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Claims Of Google Acquisition Of ICOA Wireless Company Are False
2012-11-26 16:37:37

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Monday, a press statement released on PRWeb.com announced that Google was purchasing ICOA Inc., a broadband wireless Internet network provider. According to PRWeb.com, Google paid $400 million to buy out ICOA, further diversifying their “already impressive portfolio of companies.” Shortly after this announcement, many news sources began to speculate what such a move could mean for Google. ICOA provides...

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...


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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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bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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