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Stores Spy On Customers By Tracking Cell Phones

Many stores are now tracking shoppers from the second they walk through the door.

09/26/2013

Laptop users in a Boston coffee shop. (WBZ-TV photo)

Coffee Shops Limit Wi-Fi To Discourage ‘Laptop Hobos’

Some shops, overwhelmed by people surfing the web and holding business meetings, are developing more restrictive policies with their Wi-Fi.

08/05/2013

Customers at dwelltime in Cambridge.

Cambridge Cafe Cuts Wi-Fi During Lunch

Dwelltime has been packed since it opened two months ago. But the business says the crush of computers is taking over their restaurant.

05/04/2012

A man works on his computer. (ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

All Things Travel: Hotel Biz Centers Being Replaced By Wi-Fi

The hotel business center is going away. It is being replaced by a Wi-Fi business gathering spot in the lobby and Sheraton Hotels is leading the way.

12/24/2011

smart appliance

‘Smart Appliances’ Aimed At Busy Working Moms

Manufacturers are now targeting working moms with a series of new ‘smart appliances’ designed to simplify everyday household tasks.

10/27/2011

Free Wi-Fi may not be as secure as you think.

Hackers Preying On Internet Browsers Using Free Wi-Fi

There’s no question that an easy Wi-Fi connection is convenient, but is it safe?

02/17/2011