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Google becomes first foreign internet company to launch service in Cuba

The powering on of Google caching servers follows a deal signed last year

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German court upholds WhatsApp-Facebook data transfer ban

But the court overturned the privacy regulator's order that the companies delete data they had already transferred

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FCC chairman plans to 'reverse the mistake' of net neutrality

The FCC will begin a process to repeal the agency's 2015 regulations in May

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Security-as-a-service model gains traction

A new report finds mid-tier companies are increasingly turning to security-as-a-service offerings to manage their network security needs

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FCC chairman to announce plans to repeal net neutrality

Pai is expected to announce plans to repeal the agency's 2015 net neutrality rules on Wednesday

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Google zero-trust security framework goes beyond passwords

Google outlines how BeyondCorp determines whether a device should be allowed to access an application in a perimeter-less network environment

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The future of Wi-Fi: The best is yet to come

Thwenty years since the first Wi-Fi standard, the technology is poised for a surge of innovation

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7 advanced Google Chrome tips and tweaks that save you time

If you spend most of your workday with Google's browser, you'll want to put these Chrome tips to work, so you can get more done in less time

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Microsoft fine-tunes WebAssembly for Edge browser

By tweaking when the Chakra JavaScript engine parses WebAssembly functions, the Edge browser provides faster web app performance

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FCC ends price caps on many business data lines

The move to deregulate business data services could lead to price hikes for small businesses, critics say

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Flaws let attackers hijack multiple Linksys router models

Two dozen Linksys router models are exposed to attacks that could extract sensitive information from their configurations, cause them to become unresponsive and even completely take them over.

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Google reportedly plans ad blocking feature for Chrome browser

The move by the online ad company is seen as defensive, and will allow only certain acceptable ads to be shown

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Mingis on Tech: How IT can prep for robots and avoid cloud migration woes

Here's how IT can get ready for the coming robotics revolution at work -- and avoid messing up a big move to the cloud.

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Mozilla scraps Firefox's 'Aurora' dev track

However, the change won't speed up the browser's release tempo

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Anyone can command these live streaming bots via chat room

Bay area start-up, Let's Robot, is letting anyone control it's robotic fleet using commands entered in a Twitch chat room.

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FCC's deregulation of business data lines could mean a price hike

Small and medium-size businesses in the US could get hit with price increases of up to 25 percent, some critics say

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24% off NETGEAR CM700 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem 1.4Gbps Certified for XFINITY, Time Warner, Charter, and More - Deal Alert

The NETGEAR CM700 High Speed Cable Modem provides a connection to high-speed cable Internet with speeds up to 1.4 Gbps. It is CableLabs certified DOCSIS 3.0 that is 32X faster than 2.0 devices. A Gigabit Ethernet port provides faster...

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Only in the USA: ISPs get tax dollars to build weak broadband

Tennessee votes to give millions of taxpayer dollars to AT&T and Comcast rather than let municipal broadband expand at no taxpayer expense

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