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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.

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Comcast deal gives it market power on Internet backbone, critic says

A Cogent executive tells lawmakers Comcast is already using its size to extract payments from Netflix.

Inside United Airlines' nerve center

In downtown Chicago, the 27th floor of the Willis Tower houses United's network operations center. The NOC monitors all of the airlines' 1,800 daily flights and dispatchers can talk to any of the pilots in the air at any time.

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NTT DoCoMo's 5G plans aim at 10-Gbit speeds

The operator hopes to have a cellular system ready for commercial deployments in 2020.

House votes to outlaw NSA's bulk collection of phone records

The USA Freedom Act would require the agency to get court approval to collect records on a case-by-case basis.

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Inside United Airlines' nerve center

From a desk in downtown Chicago, United dispatchers can talk to pilots anywhere in the world