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FCC Vote on Incentive Auction Plan Could Further Open Broadband Competition

The agency's plan includes selling 'generic' 5MHz spectrum blocks Full Story »
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Nextdoor Partners with San Francisco to Mobilize Neighbors During a Disaster

The city's Department of Emergency Management will provide real-time emergency info to Nextdoor's neighborhood networks.

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Facebook Wants to Help You Meet Friends Offline

A new optional feature broadcasts people's locations to their friends

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With Google Glass, the Doctor Can See You Now

Emergency room physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are four months into a pilot program where they are using Google's computerized eyeglasses to help treat patients.

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Small Businesses Could Benefit From Wireless Industry 'Kill Switch' Plans

The kill switch application wireless carriers and device manufacturers plan to make available next year for new smartphones could benefit small businesses on a tight budget, an expert says.

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Automakers Show Off In-Vehicle Wi-Fi, New Smartphone Interfaces

Car companies at the International Auto Show here showed off their versions of popular smartphone interface technology, which allows vehicle infotainment systems to connect to and use mobile apps.

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Google Revenue Jumps 19 Percent but Still Disappoints

The number of ad clicks it sold increased, but the price of those clicks declined on average

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Telefónica Starts Exchange for Targeted Mobile Ads

Axonix' ambition is to compete with Google, Facebook and Twitter in the mobile ad space

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Galaxy S5 Parts Said to Cost 21 Percent More Than iPhone 5S

IHS says Samsung's new phone costs $251 for materials, $51 more than the retail cost of a carrier-subsidized unit.

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Yahoo Sales Sag with Mixed Results in Ads

The company reported an increase in search revenue, with flat results in display

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Buying Google Glass Today? 7 Things You Should Know

Not one of the approximately 8,000 Google Glass Explorers but wish you were? If so, today is the day pick up a pair, but there are a few things you should know.

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How to Switch From iPhone 5S to BlackBerry Z30 (and Why)

Spend some time with a BlackBerry 10 device and you just might put your iPhone away for good. CIO.com contributor Paul Mah did. Here he outlines the nine steps it takes to move from an iPhone 5S to a BlackBerry Z30.

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SAP Users Rattle Sabers Over Charges for User-friendly Fiori Apps

Fiori should be included as part of the annual maintenance fees customers already pay, users say

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Microsoft Kicks Off Sales of Lower-Priced Office Subscription in Bid for iPad Dollars

Five weeks after announcing a lower-cost subscription to Office, Microsoft today started selling Office 365 Personal to consumers.

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Connected Stuff is Catching on -- Just Don't Call it Iot

Enterprises are finding real-world uses for Internet-connected devices but aren't interested in the buzzwords