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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.

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BitTorrent wants your help creating a P2P-powered web with Project Maelstrom

BitTorrent wants to reimagine what the web should be with a new web browser called Project Maelstrom that distributes web content over a peer-to-peer network.

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Vodafone-connected bus shelters aim to improve mobile coverage, speeds

Deal with advertising company JCDecaux expected to boost mobile performance in Germany, UK and other countries

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Ghana's import tax removal on smartphones expected to boost local Africa production

If the plan has its desired effect, it might make other countries follow

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T-Mobile escalates promotional price wars with cheap unlimited family plans

It's yet another limited-time offer, but it brings the cost of unlimited data to just $180 per month for a family of four.

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With Comcast's Ethernet @Home, your holiday break could be even more like work

Want to work from home? Great. On your corporate network? So that your employer can monitor you 24/7? Comcast can help.

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New owners of Nitel, Mtel, face a tough road to success

The sale of the company is just the start of what will likely prove to be a tough comeback

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Academics urge FCC to enforce net neutrality on case-by-case basis

A group of 32 professors asks the FTC to weigh in and encourage the FCC to step away from utility regulation

Gigabit speeds over telephone wires get closer thanks to new G.fast standard

G.fast offers speeds of up to 1Gbps over copper -- but only for those within 100m of their operator's fiber network.

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Zambia pays loan for Libya's Lap Green, but Zamtel case continues

Zambia to compensate Lap Green for its investment as it fights a court battle over repossession of Zamtel

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Indigenization law pushes Russia's VimpelCom out of Zimbabwe

Law requires foreign companies to cede 51 percent of ownership to black Zimbabweans

Supercharged Wi-Fi sparks Ethernet standard showdown

The IEEE is just starting to tackle 2.5G/5G Ethernet, and two groups think they have the answers