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Project Maelstrom detailed: More info about BitTorrent's vision for a peer-to-peer web

Project Maelstrom is a fascinating concept for sharing web content using torrent technology. But how exactly will all this work? We've got a few answers to share.

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Panasonic LED signs beam data to phones 5 meters away

Flickering LEDs can send ID tag data to phones, triggering ads or other info, at relatively high speeds.

Don't throw it out! 5 handy uses for a secondary PC

Tossing out old PCs is such a wait. Put secondary computers to work instead with one of these five different uses.

Supercharged Wi-Fi sparks Ethernet standard showdown

The IEEE is just starting to tackle 2.5G/5G Ethernet, and two groups think they have the answers

Go NAS for Amped-Up Security

A smart NAS setup can help protect you from intruders both virtual and physical. Here's how.

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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GlassWire review: This free network security tool tells all about your network traffic

Get a grip on your network’s goings-on with GlassWire’s combination traffic monitor and firewall, shown in a gorgeous, live infographic.

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Reversible USB Type-C wonder cable will deliver DisplayPort audio and video, too

Is there anything Type-C USB cables WON'T be able to do?

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Virgin Atlantic picks Gogo for in-flight Internet

The underlying technology is scheduled to be launched in the middle of next year.