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Testing Out Subway Wi-Fi: How Well Does the Free Internet in the Chelsea Stations Work?

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Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons. By Paul Bisceglio Boingo Wireless teamed up with Google Offers this week to launch free wireless internet in six Chelsea subway stations. According to the New York Times, Google will foot the bill for the service this summer until September 7, after which Boingo expects to find other sponsorships to keep the underground Wi-Fi free. [&hellip
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Sen. Schumer Says Google and Apple’s New Digital Mapping System Will Spy on Sunbathers

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by Adel Manoukian U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer expressed concern today over Apple’s and Google’s plans to create a digital mapping system which would publish distinct images that may be considered an invasion of privacy. The companies’ digital mapping plan would use military-grade spy planes to map communities with technology strong enough to capture objects [&hellip
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Happy Internet Week: Update on the First Two Days

Written by Carib Guerra on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive, Technology, Uncategorized

Following the sleepy-faced 7:30am curtain call David-Michel Davies, founder of the Webby Awards and cofounder of Internet Week itself, gave a quick hello and passed the mic to New York City’s Chief Digital Officer Rachel Sterne. The work that Sterne has been doing in partnerships with the local tech community is a large part of [&hellip
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