Using mobile technology in the air can come with a massive price tag

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A man has now been charged nearly $1,200 for the in flight WiFi he used flying from London to Singapore. While in flight WiFi service may sound like an exciting new option for keeping connected and entertained throughout a long flight, using this mobile technology doesn’t come for free – nor is it cheap. The CEO of Trend Hunter received a massive $1,171 bill for having in air internet services from an airline. The chief exec, Jeremy Gutsche, of the popular trend website was flying from London to Singapore and…

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YouGove survey shows public wifi-using mobile shoppers at security risk

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Mobile commerce is continuing its rapid growth rate, and a notable part of that increase is due to access to public wifi. However, the results of a recent study from YouGov and UK2 has shown that more than half of the users of public wifi in the United Kingdom are placing their personal information at risk by using their mobile devices over these unsecured networks. The survey showed that 56 percent of adults in the United Kingdom who have ever used public wifi rarely check on whether or not that…

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