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City Council Takes Steps Toward Free Internet Access Throughout Los Angeles

Free Internet access across the city of Angels? It appears to be on the way.


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LA Subway Riders Can Now Access Wi-Fi, Cell Phone Service

The Los Angeles subway system will soon get Wi-Fi and cellular phone service, enabling passengers to make and receive calls and surf the Internet while underground.


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Officials Issue Public Call For Telecoms To Develop Free Wi-Fi Network

Free wireless broadband service in the city of Los Angeles took another step closer to becoming a reality Monday.


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Free Wi-Fi Internet Plan Aimed At ‘Win-Win’ For Public, Private Sectors

A City Council committee was expected Tuesday to discuss a proposal that would provide free wireless Internet access throughout the city of Los Angeles.


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Some Local Café Owners Say Free Wi-Fi Drains Business

Some local coffee shop owners say that offering free Wi-Fi to patrons has been draining their business.

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Councilman Wants To Give Angelenos Free, Citywide Wi-Fi

A Los Angeles city councilman wants residents to have access to free, citywide wireless Internet service.

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STAPLES Center, Verizon Launch Free High-Speed Wireless For Fans

Concertgoers and sports fans can now send photos and post video to social media sites thanks to a free Wi-Fi service that’s being launched at STAPLES Center.


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City Council Approves Plan For Free Wi-Fi At LAX

The City Council has approved a plan to offer free Wi-Fi at Los Angeles International Airport, starting in mid-July.


Keep Your Wallet Fat With These Internet Freebies

CBS2’s Sibila Vargas spoke to a consumer advocate about the best places to find free goods on the Internet.

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Apple Says iPhones Don’t Store Location Data

Apple says the idea that iPhones store their users’ locations is based on a misunderstanding of how the phones help determine where they are.


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Motorola To Sell Xoom Wi-Fi Tablet For $599

Motorola Mobility says it will start selling a Wi-Fi-only version of its Xoom tablet computer for $599 on March 27.


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Time Warner Launches iPad App With Live TV

Time Warner Cable is launching the first iPad application from a cable or satellite company that plays live TV.

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Verizon Unveils Pricing Details For iPhone Service

Verizon Wireless is revealing details of how much it will charge iPhone users for voice, text and data service.


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Multitasking, Wireless Printing Come To iPad

Apple says new software available Monday will allow owners of the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad to print wirelessly over Wi-Fi networks.


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Mocha And A Movie: Starbucks Debuts Wi-Fi Network

The world’s most famous coffee shop says its customers don’t have to be wired anymore to have a good time.