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It's Easy Being Green with Wireless Tech

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 06.22.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

It was the great muppet philosopher Kermit the Frog who first proclaimed in 1970 that "it's not easy bein' green." While that may have been true d...

64 Billion Messages in 24 Hours: Key Takeaways From WhatsApp's Massively Disruptive Statistics

Peter Diamandis | Posted 06.16.2014 | Business
Peter Diamandis

To give you some perspective, that is 10 times the amount sent in the entire US text message industry in one day. That is just insane!

POLL: How Do You "Unplug" At The End Of The Day?

Posted 04.14.2014 | MarloThomas

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What the FCC Can Learn from UConn on Spectrum

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 06.10.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

It doesn't take a face-painting UConn fan to know that NCAA championships are won by a deep bench and strong team. You need a full complement of skill...

7 Lies You tell Yourself about Your Wifi

Robert Siciliano | Posted 06.04.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

…think again, even if most of your wireless network activities revolve around your personal and family life. There are seven lies about wireless pro...

10 Simple Tips to Bank Safely Online

Robert Siciliano | Posted 05.28.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

One of the issues I'm passionate about, as an online-security analyst, is that of banking safely online; so I recommend the following simple tips to h...

Calling All Lawyers: Did Verizon New Jersey Commit Fiber Optic Fraud?

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 05.16.2014 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Fact: By 2010, 100% of the state-based Public Switched Telephone Network, controlled by Verizon New Jersey should have been upgraded with a fiber opti...

WiFi Security Truths and Falsehoods

Robert Siciliano | Posted 05.14.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

Security truths evolve -- meaning, they change, and you must keep up with this, particularly with wireless security. Advice for wireless security can quickly become outdated. There are actually three big wireless security myths swirling around.

Setting the Bar for Global Excellence

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.11.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

The global epicenter for discussions about wireless innovation, entrepreneurship and investment is not in Washington, D.C. this week where Japan's Sof...

Softbank's Pitch to Regulators Paints False Picture of U.S. Wireless

David Balto | Posted 05.10.2014 | Business
David Balto

The purpose of the U.S. antitrust laws is to protect competition and not competitors. That is a simple lesson Mr. Son should consider before he tries to justify an anticompetitive deal with a smokescreen of mischaracterizations and false statements about the state of the U.S. wireless broadband market.

Winter Meets Heroes Hauling Technology

Diane Smith | Posted 05.06.2014 | Technology
Diane Smith

The true heroes in these stories though will always be the emergency services professionals who show up in the darkest of times, in the worst of conditions, and make miracles happen. And it's neighbors and friends who bring us together to help rebuild or console.

Small Business Protect Your Wifi

Robert Siciliano | Posted 05.06.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

With Wi-Fi, your data is literally in the air, up for grabs by anyone with the right tools. It needs protection from nearby users who may want to free...

Mobile Health Tools Make Big Impact

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 04.28.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

On both sides of the Atlantic this week, two events are taking place that are shining a dazzlingly bright light on the direction we are headed as glob...

Wireless Invention Could Give You BLAZING Fast Speeds

The New York Times | Posted 02.19.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — In a spacious loft across the street from the Bay Bridge, Steve Perlman did something last week that would ordinarily bring a cellul...

50 Incredible WiFi Tech Statistics That Businesses Must Know [SLIDE DECK]

Vala Afshar | Posted 04.14.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

50 Incredible Wi-Fi Tech Statistics That Businesses Must Know from Vala Afshar No matter what business you are in, wireless technology is causin...

Using Your Mobile to Protect You From criminals

Robert Siciliano | Posted 04.12.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

The Good: Your mobile phone number is almost as good as your fingerprint: very unique to you, and as a second factor authentication device via text m...

Top 7 Myths In Small Business Wireless Security

Tony Lee | Posted 04.09.2014 | Small Business
Tony Lee

Is your network safe? The answer might surprise you. Here are seven common myths in WiFi security and some tips on how to properly secure your network.

It's Data Privacy Day, and It's a Mess

Robert Siciliano | Posted 03.30.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

Target continues to be tangled up in chains due to its December 2013 data breach that current estimates say affected 110 million customers. Target ...

Want to Know What Verizon and AT&T Really Tell Their Investors?

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Hint: It's not what they tell the regulators or the public. Verizon and AT&T's current state and federal plan, called the "IP transition," is nothing more than another way to game the system by telling the regulators what they want to hear.

How do I protect Myself engaged in the Internet of Things?

Robert Siciliano | Posted 03.25.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

The Internet of Things—IoT—is a formal term referring to distinctly identifiable objects (cars, kitchen appliances, smartphones) and their cyber-r...

Welcome to the New York City Hunger Games for Broadband

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 03.15.2014 | New York
Bruce Kushnick

Are you a small business that wants high speed broadband in New York City? You're in luck! There's a competition available to get you just what you need.

CES 2014: 'Mobile, mobile, mobile'

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 03.15.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

From wearable technologies that track back posture, blood pressure and brain waves to connected cars and homes, the 152,000 attendees at this year's C...

4 Ways to Share Paid Hotspots

Robert Siciliano | Posted 03.11.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

There are a number of scenarios you might be in where friends, family and colleagues need to jump on a (read: your) wireless connection, but they'd ra...

Use Headsets to Cut Through the Sea of Sounds

Michael L. Berman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

It's the day after Christmas. There are tiny paw prints on your roof, cookie crumbs near the fireplace and a cacophony of sounds coming from all of the new electronic and mobile devices. Want some peace and quiet? Read on!

Setting Up Wireless Streaming Video Doesn't Have to Give You a Migraine

Michael L. Berman | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Devices that transmit audio and video signals from one device to another have been around for years -- and we've tried them all. Now, enter stage left -- three devices that use different technologies to transmit audio and video. And, they all work!