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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

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Reported NSA backdoors might open up networks to more threats

The agency intercepts devices and installs software that gives them access, an upcoming book says

Big Cable, lawmaker question drive to classify broadband as a utility

A cable broadband trade group and a Democratic lawmaker ask the FCC to back away from regulation of broadband

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Alcatel-Lucent shrinks loss as it tries to turn around its fortunes

Sales increase in the Asia Pacific region helped improve the company's first quarter result

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In net neutrality dispute, investors come out in support of small companies

The investors have written to the US FCC saying startups would be hurt by charges for preferential access

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Cisco's IoT chief resigns

Guido Jouret led the company's efforts to link sensors, machines and other equipment

Second House committee approves bill to end NSA bulk collection

The House Intelligence Committee scraps its own bill in favor of one that privacy advocates say is stronger.