Oakland Council President Calls For Citywide Public Wi-Fi To Close Digital DivideOakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan is calling for publicly accessible Wi-Fi in the city, her office said Tuesday.
BART Board To Consider System-Wide Wireless UpgradesCell phones and other wireless devices could work better on BART trains and stations if the transit agency's Board of Directors approves a "BART Digital Railway" proposal at its meeting Thursday.
Man Hacks Wi-Fi Camera Network, Threatens To Kidnap BabyA Texas couple says someone hacked into the Nest WiFi wireless camera network they use to keep an eye on their infant son and pretended to kidnap the baby.
Researchers Discover Vulnerability Affecting Wi-Fi SecuritySecurity researchers have discovered a Wi-Fi network vulnerability that could allow attackers to steal sensitive information or spread malicious software.
Travelers Warned About Lack Of Security With In-Flight Wi-FiWith the summer travel season in full swing, many airline passengers who spend their flights on their phones and computers might want to take precautions with in-flight wi-fi service.
Facebook Working On High-Speed Wi-Fi Network For Downtown San JoseFacebook is teaming up with the city of San Jose to deliver super-fast WiFi to the downtown area in the near future.
Internet Users Unknowingly Connect To Xfinity Public Wi-Fi, Become Vulnerable To HackersKPIX 5 ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts discovered that Xfinity public WiFi may automatically connect you to its public network without your knowledge, even at home.
WiFi-Emitting Wall Coming To Block Out Sun On San Francisco BeachShould the unthinkable happen on a San Francisco beach - a sunny, warm day - you may soon have a place to hide from that unfamiliar heat-emitting orb in the sky.
Survey Suggests We’re Not As Cyber-Security Conscious As We ThinkA new survey out from a San Francisco-based mobile security company says we're not as cyber-security and privacy conscious as we like to think we are.
Downtown San Leandro Will Have Free Wi-Fi By SummerThe new system will provide some of the fastest Internet speeds available anywhere in the Bay Area.
BART Drops Wi-Fi Provider For Oakland, San FranciscoBART 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.
San Francisco Partners With Google To Roll Out Free WiFi Internet At Public ParksStarting Wednesday, you'll be able to surf the Internet for free in certain public parks, plazas and San Francisco recreation centers.
Larry Magid: T-Mobile Rolls Out Wi-Fi CallingSmartphones will have a built-in feature that taps into Wi-Fi networks to make phone calls and send text messages when customers can’t connect to the carrier’s cellular network.
KCBS Interview: Google Considers Transforming New York City Pay Phones Into Wi-Fi HotspotsKCBS’ Stan Bunger and Holly Quan Interview Susan Crawford, a visiting professor in intellectual property at Harvard Law, about Google’s idea to turn pay phones into Wi-Fi hotspots that would be freely available to the public.
High Court Rejects Google Appeal In 'Street View' Snooping Case The Supreme Court has declined to hear Google’s appeal of a ruling that it pried into people’s online lives through their Wi-Fi systems as part of its drive to collect information for its Street View mapping project.