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Republican bill: Net neutrality protections without reclassifying broadband

Thune and Upton plan to introduce legislation that they say will provide basic net neutrality protections

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Obama opposes state limits on municipal broadband

The president's new broadband proposal will encourage the FCC to move against limits on city-financed projects

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Airtel integrates yuMobile into Kenyan operation

Orange plans to exit market in wake of Airtel and Safaricom's acquisition

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4G speeds increase as LTE-Advanced becomes more common

Compatible smartphones will become cheaper and more plentiful as time goes on.

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Democrats' bill would ban paid prioritization by ISPs

Legislation would require the FCC to prohibit traffic priority deals between ISPs and Web content providers

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TV makers look beyond HDMI, propose new Super MHL connector for 8K video

Some of the biggest consumer electronics companies plan to replace HDMI on future TV sets

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Broadcom, Comcast prep for gigabit cable service to begin in 2015

Move over, Google Fiber. Broadcom has begun sampling its first cable modem chip supporting DOCSIS 3.1, the technology that will enable gigabit cable Internet service in 2015. Comcast has already signed on.

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Wireless smart bulbs could scare away burglars

Qualcomm-based reference design for light bulbs may expand their functions for security, convenience and efficiency

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Netflix: We're not using Internet fast lanes

Netflix's use of traffic connection deals simply allows the service to get beyond congestion, the company claims

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Toshiba's iPhone dongle beams 100MB to other iOS devices in mere seconds

If Bluetooth just ain't cutting it, Toshiba's new dongle lets you wirelessly beam data between iOS devices at (relatively) blistering rates.

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Kim Dotcom's Mega to launch anti-spying call and chat service 'soon'

The new service, apparently named MegaChat, will be browser-based.

These giant, missile-shaped devices carry the Internet across oceans

Optical submarine repeaters are big missile-shaped devices that lie along undersea cables carrying nearly all of the world's Internet traffic. We go inside the NEC plant that makes them.

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China is key to North Korean Internet, but maybe not hackers

Policing the country's Internet link wouldn't necessarily stop the actions of hackers

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Hotels ask FCC for permission to block guests' personal Wi-Fi hotspots

Marriott and its allies say this capability is necessary to protect the security of their own networks.