News tagged with free wi fi

Calif. city gets free Wi-Fi via high tech meters

The city of Santa Clara is flipping on a big Internet switch this week, becoming what it says is the first in the country to use wireless, digital "smart meters" on homes as channels for free citywide outdoor Wi-Fi.

dateMar 27, 2013 in Telecom
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Free Wi-Fi can hide security dangers

After someone sniffed out his password at a free Wi-Fi hotspot and successfully hacked his computer, Igor Mello stays home for the majority of his web use.

dateAug 27, 2010 in Telecom
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Wi-Fi for travelers becomes Web marketing lure

(AP) -- Google, Yahoo, eBay and Microsoft, competitors on the Web, all have the same idea for marketing themselves this holiday season: temporarily providing free Wi-Fi access in airports, airplanes and public places.

dateNov 10, 2009 in Telecom
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