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As 5G approaches, 3G and 4G are still getting faster

At Mobile World Congress this month, vendors like Ericsson and Nokia will be showing off new tricks to improve the networks we're using now

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Yahoo to slash jobs and close Web properties in major turnaround plan

Yahoo will cut 15 percent of its workforce and explore spinning off its core Internet businesses as a separate company

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Arista just lost a patent round against Cisco and could face an import ban

A judge at the U.S. International Trade Commission found Arista violated three Cisco patents

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Latest Nginx updates address three security flaws

The vulnerabilities in the Web server platform affect systems using the 'resolver' directive

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'Big bets' cost Google parent Alphabet $3.6 billion in losses last year

Google's parent company Alphabet racked up $3.6 billion in losses last year through investments in "big bets" such as self-driving cars and Internet balloons

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Space laser communications satellite launches

The first node of the European Data Relay System is in orbit, promising much faster relay of important scientific data

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Google spotlights Go language with new open source load balancer

In its Seesaw load-balancing technology, Google demonstrates how Go can be used to wrap other projects

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Why your network admins are nervous

Network pros know that SDN promises to rock their world. Here’s how to help your staffers keep their skills ahead of the curve

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Forget about LTE hurting Wi-Fi and think about using it in your business

Controversial technology that lets LTE networks use unlicensed spectrum could become a trusted part of the enterprise IT toolkit in a few years

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Cisco's CTO charts a new direction

In an exclusive interview, Zorawar Biri Singh sketches Cisco's future role in a next-generation data center infused with containerized microservices and pervasive analytics

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Cisco patches authentication, denial-of-service, NTP flaws in many products

Remote attackers can bypass authentication on Cisco RV220W wireless network security firewalls

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No agreement as deadline to replace Safe Harbor nears

EU and U.S. negotiators are struggling to reach agreement on a new transatlantic data-transfer agreement ahead of a Jan. 31 deadline set by privacy watchdogs

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Good news: True choice is emerging in broadband

Innovative projects in mesh networking, free public Wi-Fi, and a statewide open-access network could help subvert cable monopolies

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OpenSSL patches two vulnerabilities in cryptographic library

The updates fix issues in how some Diffie-Hellman parameters are generated, and they close up SSLv2 protocol weaknesses

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North Face eyes A.I. for retail advantage

Retailer North Face has turned to artificial intelligence on its website to better help customers with their purchases.

The printer’s possessed! Hit the panic button

A printer prank works a little too well, and a joke almost brings the office to a standstill

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U.S. Congress to federal agencies: You have two weeks to tally your backdoored Juniper kit

The House of Representatives wants to gauge the impact of the recent Juniper ScreenOS backdoors on government departments and agencies

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The best enterprise products, projects, and services -- all in one place

For the 15th year in a row, our expert contributors call out the top enterprise tech in InfoWorld's Technology of the Year Awards

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