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Wearable technology--what's right for your workplace?

Bill Bartow writes that wearable technologies are poised to take the workplace by storm, and hold promise of cost savings and increased productivity benefits for many companies.

Moving the goalpost again: Quantenna promises 10 Gbps 802.11ac

A combination of wave dynamics and creative marketing could catapult wireless office bandwidths next year. Quantenna might have the right formula.

New big data center named for WWII code-breaker Turing

The British government has funded the creation of a new big data research center to be named after computer pioneer and WWII code-breaker Alan Turing.

AT&T, Sprint and Verizon say no to download booster feature on Galaxy S5

The highly touted "download booster" feature in the new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone, which bonds both Wi-Fi and LTE radios together to accelerate the download of large files, has apparently been disabled by some carriers.

Building the future connected office

In order to prepare for tomorrow's connected office, Patrick Charron says IT managers should act today to prepare the enterprise infrastucture, and develop proper policies and procedures to allow for an open and collorative environment.

Rural broadband group: Utility bill inserts might help spread the good word

The group representing the interests of the nation's broadband service providers to rural districts believe rural Americans need a good public service announcement about what good things the Internet can do for them.

Rackspace: Count us out of cloud price cutting

It's a race to the bottom for some of the largest cloud providers as at least three of them drastically lowered their prices within a short period of time. Google started the ball rolling when it slashed the prices of its Google Cloud Platform about two weeks ago. The move was largely mirrored by Amazon AWS the next day, and Microsoft Azure shortly after.

US trade representative: Proposals to seclude EU Internet are 'draconian'

Germany's leading telco stands by its proposal to reroute in-country traffic within German borders. Now that its chancellor appears to lend it credence, the U.S. is raising more than an eyebrow.

Intel takes the wrap off 10Gbps Thunderbolt networking

At the National Association of Broadcasters show this year, Intel took the wraps off "Thunderbolt Networking" that will deliver two-way 10Gbps connectivity between two computers. 

Spotlight: The not-so-open side of the Internet

Incumbent service providers are making it difficult, perhaps impossible, for innovative rural ISPs to gain a foothold.