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Aha! Time Warner Cable ups Austin broadband speeds as Google Fiber looms

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Time Warner Cable coincidentally decides that Austin's home subscribers will get big jumps in broadband speed at no extra cost, just as Google Fiber looms on the horizon.

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T-Mobile accuses BlackBerry CEO of being anti-choice

The two companies have been trading harsh words for a week, and now T-Mobile is offering a $200 credit to trade in their Blackberrys.

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Orange hasn't given up competing for the future of messaging

Users of its upgraded Libon service can start chatting by sending an SMS with a link to a Web client

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Surprise! AT&T, Comcast seem open to new net neutrality regs

AT&T and Comcast seem to support Wheeler's move to re-establish net neutrality rules.

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Google Fiber 'contest' opens up to 34 more cities, including San Francisco Bay Area

Having proven Google Fiber works, Google plans to launch the service in 34 cities across eight metropolitan areas. But not all of them.

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450-Mbit LTE Advanced on tap for next week's mobile conference

Vendors and operators will show how LTE can get to 450Mbps at Mobile World Congress (MWC), to be held next week in Barcelona.

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Alcatel-Lucent works with Red Hat to virtualize mobile networks

The telecom vendor is demonstrating virtualized Voice over LTE at Mobile World Congress with China Mobile

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White House defers to FCC on further action on net neutrality

In response to a petition, the White House said the Federal Communications Commission is an independent agency

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Asus, Linksys router exploits tell us home networking is the vulnerability story of 2014

Buggy firmware, sloppy design, and careless users mean easy pickings for online hackers.

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BlackBerry chief 'outraged' by T-Mobile's iPhone promotion

T-Mobile's promotion was 'clearly inappropriate and ill-conceived,' said BlackBerry CEO John Chen

Survey: US voters willing to pay more for faster school broadband

About seven in 10 voters would agree to a $4-a-year fee on their mobile phone service, a survey says.

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Vodafone readies LTE roaming push with coverage in 18 countries

LTE is faster and simpler to use than Wi-Fi connections when travelling, according to the operator

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Ericsson and Kodiak launch hosted push-to-talk platform in Europe

Wi-Fi can be combined with LTE and 3G to improve indoor coverage