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Cisco programs the cloud

Virtualization and scale enhancements for service provider routers address traffic growth, network agility


Hutchison to buy U.K. carrier O2 for up to US$15 billion

The deal would make Hutchison the biggest mobile player in Britain

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DSL reaches speeds of 170 Mbps

If you’re stuck with slow DSL, speed increases via G.fast may be on the horizon.

Net neutrality rules: Separating fact from hype

Did 4 million people support the new rules? Will the regulations deter investment?

Net neutrality rules let FCC police future ISP conduct

The agency's future conduct standard raises questions about business models for broadband providers

T-Mobile CEO 'fairly confident' net neutrality won't kill Music Freedom

John Legere says he thinks the music streaming feature is fine under new rules

Feds fine Verizon $3.4 million over 911 service outage issues

750,000 California residents were unable to call 911 during an outage last year, the FCC said

Google Cloud and a Chromebook might be your next contact center

Avaya and Google have joined hands to help mid-sized companies give customer service

Google's solar-drone Internet tests about to take off

Project Titan gets FCC permission for airborne testing

FCC releases 400-page net neutrality order

The document includes a lengthy legal defense of the new regulations

ISIS supporters operated at least 46,000 Twitter accounts, study finds

Between 46,000 and 70,000 accounts were supportive of ISIS late last year, researchers say

Endpoint Security Meets the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

Many organizations don't have the resources in place to effectively prevent, detect, and respond to endpoint security events.

Facebook wants to get better at detecting fake profiles

It's a real problem for the social networking giant

VMware takes on mobile networks with vCloud for NFV

The virtualized network functions in its platform can come from many vendors

Google's Pichai on Xiaomi, Cyanogen and the Apple Watch

The Google executive offered his views on a wide range of issues

Google confirms carrier plans, details coming soon

The company says it doesn't intend to become a full-service cellular carrier

Nokia, DoCoMo test high-frequency mobile with an eye on 5G

Their trials with 70GHz radios show multi-gigabit speeds

Net neutrality could hamper new mobile services, Nokia CEO says

Self-driving cars and home health care services require special treatment, he said

The FCC's net neutrality rules: What we know so far

The full rules may not be published for weeks, but net neutrality will prohibit blocking, throttling and paid prioritization

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