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Google releases stylish $199 Wi-Fi router meant to be shown off

Google is giving the ugly Wi-Fi router a makeover, with its own device the company claims is easier to use.


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Your router: Gateway for hackers

The router has been called the 'backbone of the Internet.' If that is the case, it is a broken backbone, according to security experts, who say they are dangerously vulnerable, and there is currently no way to upgrade or patch most of...

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Named Data Networking group preps for workshop, hackathon

The Named Data Networking project, which is working on an Internet architecture designed to better handle data and application access in an increasingly mobile world, is hosting its second annual community meeting and its first...

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Review: 2 tri-band routers push wireless network speeds

Two new tri-band Wi-Fi routers from D-Link and Linksys bring real-world half-a-gigabit speeds to your 802.11ac network.

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Sorriest technology companies of 2015

A rundown of the year in apologies from tech vendors and those whose businesses rely heavily on tech.

ARIN CEO John Curran

Americas are just 2 weeks away from running out of IPv4 addresses

John Curran, CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), told attendees at the Campus Technology conference in Boston Wednesday that the IP address authority's pool of IPv4 addresses has dwindled to about 90,000 and will...

United routes root of outage to router

Cisco says it's offering help; NYSE, WSJ glitches unrelated?

Juniper scales down the Internet core

PTX1000 router features 3Tbps in 2RU for distributed peering

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Cisco Live!: In pictures

Outgoing and incoming Cisco CEOs John Chambers and Chuck Robbins weren’t the only attractions at the annual Cisco event in San Diego this week.

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Outgoing Cisco CEO Chambers fesses up to mistakes, touts company’s grit

Reflecting on a two-decade tenure as Cisco CEO marked by enviable success, John Chambers says he wishes the company could have moved faster.

Cisco bypassed Russia sanctions to continue sales: report

Cisco reportedly skirted sanctions in order to sell networking equipment to Russia’s military.

Alcatel-Lucent uses SDN to meld IP, optical services

Alcatel-Lucent this week extended its carrier SDN product line with an automation and network control system designed to accelerate service provisioning from multivendor IP and optical infrastructure.

Nuage visualizes the SDN

New application manages physical, virtual operations

UK gang arrested for exporting $10 million of fake Cisco gear to US

Companies using fake gear could experience significant network outages, the U.K. police warned

Former Cisco Systems Chairman and CEO John Chambers

Interview of Everything: Cisco CEO Chambers on white boxes, SDN, leadership and the cloud

Little did we know that our interview with John Chambers at Cisco’s Texas Data Center Day in April might be our last with him as the company’s CEO. As we learned this week, he’ll hand the reins to Chuck Robbins in July, though will...

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New Cisco CEO: Meet the real Chuck Robbins

Cisco’s choice of Chuck Robbins, Senior VP of Worldwide Field Operations, as the company’s next CEO came as a surprise given that two Cisco presidents were seen as frontrunners for the job.

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Cisco taps veteran Robbins to succeed Chambers as CEO

Cisco's Board has announced that it has appointed Chuck Robbins as CEO effective July 26, 2015. Current CEO John Chambers will continue to be chairman and will also assume the role of executive chairman on July 26.

Eyes turn to Ericsson, Juniper

Nokia/Alcatel-Lucent deal could ignite merger mania in telecom

Flaw in common hotel router threatens guests’ devices

Corporate travelers should be warned that a vulnerable Wi-Fi router commonly used in hotels is easily compromised, putting guests passwords at risk and opening up their computers to malware infections and direct attacks.

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