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Internet of Things spawns horde of imitators

This was inevitable: Endless hype about the Internet of Things has produced an endless string of imitators; the Internets of This, That and Whatever. Here are a few examples.

13 Android Tools for Web Developers

Android mobile devices, while not typically thought of as places where development work gets done, can offer surprisingly useful apps to help developers get the job done, anywhere.

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Internet of Overwhelming Things

As the era of Internet of Things (IoT) dawned, the fridge got hacked. Well, maybe not.

Verizon amps FiOS upload speeds for all residential customers

Residential consumers of Verizon’s FiOS Internet service will see their upload speeds boosted to match their download speeds, the telecom company announced today.

Phone unlocking bill clears US House, next step is president's signature

The bill reverses a 2013 decision that phone unlocking by consumers ran afoul of copyright laws

IoT inspires new components for energy, wireless

A vibration-harvesting power supply and a chip architecture for low-power communications are the latest entries

More AT&T customers switch to paying for their phones

Most new postpaid smartphone users are choosing monthly payments over subsidized prices

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Against All Odds

No doubt, there are consumers of data center services who share my despair over getting access to the unrestricted wonders enabled by ongoing innovations in social, mobile, cloud and big data. IDC has dubbed those innovations

Google has to face US privacy suit over new user data policy

Only one part of the lawsuit was allowed to continue by a federal court in California

Google may bring Wi-Fi to New York City pay phones

The company went to a meeting on the city's plan for 'communication points' with free Wi-Fi

11 offbeat battery chargers: Portable power with a twist

There's no need for a portable phone charger to be boring -- here are 11 chargers for your smartphone (or tablet) that are both useful and creative.

Mapping broadband everywhere

The Internet Society and Aalto University of Finland have rolled out a free service/phone app dubbed Netradar designed to show who the broadband haves and have nots are around the world.

Big Data, Big Mess: Sound Risk Intelligence Through Complete Context

This paper examines the insecurity of the small businesses in the supply chain and offers tips to close those backdoors into the enterprise.

US House approves permanent ban on Internet access taxes

The legilsation would permanently extend a ban that's been in place since 1998

FCC swamped with last-minute comments on net neutrality

The agency has received 677,000 comments on its proposed net neutrality rules

iTunes Pass lets users deposit funds in Apple Japan stores

The service is available via the Passbook app

Mobile devices to beam 4K video direct to TVs with Qualcomm buy

Qualcomm will integrate WiGig in the Snapdragon 810 chip

Using Cyber Insurance and Cybercrime Data to Limit Your Business Risk

This paper examines the challenges of understanding cyber risks, the importance of having the right cyber risk intelligence, and how to use this information to determine which cyber insurance options make the most sense based on your

Ericsson hits 5Gbps in 5G labs demo

The first 5G network is expected sometime around 2020 in Japan or South Korea

Europe cuts roaming charges, plans to eliminate them by end of next year

Data roaming charges for EU subscribers will be cut by as much as 55 percent on Tuesday

German government to drop Verizon because of US spying

It will shift to Deutsche Telekom after revelations about NSA eavesdropping

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Rights groups applaud Supreme Court cellphone ruling

Ruling seen as landmark win for Fourth Amendment in the digital age

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