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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

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

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.

Zuckerberg says basic Internet should be as universal as 911 service

Certain Internet services should be provided for free like some phone services, he said

Samsung, Intel, Dell team on IoT connectivity standards

The Open Interconnect Consortium will establish security, authentication, and communication standards for Internet of things

Judge makes Avaya give access to maintenance commands on some PBXes

Third-party support company Continuant won an injunction affecting systems sold from 1990 to 2008

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