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Communications Archive

  • Wi-Fi Goes to Town

    Add Wi-Fi access to garbage collection and police protection as services that that many municipalities now regard as essential amenities.

  • 99 Percent

    Meet a creator of high-tech, electrically active fabrics who shows plenty of scrap.

  • Wireless 911

    How emergency services will locate 911 callers who are using mobile phones.

  • The Internet Phone Booth

    No longer just a curiosity, commercial voice over IP systems have become serious rivals to the traditional telephone network.

  • A Vaccine for Your Phone

    Your home and office computers are probably protected by antivirus programs and firewalls. But what about your new cell phone?

  • Less Lethal Weapons

    Are they honorable or horrible? We don’t yet know-but they might give us valuable options in Iraq and elsewhere.

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