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ACLU: NSA phone dragnet should be killed not amended

The recent USA Freedom Act doesn't go far enough in reforming surveillance, an ACLU lawyer says

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Bill to rein in NSA phone data collection reintroduced

The USA Freedom Act aims to end the agency's bulk collection of U.S. telephone records

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Facebook adds free video calling to Messenger

The feature works over Wi-Fi and LTE, taking aim at other video solutions like Google Hangouts.

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Comcast's $45 billion Time Warner Cable acquisition is officially dead

Too many regulators had too many problems with making the largest cable provider even larger.

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What everyone's getting wrong about Google's Project Fi: Saving money isn't the point

Cheaper service isn't the primary goal with Google's new wireless plans. It's more about providing better connectivity.

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Chipmakers lay groudwork for faster and smarter data center switches

Broadcom's latest system-on-a-chip purports to double the performance for data center virtualization overlays, such as VXLANs

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Google may launch wireless service as soon as Wednesday

The company has said it does not aim to compete with telecommunications providers

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Nigerian gov't hands over Nitel, Mtel assets to NATCOM

Whether the consortium can turn around the company is an open question

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Lack of broadband in some areas still limiting telemedicine

The FCC has moved slowly to embrace telemedicine in rural areas, one critic says

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Why the journey to IPv6 is still the road less traveled

While enterprises may find it easy, service providers can face a lot of work and few immediate rewards

Google's Project Loon close to launching thousands of balloons

Google says its Project Loon is close to being able to produce and launch thousands of balloons to provide Internet access from the sky.

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FCC faces seventh net neutrality lawsuit

CenturyLink becomes the latest organization to challenge the agency's Feb. 26 rules

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FCC moves toward 'historic' spectrum sharing plan

Commissioners vote to open up 3.5GHz spectrum band to commercial use in the coming years