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The data dangers of free public Wi-Fi

New York's plan to turn pay phones into free Wi-Fi stations could be a template for other cities, and bad news for IT trying to protect corporate data and IP

Testbed will help clouds and networks shake hands

The CloudEthernet Forum will use live traffic to help carriers and vendors develop and refine standards for better cloud services

V is for Verizon, void of values

Fresh from its anti-Net neutrality efforts, Verizon wants to change the rules again to the detriment of longtime users

Broadband bullies: Cable companies, lawmakers gang up on local providers

House approves legislation prohibiting the FCC from aiding local communities eager to set up high-speed broadband services

Q&A: Cisco describes its SDN vision

Soni Jiandani, senior vice president of Cisco's Insieme business unit, discusses the company's software-defined networking vision

Net neutrality a key battleground in growing fight over encryption, activists say

Both carriers and government now have an interest in how users keep their online lives private

Why all businesses should care about Net neutrality

If you think your company has nothing to fear from 'slow lane' Internet, think again

Fujitsu designs leaner supercomputer with fewer switches

A new communications algorithm and multilayer full-mesh topology promise power savings

Google, Facebook lead charge against Web traffic discrimination

Major tech firms tell the FCC to keep Net neutrality strong in order to protect online businesses, particularly startups

Must-have tools for setting up a Wi-Fi net

AirMagnet, Ekahau and TamoGraph simplify Wi-Fi planning and surveying.

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