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  • Monumental day for Wikipedia in Poland

    WIkimedians -- those people who contribute to the free Wikipedia website -- were recognized for their selfless work on Wednesday in Slubice, Poland with the unveiling of a monument.

  • Chicago takes top spot in mobile performance ranking

    Chicago is the U.S. city with the best overall mobile performance ranking, according to tens of thousands of voice and data tests conducted in 125 cities by RootMetrics.

  • Cities hope to boost broadband with new coalition

    Leaders from 32 cities in 19 states this week launched the Next Century Cities coalition to promote next-generation broadband Internet to attract businesses and jobs and to help reduce the digital divide among their residents.

  • Startup wants to make cloud attractive for security-sensitive businesses

    After three years in stealth, an Andreessen Horowitz-backed startup named Bracket Computing launched a new computing system today that aims to make the public cloud more palatable for security-sensitive enterprises.

  • Lawmakers call on FCC to reclassify broadband for net neutrality

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should reclassify broadband as a regulated public utility in order to achieve net neutrality, but take a "light touch" while doing it, a U.S. lawmaker said Wednesday.

  • EMC buys controlling interest in VCE, its joint venture with Cisco

    EMC has confirmed it will purchase the bulk of Cisco's stake in VCE, the companies' joint venture in converged infrastructure products.

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    iiNet back in court over P2P file sharing

    For the second time, Internet service provider iiNet has been dragged to court over the alleged copyright infringement of some of its customers.

  • Cisco said to be selling most of VCE stake to EMC

    A press alert from EMC that it will be announcing a "new business development" has triggered reports that the company plans to buy out most of Cisco's stake in their VCE converged infrastructure joint venture.

  • Section 313: Federal police used website blocking to tackle malware

    The Australian Federal Police have primarily issued notices under Section 313 of the Telco Act to request Internet service providers block their customers' access to websites hosting child exploitation material.

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    ACCC rebuffs Telstra's rivals on wholesale pricing

    Australia's competition watchdog won't take into account payments made to Telstra by NBN Co when it determines new pricing arrangements for the telco's wholesale services.

  • NFC chip implants: First Apple, now this guy

    It's hard to steal Apple's thunder on anything these days, but a self-professed "body modification" enthusiast might have done just that: He's had an NFC chip implanted in his hand.

  • Broadband boost: G.fast testing lab, consortium to foster 100G over copper

    You might think that next-generation broadband speeds and DSL go together like Amsterdam and New Hampshire, and you'd be right, but perhaps not in the way you think.

  • Google, Facebook continue massive lobbying efforts in Q3

    Google and Facebook continued to pour millions of dollars into federal political lobbying in the third quarter in attempts to influence U.S. lawmakers and have legislation written in their favor.

  • Data warehouse-as-a-service startup Snowflake comes out of stealth

    Stealth startup Snowflake is clandestine no longer, throwing off the wraps Tuesday morning with the announcement of a $26 million series B funding round and the rollout of a flagship product, which it's calling the "elastic data warehouse."

  • In brief: Ooyala steps into ads arena with Videoplaza

    Video streaming and analytics company Ooyala this morning announced it had acquired video advertising platform Videoplaza.

  • Mitel takes aim at Avaya with ShoreTel bid

    Anyone thinking about signing a deal with ShoreTel for unified communications gear might want to take a closer look now that Mitel has made public its hopes to buy the company.

  • Sprint cuts 452 HQ jobs in IT, network and technology areas

    Sprint recently cut 452 jobs from its headquarters in Overland Park, Kan., an amount that equals about 6% of the 7,500 workers there.

  • Former AAPT CEO joins Nextgen Networks

    Former AAPT CEO, David Yuile, has been appointed managing director of Nextgen Networks.

  • Is your Ethernet fast enough? Four new speeds are in the works

    Ethernet's future is now about much more than the next top speed: The engineers charting a path for the ubiquitous networking protocol are looking at several new versions to serve a variety of applications.

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    NBN: Is your suburb getting FTTN?

    NBN Co has published details of suburbs set to receive fibre-to-the-node services as part of the company's test deployment of FTTN technology.