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Wi-Fi, Philanthropy, and Solar Power

For years, Burning Man has lured thousands of people...

Reaching New Heights

Old school though they are, walkie-talkies still have their...

Green Wi-Fi’s Solar Samaritans

Bigger isn't always better. And from what Bruce Baikie...

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Aruba/Motorola Patent Dispute Slogs On

Nearly a year into it, Symbol Technologies and Wireless Valley, both wholly-owned subsidiaries of Motorola, continue their struggle against Aruba Networks over alleged patent infringement. The back story begins five years ago. In 2003, according to...

Wi-Fi Schools of the Future

At the start of the 20th century, classrooms contained chalkboards and desks and students sat in neat rows. But more than one hundred years later, chalk dust threatens the sensitive technologies that populate so-called...

Bridging the Gap in Houston

Where Houston could have been a real victim in EarthLink's pullout of a municipal wireless contract, instead the mayor has put more than half of the company's $5 million default fee into a  digital...

Carpe Diem: BelAir Seizes New Opportunities in Muni Wi-Fi

As muni Wi-Fi solutions that address security, public safety, disaster recovery, and military (or homeland security) applications are becoming more sought-after than cheap, public access, BelAir Networks is gaining ground. "I think the muni Wi-Fi...

Muni Mesh Proving its “Mettle” in Minneapolis

At a time when cities and vendors are struggling to create an affordable, high-performance metro Wi-Fi system, the joint public-private effort in Minneapolis is proving to be a successful model. Minneapolis Mayor R. T....

Green Wi-Fi’s Solar Samaritans

Bigger isn't always better. And from what Bruce Baikie could tell from the solar technology that has been used for Wi-Fi deployments, smaller really would be the ticket to making such technology widely available...

Wi-Fi, Philanthropy, and Solar Power

For years, Burning Man has lured thousands of people to the Black Rock desert in northern Nevada. Though members of the temporary community take every sign of their presence away each year when Burning...

Destination Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi-enabled PDAs provide the mixed blessing of allowing us to stay connected with our work lives while we're on vacation. We can liberate ourselves from the confines of the office, which is great, but...

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