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Live Chat: The Monthly Mobile Data Deficit

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Some are finding just how quickly the promise of superfast wireless connections with the new iPad collides with the reality of what those services cost. WSJ tech reporter Anton Troianovski writes about a user who discovered that two hours of college basketball burned up his whole monthly wireless data allotment...
Live Chat: The Monthly Mobile Data Deficit
The San Francisco 49ers' new stadium Wi-Fi network will serve 68,000 fans simultaneously

BT buoyed by broadband success

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Telecoms operator says high-speed fibre-optic service is growing faster than subscriptions for slower all-copper broadband linesBT's superfast broadband, which takes fibre-optic lines to street cabinets, is now within reach of 13m premises.Less than 10% of homes and businesses with access to the technology have taken it up, with the total...
BT buoyed by broadband success

This Analyst Says Intel Has Beaten ARM To The Punch In Data Centers (INTC, ARMH)

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ARM, the British microprocessor designer, is killing Intel in mobile. Apple, Microsoft, and Google use its designs in their smartphones and tablets. But with a newly released chip, Intel is successfully fending off ARM in a crucial market--the data center. So says Charles King, the president and principal analyst at...
This Analyst Says Intel Has Beaten ARM To The Punch In Data Centers (INTC, ARMH)

Connectify combines Wi-Fi, 4G into a superfast wireless pipe

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Connectify made a big splash in 2009 when it began offering software that would turn a Windows 7 PC into a Wi-Fi hotspot – long before such mobile hotspot features became common. Now the Philadelphia-based startup plans to pull the same trick in reverse. Instead of distributing a single broadband...
Connectify combines Wi-Fi, 4G into a superfast wireless pipe

EE to open floodgates on UK's first 4G LTE network sooner than expected

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After years of waiting, smartphone users in the UK will finally have 4G LTE networks available to them later this month. In a statement on its website, Everything Everywhere (EE)—one of the UK's largest telecommunications providers and an organization formed by the merger of Orange and T-Mobile UK—announced that the...
EE to open floodgates on UK's first 4G LTE network sooner than expected

Physicists explain quantum computing (in song)

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In March, the multinational corporation Lockheed Martin announced it would become the first company to use a quantum computer for commercial purposes. Then a couple weeks ago, the makers of Lockheed’s device, Vancouver’s D-Wave, landed another big customer: Google (observers put the purchase price at around $15 million). Finally, for...
Physicists explain quantum computing (in song)

These are the devices that will soon be available on EE's 4G network

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Rebranding itself from Everything Everywhere to EE, the UK’s largest mobile operator today launched its new superfast 4G network. Sitting alongside Orange and T-Mobile, the company’s existing brands, the new network will be available in 16 cities by the end of the year. EE confirmed it will be offering a...
These are the devices that will soon be available on EE's 4G network

BSkyB profits up despite ad decline

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Net profit rises 8% as gains in total customers and efficiency make up for 6% advertising slide in second half of 2011BSkyB has announced net profit was 8% higher in the first half of its financial year despite a drop in advertising revenue.For the six months ending 31 December 2011,...
BSkyB profits up despite ad decline

Car Tech Live 250: Tesla Model X and Model S orgy! (podcast)

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Tesla hits us with an orgy of new cars, Spotify heads into Ford dashboards, a new superfast wireless to rock cars soon and we drive the 2012 VW Jetta GLI....
Car Tech Live 250: Tesla Model X and Model S orgy! (podcast)

3G and 4G Wireless Speed Showdown: Which Networks Are Fastest?

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It's been a year since we looked closely at wireless service in the United States, and in the interim that service has changed considerably--mostly in positive ways. The industry is in the midst of another major technology transition, this time moving from a 3G world to a 4G one while...
3G and 4G Wireless Speed Showdown: Which Networks Are Fastest?

Roundup of Retina MacBook Pro Reviews

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With a number of media outlets having received Retina MacBook Pro review units on Monday after the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote and a few early hands-on reports having been published, more extensive reviews are now beginning to appear. To help summarize the overall response to the new machine, we've put...
Roundup of Retina MacBook Pro Reviews

RIM confirmed to launch new 4G BlackBerry 10 devices, as UK's major mobile carriers pledge support

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RIM’s evangelists appear to have done their job in the UK, as all of the major UK operators have announced they will offer the company’s new BlackBerry 10-powered smartphones when they launch in early 2013. For the first time, it has been confirmed that RIM will offer 4G BlackBerry 10...
RIM confirmed to launch new 4G BlackBerry 10 devices, as UK's major mobile carriers pledge support

Letter from Virgin Media's Andrew Barron - full text

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Virgin Media chief operating officer's letter to the Guardian about government subsidies going to his rival BT GroupThe UK passed a significant milestone in March when Virgin Media's 100Mbps superfast broadband reached half the country. The rollout of Britain's fastest widely available internet speeds across our network is the most...
Letter from Virgin Media's Andrew Barron - full text

BT's superfast broadband network 'risks being empty'

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Chief executive of TalkTalk urges Ofcom to force rival to review pricing for fibre networkThe £2.5bn fibre broadband network that BT Group is building risks remaining empty unless the regulator acts now to promote competition, according to the TalkTalk chief executive, Dido Harding.The prices BT charges rivals like BSkyB and...
BT's superfast broadband network 'risks being empty'

VIDEO: Villagers dig their own internet

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A community in Lancashire in rural England has started digging up the ground so they can lay their own superfast broadband network after becoming fed up waiting for private companies to install it in their area....
VIDEO: Villagers dig their own internet

Virgin Media's Usain Bolt ads banned

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Watchdog rules claims about broadband speed in cable firm's multimillion-pound TV push are misleadingThe advertising watchdog has banned Virgin Media's multimillion-pound TV campaign featuring Usain Bolt, ruling that the cable firm could not deliver on a promise relating to superfast broadband.Virgin Media's high-profile TV campaign consists of a series of...
Virgin Media's Usain Bolt ads banned
Superfast Mac Pro desktops now available for order

Today's Scuttlebot: Private Maps and Google Glass Ban

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Monday, selections include price estimates on Google's superfast broadband project, a study that says people are still using cellphones while driving despite laws against it, and Advanced Micro Devices saying the...
Today's Scuttlebot: Private Maps and Google Glass Ban

EE's 4G networks go live in the UK: Here's everything you need to know

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For smartphone owners living in the United Kingdom, the fourth generation of mobile networks has finally arrived. While we’ve all become accustomed to the basic streaming and download speeds that are possible through 3G, the new 4G networks are promising a much faster and more consistent Internet connection for our...
EE's 4G networks go live in the UK: Here's everything you need to know
U.K. To Get First 4G Network On October 30; EE's LTE Will Kick Off In 10 Cities, 16 By Year's End

Schmidt: mobile groups 'regulated to death'

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Google chairman backs complaint by Vodafone chief that price regulation is jeopardising investment in superfast mobile internetMobile operators are being "regulated to death", according to Google chairman Eric Schmidt, endangering their ability to invest in better networks."It is very difficult to be a telecom operator right now," Schmidt told the...
Schmidt: mobile groups 'regulated to death'

Broadband: taking the right road to a high-speed Britain | Observer editorial

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Investing in better internet links is all very well, but we should also be looking at where this hi-tech society will take usWe're used to discussing the great infrastructure projects George Osborne might invest in if he had the will and cash: energy, transport, housing - and broadband. But the...
Broadband: taking the right road to a high-speed Britain | Observer editorial

802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi experts sought by Apple

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With Apple rumored to be interested in releasing new Macs with superfast 802.11ac wireless connectivity this year, a new job listing by the company advertises a position for engineers experienced with Gigabit Wi-Fi....
802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi experts sought by Apple

President Clinton grabs the spotlight at Samsung's CES Keynote

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LAS VEGAS--Former President Bill Clinton is the ultimate scene-stealer. Samsung Digital Solutions President Stephen Woo talked new tech at the company's keynote on Wednesday morning, but a new processing chip and flexible display prototypes didn't make people leap to their feet the way Clinton's on-stage appearance did. "When I...
President Clinton grabs the spotlight at Samsung's CES Keynote
New iPad users blowing by their monthly plan in hours thanks to LTE

Apple's 2013 Macs rumored to include 802.11ac 'Gigabit Wi-Fi'

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Apple has reportedly struck a deal with Broadcom that will place superfast 802.11ac Wi-Fi chips in its 2013 Mac lineup....
Apple's 2013 Macs rumored to include 802.11ac 'Gigabit Wi-Fi'

BT 'monopolising' UK's superfast broadband

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Telecoms company may need to be split into two, says shadow business minister Chi OnwurahBT may need to be split into two companies, the shadow business minister, Chi Onwurah, has warned, because the company is carving out a new monopoly in superfast broadband."BT must be made to understand that if...
BT 'monopolising' UK's superfast broadband

The 4G network dream will not be realised without proper investment | Victor Keegan

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Superfast mobile internet technology is on the way - but Britain has to build fibre networks to bring broadband up to speedBritain punched above her weight in the physical Olympics. But how well will she do in the much more important broadband Olympics - the race for economic success in...
The 4G network dream will not be realised without proper investment | Victor Keegan

Today's Scuttlebot: Facebook I.P.O. and Superfast Security Cameras

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Wednesday's selection includes skepticism that employers are asking job seekers for their Facebook passwords, reports of privacy abuses by some online dating sites and a prediction of strong demand for chip-making equipment....
Today's Scuttlebot: Facebook I.P.O. and Superfast Security Cameras
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