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New Bus Service To Run From SJ, Oakland To Los Angeles

The BoltBus offers trips from Oakland and San Jose to Los Angeles, and amenities like free WI-Fi and leather seats.

10/30/2013

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Mountain View Library May Shut Off Google’s Free Wi-Fi Service

The City of Mountain View may shut off Google’s free Wi-Fi internet service at the public library, as complaints about slow speeds and reliability mount.

10/07/2013

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Larry Magid: In-Flight Wi-Fi Getting Faster

There is new hope for frequent fliers who complain about slow Wi-Fi connections. In-flight wireless internet provider Gogo said it will start offering satellite connections, which will significantly boost streaming speeds.

09/11/2013

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San Francisco To Get Free Wi-Fi In City Parks, Open Spaces

The $600,000 gift from Google will allow for free public wireless Internet access at several parks, recreation centers and plazas across the city.

07/24/2013

A "smart" utility meter used by Silicon Valley Power for the outdoor Wi-Fi network. (City of Santa Clara)

Santa Clara 1st U.S. City To Use Utility Meters For Free Wi-Fi Network

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.

03/27/2013

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San Jose Introduces ‘Fastest Public Wi-Fi Network’

The Wickedly Fast Wi-Fi Network will be accessible through the entire downtown core

03/14/2013

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ConsumerWatch: A Simple Step To Secure Your Privacy

Google’s admission that its Street View mapping project violated people’s privacy should serve as a wake-up call to consumers about how easily their personal information can be tapped, according to a leading computer security expert.

03/13/2013

Picture taken on March 3, 2010 shows the camera of a street-view car, used to photograph whole streets, on the Google street-view stand at the world's biggest high-tech fair, the CeBIT in the northern German city of Hanover. (Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Wi-Fi Settlement Includes Provisions On Privacy Issues

Aside from paying $7 million as part of its agreement with 38 states’ attorneys general, Google’s landmark settlement in an alleged privacy violation case will include employee training and other provisions regarding privacy.

03/13/2013

Google Street View car (CBS)

Google To Pay $7M To Settle Wi-Fi Information Collection Case

Google will pay a $7 million penalty to settle a multistate investigation into the Internet search leader’s collection of emails, passwords and other sensitive information sent over wireless networks in neighborhoods throughout the country several years ago.

03/08/2013

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Megabus Re-Launches In California With Cheap SF-LA Fares

A low-fare express bus service is returning to connect passengers from the Bay to Los Angeles after a first attempt a few years back flopped.

11/28/2012

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