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D-Link expands its DIY connected-home portfolio

Belkin has a head start with its WeMo product line, but D-Link is coming on strong.

Internet traffic congestion real, but sporadic, study says

In some cases, congestion has lasted for months at a time or for most of a day, the study says.

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Facebook announces its open data-center switch

The company wants to open up the platform for development and use by others

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Wireless data traffic more than doubled in US in 2013

The average subscriber line carries 801 megabytes of data per month, said the CTIA.

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U.S. lawmakers introduce bill banning paid Internet 'fast lane'

The bill from a group of Democratic lawmakers would prohibit preferential traffic management in the last mile. But can it pass?

Speedier cellular networks ahoy? New tech lets LTE and GSM coexist

Using advanced spectrum sharing, basic voice services can live on while broadband speeds increase

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Better messaging means security can grow with IoT

Messaging veteran RTI delivers software based on the new DDS Security standard

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Level 3 to acquire TW Telecom to add scale to business-focused networks

The $5.7 billion deal is expected to close in four to six months, company officials said

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Level 3 buying TW Telecom for $5.7 billion to upgrade metro coverage

Customers of both operators will benefit from the combined long-haul and metro networks, companies say

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Vodafone puts the pedal to the metal, wants to buy Cobra Automotive

The operator aims to offer a more complete package of services for car makers

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South Korea and EU to hammer out 5G standards together

South Korean and European officials signed an agreement to jointly fund 5G mobile network research and to work together on global standards

FCC looking into complaints that broadband ISPs are dragging their heels

The agency is asking for information about complaints that large broadband providers are deliberately not upgrading peering arrangement to favor their own video services versus streams from, say, Netflix.

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Fujitsu's 56Gbps circuit doubles communication speeds between CPUs

Fujitsu says its 56 Gbps chips could rival 4X FDR InfiniBand and should be ready for servers within three years