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iridium

Satellite hotspot promises to bring Wi-Fi everywhere

The new Iridium modem connects the Internet to any corner of the planet.

net neutrality

U.S. Democrats seek to restore net neutrality

Bills in the House and Senate would restore the FCC's rules after an appeals court threw them out.

AT&T adds cheaper family plans for full-price phones

Mobile Share Family Value plans now start at $130 per month for two lines and 10GB of data, but you'll have to pay full price for each smartphone upfront or in monthly installments.

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PCWorld News

India tries to sell wireless spectrum again

The previous two auctions of spectrum had few takers as the minimum prices were seen to be too high

PCWorld News

SDN thinking lags behind technology, VMware's Casado says

Most enterprises need help moving beyond traditional networks, the SDN pioneer said

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Ex-network engineer faces prison after admitting he sabotaged employer's system

Ricky Joe Mitchell deleted EnerVest's phone accounts and backup data after learning he was about to be fired

Cisco unveils 'fog computing' to bridge clouds and the Internet of Things

It will add Linux to small edge routers to help crunch data coming from devices in the field

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Sierra Wireless' new LTE gateway can take over when your fixed line fails

The AirLink ES440 LTE gateway is compatible with both US and European LTE networks

AT&T adds mobile and U-verse subscribers to post Q4 revenue, profit gains

The carrier had a net gain of more than 800,000 wireless subscribers.

PCWorld News

NSA phone records program aids investigations, defenders say

It could prevent the next 9/11 attack, one former official said

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Verizon shareholders approve takeover of mobile unit

The buyout of Vodafone's 45 percent stake is expected to close around Feb. 21

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French data-roaming competition gives a glimpse of Europe's future

Mobile operators are adding data roaming to appease customers and regulators

Old-school Wi-Fi is slowing down networks, Cisco says

Cisco engineers are proposing standards changes to pare down unnecessary traffic

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AT&T closes door on Vodafone acquisition, but only halfway

Acquiring Vodafone at this point would have been a bold and risky move for AT&T, said an analyst

wearables primary

When the wearables arrive, the apps aren't far behind

Half of all interactions with apps will come from wearables by 2017, Gartner says.