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interoperability

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New Wi-Fi standard promises to speed up your wireless

Products that meet the new standard will have expanded high-speed features, such as MU-MIMO, quad-stream and faster channels.

By June 29, 2016

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Samsung pledges $1.2 billion for Internet of Things research in US

In addition to research, the company hopes to help guide national policy.

By June 21, 2016

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Philips Hue cuts support for third-party bulbs

The newest version of Philips Hue's software won't allow you to add third-party ZigBee bulbs to your setup until it can certify them through a new "Friends of Hue" program.

By December 14, 2015

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Facebook's WhatsApp isn't opening up, much to developers' chagrin

WhatsApp's cofounder claims the company is focused on promising the best experience for users, even to the detriment of interoperability with other services.

By March 25, 2015

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Switching carriers? You may be able to take your iPhone 5S with you

Will my Verizon iPhone 5S work on AT&T? That's a question asked by one Ask Maggie reader confused by the puzzling state of device interoperability. This week's column tackles the issue.

By August 17, 2014

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Confused about locked vs. unlocked phones? Ask Maggie explains

In this edition of her advice column, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains the differences between locked and unlocked phones and helps a reader figure out how to get an unlocked device. She also advises a reader looking to bring an unlocked Samsung GS4 to Virgin Mobile.

By August 15, 2013

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Microsoft folds interoperability team into open-source subsidiary

Company has created a new wholly owned subsidiary, Microsoft Open Technologies, that will focus on working with the open-source community.

By April 12, 2012

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Wi-Fi Alliance launches 802.11ac certification program

The Wi-Fi Alliance announces its Wi-Fi Certified ac certification program, which aims to guarantee the interoperability of 802.11ac-enabled devices regardless of their hardware vendors or type of clients.

By June 19, 2013

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How T-Mobile's new service plans could change the industry

T-Mobile's no-contracts, no-subsidy plans could lead to more device interoperability and lower prices on handsets across the industry.

By April 3, 2013

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Verizon CTO: 4G LTE international roaming is coming

International travelers on Verizon Wireless should rejoice, as the company's chief technology officer promises the company will offer global roaming on 4G LTE. But don't expect much 4G LTE interoperability among carriers here at home.

By June 7, 2012