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DoT eases Wi-Fi-equipped phones' import, to speed up imported handsets rollout

Companies selling imported devices need not require a permit from the telecom department for handsets with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth features, according to an official note, which would quicken the roll out of imported phones in the country.

Indian Railways to equip all 8,500 stations with Wi-Fi

The Indian Railways has decided to make all 8500 stations in the national railway network Wi-Fi accessible, in a move to promote Digital India, and e-governance.


New app can locate people in areas without smartphone signal

Researchers in Spain have developed a new smartphone app, that lets one detect location of their loved ones during calamities, even if mobile networks are down.

What is KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability, Who is affected, and everything else you need to know

The fatal flaw, known as KRACK (Key Reinstallation Attack), directly affects the WPA2 protocol, a security tool that can be found in most Wi-Fi enabled devices.

Wi-Fi vulnerable to hacks, as researchers find bug

Researchers have found that hackers can now read information which was previously considered encrypted, and hackers can also infect website with malware.

LED lights could supplement WiFi, tech be called LiFi: Study

Energy-saving Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) could replace WiFi technology for transmitting digital data, without compromising the quality of light or environmental benefits, a study has shown.


So Long, Paper

Is the new Kindle Paperwhite 3G a good travel companion? Two airports, two bumpy flights and two cities later, here’s what we felt.

Rollout of super luxury coaches unlikely this year

While the earlier plan was to produce 10 such coaches and fit each of them in a Shatabdi Express.

Amazon cloud can help hack WiFi networks: Expert

A security researcher says he has figured out a quick and inexpensive way to break a commonly used form of password protection.