News tagged with hot spots

Public Wi-Fi convenient, but risky

It seems you can surf the Internet and check your email from virtually anywhere these days - in coffee shops, hotel lobbies, airport terminals and airplane cabins.

dateNov 10, 2011 in Telecom
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What social media can teach us about ourselves

Today's online experience is really the experience of being part of a gigantic crowd of people, said Jon Kleinberg, the Tisch University Professor of Computer Science at Cornell, in a lecture about what social media and other ...

dateJul 26, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Image: Canadian wildfires continue and increase

Hot spots abound in this image taken by NASA's Aqua satellite on May 30. When accompanied by smoke, as they are in this image, these hot spots are indicative of fire. Wildfire season in Canada is starting somewhat early this ...

dateJun 01, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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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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