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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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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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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