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Support for security tech tops iSoc's Africa plan for 2015

It also will continue to help develop traffic exchange and DNS programs

T-Mobile to pay $90M for unauthorized charges on customers' bills

The carrier will pay back subscribers as part of a settlement with the FCC


Sale of Nigeria's Nitel bogs down in confusion yet again

Arabian Amlak For Investment says it had offered a much higher bid than NATCOM

Vulnerability in embedded Web server exposes millions of routers to hacking

Attackers can take control of millions of routers by sending a specially crafted request to RomPager, an embedded Web server running on them

U.S.-Cuba breakthrough is no slam dunk for Internet

As the U.S. frees its service providers to invest, Cuba may not play ball

Amazon promises one-hour delivery in Manhattan, more locations on the way

The super-fast shipping costs $7.99, while people willing to wait another hour won't have to pay extra

Microsoft kills EU browser choice screen

The screen contributed to restoring competition in the EU browser market, the European Commission said

ICANN data compromised in spearphishing attack

Staff email credentials and some user data, including email and postal addresses, were taken

Suing Arista was always the plan

Cisco didn't want a royalty arrangement; it wanted revenge

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7 devices that make your data vulnerable

There’s a new threat landscape to consider: the Internet of Things (IoT). And the endpoints in this landscape are vulnerable to attack.

2014: The year in quotes

Security breaches, letters to the FCC, Facebook's user-emotion study, Bitcoin travails contributed to quotes of the year

Tech, telecom contribute 10 percent of Nigeria's GDP, ICT minister says

The ICT industry is now viewed as critical, ranked with energy

Qualcomm, Intel and Brocade join group pushing 2.5G, 5G Ethernet

The NBASE-T Alliance on Monday announced a dozen new members, including big names like Intel, Qualcomm and Brocade.

Internet tax moratorium extended in US gov't spending package

The moratorium will continue for another year, but the Senate's action leads to debate over net neutrality taxes

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T-Mobile mystery news slated for Tuesday morning

T-Mobile CEO John Legere will cozy up to Yahoo Tech's David Pogue during what the carrier is calling its Un-carrier 8.0 event on Tuesday -- a mystery webcast that promises to include some news and knowing Legere, probably some...

Microsoft gets allies to help tell US to back off on Irish search warrant

Allies file 10 briefs supporting the company in its fight against a search warrant for email on an Irish server

Riverbed goes private in $3.6 billion deal

Riverbed Technology is the latest major tech company to bow out of public trading, announcing a $3.6 billion takeover by private equity firm Thoma Bravo on Monday.

BT in talks to buy U.K. mobile carrier EE for US$19.5 billion

The deal would help BT sell bundled fixed and mobile services

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How Microsoft sees the connected car

Gesture control and gamification aren’t the only things we can expect from Microsoft’s in-car ideas. Empathy and understanding from your sensitive automobile will play too.

2015: The year SDN and NFV go mainstream

In 2015, we expect to see organizations begin to take steps to truly embrace software defined networking (SDN) and its sibling – network functions virtualization (NFV). What other technologies and trends might we see in 2015?

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