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Wi-Fi predicts how long the security line will be at Austin airport

Using signals from passengers' devices, the system collects data that can help travelers plan ahead

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BitTorrent Sync file transfer speeds blow away Dropbox, Google, and OneDrive, BT says

The fight isn't exactly fair, but it reinforces what we already knew: Peer-to-peer file sharing can be much, much faster than cloud-based syncing.

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EMC buys controlling interest in VCE, its joint venture with Cisco

The move comes as Cisco and EMC are increasingly competitive on some fronts

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Telephony vendor Mitel goes public with $540M bid for ShoreTel

The Canadian vendor said enterprise telephony is consolidating and it wants to be a consolidator

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Liquid Telecom expands in East, Central Africa

Expansion of its operations in Rwanda recognizes the country's regional role as an Internet services hub

Planning the supercharged future of Ethernet: Four new speeds are in the works

Cloud providers, carriers and fast Wi-Fi users are all looking for fatter pipes

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ITU gives public more access to talks on future of the Internet

Webcasts of intergovernmental committee meetings, and access to working documents, follow calls for transparency

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Vietnam-based Viettel enters East African market

Operator is expected to use Tanzania as a path for further investment in Africa.

Apple's new iPads

Apple SIM has great potential, but widespread changes will take time

The new Apple SIM lets iPad users choose between data plans from different operators just by touching the screen.

Envious of fiber broadband? Help is on the way for copper users

Speeds at up to 1Gbps will eventually be possible over copper lines, albeit short distances. But that could be enough to reach homes.

Google's ambitious broadband plans include testing wireless technology, filing shows

Reuters reports that wireless millimeter-wave technology could be part of Google's broadband future. Don't think of it as high-speed, ubiquitous wireless broadband, but rather a cost-saving measure for its Google Fiber infrastructure.

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Linksys jumps into the 4x4 and tri-band Wi-Fi frays with its new E8350 and EA9200 routers

The E8350 and EA9200 join the WRT 1900AC. Confused by the company’s E, EA, and WRT branding? We’ll sort it out for you.

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CTIA: Mobile carriers still need lighter net neutrality rules

The FCC shouldn't hold mobile broadband providers to the same regulations as wired providers, the CTIA chief says