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Asus RT-N66U Dark Knight Double 450Mbps N Router

Though not perfect, the Asus RT-N66U Dark Knight Double 450Mbps N Router would make an excellent network gateway for home and small-office environments.

March 22, 2012

4 stars Editors' rating March 22, 2012
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Killer robots may wage 'mechanical slaughter,' U.N. warns

A month after Human Rights Watch launched its "Campaign to Stop Killer Robots," a United Nations special rapporteur calls for a moratorium on robots that can kill without human control.

By May 30, 2013

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U.N. summit implodes as U.S., others spurn Internet treaty

United Nations summit breaks down after U.S., Canada, and other democracies refuse to sign treaty that would hand a U.N. agency more authority over how the Internet is managed.

By December 13, 2012

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U.N. summit rejects U.S., Europe hands-off-the-Internet plea

Nigeria, Cuba, Algeria, and Saudi Arabia persuade a majority of summit delegates to support giving a United Nations agency a more "active" role in Internet governance.

By December 12, 2012

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U.N. summit's meltdown ignites new Internet Cold War

New geopolitical rift isn't east-west or north-south: it roughly tracks commitment to free expression. The U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan, and their allies are now facing off against the likes of China, Russia, Libya, Nigeria, and dozens of other nations.

By December 17, 2012

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U.N. summit derailed over human rights controversy

Telecoms summit grinds to halt after China and Algeria object to human rights language, an interruption that follows a vote to give a U.N. agency a more "active" role in shaping the Internet.

By December 13, 2012

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N.Y. silicon corridor fuels more Apple made-in-U.S.A. rumors

Apple says it plans to make Macs in the U.S. next year, spurring speculation about chip companies setting up shop here to make Apple silicon.

By December 12, 2012

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U.N. proposal renews concerns of Internet power grab

Leaked document from U.N. agency shows it wants more involvement in "Internet-related technical, development and public policy issues." One critic says idea could have "deleterious effects" on the freedom of speech.

By December 11, 2012

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Russia abandons proposal for U.N. governance of Internet

Opposed by Western governments, the proposal would have allowed member states to seize control of key Internet engineering assets.

By December 10, 2012

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The U.N. and the Internet: What to expect, what to fear (FAQ)

The U.S., Canada, and European allies are squaring off against Russia and China at a U.N. Internet summit. At stake: the future of how the Internet will be run.

By December 6, 2012