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9 ways developers can help rebuild trust on the Internet

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3 keys to enterprise-grade Bluetooth beacons

Mist Systems combines cloud intelligence with on-premise access points to deliver accurate indoor location services

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How much can a fiber carry? Facebook and Nokia are pushing it

Facebook and Nokia have found a way to push a lot more data through a submarine cable across the Atlantic, which could help the social network keep up with the growth of video and virtual reality.

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56% off D-Link Wi-Fi AC750 Dual Band Range Extender - Deal Alert

Eliminate dead zones and extend the range of your home Wi-Fi coverage. With AC750 performance, the DAP-1520 provides bandwidth up to 300Mbps on the 2.4Ghz, and 433Mbps on the faster, more reliable 5GHz bands.

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14% off TP-Link Multicolor Dimmable Smart Wi-Fi 60W LED Bulb - Deal Alert

Control your lights from anywhere with your tablet or smartphone, or with your voice via the Alexa service. Create an on/off schedule, dim brightness, fine-tune light appearance from soft white to daylight, and choose from 16 million...

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Lose yourself in the Infinity Room, a mixed-media art project at SXSW

This piece by artist Refik Anadol takes it to infinity.

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Future of tech policy murky under Trump administration

Insiders praise administration's focus on infrastructure and deregulation, but worries linger over immigration policies

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Warning: Your networking tools are weakening your web security

US-CERT says SSL inspection tools, which let enterprise administrators examine encrypted traffic to find and block malicious activity, actually hinder HTTPS

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13% off Ecobee3 Lite Wi-Fi Alexa Compatible Smart Thermostat - Deal Alert

Ecobee understands your local weather, schedule and desired comfort settings, to ensure your home is at the right temperature at the right time. Control it using your mobile device from anywhere, or using your voice via the Alexa...

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Google pulls virtual assistant ad after user outcry

It turns out people don't want to hear about 'Beauty and the Beast' when they ask for their daily agenda

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40% off WeMo Wi-Fi Smart Plug, Works with Amazon Alexa - Deal Alert

Plug in a Wemo Switch, download the free app, and start controlling your lights and appliances from anywhere in the world, right from your phone.

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Yahoo breach lessons IT can't ignore

The indictment against the attackers behind the Yahoo breach shows just how vulnerable corporate networks are when thieves get their hands on employees' personal information

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31% off Luma 3-Piece Whole Home Mesh WiFi System - Deal Alert

Regardless of your home’s size or shape, Luma's WiFi system fills each room with fast, secure WiFi by customizing a mesh network for your home. Set network rules for your home and all of the devices in it. Keep your children safe by...

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Twitter accounts hacked, Twitter Counter steps forward as culprit

It's the second time in four months that Twitter Counter has allowed hackers to post messages to high-profile Twitter accounts

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The NSA's foreign surveillance: 5 things to know

A contentious piece of U.S. law giving the National Security Agency broad authority to spy on people overseas expires at the end of the year.

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48% off NETGEAR N150 Wi-Fi Range Extender - Deal Alert

Boost existing WiFi coverage throughout your home. Eliminate WiFi dead zones and enjoy a more reliable WiFi connection.

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Network World Pi Day Challenge

Network World editors Keith Shaw and Brandon Butler compete against each other to see who can recite more digits of Pi in honor of Pi Day. Which editor wins and gets to put a pie in the face of the loser?

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It's time to turn on HTTPS: the benefits are well worth the effort

HTTPS websites get a speed boost, better search engine rankings, and fewer browser warnings

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Mayer to quit as CEO of new holding company after Yahoo sale to Verizon

It's still not clear whether Mayer will move to Verizon, along with operating business

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