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Ditch your ISP's modem and change your Internet experience forever

If your ISP allows it, buying and installing your own modem can net you some sweet performance improvements and a cheaper monthly bill.

5G will have to do more than just speed up your phone, Ericsson says

A 5G mobile standard isn’t in formal development yet and isn’t likely to be in commercial networks until 2020, according to an industry executive. However, 5G should deliver 10 times the speed of 4G.

Wireless world record: Researchers transfer data at 100Gbps through the air

If only we could get 100Gbps in our homes...

Mountain View installing hotspots to bolster Google's unreliable free Wi-Fi

Mountain View is installing new Wi-Fi hotspots in parts of the city to supplement the poorly performing network operated by Google.

5 Wi-Fi security myths you must abandon now

Save yourself and your friends from these outdated or inaccurate security techniques, and learn the current best practices.

French ISP Free offers fiber customers 1Gbps upgrade for no cost

Customers of French ISP Free will soon see their fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) connections upgraded from 100Mbps to 1Gbps, with no change to the monthly fee of €36 (US$50) including tax.

Intel to acquire network security firm Sensory Networks

Intel has signed a deal to acquire Sensory Networks, a provider of software pattern matching technology for network security applications.

Is that hotspot safe to use? Wi-Fi Alliance wants to help

Security-savvy mobile-device users are increasingly casting a skeptical eye on public Wi-Fi, and now the vendor consortium behind the wireless standard wants to make logging in via that coffee shop network a bit safer.

Iogear Wireless 5x2 HD Matrix review: A great way to stream HD video without wires

Put down that cable! This device can stream HD video from a source in one room to a display almost anywhere in your home.

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AMD describes more fruits of ARM embedded partnership

AMD discloses four chips for the embedded market, as the chipmaker diversifies beyond PCs.