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It's safe to say Transport for London (TfL) is pushing hard to equip London's bus and train networks with their fair share of tech. Not long after it announced the launch date for contactless payments on the Tube, it's just confirmed that two of the city's Routemasters are now offering free WiFi t...

August 5th 2014 at 12:03pm 0 Comments
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If you live in San Francisco or New York, you likely know you can connect to free WiFi in certain locations. Your cities' governments partnered with Madrid-based provider Gowex to make that happen -- the same company that has recently admitted to doctoring its accounts for the past four years. Gow...

July 8th 2014 at 12:06am 0 Comments
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You'd think it'd be a no-brainer to find WiFi gratis in a nation with the world's third most internet users, but as one of our editors put it, "Japan is terrible for free WiFi. Please say this!" Luckily mapping outfit Navitime Japan agrees, and is doing something about it with an initiative called...

February 14th 2014 at 5:17am 0 Comments
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San Francisco has been striving for city-wide internet access since 2007, and with a little help from Mountain View, it's now one step closer to achieving that lofty goal. After receiving a $600,000 donation from Google, 31 public parks in one of the world's most tech-savvy cities will have free W...

July 24th 2013 at 2:59pm 0 Comments
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Starting today, San Francisco residents will have something else to brag about besides their quality of life and hosting tech extravaganzas: free WiFi. The silicon valley hub joins New York and parts of France in receiving the service from provider GOWEX, which is now live in districts like Union...

June 11th 2013 at 11:58pm 0 Comments
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Dangling WiFi-carrot meet your BlackBerry-made stick: the Z10. Perhaps because its user base has traditionally courted strong enterprise support -- a lot that typically overlaps with the jet set -- BlackBerry's offering an incentive to adopters of its BB 10 pearl, granting gratis Gogo-powered inte...

April 3rd 2013 at 4:42pm 0 Comments