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Massive Internet Outage Points to Flaws in Policy and Technology

Time Warner Cable's 11.4-million-customer broadband blackout was one of the largest to affect U.S. customers.A system crash blacking out broadband service for all 11.4 million of Time Warner ...

27 minutes ago from MIT Technology Review

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How Municipal Broadband Dies

 Municipal broadband has become a surprisingly debated topic on the national level, after Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler indicated that he believes that the ...

6 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Netflix Formally Flags Comcast, Files Complaint With FCC To Block TWC Merger

Netflix has been butting heads with cable companies over tolls the latter want to charge in exchange for guaranteeing that Netflix's streaming content makes it into homes without any hiccups. ...

Wed 27 Aug 14 from HotHardware

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Freescale eyes wireless charging for public places

A reference design by Freescale Semiconductor aims to put Qi wireless charging into car consoles and restaurant tables.

Wed 27 Aug 14 from CNET

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Verizon to roll out Voice over LTE in the coming weeks

Earlier this month, Verizon's CFO Fran Shammo said that the company intends to launch VoLTE, or Voice over LTE, service during the fourth quarter of this year. But apparently those plans ...

Wed 27 Aug 14 from Techspot

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NBN Co hit 2014 targets

Featured | Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: Telecoms & NBNNBN Co has announced that it achieved its targets for the 2014 financial year, and expects to double the number of premises ...

21 hours ago from iTWire

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Study shows social welfare may fall in a more ethical market

For "credence services" such as auto-repair, healthcare, and legal services, the benefit to the customers for the service is difficult to assess before and even after the service. A new study ...

Mon 25 Aug 14 from

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T-Mobile expands family plan, bulks up tablet data offer

The wireless wars are heating up between Sprint and T-Mobile as T-Mobile fires yet another salvo for a second consecutive day.

Tue 26 Aug 14 from CNET

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Netflix shut out of top Emmy awards

The Internet TV service's originals came up empty handed at Monday night's ceremony after its nominations -- and directing win -- last year were a first for online TV.

Mon 25 Aug 14 from CNET

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DOCOMO and Huawei confirm LTE network over unlicensed spectrum

NTT DOCOMO and Huawei announced today that their joint test has successfully demonstrated that LTE can be deployed over the 5GHz unlicensed spectrum, which is widely used for wireless LAN networks ...

Thu 21 Aug 14 from

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