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Software stack from Eclipse could unleash Java developer army on IoT

The Eclipse Foundation is launching a free, open-source Java stack for IoT

Yahoo will ring in the new year by killing its website directory

Other services like Yahoo Education and Qwiki will also close


IEEE standards group wants to bring order to IoT

The IEEE P2413 would span Internet of Things technologies for all industries

FCC questions how to enforce net neutrality rules

Groups disagree on how the agency should apply any regulations it might pass

Senators hear calls on the FCC to step back from net neutrality rules

Republican lawmakers and witnesses repeat criticisms that net neutrality rules would slow broadband investment

Dyn sells Internet performance data via SaaS

The new owner of monitoring company Renesys has packaged historical and real-time information as a service

China's Baidu partners with BMW on driverless car research

Baidu revealed earlier this month it is working on its own driverless car

Facebook open sources its mcrouter data-caching tool

The software is designed to make caches across multiple data centers more reliable and efficient

Uber doubles down on shared rides, enacts permanent pricing cut for UberX

The company is promoting a service regulators have said violates the law

Google reports a 19% jump in US government data requests

Governments of many nations are increasingly asking Google to hand over information on its users

Netflix will launch on French telco's set-top boxes

A local competitor tried to steal Netflix' thunder with the launch of its own video-on-demand service on the Netflix launched in France

Intel Using IoT to Improve Efficiency of Its Chip Fab Facilities

Staff prototyping IoT systems with Galileo development boards

Internet of Things

New Standard for ZigBee Remotes Makes Friends With Connected Homes

ZigBee Remote 2.0 expands the technology to reach more types of devices

Yahoo says it faced $250,000 daily fines for defying US surveillance requests

Yahoo's disclosure comes amid newly unsealed court documents

New survey raises questions about net neutrality regulation, advocacy group says

CALinnovates calls on the FCC to stay away from reclassifying broadband as a public utility

Coinbase expands Bitcoin services in Europe

The expansion allows people to exchange bitcoins and accept payments in 13 European countries

CTIA chief lashes back at FCC chair on net neutrality

Mobile has to have different Open Internet rules from fixed broadband, Meredith Attwell Baker says

google lift labs spoon

Google Buys 'Smart Spoon' Maker Lift Labs

Lift Labs makes a mechanical spoon for people with neurodegenerative diseases.

FCC may put mobile under same net-neutrality rules as wired broadband

The past double standard is a big issue in many public comments, FCC Chairman Wheeler said

33 equipment manufacturers oppose public-utility broadband

IBM, Cisco, Intel and other companies oppose calls to reclassify and regulate broadband as a common carrier

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