LAN & WAN

LAN & WAN news, trend analysis and opinion

Yahoo to spin off its stake in Alibaba

Yahoo's fourth quarter 2014 sales and earnings both dropped

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FTC: Best Practices for businesses facing Internet of Things onslaught

The Internet of Things universe is expanding quickly, and there are now over 25 billion connected devices in use worldwide, with that number set to rise significantly as consumer goods companies, auto manufacturers, healthcare...

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Super Bowl XLIX’s techiest commercials

T-Mobile, BMW, Coke and Bud Light get geeky.

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FTC's unrealistic Internet of Things report calls for smaller data

The FTC issued a report on Internet of Things privacy and security that only highlights how unresolved the issue still is.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, January 27

Apple's financials on tap ... IBM says it's not laying off a quarter of its workforce ... and more

China signals censors will continue to crack down on VPN services

The country has been disrupting VPN services, which can allow users to view the Internet unfiltered

States threaten lawsuit against Obama's municipal broadband plan

The FCC doesn't have the authority to preempt state laws limiting municipal broadband projects, state groups say

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Mission impossible: Memorizing IPv6 addresses

Don't bother memorizing IPv6 addresses. Use DNS instead.

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What can I do with home automation?

Part 2 of a two part series on how to get started with home automation

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What is home automation and how do I get started?

Part 1 of a two part series on how to get started with home automation

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Broward County rolls out its own fiber ring, shifts to VoIP

Years in the making, network upgrade enables Florida county to improve services while saving a bundle

AT&T to acquire Nextel Mexico assets for $1.9 billion

The U.S. company expects to win a larger piece of the Mexican mobile market

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Our bullet-proof LAN failed. Here’s what we learned

Three risks and three remedies to help ensure this doesn't happen to you

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, January 26

Coinbase to open regulated Bitcoin exchange ... Malaysia Airlines hacked ... Wikileaks says Google passed data to U.S. ... and more news

North Carolina could be next in Google Fiber roll-out

Reported launch would be first in a big expansion planned for this year

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Conference calls a waste of time? In 1915, this one made history

The first transcontinental phone call took place 100 years ago between New York and San Francisco

Regulators push for open access to Africa's undersea cables

Effort is aimed at giving all countries in the Southern African region equal access to cut communications costs

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, January 23

Box shares start trading ... EU wants encryption keys ... Uber agrees to get a license ... and more

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Data center, cloud, SDN driving Ethernet switch market to $25B

The Layer 2-3 Ethernet switch market is expected to exceed $25 billion in 2019, a compounded annual growth of 2.2%, according to Dell’Oro Group.

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