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Republicans to FCC: Don't force municipal broadband on us

Republicans decry the FCC's tentative plans to reverse laws prohibiting municipal broadband networks, citing states' rights

FCC extends Net neutrality comment period to Sept. 15

The public will now have five additional days to weigh in on how the government should regulate Web traffic

Internet outages expected to abate as routers are modified, rebooted

A flurry of updates to internal router databases caused many pieces of equipment to choke

How hackers used Google to steal corporate data

Attackers used Google Developers and public DNS to disguise traffic between the malware and command-and-control servers

Study: Virginia has the fastest Internet in the U.S.

Broadband Internet speeds can vary widely from state to state according to research from Broadview Networks

4 cloud horror stories -- and how to survive them

Here are four cloud horror stories along with spoilers, so you can make it out alive

Emerging networking technology used by Apple, Cisco will frustrate firewalls

Multipath TCP improves network performance and resiliency but hampers security such as firewalls and deep packet inspection

The Azure-Active Directory connection just got easier

Microsoft releases AAD Connect, a new wizard-driven tool to help ease the connection

HTTP/2 Web acceleration protocol nears completion

The HTTP/2 protocol will speed Web delivery, though it also may put more strain on Web servers as a result

Danish university transfers data at record-breaking 43Tbps over a single fiber

The new record surpassed the old one for single-laser, single-fiber transmission by a margin of 11Tbps

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Why WiMax should be on the CIO's...

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