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Charter reportedly close to $55 billion deal for Time Warner Cable

The deal, in the wake of Comcast's failed bid, may be announced as early as Tuesday, according to reports

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US Senate leader pushes to extend NSA phone dragnet

The Senate may work into the weekend to find a deal on extending portions of the Patriot Act

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US Senate leader to push for vote to renew NSA phone dragnet

Senators could vote on a Patriot Act extension bill as soon as Friday

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Future traffic jams could slow down mobile networks

Networks have to become more adept at handling varying traffic demands

Making sense of the wireless technology spectrum

Learn all about the invisible tech that keeps us connected, and compare the strengths and weaknesses of Bluetooth, WiFi, and NFC.

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Senators stall vote to extend NSA phone records dragnet

Senator Rand Paul filibusters efforts to pass a bill to renew parts of the Patriot Act past June 1

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LTE smartphones are becoming faster and cheaper

Speedy connections in high-end smartphones won't work without matching network coverage; cheaper phones may encourage carriers to invest

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BitTorrent Sync's cloudless cloud storage just became a lot easier to manage

BitTorrent is beefing up Sync organization with a new search function, more columns, and the ability to hide offline devices.

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Cat videos and other high-bandwidth content could clog the Internet within five years

Experts (not cats) are working to avoid the looming crunch.

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European mobile operators seemingly divided over sanity of blocking ads

A plan to put pressure on Google by strangling its all-important ad revenue has come under fire

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, May 15

Google's prototype cars are hitting the road...smartphone upstarts put on the pressure...Reddit rules draw backlash

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A feisty John Chambers bows out on his final Cisco earnings call

Chambers says he'll be an advisor and a coach when new CEO Chuck Robbins takes over

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Fujitsu pushes wearable IoT tags that detect falls, heat stress

The Bluetooth tags are aimed at medical, infrastructure and manufacturing customers

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Law firm challenges net neutrality rules, saying they're too weak

The FCC failed to enforce several telecom regulations, including last-mile network sharing, the petition says.