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Facebook Checkins And Free WiFi
2012-11-02 10:17:55

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In a sort of “you scratch my back, I scratch your back, then we scratch this other guy´s back” move, Facebook is said to be experimenting with a way to offer Wi-Fi to local businesses to offer to customers in exchange for a check-in. This new system is said to be in a small testing phase right now with Facebook providing the router to the businesses, who have to provide their own Internet access on the...

2012-10-05 23:04:16

Industry organization Cloud Security Alliance reveals that experts see insecure WiFi as among the top threats to their organizations´ security. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a leading industry organization comprised of security industry practitioners, corporations and associations, shared its first-annual “Top Threats to Mobile Computing” report today, which includes the results of a survey issued to more than 200 enterprise...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Wi-Fi, a trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance, is not a technical term; however, the Alliance has used the term to describe only a narrow range of connectivity technologies including wireless local are network as well as PAN, LAN, and WAN. "IEEE 802.11", the technical term, has been used interchangeably with Wi-Fi even though Wi-Fi has become a superset of IEEE 802.11 over the past few years. It is used by over 700 million people and there are over 750,000 hotspots and around 800 million new Wi-Fi...

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  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
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