WiFi

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City Hoping To Improve Cell Service With New “Nodes” Towers Popping Up Around Town

A slow Internet connection, text messages that won’t send, email that doesn’t deliver right away, it can all be very frustrating.

08/05/2015

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Consumer Reports: How To Protect Yourself From WiFi Hackers

Brewing coffee from bed, adjusting the temperature on your slow cooker from anywhere, checking a baby monitor on your cell phone; those are just some of the things you can do with connected devices and an app on your smartphone and tablet.

06/18/2015

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Tips For Combating Growing Cyber Crime Theft Of Data

Dairy Queen is just the latest victim of cybercrime, joining a growing list of six hundred companies including Target, Home Depot, Michaels and JPMorgan-Chase.

10/10/2014

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High-Tech Inhaler Uses GPS, WiFi To Keep Allergy Diary

Duffy Minges never leaves her home without her asthma inhaler.

04/10/2013

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Experts Offer Tips On Protecting Your Information From Hackers

If you have a laptop, you probably love the convenience of using it on the go. WiFi lets you connect just about anywhere. But that freedom does have some drawbacks. Like hackers trying to steal your information right from under your fingertips. KDKA Consumer Editor Susan Koeppen says it’s pretty easy for hackers to grab our information when we go wireless.

10/28/2011