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The dangers of the public internet

The Internet is under attack. As it has evolved into a massive highway for zettabytes of data, it has also become a gold mine and hunting ground for cyber attackers looking for sensitive information to poach. Data breaches, DDoS...

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26% off Portal Mesh Wi-Fi System (2-pack) - Coverage for Homes up to 6,000 sq. ft., Gigabit Speed - Deal Alert

PORTAL uses patented technologies that steers your devices to exclusive fast channels that avoid speed-sucking range-crushing congestion. The result is consistently fast reliable internet, lag-free gaming and smooth ultraHD video...

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NTT DoCoMo demos VR control of robots over 5G

A prototype 5G radio link hit speeds of 15Gbps during the demo

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Cloud companies are eyeing cell services, Nokia CEO says

Nokia sees webscale players, enterprises, and utilities looking at new ways to use wireless

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NTT DoCoMo demos VR control of robots over 5G

While next-generation 5G cellular will bring faster downloads for consumers, the new networking technology is poised to bring big benefits to business users enabling new users for cellular networks.

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What IT must do now that Cloudflare leaked user data

No one really knows what website and mobile app information got leaked where, but here's what IT should consider doing to be safe

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Don't panic about SHA-1—fix it

Crypto experts agree it's time to ditch SHA-1 if you haven't already, but also to know where the real risks are

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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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