM Solar Wi-Fi To Bring Net to Developing Countries
Wednesday July 12, 2006 @08:46AM Microsoft's Handheld Codenamed Argo
Saturday June 03, 2006 @05:47PM JetBlue to Offer WiFi
Thursday April 06, 2006 @12:19PM Google/Earthlink Wins San Francisco WiFi Deal
Wednesday April 05, 2006 @08:37AM New Orleans Tech Chief Vows WiFi Net Here to Stay