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AT&T on Net neutrality: He who controls the pipes controls the universe

AT&T issued its latest threat to those who would want fair Internet access for all: Not without our pipes, you won't

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Obama shows the way on Net neutrality

President Obama comes out swinging for Title II classification of ISPs; the FCC should follow his lead

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3 terrible tales from the tech cleanup crew

Turnabout is fair play as a veteran techie shares stories of slackers, liars, and amateurs in IT

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AT&T, others launch OpenDaylight SDN alternative

ON.Lab is offering an open source replacement for the vendor-driven OpenDaylight

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Free and cheap ways to learn about network administration

These nine self-taught labs give you hands-on experience with various networking tasks -- and most don't cost anything.

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Tor-based anonymizing router gets pulled from Kickstarter for rules violations

Kickstarter alleges that the Anonabox project's creator misled contributors, thus breaking the crowdfunding service's rules

Is your Ethernet fast enough? Four new speeds are in the works

Cloud providers, carriers, and fast Wi-Fi users are all looking for fatter pipes

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5 ways Docker is fixing its networking woes

Networking for Docker containers has never been easy, but these five projects offer ideas for improvement

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Far from Silicon Valley, a big bet on the Internet of things

In Australia, a twist on grid computing paves the way to the city of the future -- and creates new opportunities for developers

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Anonabox project to offer online anonymity through Tor

The tiny device is an open-source, plug-and-play wireless router that automatically encrypts data and sends it through the Tor network

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7 free tools every network needs

From device discovery to visibility into systems, networks, and traffic flows, these free open source monitoring tools have you covered

Cumulus Linux 2.5: A Cisco-killer in the data center

Cumulus Linux 2.5, designed for white-box data center hardware, helps Hadoop, VMware, and OpenStack users ramp up their networking

Samsung's futuristic Wi-Fi tech is 5 times faster than today's wireless networks

Samsung's developing new Wi-Fi tech that can transfer a 1GB file between devices in under 3 seconds

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Four projects that could make or break HP Enterprise

HP is counting on these notable initiatives on the business and enterprise to move the needle for customers

Cisco, Oracle find dozens of their products affected by Shellshock

Cisco has identified 71 products vulnerable to Shellshock and Oracle 51, but the number is likely to increase

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OpenDaylight debuts new Helium SDN software

The OpenDaylight Project, an industry consortium supported by the Linux Foundation to foster an "open and transparent approach" to SDN (software-defined networking), has released version 2.0 of its open source SDN software. Dubbed...

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Bossies 2014: The Best of Open Source Software Awards

Discover the best: 130 open source projects in six categories, chosen by InfoWorld editors and contributors

Bossie Awards 2014: The best open source networking and security software

InfoWorld's top picks of the year among open source tools for operating and securing networks

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