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  • Space X rocket en route to ISS with space laser cargo

    A Space X Falcon rocket lifted off Friday afternoon for the International Space Station (ISS) from the Cape Canaveral Air Station in Florida.

  • Americans cool with lab-grown organs, but not designer babies

    Americans are optimistic about scientific inventions on the horizon, though are cautious about future uses of DNA, robots, drones and always-on implants, according to the latest Pew Research Center survey on future technology.

  • Can you hear me now? NASA to test laser communication system

    The SpaceX cargo spacecraft will be carrying equipment needed for astronauts on the International Space Station to test optical laser communications to its scheduled launch today.

  • Where's my gigabit Internet, anyway?

    For Americans used to roughly 10Mbps broadband connections, the idea of gigabit Internet can feel a little like science fiction. Streaming 4K video without hiccups? Enormous file downloads happening in seconds? Oh, sure.

  • Music labels sue Pandora over pre-1972 recordings

    Five music labels have filed a lawsuit against streaming music service Pandora Music, saying the company is violating state law by refusing to pay labels and artists for its use of recordings made before 1972.

  • With Google Glass, the doctor can see you now

    Emergency room physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are four months into a pilot program where they are using Google's computerized eyeglasses to help treat patients.

  • Telcos seek to strengthen NBN Co wholesale restrictions

    Major telcos and Internet service providers including Telstra, Optus, Vodafone and iiNet have pushed for clarity on some aspects of NBN Co’s wholesale role and the tightening of restrictions that prevent the company rolling out the National Broadband Network from supplying services to end users.

  • Kim Dotcom says he's set to get assets back

    Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom says he's won a court battle in New Zealand to get back assets taken during his arrest on piracy charges.

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    NBN Co seeks ‘early resolution’ of TPG fibre threat

    The company in charge of rolling out and operating the National Broadband Network has called for a speedy resolution to the issue of infrastructure-based competition.

  • Connecting for Good wrestles Kansas City's digital divide

    The digital divide isn't some esoteric, policy-wonk concept to Michael Liiamatta, president of Connecting for Good, a nonprofit IT support group based in Kansas City, Mo.

  • Still deploying 11n Wi-Fi? You might want to think again

    In this Network World Digital Spotlight, "Harnessing Gigabit Wi-Fi," we do a deep dive on the latest Wi-Fi developments.

  • Net neutrality ruling complicates US transition to IP networks

    The transition from copper-based telephone systems to IP networks in the U.S. could become swept up in political fallout as the FCC figures out how to regulate such networks in ways that will appease the courts.

  • Teardown: Galaxy S5 parts cost 21% more than iPhone 5S

    The Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with an "astronomical" cost for materials of $251.52 for the 32 GB version, according to a teardown estimate by IHS Technology.

  • Court slaps TPG with $400k fine over 000 failure

    TPG has been fined $400,000 after court action taken by the Australian Communications and Media Authority relating to the telco's failure to provide triple zero access to all of its customers.

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    TPG should pay rural levy for each FTTB service: NBN Co

    NBN Co has proposed that TPG and other infrastructure competitors cross-subsidise the rural National Broadband Network build when they cherry-pick high value customers in urban areas with fibre-to-the-basement.

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    NBN Co hits 105Mbps in limited FTTN trial

    NBN Co achieved 105 megabits per second download speeds in a of test of fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) technology at a shop on the New South Wales Central Coast.

  • Big data drives 47% growth for top 50 public cloud companies

    Big data analytics are driving rapid growth for public cloud computing vendors with revenues for the top 50 public cloud providers shooting up 47% in the fourth quarter last year to $6.2 billion, according to Technology Business Research Inc.

  • Big bucks going to universities to solve pressing cybersecurity issues

    During a week in which everyone seemed to be searching for answers amid revelations of the Heartbleed bug, several universities and their partners announced new efforts to explore IT security advances.

  • Buying Google Glass today? 7 things you should know

    Not one of the approximately 8,000 Google Glass Explorers but wish you were? If so, today is the day pick up a pair, but there are a few things you should know.

  • Riverbed re-brands storage offerings, adds to the stack

    Riverbed Technology Tuesday released a rebranded SteelFusion line of storage appliances, signaling its intention to further centralize its branch office lines and combine as much functionality as possible into a single device.

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