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South Korea and EU to hammer out 5G standards together

South Korean and European officials signed an agreement to jointly fund 5G mobile network research and to work together on global standards

FCC looking into complaints that broadband ISPs are dragging their heels

The agency is asking for information about complaints that large broadband providers are deliberately not upgrading peering arrangement to favor their own video services versus streams from, say, Netflix.

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Fujitsu's 56Gbps circuit doubles communication speeds between CPUs

Fujitsu says its 56 Gbps chips could rival 4X FDR InfiniBand and should be ready for servers within three years

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AT&T says customer data accessed to unlock smartphones

Social Security numbers were accessed in a bid to unlock smartphones

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Behind the Great Firewall: What it's really like to log on from China

Censorship in China affects many popular Internet services and websites, but there are ways to make do.

Qualcomm chip combines Wi-Fi and LTE in the office and at home

The FSM90xx will show up in products during the second half of next year

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Google pays $500 million to buy satellite maker Skybox Imaging

New geographic data could find its way into Google apps.

All those videos you're watching will help triple Internet traffic, Cisco says

The networking equipment provider forecasts that IP video will account for 79 percent of IP traffic in 2018, as global Internet traffic hits 1.6 zettabytes.

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Cisco: Broadband providers should not treat all bits the same

The FCC's net neutrality rules need to make room for some traffic management, the company says. But critics say Cisco just simply wants some extra cash.

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Ethernet will help small cells take off in the enterprise, says Airvana

The company's new OneCell system communicates using Gigabit Ethernet

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Just wave DoCoMo wearable SIM for network access

NTT DoCoMo's Portable SIM prototype can wirelessly activate any tablet or smartphone for network access. It could be shrunk and worn as a bracelet or other wearable device.

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Netflix won't budge in dispute with Verizon over video quality

Verizon sent the video streaming company a cease-and-desist notice after messages to customers blamed its network

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Amtrak explores trackside network to upgrade Wi-Fi service

Wi-Fi's not always available on trains during rush hour, and Amtrak wants to solve that problem.