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Is your Ethernet fast enough? Four new speeds are in the works

Cloud providers, carriers and fast Wi-Fi users are all looking for fatter pipes

Disruptive technology reaps cash as venture capital pours in

Investments in software companies through the third quarter surpassed those for all of 2013


Neil Young's Pono music store has more than 600K songs 'ingested,' downloads are another matter

The hi-fi music upstart was promoted heavily this week at the Salesforce Dreamforce show

Envious of fiber broadband? Help is on the way for copper users

Speeds at up to 1Gbps will eventually be possible over copper lines

Google misses forecasts, while cost per click also dips

Challenges in the mobile market continue to be a factor

Mobile device and date use skyrockets, US gov't survey says

US residents are increasingly using mobile phones for downloading, email and other apps, the NTIA says

Startup builds on Wi-Fi chips for cheaper 'last mile' to home broadband

Mimosa Networks wants to help service providers reach customers without laying fiber or copper

Dell, HP keep moving to help carriers virtualize their networks

Both companies stand to gain if network functions virtualization upends traditional carrier systems

Hillary Clinton: Social media is no match for real-world interactions

The former U.S. Secretary of State said face-to-face meetings are more valuable when it comes to solving society's greatest problems

Google considers Amazon as its biggest search competitor

People looking to buy something are more likely to search on Amazon, said Eric Schmidt

What to expect at Salesforce.com's Dreamforce

Cloud computing buzz, wearables, analytics and celebrities are all on tap

China's Baidu developing an OS for smart bikes

Baidu plans to reveal a prototype later this year

Holograms and 3D porn: Expert predictions for gigabit Internet

Experts see big changes to health-care, gaming and other industries from a gigabit-speed Internet

With Zuckerberg in India, Internet.org promotes apps and sites for women, farmers

Facebook-backed Internet.org is giving prizes to apps, websites and services targeted at groups of users who may be less connected

Belkin says router outages should be resolved

Older wireless routers were affected, including the F9K1102, F9K1105, F9K1113, F9K1102, F9K1105 and F9K1116

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AllSeen Alliance's IoT Crusade Takes Aim at Smart Lighting

The IoT interoperability group has formed a special lighting working group.

NSA internal watchdog defends agency's privacy practices

The agency's collection of U.S. communications has privacy controls in place, a report says

Facebook, armed with data, helps others show mobile ads

Facebook's mobile advertising network is now open for business

As Africa Internet penetration lags, experts suggest ways to spur broadband growth

Africa has eight out of the 10 countries with the lowest Internet access penetration in the world

Nigeria to license seven infrastructure companies to spur broadband

Under so-called open access policies, incumbent carriers have to allow competitors to lease capacity

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