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FCC: Sorry ISPs, 4 Mbits/s ain't broadband

The agency will require wired broadband providers to deliver 10Mbps to get federal funding.

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Google Fit bulks up its features with 100 new workout types and a step-tracking experiment

A new beta feature keeps counting steps even if your Android Wear watch disconnects from your phone.

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Net neutrality supporters disrupt FCC meeting

About a dozens protestors call on the agency to reclassify broadband as a regulated utility.

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Cisco sees a data analytics fortune at the edge of the network

The company is packaging analytics solutions for networks of connected devices

Reports of the Nexus 5's demise are a little premature

The Verge and TechRadar both sort of confirmed what we were thinking: Google will stop selling the Nexus 5 once all stock runs out. But it looks like that won't happen for several months.

World Tech Update - Playstation at 20, Ford updates SYNC, Navy fires lasers

Coming up on WTU this week Playstation celebrates its 20th anniversary, Ford debuts its SYNC 3 in-car infotainment system and the Navy perfects a combat laser. Follow host Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

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Microsoft to detail 'next chapter' of Windows 10 on January 21

Microsoft announces a Webcast to describe what it calls 'the next chapter' of Windows 10, this time emphasizing Windows 10's consumer appeal.

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Ford SYNC 3 in pictures: Ford's infotainment system gets a sweeping, phone-like revamp

Ford's pioneering SYNC was more than ready for a change. The new SYNC 3 will bring a brighter, fresher interface and a capacitive touchscreen, all due to debut on 2016 model-year cars.

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New Chromecast guest mode plays nicely with others' Android devices

You don’t need to give out your Wi-Fi password anymore if a visitor wants to cast the latest hit YouTube video.

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iRobot's latest Roomba robot is designed for hackers

iRobot announces the Create 2 which enthusiasts can either program themselves or use as a foundation for additional hardware.

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$30 Movo Wave fitness band ships, with one big caveat

Movo pushes fitness trackers ever closer to the bargain bin, but being tied to the company's own fitness app isn't ideal.

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Uber to tighten driver screening after alleged Delhi rape

The ride-hailing company has been banned in Delhi, but the company pledges to improve its screening process.

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KappoBike wants to make ride tracking fun and turn data into better cycle lanes too

KappoBike sets itself apart from other ride trackers with in-game power-ups to boost scores -- and uses aggregate data to help city planners.

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Panasonic LED signs beam data to phones 5 meters away

Flickering LEDs can send ID tag data to phones, triggering ads or other info, at relatively high speeds.