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Ruckus results top estimates as customers expand Wi-Fi

(Reuters) - Ruckus Wireless Inc <RKUS.N> reported second-quarter results above analysts' estimates, as mobile and broadband service providers bought more Wi-Fi devices to cater for surging consumer demand. Full story

Real-time sky shopping taxies to the runway

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Want to order a snack or drink on a plane without flagging down a flight attendant? Book dinner and theater tickets at your destination? Watch a catalog of TV shows on demand? Full story

Google wants to bring free Wi-Fi to SF parks

Google and a San Francisco supervisor announced a partnership on Wednesday to bring free Wi-Fi to 31 San Francisco parks, plazas and open spaces. Full story

Facebook Is Testing a Feature That Can Track Customers' Physical Movements at Businesses

The social network encourages users to check in for free Wi-Fi, but the routers can monitor your movements. Full story

Android Backups Could Expose Wi-Fi Passwords to NSA

Google's "back up my data feature" for Android may be a convenient and easy way to back up files, but it also may put network security at risk by exposing the passwords of encrypted Wi-Fi networks. Full story

Retailers are using your phone to track shopping habits

   Shoppers’ movements can now be tracked through smartphone data, thanks to retail-monitoring tech companies. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk reports and analyst Hitha Prabhakar discusses the practice.

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  Retailers using smartphone data to track customers

Chances are a store you shop in has tracked you either by your smartphone or via surveillance camera to better customize your shopping experience. But is it also an invasion of privacy? TODAY digital lifestyle contributor Mario Armstrong and Alex Morrison of Grey Advertising discuss retailer trackin

  Stores use cell phones to track consumers

The New York Times reports retail stores like Nordstrom are beginning to track its customers’ movements by following their mobile wi-fi signals. Marlene Morris Towns of Georgetown University discusses.

  12 ways to protect your family on vacation

“The Safety Chick” Kathleen Baty shows off a variety of products you can use to protect your family while on vacation, such as a passport made with material that ensures thieves can’t access your personal information, a cell phone hot spot to prevent browsing the web on public Wi-Fi and door anchors

  How safe is logging onto hotspots?

Whether connecting to public Wi-Fi or a home internet connection, there are new ways to make sure you are keeping your information safe, wherever you go. TODAY’s digital lifestyle contributor Mario Armstrong is interviewed by TODAY’s Lester Holt.

  Church allegedly linked to child porn

Computers seized from Missouri church after images were downloaded on unsecured Wi-Fi address. KSHB's Lindsay Shively reports.

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