Stephen LawsonSenior U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

Stephen Lawson covers mobile, storage, and networking technologies for the IDG News Service, and is based in San Francisco.

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JetBlue won't 'police' in-flight voice calls over Wi-Fi

The airline says its Fly-Fi service will be able to carry VoIP and complaints will be handled case by case.

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Cisco cuts long-term revenue forecast

Customers are cautious and economies are uncertain, the company told analysts

Cell phones on planes may be heading for the U.S., but will anyone use them?

Foreign airlines might easily extend service on flights into the country if the FCC allows it.

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AT&T announces first international LTE roaming deal

The carrier's data roaming plans will include LTE service, but only in Canada for now.

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Mobile chips can't get faster forever, Broadcom warns

Battery life will win out over ongoing performance upgrades, according to Henry Samueli

On snooping disclosures, AT&T and Internet companies are like night and day

The carrier wants to reject a shareholder proposal calling for reports on government data requests.

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The Moore's Law blowout sale is ending, Broadcom's CTO says

Regular cost declines with each new generation of silicon are coming to an end

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Intel aims at enterprise, carrier networks with faster silicon

The Highland Forest platform gets faster compression, encryption and deep-packet inspection.

Fibre Channel hits key landmark on the way to 32Gbps speeds

The specification for the next standard is finished, though products may not ship until 2016

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Huawei still leads in mobile wireless networks

The Chinese vendor holds more than 28 percent of the world's market, trailed by Ericsson

Flash startup Pure Storage fights EMC in trade-secrets battle

A legal war between EMC and flash startup Pure Storage has escalated to charges of patent infringement and illegally obtaining a storage array to mine it for intellectual property.

Symantec to shut down Backup Exec.cloud

The cloud-based backup and recovery service was introduced in February 2012.

BlackBerry shakeup claims operating, marketing and financial chiefs

The door at BlackBerry headquarters continues to revolve, with no replacements named for its departing CMO and CFO.

China launches monopoly probe against Qualcomm

The mobile chip maker Qualcomm says it's not aware of any charges against it.

FCC's in-flight cellphone plan carries a lot of baggage

The FCC is scheduled to discuss the subject at its next public meeting on Dec. 12. If the agency adopts the rule, it will be up to airlines to install the onboard cells and decide the usage parameters.

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