Fortinet offers wireless solution to help retailers retain shoppers

Leveraging the Wi-Fi capabilities of the smart phones most people carry around is increasingly important to retailers. Being able to...

August 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Estimote Beacons, like the one on the right, send messages from retailers

Bluetooth beacons could solve mobile 911 location problems

Those marvellous computing devices we clutch in our hands 20 hours a day called smart phones can do amazing things...

August 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

One of Vancouver's city buses offering free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi pilot for Vancouver buses

When I regularly rode public transit to work I'd quickly scan email and the news headlines on my smart phone to get...

August 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Researchers find a way to use Wi-Fi signals as a power source

The increasing ubiquity of Wi-Fi is a blessing (unless you're in a national park) for a number of business users....

August 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon


Look ahead for the next generation of Wi-Fi

Just when network managers thought they were ready to bring in the next generation of Wi-Fi access points to their...

July 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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IT working with business units on Internet of Things: Canadian survey

The number of smart connected devices in Canada is poised to balloon from 28 million in 2013 to no less...

July 14th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Meru controllers certified for OpenFlow

Meru Networks says it has received the first certificate of conformance for a wireless LAN manufacturer given by the Open Networking...

June 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon


“Free” public Wi-Fi comes at a price, Calgarians find

“When something online is for free, you’re not the customer, you’re the product.” There’s debate about who coined this phrase,...

May 23rd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Police car

Smartphone snooping by police may wreck evidence, forensics expert says

Technology, not legal niceties, may be one of the strongest reasons police shouldn’t be allowed to search the smartphones of...

May 5th, 2014 Andrew Brooks