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Dell takes on Cisco and Juniper with 100G data center switch

Dell this week extended its arsenal of data center Ethernet switches, highlighted by a 100G device with ports dividable into 25G and 50G channels.

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Comcast's $45B Time Warner Cable deal is dead

Comcast is officially walking away from plans to acquire Time Warner Cable.

Comcast abandons Time Warner merger plan

Comcast has apparently abandoned plans to merge with Time Warner Cable.

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Wi-Fi client vulnerability could expose Android, Linux, BSD, other systems to attacks

A serious flaw in a component that's used to authenticate clients on Wi-Fi networks could expose Android, Linux, BSD, and possibly Windows and Mac OS X systems to attacks.

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Google launches Project Fi, its combo cellular and Wi-Fi network

Google launched its own ambitious wireless network primarily in the U.S. on Wednesday in partnership with Sprint and T-Mobile.

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Alcatel-Lucent grows switching and virtual networking portfolio

Alcatel-Lucent continues to expand its switching and virtual networking portfolio.

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Rumor alert: Google SPRINTING to unveil a new wireless data service

Just in nick of time -- and a scant day after the introduction of "mobile friendly" page rank -- rumors abound that a large Internet company will unveil a new "mobile friendly" wireless service today...

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9 tips for speeding up your business Wi-Fi

Is your company's lethargic Wi-Fi making users scream? Try these techniques for a zippier network.

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Lack of broadband in some areas limits telemedicine

The lack of broadband service is limiting the deployment of telemedicine in some parts of the U.S.

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Why the journey to IPv6 is the road less traveled

Though IPv6 is finished technology that works, rolling it out may be either a simple process or a complicated and risky one, depending on what role you play on the Internet

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Google's Project Loon close to launching thousands of balloons

Google says it's Project Loon is close to being able to produce and launch thousands of balloons to provide Internet access from the sky.

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FCC faces seventh net neutrality lawsuit

Broadband provider CenturyLink has joined the list of ISPs and trade groups suing the U.S. Federal Communications Commission over its net neutrality rules.

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Size matters in mobile, but Nokia may find bigger isn't better

Size is power in the mobile networks business, but it's only one of the reasons Nokia is acquiring Alcatel-Lucent.

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Facebook-backed loses some Indian partners over net neutrality

A project by Facebook-backed to offer people access to select online services without data charges has run into trouble in India, after the program was criticized by net neutrality activists.

VMware helps CIOs tunnel their way to more secure mobile apps

VMware's goal is to make it easier for administrators to control what apps and resources mobile users can access.

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Update: Four more lawsuits challenge FCC's net neutrality rules

The rush is on to sue the FCC over its net neutrality rules.


The future is here: You may already be using IPv6

You've probably heard about the looming shortage of Internet addresses and the need for IPv6. What surfers may not realize is that in many places on the Web, it's already in use.

Web app attacks, PoS intrusions and cyberespionage top causes of data breaches

Web application attacks, point-of-sale intrusions, cyberespionage and crimeware were the leading causes of confirmed data breaches last year.

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