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FCC chief: Broadband competition doesn't exist

FCC head calls truly high-speed Net access a modern-day essential but says most Americans "have no competitive choice," a position that could perturb Comcast and AT&T.

By September 4, 2014

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Race to gigabit Internet service takes off

Four years after the National Broadband Plan, communities and carriers are deploying next-gen infrastructure that will bring gigabit speed Internet to homes, universities, and businesses.

By August 31, 2014

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Cyborg moths to the rescue!

Scientists are developing a method of controlling the flight muscles of moths wirelessly, instantly introducing a new term to the vocabulary of technophobes: the mothpocalypse.

By August 22, 2014

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Chromebook sales set to nearly triple by 2017, Gartner says

Chromebooks are the new netbook, but look to have a longer shelf life. Samsung has an overwhelming share of the market at 65 percent, with Acer at 21 percent.

By August 11, 2014

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Apple CEO defends iPad sales, but admits softer demand

CEO Tim Cook said sales met its internal projections, even as he acknowledged it disappointed Wall Street.

By July 22, 2014

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Verizon Wireless CEO fires back at FCC over throttling brouhaha

Daniel Mead says he was blindsided by the FCC's letter last week that berated the company over its network management policy. He defends the policy while making the case for continued lax regulations.

By August 4, 2014

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FCC chairman puts Verizon in hot seat over new throttling policy

FCC's Tom Wheeler says in a letter he's "deeply troubled" by Verizon's move to single out unlimited data customers, which could slow their access to the Internet.

By July 30, 2014

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iPhone 6 screen won't be made of sapphire, analysts claim

Low production yields of the tough but pricey material means it won't surface on the next iPhone in time for a September launch, Trendforce analysts conclude.

By July 29, 2014

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Dear piracy apologists: Downloading unreleased films is not cool

Commentary: Even in the age of Spotify and Netflix, the movie-going experience remains largely intact. Not because of greed, but because filmmaking has no good alternative.

By July 29, 2014

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Razer Nabu wearable nabs 250,000 sign-ups for $1 beta program

Demand is high for a chance to be one of the first 500 people to try the wearable fitness tracker from gaming accessory and device maker Razer.

By July 8, 2014