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Nokia, Korea Telecom plan to demo 4G for machines, cars

The two companies will show a prototype for communicating with wearables, cars and smart meters

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Vendors lay groundwork for 5G with greener and faster mobile networks

New systems from Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson increase capacity yet use less space and electricity

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Mobile networks limber up for the Internet of Things

Virtualization is expected to help carriers serve new devices and demands

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Liquid Telecom raises $150 million to extend broadband in Africa

Fiber network to offer speeds up to 100Mbps

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Both sides make last-minute push on net neutrality

Groups for and against strong rules try to score points just over a week before the FCC's vote

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You'll pay more for privacy with AT&T's gigabit broadband

AT&T's Gigapower broadband service has arrived in Kansas City. But as in Austin, you'll pay more if you want AT&T to ignore what you're doing online.

Making sense of the wireless technology spectrum

Learn all about the invisible tech that keeps us connected, and compare the strengths and weaknesses of Bluetooth, WiFi, and NFC.

Experimental networking tech beams data across the room with light

Oxford University researchers develop a way to transmit data across a room at 100-gigabit speeds using a beam of light. The Flash would be impressed.

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Huawei looks to give indoor mobile speeds a boost with LTE-Advanced

The network equipment used is capable of download speeds at up to 300Mbps

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Huawei faces outcry over telecom towers in Zambia

Towers do not adhere to technical specifications

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Call it 802.11baaa: Rural broadband experiment could use sheep as Wi-Fi hotspots

Yes, wandering sheep with Wi-Fi collars could form mesh networks, to bring truly organic, free-range Wi-Fi to wide swaths of isolated countryside.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, February 12

Governments tighten grip on net ... Facebook supersizes open networking switch ... Apple gets bonded labor out of supply chain ... and more

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Cisco posts revenue gains, vows to beat VMware's network software

Sales of Cisco's key products for software-defined networking are growing fast, the company says