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Lowly DSL poised for gigabit speed boost

Internet service providers are getting a new option called G.fast that can extend the lifespan of existing copper phone lines yet again.

By October 21, 2014

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From Telstar, a new age of telecommunications (pictures)

The humble little satellite could handle just a single black-and-white TV channel, but it was the cutting-edge technology of its day. JFK gave it a spin 50 years ago today.

8 Images By July 12, 2012

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Want to add an Audi to your AT&T plan? It'll be $10

The Audi Q3 will be the automaker's next vehicle to get a wireless connection from the carrier.

By September 10, 2014

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Japanese government plans to remove SIM locks for phones

Subscribers in Japan are currently locked into a mobile carrier at expensive monthly rates when buying a subsidised phone. A new government initiative will remove the SIM locks on phones to allow for freedom of choice.

By June 29, 2014

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Text-to-911: What you need to know (FAQ)

Starting May 15, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint will let you text police in case of an emergency. Here's how it works.

By May 5, 2014

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What is HEVC? High Efficiency Video Coding, H.265, and 4K compression explained

High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), also known as H.265, promises twice the compression possible with Blu-ray’s best video compression methods. But how does it work, and is it enough to get us better-looking 4K content?

By April 18, 2014

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Turkey’s prime minister wants Twitter ban reinstated

Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan says that a court order lifting the Twitter ban should be overturned.

By April 8, 2014

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HTC marketing chief 'pretty confident' about 2014

Marketing exec Benjamin Ho gives CNET his take on HTC's campaign with "Iron Man" star Robert Downey Jr. and discusses how HTC can apply pressure on Apple and Samsung.

By April 8, 2014

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US official: The Internet can stand on its own now (Q&A)

Lawrence Strickling, who runs the US government's remaining oversight of the Internet, says it's time to relinquish that role. Snowden didn't push the issue, he tells CNET's Stephen Shankland.

By March 31, 2014

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Russia blocks access to several Web sites critical of Putin

Russian government orders ISPs to cut access to a handful of opposition Web sites, some of which have criticized recent military incursions on the Crimean peninsula.

By March 13, 2014