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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

Alibaba shares open at a high $92.70

Shares were trading a tad lower around $90 later in the afternoon

SAP CEO Bill McDermott on why Concur is worth $8.3 billion

Buying Concur 'is the best business case I've ever put in front of the board,' McDermott says

Alibaba's IPO could be 'open sesame' for global expansion

Alibaba's international expansion could accelerate following its US listing

Ex-Ambitel/GreenNet CEO jumps ship to Sierra Leone's Smart Mobile

Smart Mobile gains traction as Libya's Lap Green expansion plans hit a snag

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Rogue cell towers discovered in Washington, D.C.

After initially discovering more than a dozen rogue cell towers in the U.S., ESD America and IntegriCell discovered more questionable towers in the nation's capitol, 15 of them to be exact. Ownership remains unknown, but Tuesday's...

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Testing the Internet of Things: Can smart devices be united into an integrated whole?

An important part of the Internet of Things, Revolv's hub tries to make a group of indepedent smart devices work together intelligently. With the current state of the technology, however, that can be a challenge.

Arista switches legal team in suit with co-founder

Replaces firm that represented company during IPO; also awards $12.5M to Bechtolsheim

Shareholders approve Safaricom acquisition of YuMobile

Sale will put pressure on smaller operators

Ericsson dumps LTE modem business

The modem unit has suffered as the devices have increasingly become an integrated feature

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FCC gets record number of net neutrality comments, what now?

The agency is now focused on analyzing the 3 million comments it has received

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Mind the Agility Gap

As technologists, we now have to “mind the gap” that is beginning to appear on the Internet as content and cloud providers move more data around. So how do we “mind the gap”? Software-Defined Network (SDN) technologies can provide...

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

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A wireless router may someday charge your mobile devices

Energous has developed a WiFi-style wireless charging device that sends power to anything within a 30-foot radius.

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Top IT vendors reveal their IoT strategies

Cisco, IBM, HP, Intel, Microsoft argue that the Internet of Things is mainstream today.

Software bugs most common cause for mobile Internet outages, study says

The outages affected 1.4 million user connections on average per incident

Facebook open sources its mcrouter data-caching tool

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

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