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Samsung announces invention of existing 5x Wi-Fi technology

It's an amazing new system that utilizes multiple antennas to steer transmissions between broadband modems, TVs, PCs and smartphones. Haven't we done this story before? Nah, let's lead with it anyway.

Kroes', Reding's replacements in EC debate suspending US Safe Harbor

If the Federal Trade Commission fails to take visible steps toward enforcing privacy policies on European citizens' data stored on U.S. servers, storing it there in the first place could become illegal.

US, European network operators meet to discuss inter-modal competition

Wouldn't it be nice, suggests Verizon's CEO, if all the communications services competed on a single, "Open" playing field? Sure, says Neelie Kroes, if you're willing to accept over-the-top competitors.

Moving to a digital enterprise, one step at a time

Lauren Brousell, at CIO Australia, outlines six ways that IT leaders can help move their organization to a digital enterprise, and transform the company's way of doing business.

Marriott fined for blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots

An investigation by the FCC found that employees of Marriott's Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center had interfered with the operation of personal Wi-Fi hotspots within its premises.

HP to split, Enterprise business may have acquisition in the works

The business that as late as this summer was portrayed as stronger together than apart will be stronger apart rather than together after a huge course change announced Monday.

Proliferation of small cells could overcrowd networks, say NFV experts

At the rate current backhaul networks are currently evolving, the bandwidth required by devices roaming between small cells and macro cells could overwhelm their control systems.

Spotlight: The case against net neutrality and for fast lanes

If bits are bits as some net neutrality proponents suggest, it would follow that an equivalent charge should be applied for the carriage of those bits from point A to point B. Sounds reasonable,...

After 3.7 million messages, FCC chief turns his attention to competition

What's this I hear about an "Open Internet?" you can just hear the late, great Gilda Radner asking in her old-lady garb.  Where I live, you can only get broadband from one provider.  How open is that?

Open, cross-vendor reference platform forms around NFV

The leading vendors in the quickly emerging network functions virtualization space have agreed, at least in principle, to found an organization that stewards a common reference platform.