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Go NAS for Amped-Up Security

A smart NAS setup can help protect you from intruders both virtual and physical. Here's how.

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Vodafone CTO has high hopes for carrier aggregation

The availability of devices, especially tablets, will now decide when the technology is rolled out on a larger scale

SoftBank CEO: U.S. mobile broadband needs to be back on top

Son says he feels an obligation to bring high speeds and low prices to the U.S. mobile market.

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Deutsche Telekom encrypts phone calls and hardens tablets

The company's GSMK app for secure calls and messaging will first be available for Android

Intel bides time on faster Thunderbolt connector

Intel can release cables based on silicon photonics to succeed Thunderbolt, but faster throughput is not needed, the company says

New Intel optical cable transfers data at a blistering 800Gbps per second

U.S. Conec has started shipping MXC cables to distributors

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Facebook walks on optical networking's wild side

The social network is using technologies that others may take years to adopt

GAO: Government-funded broadband means better service, lower prices

The agency finds government-funded service offers improved service over private broadband providers, at least for businesses.

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Vodafone launches smartphone app for encrypted calls

The app will cost about €10 per month and will launch first for Android

FCC urged to make more Wi-Fi spectrum available

A new tech coalition focuses on the value of Wi-Fi in the US

802.11ac routers

Cisco patches vulnerabilities in small business routers and wireless LAN controllers

The flaws can be exploited to gain unauthorized access or cause denial-of-service conditions.

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Bidding war could lead to consolidation in French mobile telecommunications

SFR is the subject of a merger proposal from rival operator Bouygues Telecom and a competing bid from ISP and cable TV operator Numéricable

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Mobile data growth helps Deutsche Telekom, Orange offset competitive pressures

Deutsche Telekom's mobile date revenue increased by 30 percent during the fourth quarter