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Siemens' Unify to cut staff in half

The layoffs come as the unified communications market shifts toward software and cloud based products

Google plans $1b-plus satellite fleet to bring Internet to remote corners of the world

180 small satellites are planned to be launched, the Wall Street Journal reported

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Report: The FCC may redefine what counts as broadband

Not all DSL or cable Internet connections count as broadband, and new FCC rules may tighten the definition.

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New D-Link router trades Facebook checkin for free Internet access

It's a simple trade-off: Check into a business's Facebook page, receive permission to use its Wi-Fi.

Global mobile roaming hub accessible and vulnerable, researchers find

Two security researchers from KPN found vulnerable hosts in the GPRS Roaming Exchange that can be attacked from the Internet.

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IDC: Cloud, software options deflate sales of enterprise video systems

Sales for this market were 'dismal' in the first quarter of 2014

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Bill would prohibit FCC from reclassifying broadband as utility

GOP Representative Bob Latta's legislation would limit the FCC's authority in its current net neutrality proceeding.

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NTT's global cloud services show what software-based networks can do

The carrier's NTT Communications unit is offering network services from its cloud using SDN and NFV

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Report: Deutsche Telekom agrees to sell T-Mobile USA to SoftBank

Details of an agreement to merge T-Mobile with SoftBank's Sprint aren't yet available.

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Net neutrality: Reclassifying broadband would be a long road

Expect court challenges and a possible blacklash in Congress, if the agency regulates broadband as a utility.

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China accuses Cisco of supporting US cyberwar efforts

China responds harshly to last week's US government indictments of Chinese military personnel

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What does the new EU Parliament mean for tech?

Pirates out, digital rights to the fore

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MIT tackled Earth's atmosphere to give the moon broadband

Researchers will give more details next month on an experimental laser link