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Topic: WiFi

NYC Phone Booths Will Become Free WiFi Kiosks

In all five boroughs

The unused and faintly depressing husks of pay phones around the city will soon be re-animated as WiFi kiosks.  Called "Links," the kiosks will be fitted with touchscreens and charging stations…

PayPal Wants to Make Your Governor's Ball Experience Easier

E-wallet services and deals makes going to a festival a lot simpler

Headed to Governor's Ball Music Festival in New York? PayPal wants you to leave your wallet at home. The online payment processing company—which is working with experiential marketing agency Factory 360—will…

New York Mayor Addresses His Commitment to Digital

Wants global broadband access, more STEM education for residents

Brooklyn is now the second fastest growing tech county in the U.S., and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to make sure it and the rest of the…

A Marketer’s Guide to SXSW

Brands try to keep Austin wired

For 20 years, South by Southwest Interactive—which started, humbly enough, as SXSW Film & Multimedia—has evolved into a massive marketing extravaganza, last year playing host to 31,000 tech practitioners and…

Starbucks WiFi Gets Even More Ad-Supported Via Boingo Wireless

Adds video spots, banners after customers connect

Aside from the guys who post up in a coffee shop for hours with an iMac to play World of Warcraft or stream Game of Thrones in the airport terminal…

Brooklyn Nets' Digital Presence Has Skyrocketed

Digital chief Jayne Bussman-Wise explains how

Specs Who Jayne Bussman-Wise Age 31 New gig Digital director, Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center Old gig Manager, marketing and digital programs, New York Rangers How large is your social fan base? We’re almost to…

You Shouldn't Trust Mobile Location Data

Buyers need to ask better questions

Location data for mobile ad campaigns gets a bad rap these days with advertisers, and for good reason. Sellers, including mobile ad networks, exchanges and publishers, fall short of specifying what…

There Is a Good Chance You Are Being Tracked While You Shop

Sen. Franken finds it troubling

Euclid, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based start-up that tracks consumer shopping habits in stores via their WiFi enabled smart phones has run smack dab into the ongoing privacy debate in Washington about…

Your Sluggish WiFi Nightmare Could Soon Come to an End

FCC begins new proceeding to free up more high-speed spectrum

Anyone who has used WiFi recently doesn't have to be told that WiFi networks, particularly in public hot spots like airports and conferences, can be iffy, depending on how many…

FCC to Free Up More Spectrum for WiFi

Genachowski sits down with Gary Shapiro at CES

Trouble getting a good WiFi connection? Hang in there. Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski said the agency will begin a new proceeding next month to free up more spectrum…

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