Wi-Fi

  1. German Court Orders Wireless Passwords For All

    May 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Germany's top criminal court has ruled that Internet users need to secure their private wireless connections by password to prevent unauthorized people from using their Web access to illegally download data. Internet users can be fined up to ...

  2. Omnifone, Gracenote Partner On Integrated Unlimited Music

    January 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST London-based Omnifone, which powers various mobile unlimited music services, has partnered with data services company Gracenote on a new offering that will extend all-you-can-eat platforms to consumer electronics devices in the home and car. Omnif ...

  3. FCC Clears Google-Backed Plan On Airwaves

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has approved a plan sought by tech companies like Google Inc and Microsoft Inc to open soon-to-be-vacant television airwaves to new wireless devices. The five-member FCC voted Nov. 4 to open unlicensed po ...

  4. CLIQ Not Yet Clicked Off

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The operators of CLIQ, the U.K. mobile-to-PC music retail service aimed at commercial radio audiences, are denying a report in London's Financial Times today that the service has totally collapsed. Launched in January, CLIQ is an instant-purc ...

  5. Verizon To Open Network To Developers

    November 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Verizon Wireless unveiled a plan to open its network to any device that meets its basic technical standards. The company next year will publish technical standards that would allow any developer to make a device that can connect to its nationwide ...

  6. Slacker Launches Portable Offering

    November 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Slacker is introducing the portable version of its personalized radio service with a $200 device that uses WiFi to update anywhere from 15 to 40 stored radio playlists. The device won't stream music wirelessly, but rather stores the stations ...

  7. Firm Proposes Free Internet Using Radio Spectrum

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Would cover most of U.S., be supported by ads. A Silicon Valley company has asked the FCC to allow it to use—free—a band of radio spectrum for a free high-speed wireless Internet network that would cover most of the country and be supported by adv ...

  8. MusicGremlin To Debut At CES

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Wireless player been in dev for over a year. MusicGremlin, a wireless digital audio player that's been under development for more than a year, will debut at the coming 2006 International Consumer Electronics Show Jan. 5. The MusicGremlin devi ...

  9. Apple Bows Wireless iTunes Device

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT AirPort Express can stream music to home stereos. Apple Computer has developed a new wireless Internet solution that allows music from iTunes to be streamed to stereos and home-theater systems. Apple's AirPort Express, a wireless Internet bas ...

  10. Apple Bows Wireless iTunes Device

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT AirPort Express can stream music to home stereos. Apple Computer has developed a new wireless Internet solution that allows music from iTunes to be streamed to stereos and home-theater systems. Apple's AirPort Express, a wireless Internet bas ...