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Here's what Europe's net neutrality law would look like

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Europe’s digital chief, Neelie Kroes, said last week that she would push through the EU’s first net neutrality legislation as part of a drive to demonstrate the relevance of the union. There was no detail at the time, but now we have it – and net neutrality advocates will not...
Here's what Europe's net neutrality law would look like
How Connected Cars Might Actually Make Driving Better

Killer Gaming adds Bluetooth to notebook Wi-Fi card

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Killer Gaming, the network card maker specializing in traffic management technology that prioritizes games before other traffic, has introduced the Killer Wireless-N 1202 module. The successor to the Killer 1102 includes Bluetooth 4.0 onboard, saving notebook makers space by not having to include Bluetooth through a sperate module.......
Killer Gaming adds Bluetooth to notebook Wi-Fi card
Comcast suspends data caps... for now
Can IBM eggheads slay Boston’s traffic woes?
"Infrastructure as a service" company Dyn Acquires Trendslide for mobile monitoring

Netherlands first country to pass net neutrality law

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The government of the Netherlands has become the first European country to pass a net neutrality law. The legal precedent prevents internet service providers from traffic management except in the cases of congestion and network security, and also includes restrictions on ISPs performing deep packet inspection and other similar wiretapping...
Netherlands first country to pass net neutrality law

That's a lot of videos: YouTube now responsible for 17% of home Internet traffic

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YouTube is now responsible for 17.1 percent of all residential fixed-line downstream traffic in North America, according to Sandvine’s latest global internet phenomena report. The traffic management specialist’s report for the first half of 2013 still lists Netflix as the most popular bandwidth consumption pastime — 32.3 percent of all...
That's a lot of videos: YouTube now responsible for 17% of home Internet traffic

Review: Western Digital My Net N900 Wi-Fi router

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The Western Digital brand typically conjures thoughts of hard drives or other storage devices, however the California-based company has continued to push its way into the home-networking market. The My Net N900 router exemplifies this new focus, bringing dual-band 802.11n connectivity and a slew of high-end features that attempt to...
Review: Western Digital My Net N900 Wi-Fi router

Netherlands first country to pass net neutrality law

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The government of the Netherlands has become the first European country to pass a net neutrality law. The legal precedent prevents internet service providers from traffic management except in the cases of congestion and network security, and also includes restrictions on ISPs performing deep packet inspection and other similar wiretapping...
Netherlands first country to pass net neutrality law
Apple Not Throttling iPhone or iPad Cellular Throughput via Carrier Bundles

Microsoft Funded Startup Aims to Kill BitTorrent Traffic

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Hollywood, software giants and the major music labels see BitTorrent as one of the largest threats to their business. Billions in revenue are lost each year, they claim. But not for long if the Russian based startup “Pirate Pay” has its way. The company has developed a technology which allows...
Microsoft Funded Startup Aims to Kill BitTorrent Traffic

4 networking startups to watch: Open Networking Summit edition

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Hype and excitement still surround software-defined networking (SDN). For evidence, look no further than the continuing disagreement on the definition of SDN. Yet, surprisingly, there were few startups at this year’s Open Networking Summit, which wrapped up Wednesday. But a few on the exhibition floor are worth writing home about....
4 networking startups to watch: Open Networking Summit edition

Intel Capital and IFC pump $7.8m more into Altobridge to boost data efficiency for mobile networks

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Altobridge, a company that offers products to help mobile carriers make more out of the data capacity on their networks, has today announced fresh investment from Intel Capital and IFC that will allow it to increase the pace of its rollout of its Data-at-the-Edge technology. The $7.8 million investment is...
Intel Capital and IFC pump $7.8m more into Altobridge to boost data efficiency for mobile networks

World IPv6 Launch Tonight: This Time, Will It Work?

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Tonight, when the Internet switches an estimated 200 major service providers from IPv4 to IPv6 addressing, users won't notice a thing, officials say. That's not how they presented it a decade ago, the last time they overhauled the Internet's address system, when they boldly claimed to be staving off a...
World IPv6 Launch Tonight: This Time, Will It Work?

Mozilla gives CAs a chance to come clean about certificate policy violations

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Mozilla has asked all certificate authorities (CAs) to revoke subordinate CA certificates currently used for corporate SSL traffic management, offering an amnesty to any CAs that had breached Mozilla's conditions for having their root certificates ship with its products....
Mozilla gives CAs a chance to come clean about certificate policy violations

Mozilla Gives CAs a Chance to Come Clean About Certificate Policy Violations

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Mozilla has asked all certificate authorities (CAs) to revoke subordinate CA certificates currently used for corporate SSL traffic management, offering an......
Mozilla Gives CAs a Chance to Come Clean About Certificate Policy Violations

Russian torrent-killer Pirate Pay could stem the flow of pirated material online

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If you’re fond of downloading material online, you might have a Microsoft-funded enemy on the horizon which is aiming to stop piracy by blocking torrents. In a hat-tip to the world’s most notorious file-sharing site, Pirate Pay is a Russian creation that tracks and shuts down copyright material on BitTorrent....
Russian torrent-killer Pirate Pay could stem the flow of pirated material online
European Commission wants your opinion on net neutrality
Extra lane: how Comcast assures that Xfinity TV on Xbox 360 works well
Cloud: NBC Olympics Site Delivers 75m Video Streams, 744m Page Views
Amazon makes it easier for IT to track apps bought from its marketplace

If you think your car is smart and connected now, just wait

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How connected is your car? There’s a good chance you’re already using your Bluetooth smartphone with your vehicle so you can continue your conversation in hands-free mode. And that you’re using that same phone as a hub for your traveling entertainment center. But that’s just the beginning. Newer models are...
If you think your car is smart and connected now, just wait

Cisco spends $475M on Intucell's self-healing network software

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If you deal in the esoteric art known as wireless data management, then you likely know this: Software-defined networking is in right now. Cisco knows this better than most. The networking titan is plunking down $475 million to buy Intucell, an Israeli startup that specializes in self-optimizing network software. Intucell’s software allows networks to automatically...
Cisco spends $475M on Intucell's self-healing network software

NBC's piracy takedowns skyrocket: Wait, wasn't file sharing supposed to be dead?

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NBC’s Los Angeles-based anti-piracy unit sent out 3.9 million takedown notices for pirated content last year, according to a Wall Street Journal report from Monday. Three years earlier, NBC sent out just 427,000 such notices. Piracy is exploding, and NBC is barely keeping up fighting back: That’s the message of...
NBC's piracy takedowns skyrocket: Wait, wasn't file sharing supposed to be dead?

BSkyB and BT force Virgin Media to drop unlimited broadband claim

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Advertising Standards Authority rules claim misleading, given heavy users' download speeds can be cut by up to 50%BSkyB and BT have successfully teamed up to force rival Virgin Media to drop its claim that its broadband is "unlimited", after the advertising watchdog found that heavy users could find their download...
BSkyB and BT force Virgin Media to drop unlimited broadband claim

Cisco buys BroadHop to start prioritizing packets

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Cisco Systems plans to try its hand at shaping mobile data traffic with a new acquisition. The networking giant revealed on its blog Tuesday that it will buy up policy vendor BroadHop for an undisclosed sum. Denver-based BroadHop has developed a traffic management and policy server deployed in more than...
Cisco buys BroadHop to start prioritizing packets

I.B.M.: Big Data, Bigger Patterns

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I.B.M. is the world's largest employer of Ph.D.'s. It has plenty of businesses it can throw them at, but the trick is figuring out which ones will yield the best return. That happens by finding the algorithms for one industry, like power generation, that will work in another, like traffic...
I.B.M.: Big Data, Bigger Patterns

Connected cars: Intelligent vehicles hit German roads in 4-year trial to improve road safety

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The road to intelligent vehicles took a small but significant step today, with a fleet of cars taking part in a real-world ‘intelligent vehicle’ testing programme around Frankfurt/Main in Germany. This real-world research forms part of Safe Intelligent Mobility – Testfield Germany (simTD) a four-year practical field test of the...
Connected cars: Intelligent vehicles hit German roads in 4-year trial to improve road safety

Anandtech: Apple not throttling iOS device wireless speeds

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Refuting a previous report, Anandtech has published in great detail why it believes that Apple is not using network provisioning to intentionally hobble the internet connection on iPhones and iPads. The debunk called the notion that Apple would do such a thing blatantly wrong, and notes that "there's both no...
Anandtech: Apple not throttling iOS device wireless speeds
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