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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


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.

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Microsoft aims to increase confidence in cloud services with better networking

The company upgrades physical and virtual networking capabilities

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EU launches antitrust probe into e-commerce sector

The European Commission wants to make it easier for consumers to shop online across borders

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FCC asks how LTE can share the airwaves with Wi-Fi

The agency is seeking comment on emerging LTE-Unlicensed technology

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, May 5

Cisco prepares to swap CEO... Google may face more scrutiny in Europe... Vint Cerf doesn't trust back doors

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Cisco names senior VP Robbins as new CEO to replace Chambers

Chambers will stay a the company as executive chairman and chairman of the board

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Telecom trade groups, ISPs ask for delay of net neutrality rules

Seven organizations, including AT&T, ask the Federal Communications Commission to put net neutrality rules on hold.

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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.


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