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Networking Articles

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

What's next for Wi-Fi? A second wave of 802.11ac devices, and then: 802.11ax

While you consider which 802.11ac router to buy, the industry is working hard to render it obsolete

Google launches 'cookie choices' site to let users know how they're being tracked

Publishers can incorporate data notifications into their sites using Google's code

The Internet of things at home: Why we should pay attention

Some of the current consumer products could lead into important enterprise tools

Tech traps 101: How to meet deadlines without sabotaging the future

Designing software, network infrastructure, or any system is a minefield, but you can avoid placing traps for yourself to find later

No more excuses: Time to roll out IPv6

The adoption of IPv6 will work better if more people upgrade at the same time, says registry boss

Google tests domain registration service

Private registration is included in service, which will go up against GoDaddy

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