MIT boffins speed up wi-fi in crowded areas
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Networking for mobs

Boffins at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory say they might have solved the problem wi-fi has broadcasting to crowded areas such as concerts, airports, conference halls and sports stadiums.

German churches installing wi-fi
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Fighting for declining members

German protestant churches, which are losing members faster than Blackberry is losing market share, are turning to wi-fi to help them out.

Broadcom abandons Wi-Fi
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Walks away from Apple business

Broadcom is planning to phase out its Wi-Fi chip business in order to streamline its workforce and product line.

Christmas slows down your Wi-fi
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Living proof that Christmas is bad for you – an Ofcom report is blaming Christmas lights as cause for poor wi-fi reception.

Li-Fi is 100 times faster than Wi-Fi
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Does not run on political spin, like the name suggests

A new form of wireless networking has been successfully tested to be 100 times faster than wi-fi.

iOS 9 wi-fi default empties your bank account
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Apple's networking genius strikes again

Apple fanboys who install iOS 9 might be blessed with a feature that will give you a phone bill shock enabled by default.

Google shows off WiFi router
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Can stream video

Search Engine outfit Google has released details of a Wi-Fi router called OnHub to sort out all your home Wi-Fi woes.

Qualcomm wireless  tech will recharge metal
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WiPower now universal

Qualcomm WiPower will now charge phones with metal cases, breaking a barrier which had prevented wireless charging on more expensive models. 

Tesla's Power Wifi nearly here
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Cameras will soon be everywhere

Boffins working at the University of Washington have developed a new technique for drawing enough power from standard Wi-Fi signals to run a camera or a recharge a fitness tracker.

Microsoft putting Wi-Fi into Office 365
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Rebadged Skype Wi-Fi to Microsoft Wi-Fi

Microsoft is making some sweeping changes to its wi-fi set ups.