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Cuba moves to expand WiFi service slightly

Cuba's telecommunications company says that it will offer WiFi service in a public park in the country's far east but only for access to the island's restricted Cuba-only intranet.

Jan 13, 2015
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Cuba, amid the censorship, wades into WiFi

Cuba, where Internet access is largely limited to government employees and pricey pay-by-hour public access, plans to start offering wireless service for the first time this month, officials said Saturday.

Jan 10, 2015
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Some tips on shopping for smartphone service

The cellphone industry's traditional way of doing business - locking customers into pricey two-year contracts - has been upended thanks to upstart major carriers T-Mobile and Sprint and a bunch of smaller providers that are ...

Jan 07, 2015
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New SiriusXM channel to mix comedy, news

The SiriusXM satellite radio network is launching a channel inspired by topical comics like Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and Bill Maher that seeks to attract younger listeners by bringing an entertaining twist to politics ...

Jan 06, 2015
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Ensuring security for networks of the future

Company networks are inflexible – they are made up of many components that require a good deal of effort to be connected together. That's why networks of the future will be controlled by a central unit. ...

Jan 06, 2015
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School buses bring Wi-Fi to impoverished families

Near the shore of the murky Salton Sea in the Southern California desert, a bus drives up to West Shores High School each day with a critical connection: A Wi-Fi router mounted behind an interior mirror, providing Internet ...

Dec 29, 2014
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Evolvable internet architecture

How to improve the existing architecture to meet kinds of requirements is the key topic in the future Internet research. Professor Xu Ke and his group from Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science ...

Dec 29, 2014
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Chattanooga touts transformation into Gig City

A city once infamous for the smoke-belching foundries that blanketed its buildings and streets with a heavy layer of soot is turning to lightning-fast Internet speeds to try to transform itself into a vibrant ...

Dec 27, 2014
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