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Dozens of countries participated in this year's "One Web Day," an international holiday for the Internet. In San Francisco, teams of volunteers fanned out across a low-income neighborhood with the goal of providing free, wireless Internet access to 1,000 residents. CNET's Kara Tsuboi tagged along and has the story.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das speaks with Craig Barrett at the Intel Developer Forum about his quest to introduce technology as a means of advancing education in developing nations. Barrett gives us his take on the so-called feud between Intel and One Laptop Per Child, defends Intel's bullish stance on WiMax, spells out his goals, and explains why at 68, he's showing no signs of slowing down.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks with senior editor Sam Diaz about trends and products at this year's Intel Developer Forum. Diaz discusses how the chipmaker's latest processors pave the way for innovations that cut across industries. He also explains why Intel's ever-faithful support of WiMax may finally begin reaping benefits.
ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz gives his take on Delta Air Lines' announcement that it will be providing in-flight Wi-Fi for a fee later this year. Diaz says it's smart business because users can take control of their in-flight entertainment, whether they're accessing e-mail, playing video games, or watching streaming video.
When you support small offices, home offices, and remote offices, you often run across older wireless equipment. Equipment that's likely secured with MAC filtering and perhaps a hidden SSID and WEP encryption.Most techs would agree that MAC filtering alone isn't going to secure a wireless network and that even WEP and a hidden SSID aren't much better. But does MAC filtering at least keep out the lazy hackers? In this IT Dojo video, Bill Detwiler shows you just how easy it is to spoof a MAC address.Once you've watched this IT Dojo video, you can find a link to the original TechRepublic article, print the tip, and get links to additional remote support and administration resources from our IT Dojo Blog.
From Australia to Japan to San Francisco, Apple fanboys and girls are buzzing over the iPhone 3G's release. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi takes us on a spin around the world to gauge the pandemonium from some of the 70 countries hot to get their hands on the new Apple smartphone.
Starting July 1, California drivers caught holding their cell phones to their ear while driving are being slapped with a $20 dollar ticket for the first offense, and a $50 ticket for the second. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi rode along with the California Highway Patrol near Berkeley, Calif., as officers nabbed violators on the first day of the law.
California's hands-free cell phone law is set to take effect Tuesday. On the eve of the change, CNET News.com's Holly Jackson took tothe streets of San Francisco to see how consumers feel about the new legislation. Will it make them feel safer on the road?
In two weeks, Apple fans will finally be able to get their hands on the iPhone 3G. In Friday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss the phone's new activation process and other rumors swirling around out there in the blogosphere.