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FCC: Marriott blocked guests' personal Wi-Fi, charged for Net access

Federal Communications Commission fines Marriott $600,000 after deciding it illegally interfered with conventiongoers' hot spots in Nashville. Marriott says it did nothing wrong.

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Rating the road to the wire-free PC

Commentary: Intel aims to eliminate USB, HDMI and the power cable in its quest to create the wire-free PC. But the journey will be a long one, and uneven in terms of its challenges.

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Top five home routers for Wi-Fi Calling

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains how Wi-Fi calling works with the latest smartphones, including the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and picks the top five routers that are best for this technology.

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The LG G3 brings a Stylus

One of the best phones of the year adds a stylus option, HTC is working on a GoPro-like camera and Samsung attacks Apple...again.

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Netgear Nighthawk X4 AC2350 Smart Wi-Fi R7500 Router: Powerful, expensive but overall disappointing

The Netgear Nighthawk X4 AC2350 Smart Wi-Fi R7500 Router's powerful hardware doesn't translate into the performance you'd expect from its high price tag. Here's CNET's full review.

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3 stars Good

'Internet of Things,' not privacy, to dominate at Black Hat

Security experts gather again in Vegas to show off and debate the latest in hacks and flaws, focusing this year on the latest risks facing Net-connected devices.

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Hack an airplane? Researchers reveal new security concerns

Upcoming hacking conferences shine a light on the state of cybersecurity. Researchers will present hacking risks with USB drives and fitness trackers, and aircraft systems via in-flight Wi-Fi.

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Asus RT-AC87U is a big leap in home Wi-Fi performance

Asus' latest RT-AC87U Wi-Fi router brings home Wi-Fi performance to new heights, but do you need it? Here's CNET's full review.

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Netgear R8000 Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band Gigabit Wireless Router review: Lots of price pain for a little gain

Despite some impressive specs and an extremely high price, the new Netgear R8000 Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band Gigabit Wireless Router is only about as good as a router costing two-third of its price. Here's CNET's full review.

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D-Link's best home router to date

Looking for a home router that offers long range, fast speed, and stable Wi-Fi signal? The new DIR-880L might just be what you're looking for.

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4 stars Excellent

Free Wi-Fi provider Gowex goes belly up after cooking the books

The Spanish company's CEO Jenaro Garcia Martin comes clean about inflating revenue -- "I am sorry with all of my heart," he says.

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Qualcomm buys startup Wilocity, bulks up on speedier Wi-Fi tech

The dominant mobile player says it plans to integrate Wilocity's technology into some of its mobile offerings starting next year.

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