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Wi-Fi Alliance announces Passpoint program to start in June

(Phys.org) -- The Wi-Fi Alliance, an industry group bent on making Wi-Fi access more available more easily, has announced that it will begin certifying devices and hot-spot providers (using the Hotspot 2 definition) starting next month ...

May 09, 2012 report
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Newspapers erect pay walls in hunt for new revenue

(AP) -- Newspapers are returning to a business strategy that served them well in the heyday of street-corner newsboys shouting the front-page news. They're enticing people with a little free online content before asking ...

Apr 03, 2012
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New York Times to ask Web readers to pay up in '11

(AP) -- The New York Times plans to charge readers for full access to its Web site next year, reviving an idea that fizzled twice for the newspaper. This time it's betting that it will be able to wring more ...

Jan 20, 2010
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World Digital Library to launch at UNESCO

The World Digital Library, a website offering free access to rare books, maps, manuscripts, films and photographs from across the globe, launches Tuesday at UNESCO headquarters in Paris.

Apr 20, 2009
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Averting radio spectrum saturation, opportunistically

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mobile users want better video calls, streaming television and faster downloads, placing more demands on the limited radio spectrum available to operators. Could handsets that intelligently sense their radio ...

Apr 02, 2009
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