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Exploit released for vulnerability targeted by Linksys router worm

The list of affected router models is larger than previously thought

NSA protest results in tens of thousands of phone calls, emails

Participants made 96,000 calls to Congress to protest surveillance programs and will send 555,000 email messages as pat of the "Day We Fight Back".

10-Gbit Google Fiber is already real, just not from Google

Google executives said Thursday that they're working on 10-Gbit optical fiber connections. They won't be the first.

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Ericsson and Ciena join forces on IP and optical networking

The two companies will work together on software-defined networking features

WifiForward group shows growing competition between carriers and cable operators

Cable operators in the U.S. have created a campaign group to push for more Wi-Fi frequencies for them to use

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Weird, self-replicating 'TheMoon' worm crawls into Linksys routers

A self-replicating program infects Linksys routers by exploiting an authentication bypass vulnerability

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Focus may be on cable, but Comcast-Time Warner deal has broadband implications, too

The buyout might improve service for some,but it would give a larger Comcast more control over users' broadband experience.

Competing on multiple fronts helps Broadcom, CEO McGregor says

In LTE phones or enterprise data centers, Broadcom sees its silicon in many places.

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Cisco profit halved as revenue falls

The company's profit fell by 54 percent amid continuing woes

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Ericsson readies mobile unified communications push

The company is planning to integrate mobile networks with unified communication services for enterprises

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Fibre Channel will come with 32-Gigabit, 128-Gigabit speeds in 2016

The Fibre Channel Industry Association announced the SAN technology's Gen 6 standard

Slew of spoofs used in massive, record-breaking DDoS attack

The attack peaked at over 400Gbps according to CloudFlare, the company whose infrastructure was targeted

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Verizon denies throttling Amazon's cloud, Netflix

Verizon is denying a charge leveled by a security expert that limits bandwidth to Amazon Web Services and Netflix after a recent court decision.

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Mobile devices will mob the Internet, researchers forecast

Mobile data traffic is expected to grow by 61 percent annually into 2018, and wearables will increasingly play a role, Cisco researchers estimate.

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Wall Street Beat: Tech earnings highlight weakness in social network sector

Twitter and LinkedIn showed signs of slowing growth, but Akamai and Alcatel-Lucent had some positive news