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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.

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Companies battle for control of Italy's national fiber network

Fight brews over who gets control of Metroweb

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Dangerous 'Misfortune Cookie' flaw discovered in 12 million home routers

Around 200 models affected going back to 2002, says Check Point.

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Sale of Nigeria's Nitel bogs down in confusion yet again

Arabian Amlak For Investment says it had offered a much higher bid than NATCOM

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From M2M to IoT: Old industries have to learn new tricks

IoT offers advantages over older connected machines, but updating may not be easy

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Vulnerability in embedded Web server exposes millions of routers to hacking

Attackers can take control of millions of routers by sending a specially crafted request to RomPager, an embedded Web server running on them

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Tech, telecom contribute 10 percent of Nigeria's GDP, ICT minister says

The ICT industry is now viewed as critical, ranked with energy

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BT in talks to buy U.K. mobile carrier EE for US$19.5 billion

The deal would help BT sell bundled fixed and mobile services

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Project Maelstrom detailed: More info about BitTorrent's vision for a peer-to-peer web

Project Maelstrom is a fascinating concept for sharing web content using torrent technology. But how exactly will all this work? We've got a few answers to share.

FCC: Sorry ISPs, 4 Mbits/s ain't broadband

The agency will require wired broadband providers to deliver 10Mbps to get federal funding.

Net neutrality protest on July 1, 2014

Net neutrality supporters disrupt FCC meeting

About a dozens protestors call on the agency to reclassify broadband as a regulated utility.

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Cisco sees a data analytics fortune at the edge of the network

The company is packaging analytics solutions for networks of connected devices

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Panasonic LED signs beam data to phones 5 meters away

Flickering LEDs can send ID tag data to phones, triggering ads or other info, at relatively high speeds.