Wireless

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google To Offer Wireless Data Plans In Hopes Of Getting More People Using All Of Their Products

Google wants more people to get online so they can search around and click on its ads. And it’s shaking up the telecom world to do it. The company said Monday at the wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, that it will soon sell data plans for smartphones and tablets in the U.S. The announcement confirmed leaks and media reports in late January that Google planned to enter the telecom market.

03/03/2015

The field is cleared before the start of the game between San Francisco 49ers against the Seattle Seahawks at Levi's Stadium on November 27, 2014 in Santa Clara. (Don Feria/Getty Images)

Santa Clara Installing $2M Wireless System Near Levi’s Stadium For Super Bowl 50

The city of Santa Clara’s electrical utility announced Thursday it would partner with a tech company to install a $2 million wireless system near Levi’s Stadium to alleviate phone and data congestion before the stadium hosts the 2016 Super Bowl.

02/05/2015

Sign at the entrance of Google offices in Brussels.  (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Reportedly Planning To Sell Wireless Phone Service To Consumers

Google is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, according to reports published Wednesday.

01/22/2015

iPhones Stolen

SF Supervisors’ Committee Trying To Empower Public Over Wireless Companies

Legislation is moving forward at the Board of Supervisors that would require a lot more work for wireless companies that want to install antennas on utility poles, street lights and other public right of way.

01/14/2015

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Drops Wi-Fi Provider For Oakland, San Francisco

BART officials announced today that the agency has terminated its agreement with a company to provide free wireless Internet service in downtown San Francisco and Oakland.

12/29/2014

A wireless heart implant. (CBS)

Wireless Implant Allows Doctors To Monitor UCSF Heart Patient At Home

More than 5 million people had heart failure last year. A new implant lets doctors get medical data wirelessly, straight from their patient’s hearts.

10/06/2014

Intel (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Larry Magid: Intel To Eliminate PC Cables By 2016

If the back of your computer looks like a bird’s nest you’ll be happy with Intel’s announcement this week. The chip maker is aiming to eliminate all those pesky PC cables by 2016.

06/04/2014

Golden Gate Transit bus

Wi-Fi Service To Re-Launch On Golden Gate Transit Buses

In 2013 the feature was dropped from the bus service because it was unreliable.

04/25/2014

(Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images)

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

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 Ordered To Delete Personal Data From British Street View Project

Britain’s data regulator has ordered Google to delete personal data scooped up in its Street View project—or face contempt of court.

06/21/2013

more