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telecommunications

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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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AT&T third-quarter profit falls short even as it adds 2M wireless customers

The company's growth was driven largely by connected devices like the connected car, but there was also a healthy mix of smartphone and tablet growth.

By October 22, 2014

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The US government's wireless-spectrum auction: Why it matters (FAQ)

It's the first auction of new wireless spectrum in six years. CNET gets you up to speed on how this will affect your wireless service in the future.

By October 19, 2014

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Amazon Fire HDX 7 hits AT&T stores on Thursday

Amazon's 7-inch tablet sells for $100 with a two-year contract or $50 when purchased with the Fire Phone.

By October 23, 2014

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FBI director demands access to private cell phone data

To stop terrorists and other criminals, cell phones should have encryption backdoors to enable US government surveillance, argues FBI Director James Comey.

By October 16, 2014

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Huawei touts growth as smartphone shipments rise 26 percent

The company says it was able to double the amount of shipments on the premium side of the market and that it shipped nearly 17 million units worldwide in the third quarter.

By October 23, 2014

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EU drops investigation into Chinese telecoms

European Union and Chinese government strike a deal to end an investigation into whether Chinese telecom equipment makers, including Huawei and ZTE, received illegal subsidies.

By October 20, 2014

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France's Iliad bids adieu to T-Mobile, withdraws takeover bid

French telecom provider says T-Mobile and parent company Deutsche Telekom refused to entertain its new offer.

By October 13, 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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Russian hackers tap Windows flaw to hit NATO, Ukraine

Security firm iSight says the "Sandworm" team has targeted NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and industry through a previously unrecognized Windows zero-day exploit.

By October 14, 2014