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Investigations, accounts and observations from reporters around the world.

technology

Comcast spreads Wi-Fi through neighborhood hotspots

Sitting dormant like sleeper cells, wireless routers in Comcast homes around the country are getting ready to activate a new Wi-Fi network.

cities

Does congestion pricing make cities more car-free?

By making the cost of driving go up, Sweden's second largest city, Gothenberg, has seen automobile traffic ease, but the plan is not without controversy.

cities

Roomidex makes a business out of finding a roommate

Renters can research candidates before making an ill-fated commitment, while brokers and building owners can secure leases more quickly or address lower apartment turnover rates.