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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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32% off JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Deal Alert

The ultimate, high-powered portable Bluetooth speaker with powerful stereo sound and a power bank all in one package.

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Flaw in Intel Atom chip could crash servers, networking gear

A flaw in an old Intel chip could crash servers and networking equipment, and the chip maker is working to fix the issue.

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Democratic senators push to save net neutrality rules under Trump

Senators and digital rights groups promise to fight any attempt to roll back the regulations

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Fretting over fake news? It's only going to get worse

Soon, not even experts will be able to tell the difference between fraudulent and genuine content. Ultimately, it comes down to the reputation of whoever created it

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Hacker takes out dark web hosting service using well-known exploit

A major hosting service for sites on the dark web has apparently been hacked, resulting in scores of hidden sites, including those offering child pornography, going offline.

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