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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, May 15

Google's prototype cars are hitting the road...smartphone upstarts put on the pressure...Reddit rules draw backlash

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A feisty John Chambers bows out on his final Cisco earnings call

Chambers says he'll be an advisor and a coach when new CEO Chuck Robbins takes over

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Fujitsu pushes wearable IoT tags that detect falls, heat stress

The Bluetooth tags are aimed at medical, infrastructure and manufacturing customers

Network neutrality

Law firm challenges net neutrality rules, saying they're too weak

The FCC failed to enforce several telecom regulations, including last-mile network sharing, the petition says.

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Verizon and Sprint to pay a total of $158M for unauthorized text billing

The carriers agreed to settlements after federal complaints that they allowed charges to be crammed onto customer bills

Future Wi-Fi

Super-fast Wi-Fi is coming to a public hotspot near you

All kinds of operators are expected to upgrade their public hotspots to 802.11ac

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FCC denies requests to delay net neutrality rules

The ageny still faces seven lawuits challenging the regulations

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Appeals court judge shoots down DOJ's defense of NSA phone program

The government seems to see the world as 'one enormous antiterrorism investigation,' judge says

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Appeals court rules against NSA phone records collection

Congress didn't give the agency the authority to collect U.S. phone records in bulk, the court says

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UK gang arrested for exporting $10 million of fake Cisco gear to US

Companies using fake gear could experience significant network outages, the U.K. police warned

Linksys EA8500

Linksys is first to market with a working multi-user MIMO router, the $280 EA8500

Yes, there are a few MU-MIMO-“ready” routers on the market today, but the firmware to enable that feature doesn’t exist.

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Civil liberties groups oppose bill ending NSA's bulk phone records program

The USA Freedom Act's changes to the phone records program are 'modest' at best, opponents say

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Cox brings gigabit Internet to additional cities, with more planned for summer

Gigabit Internet is all the rage in the United States and Cox is the latest company to roll out blazing fast Internet to more markets.