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FCC postpones wireless spectrum auction until 2016 due to pending court challenge

The Federal Communications Commission has postponed an auction that would allow television broadcasters to sell a portion of their spectrum to wireless carriers due to ongoing legal issues ...

11 hours ago from Techspot

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The London Science Museum's 'Information Age' exhibit catalogs 200 years of communication technology

Her Majesty the Queen took to Twitter for the first time today, but not to complain about the amount of ice in her post-brunch frappé. Instead, Liz was announcing the opening of a new permanent ...

Fri 24 Oct 14 from Engadget

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Remember that time Sonic the Hedgehog starred in a remake of 'Jaws'?

It's Friday, so allow us to get a little weird. Back in 2011, Balena Productions created Sonic in JAWS. It's exactly what it sounds like, which is to say it's a remake of the Steven ...

Fri 24 Oct 14 from The Verge

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Turner channels removed from Dish amid pact spat

Channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are no longer part of Dish's programming lineup as a deadline has passed for the satellite TV provider and Turner Broadcasting to renew their distribution ...

Tue 21 Oct 14 from

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Cable à la carte could cost far more than a cable package

HBO and CBS are planning on selling stand-alone streaming services, a move that was praised by those who want to move to an à la carte cable subscription service. But paying per station could ...

Mon 20 Oct 14 from The Christian Science Monitor

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Lowly DSL poised for gigabit speed boost

Internet service providers are getting a new option called that can extend the lifespan of existing copper phone lines yet again.

Tue 21 Oct 14 from CNET

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Network-Sharing System Improves Internet, Cell Phone Connections

During major emergencies, like the Boston Marathon bombing in 2010, cell phone and Wi-Fi networks quickly get overloaded. A group of scientists at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, ...

Mon 20 Oct 14 from Voice of America

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Gigabit cellular networks could happen with 24GHz spectrum, FCC says

Indoor coverage will be difficult with ultra-high frequencies, however.

Sun 19 Oct 14 from Arstechnica

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With new entrants, streaming TV sees watershed moment

For years, the notion of on-demand, anywhere television has been slowly disrupting the traditional pay TV industry. Now it seems that streaming video has hit a watershed moment.

Sun 19 Oct 14 from

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HBO to offer stand-alone streaming service

(AP)—Premium cable channel HBO plans to offer a stand-alone version of its popular video-streaming service in 2015.

Wed 15 Oct 14 from

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