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Level 3 accuses six broadband providers of degrading network traffic

Level 3 says the providers are slowing down Internet traffic to extract payment from it. But a deeper dive into the specifics reveals there may be another side to the story.

By May 5, 2014

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Apple lawyer sums up iPod antitrust trial: 'This is all made up'

The jury hears closing arguments in a class action case about the decisions made almost a decade ago to limit competitors' access to Apple's iPod.

By December 15, 2014

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Our devices are listening to us all the time -- but do we care?

Once a thing dreamed about in sci-fi, voice-controlled computers are a reality. But consumers may not realize the price they pay for living in the future.

By November 16, 2014

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Flying fungus? Decomposable 'bio drone' takes to the skies

If this "biological drone" drone crashes, it can decompose without leaving a trace. "No one would know if you'd spilled some sugar water or if there'd been an airplane there."

By November 14, 2014

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For FCC, a push to tighten Net neutrality rules for wireless

The agency has heard from the public and has seen the new realities of wireless access for consumers. Now it must decide on a course of action.

By September 16, 2014

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Sigma announces not one, but two supertele zoom lenses

Not to be left behind in the supertelephoto zoom department, Sigma literally one-ups one of its main rivals with the announcement of two different 150-600mm zoom designs.

By September 11, 2014

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How to disable Dynamic Perspective on the Fire Phone

You'll be surprised at the performance improvement after disabling one of the Fire Phone's flagship features.

By July 28, 2014

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Verizon vs. Netflix: What's this really about? (Q&A)

Verizon's top policy wonk explains why Netflix shouldn't blame Verizon for poor streaming quality. He also talks Net neutrality.

By June 7, 2014

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How OLED lighting aims to be the star of the glow (Q&A)

As costs drop for the easy-on-the-eyes, next-gen tech, Acuity Brands pushes a new range of lighting products. This week, it'll announce the Nomi.

By May 27, 2014

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How Google found the best route for the Netflix era

Commentary: The answer to better, faster video-streaming services over the Internet can be summed up in one word -- competition.

By May 23, 2014