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AT&T ushers in the cross-country call, 100 years ago

On January 25, 1915, AT&T completed the first transcontinental telephone call in the US, after completing the challenging stretch from Denver to San Francisco.

By January 25, 2015

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Sorry, your broadband Internet technically isn't broadband anymore

The FCC has raised the benchmark for broadband speed to 25 megabits per second, above the speed that many Americans receive with their home connection.

By January 29, 2015

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Hear the strange, surprising sounds of 3D printers and laser cutters

Artist Kyle Machulis records sounds hidden within Autodesk's modern industrial workshop in San Francisco, creating a jarring and oddly beautiful mechanical symphony.

By January 26, 2015

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Why is the FCC considering a new system for phone number portability? No good reason

Commentary: After years of delay, the FCC seems poised to switch vendors for the local telephone number portability database. That could be a big mistake.

By January 5, 2015

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Get an iPad Air (32GB) for $379 shipped

Surprisingly, this is new, not refurbished, and it's not a measly 16GB model, either.

By January 15, 2015

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Net Fix: FCC chief on solving the Open Internet puzzle (Q&A)

With a vote looming on new rules for Internet access, Tom Wheeler talks candidly with CNET News in an exclusive interview about legal challenges, President Obama's role and being the butt of late-night TV jokes.

By January 14, 2015

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Grandad tries to fix frozen computer with hairdryer

Technically Incorrect: Real or fake, the video of an older gentleman trying to blow dry his computer into action has enthralled millions.

By January 11, 2015

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NSA reports on its domestic spying efforts

In response to an ACLU lawsuit, the agency releases on Christmas Eve heavily redacted reports detailing privacy violations between 2001 and 2013.

By December 26, 2014

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The peculiar star of the Sony hack: Email

The massive hack has raised questions about First Amendment rights, privacy and cyberwarfare. But there's a subtler issue at play when we look at all the news stories that have come from hacked inboxes: Why do we put this stuff in email?

By December 21, 2014

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Connecticut communities join together for gigabit broadband

Connecticut takes the first step toward launching a gigabit broadband network that officials hope will spur competition and lead to higher-speed service at lower prices.

By December 18, 2014