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Cisco will lead SDN and win IT, Chambers says

The company's sweeping architectures will beat generic hardware, Chambers said

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What will consumers gain from AT&T's DirecTV buy?

AT&T wants to buy DirecTV and is making several promises to sweeten the deal. But are AT&T's commitments all they're cracked up to be?

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Report: The NSA records all cellphone calls in the Bahamas

The surveillance is done using a "cutting edge tool" called SOMALGET, reported The Intercept, citing documents leaked by Edward Snowden

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Bandwidth-sipping IoT steers clear of net neutrality debate -- for now

For now, the Internet of Things doesn't use enough network capacity to stir up arguments

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Cisco puts video conferencing spotlight on individuals with new desktop, cloud products

New video conferencing wares include touch-screen desktop devices, as well as a "virtual meeting room" SaaS service

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Verizon activates 'XLTE' network in 260 cities to turbocharge 4G speeds

Don't let the name fool you: XLTE isn't new technology, but the marketing term hides some very tangible real-world benefits.

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Rumors confirmed: AT&T plans to buy DirecTV

AT&T will pay about $50 billion for the satellite TV provider

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FCC's net neutrality notice: What's in it?

The FCC asks for public comment on reclassifying broadband, allowing 'commercially reasonable' traffic management and other issues

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Comcast plans to reimpose monthly data caps on all customers within 5 years

Bandwidth caps are coming back for Comcast home Internet customers, according to one company executive.

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Cisco may be bouncing back, but can Chambers hold on?

Continued sluggish results aren't likely to unseat him, analysts say

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Cisco's gloomy financials brightened in Q3

The company's revenue and profit were down again, but less than Cisco had forecast

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Net neutrality advocates 'occupy' the FCC

A small group of protestors camp out beside the FCC building and call for the agency to reregulate broadband.

Broadband CEOs warn FCC against reregulating for net neutrality

A reclassification of broadband as a regulated service would hurt the industry and its customers, CEOs said