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UN steps in to end marketing war over what 5G means

It means you won't get real 5G service until 2020, according to the ITU, the UN's telecom standards body

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Ransomware 'customer support' chat reveals criminals' ruthlessness

F-Secure publishes 34 pages of chat transcripts between victims and gang's 'support rep'

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FCC rolls back net neutrality ISP transparency rules

Small ISPs will no longer be required to inform customers of their network management practices

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Google kills SHA-1 with successful collision attack

SHA-1 in digital certificates and cryptographic keys hasn't been safe for years. With the world's first successful collision attack, the clock has run out for the hash function

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33% off NETGEAR N300 Wi-Fi Router with High Power 5dBi External Antennas - Deal Alert

This router delivers high-performance wireless speeds of up to 300 Mbps and provides the best value for your Internet needs in your second home, apartment, dormitory, or a drop-in replacement of your legacy router.

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Verizon plans 5G trial service in 11 cities this year

The pre-commercial service for selected customers will connect homes with high-speed wireless

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Controversial LTE-U wireless tech OK'd by FCC

Ericsson, Nokia get go-ahead for LTE-U base stations despite early fears they might interfere with Wi-Fi

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7 Wi-Fi vulnerabilities beyond weak passwords

Using strong encryption and passwords is only the first step in protecting your wireless network. Make sure you’re not exposed in these other ways

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The real problem with the security industry

What we learned at the RSA Conference: The security industry is failing its task of keeping users and information safe because it refuses to play well with others

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Intel's Atom is underwhelming no more: New chip packs 16 cores

Intel's Atom was mostly known as a low-end chip for mobile devices that underperformed. That may not be the case anymore.

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Verizon knocks off $350M from Yahoo deal after breaches

Yahoo will also share in some potential liabilities related to two massive data breaches

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Three technologies that could demolish slow internet

New last-mile solutions could bring fast broadband to millions around the world

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Get 72% off NordVPN Virtual Private Network Service For a Limited Time - Deal Alert

NordVPN has discounted their popular VPN software 72%. Use our link and see the discount applied when you click "buy now".

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Chips coming by June will herald the next generation of Wi-Fi

Qualcomm is getting ready to ship sample chips for IEEE 802.11ax, promising higher speed and efficiency

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Infrastructure under attack: The next ransomware wave

At RSA, Georgia Tech researchers showed that industrial control systems could be exploited to launch a ransomware attack capable of holding a water treatment facility hostage

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Tim Cook: Augmented reality is the future, and fake news is ruining everything

Apple's CEO speaks out about the biggest issues facing the tech industry and the world

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25% off Kuna Smart Home Security Outdoor Light & Camera - Deal Alert

Night or day, Kuna’s smart outdoor security camera system detects movement at your door and sends actionable alerts to your mobile device, allowing you to safely take action using Kuna’s lights, HD live video feed, two-way intercom,...

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Recent WordPress vulnerability used to deface 1.5 million pages

Attackers are exploiting the recently patched REST API vulnerability that allows code to be injected into WordPress websites

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